Victoria Vivians

Victoria Vivians (born November 17, 1994 in Jackson, Mississippi[1]) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She played college basketball for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. She helped lead the Bulldogs to four appearances in the NCAA Tournament, including three Sweet Sixteens, and two appearances in the championship game in 2017 and 2018. Vivians was chosen eighth overall by the Indiana Fever in the 2018 WNBA draft on April 12, 2018. [2]

Victoria Vivians
No. 35 – Indiana Fever
PositionShooting guard
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1994-11-17) November 17, 1994 (age 26)
Jackson, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight183 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High schoolScott Central
(Forest, Mississippi)
CollegeMississippi State (2014–2018)
WNBA draft2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentIndiana Fever
Career highlights and awards
  • Ann Meyers Drysdale Award (2018)
  • First-team All-American – AP (2018)
  • Third-team All-American – AP (2017)
  • 3× First-team All-SEC (2016–2018)
  • Second-team All-SEC (2015)

Personal lifeEdit

Vivians is the daughter of John and Angela Vivians and Deborah Peatry. She graduated from Scott Central High School. She also graduated from Mississippi State University, majoring in Human Development Family Sciences. She represented the Bulldogs as a guard in basketball.[3]

Collegiate careerEdit

Mississippi State statisticsEdit

Source:[4]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 Mississippi State 34 505 .368 .327 .746 5.0 1.0 1.4 0.4 14.9
2015–16 Mississippi State 36 616 .382 .309 .732 5.8 1.0 1.7 0.3 17.1
2016–17 Mississippi State 39 633 .372 .280 .761 4.2 1.5 1.4 0.3 16.2
2017–18 Mississippi State 39 773 .485 .404 .809 6.1 1.9 1.4 0.3 19.8
Career 148 2,527 .404 .324 .765 5.3 1.4 1.4 0.3 17.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 WNBA Draft Profile: Victoria Vivians". Women's National Basketball Association. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Victoria Vivians is headed to WNBA's Indiana Fever
  3. ^ "Mississippi State bio". HailState.com. Mississippi State University.
  4. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved April 3, 2018.

External linksEdit