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Ashley Walker


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6-1 Forward - California

First-team All-Pac-10 honors (07-08);  Pac-10 All-Defensive team (2008); Sports Illustrated second-team All-American (2008); Honorable mention State Farm/WBCA and AP All-American (2008); Candidate for the State Farm Wade Trophy, Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy (2008); Pac 10 Player of the Week (five); Pac 10 All Freshman Team (2006).
Career Averages: 15.3 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 1.4 bpg, 51.5% FG, 75% FT
Senior Season: 19.1 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 1.0 bpg, 54.1 FG%, 76.4% FT

WNBA Comparison: Janell Burse                       WDN Score: 53                   WDN Rank: 5

Strengths: Very efficient in the post; has good footwork in the low post; excellent rebounder on both ends; reads and picks off passes well; always a threat for a shot block; excellent finisher in the post; good free throw shooter; good passer from the post; makes smart cuts off-ball; excellent hands and catching ability in the post; has been a force nationally in her senior season on both ends;
Weaknesses: Undersized at her position; can be out of control when going off of the dribble; has difficulty creating her own shots at times; prone to high turnover numbers; has little range to her game; travels a bit too much - needs work on footwork; struggles against post player that are considerably taller than her; foul prone; ball handling needs to be tightened up a bit;