Candice Wiggins Is A Professional Basketball Player

September 25, 2009

Check out WNBA star Candice Wiggins. She has been invited to try out for the 2010 USA Women’s World Championship team! Get the details here on the Minnesota Lynx’s guard.

Candice Wiggins is on her way to train at the USA team’s fall camp in hopes of making the twenty-two women roster. Wiggins and thirteen other basketball hopefuls have been given invites with a few off to compete against Russia in an international tournament. The camp, held from September 30th through October 5th, will take place at the American University in Washington, D.C.

As a biography Candice Wiggins plays as a guard on the Minnesota Lynx. Number 11 Wiggins stand at 5’11” and is a Stanford University graduate as well as La Jolla Country Day student. Her date of birth is the 14th of February in 1987. This is her first year as a professional basketball player since the 2008 draft.

In college Wiggins was named Farm Wade winner, a 1st team Associated Press All American and the 1st Pac 10 Player of the Year as a freshman. And her credits don’t stop there. While a student at Stanford Wiggins also broke several records. Wiggins had the most points in a season and part of the first team to go to the NCAA tournaments since 1992.

Internationally Candace’s career highlights include the 2007 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year and a Women’s National team member. Wiggins is also a five time gold medalist who has competed in the Pan American Games, the FUIBA U21 World Championship, the International Sports Invitational and the FIBA Americas.

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