Chart: Janel McCarville bio and timeline

  • Updated: May 18, 2013 - 9:30 PM

* McCarville huggedGophers teammate Lindsay Whalen as they secured their Mideast Regional final victory over Duke in 2004.


Age: 30 Ht./wt: 6-2, 205

WNBA career averages: 8.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists

Best season: In 2008 with New York, she averaged 13.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists


1996 (approximately): Her father helps her hang a basketball hoop on a barn on the family farm.

2001: Leads her high school to the Wisconsin big-school finals and is named co-Wisconsin player of the year. That fall she begins playing for the University of Minnesota.

2003: On U.S. team that wins silver at Pan American Games.

2004: Leads Gophers to the Final Four.

2005: No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Charlotte Sting.

2006-08: Plays for Good Angels Kosice in Slovakia.

2007: Claimed by the New York Liberty in the dispersal draft after the Sting folds and is named the league’s most improved player.

2008: Named Eastern Conference player of week twice.

2009-10: Plays for Spartak Moscow.

2010-12: Plays for Famila Schio in Italy.

2011-12: Skips WNBA season after being threatened with fines for missing Liberty training camp.

2012: Signs with Canik Belediyesi in Turkey.

2013: Traded to the Lynx.


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