DeWanna Bonner
DeWanna Bonner

Fairfield, Ala.

High School:



Years Played:

2009 WBCA All-America First Team
2009 USBWA All-America First Team
2009 AP All-America Second Team
2008 AP Honorable Mention All-American
2009 SEC Player of the Year (AP and Coaches)
2009 All-SEC First Team (AP and Coaches)
2008 All-SEC First Team (AP and Coaches)
2007 All-SEC First Team (Coaches)
2007 AP All-SEC Second Team
2006 AP Honorable Mention All-SEC
2009 SEC All-Defensive Team
2006 SEC All-Freshman Team
2009 SEC All-Tournament Team
2008 SEC All-Tournament Team
Gold medalist - USA Basketball U21 National Team FIBA Americas U21 Championship
Gold medalist - USA Basketball U20 National Team in FIBA Americas U20 Championship

As a Professional:
Was the No. 5 overall pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft, selected by the Phoenix Mercury... Is in her fifth season with the Mercury... Helped the Mercury to the 2009 WNBA Championship... Named the WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year in 2009, 2010 and 2011... Has played overseas with Frisco Sika Brno (Czech Republic), Rivas Ecopolis (Spain), Perfumerias Avenida (Spain) and Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia).

As a Senior (2008-09):
Named WBCA and USBWA First Team All-American... Named Associated Press Second Team All-American... Named SEC Player of the Year... Voted All-SEC First Team by coaches and AP... Chosen for SEC All-Defensive Team... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team... Voted as WBCA national Player of the Month for January, 2009... Named SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 12 and Jan. 26, 2009... Selected for the FIU Thanksgiving Classic and the Miami Holiday Tourney... Finished her career as Auburn's top all-time leading scorer with 2,162 points... Also finished fourth in field goals (744), first in free throws (600), third in free throw percentage (.795), fourth in scoring average (17.2), second in rebounds (1,047), third in rebounding average (8.3), tied for sixth in blocks (139) and seventh in steals (208)... Holds the Auburn record with 40 double-doubles... Started in all 34 games, playing 1,123 minutes and averaging 33 minutes per game... As a senior, she led Auburn in scoring for the fourth year-in-a-row, scoring 716 points, a mark that ranks first all-time at Auburn in single-season scoring... Her 21.1 scoring average is second all-time at Auburn... Tallied 16 20-point games... She tied Lauretta Freeman for sixth all-time at Auburn in single-game points with 35 against Tennessee on Jan. 01, 2009... Moved into first all-time at Auburn in single-season free throws (218) and free throw attempts (258)... Ranked first in single-game free throws with 14 against Tennessee on Jan. 25, 2009... Led Auburn in rebounds and moved into seventh in single-season rebounds with 289... Totaled nine 10-rebound games, with a career-high 16 rebounds against George Washington on Dec. 12, 2009... Had two 5-steal games, dishing out six steals each against Alabama A&M on Nov. 14, 2008 and Tennessee on Jan. 25, 2009... Tallied 55 blocks, tying Vickie Orr and Lori Monroe for ninth in single-season blocks... Also tied Vickie Orr for fifth in single-season field goals (239), and Marianne Merritt for third in single-season field goal attempts (496)... Led Auburn to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

As a Junior (2007-08):
Named honorable mention All-American by the WBCA and State Farm ... Voted to the SEC All-Tournament team after averaging 24.5 points and 13.5 rebounds ... Named First Team All-SEC and Associated Press First Team All-SEC ... Named one of 31 Naismith Trophy candidates; one of 40 finalists for State Farm Coaches' All-America team ... Has started all 92 games of career ... Led Auburn in scoring, rebounding and free throw percentage ... Only second player ever at Auburn to lead Tigers in scoring and rebounding three consecutive years ... Scored in double figures in 13 straight games, 27 times this season and 72 times in career ... Grabbed double digit rebounds in 18 games this season and 36 in her career ... Led Auburn in scoring 45 times and rebounding 52 times in her career. Combined to lead Auburn in scoring and rebounding 14 times this season ... Auburn record holder in rebounding for junior class (311) ... Ranked ninth on career scoring list (1,446) and ninth on career rebounding list (758); one of only five players to be in top 10 in both categories ... Ranked second on career free throws made list (382), third on career free throws attempted (497) and 10th on career blocks list (84) ... Ranked fifth in scoring (571) and rebounding (311) and second in free throws made (168) and attempted (207) on season records list ... Became the 23rd player at Auburn to earn 1,000 career points; 20th player in AU history to reach the 500 rebounds mark ... Just the 11th player ever at Auburn to have both 1,000 points and 500 career rebounds ... Dished out a career-best seven assists and blocked a career best five vs. Alabama ... Shot a perfect 7-for-7 from free throw line at Alabama; seventh time this season she has been perfect from charity stripe; grabbed a career best six steals at Alabama ... Turned in a career-high 19 rebounds at Saint Joseph's; Named to Hawk Classic All-Tournament team (sixth of her career) ... Named to Buckeye Classic All-Tournament team ... Recorded a career-best 31 points vs. UAB to become first player to score 30 or more points since Natasha Brackett on Feb. 17, 2005 at Alabama (32).

Summer 2007:
Named to the USA Basketball U21 National Team, which competed at the FIBA Americas U21 Championship for Women in Moscow ... Averaged 7.5 points and 5.6 rebounds in the eight game tournament ... Scored 16 points, helping Team USA to a gold medal by defeating Australia, 96-73.

As a Sophomore (2006-07):
All-time leading rebounder for sophomore class with 259 rebounds; Fifth on the sophomore books for scoring with 484 points...Named First Team All-SEC...Has started all 61 games of her career...Led Auburn in scoring in 17 of the 32 games she has played in this season...Led the team in double-doubles with 12 on the year...Led Auburn with a .780 free throw percentage...Averaged 18.3 points and 6.8 rebounds in post-season play...Has scored in double figures in 24 of the 32 games this season; has scored in double figures in 46 of 61 games played at Auburn...Named SEC Player of the Week (Jan. 1) after being voted MVP of the Miami Holiday Tourney where she averaged 16.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in two games...Made 13-of-15 free throws to tie for the Auburn single game record against Miami (tied with Carolyn Jones)...Named MVP of the Nugget Classic after averaging 18 points and 9.5 rebounds ... Shot 89 percent from the free throw line at the Nugget Classic...Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament team after averaging 19.6 points over three-game span...Turned in a career high 28 points versus Winston-Salem State; her first game back after breaking nose...Did not play against Alabama State or Western Carolina due to broken nose

Summer 2006:
Named to the USA Basketball U20 National Team, which competed at the FIBA Americas U20 Championship for Women in Mexico City...Scored 14 points, helping lead Team USA to a gold medal, defeating Brazil 96-54.

As a Freshman (2005-06):
Named to SEC All-Freshman Team...Scored in double figures in 22 games during the 2005-06 season...Led the Tigers with a 13.5 points per game average, the first time since 1980-81 that a freshman led the team in scoring...Scored a career-high 25 points and 13 rebounds vs. South Carolina at SEC Tournament...Led the team with 14 points and six rebounds at Tennessee...Picked up a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in win over Florida...Scored 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. South Carolina for third career double-double...Earned her second career double-double at Ole Miss with 10 points and 11 rebounds...Scored 14 points in loss to Vanderbilt...Scored eight points and added nine rebounds in loss at Florida...Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 30...Scored 13 points and added four rebounds and four assists in win over Mississippi State...Contributed 21 points and a career-best five steals in win over Alabama...Scored a team-best 18 points in win at Kentucky...Earned her first career double-double in loss vs. Ole Miss with 12 points and 11 rebounds...Led the team with 16 points in loss at Alabama...Named MVP of San Diego Surf `N Slam Tournament...Scored 15 points and added six rebounds in win over Loyola at tournament title game...Scored 17 points and added five rebounds in win over UC Davis...Scored 16 points in win at Furman...Scored 16 points in win over Western Carolina...Led the team with 22 points vs. Xavier in 37 minutes...Scored a then career-high 20 points in win over Jacksonville State...Contributed 14 points in win over George Mason to lead the team...Scored 14 points and added eight rebounds and six assists in win at Buffalo...Scored eight points and added nine rebounds in loss at Kent State...Second on the team with 19 points and added four rebounds, three assists and three steals in win over UTPA...Scored a team-best 18 points and 10 rebounds in exhibition game vs. Tuskegee.

High School:
Named McDonald's and WBCA All-American and participated in their All-America games...Bonner earned Street & Smith All-America First Team honors in 2004, USA Today Junior All-America and was the Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year while at Fairfield High School...Was featured in USA Today as one of the top 25 recruits in the nation during summer of 2005...Led her team averaging 21 points and 9 rebounds per game in 2004.

Birthday is Aug. 21 ... Daughter of LaShelle Bonner and Gregory McCall ... Has three siblings: Vin'Centia Dewberry, Justin McCall and Erica McCall ... Earned her degree from Auburn in psychology.

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