WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Mississippi State)
Martha Alwal - Mississippi State
Position:
Center
Height:
6’4”
Birthdate:
3/20/1993 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Worthington, MN
High School:
Worthington
College Highlights
Three-time All-SEC PICK also was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team the final three years of her career, including SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a junior. First player ever to lead SEC in blocks four straight years; 1 of 3 in SEC history (LSU’s S.Fowles, Fla.’s V.Hayden) to record 1,000 pts, 1,000 rebs, 300 blocks. Finished career as SEC’s active leader in blocks rebs, and double-doubles (35); ranks No. 1, 2, and 9, respectively, on MSU career lists for blocks, rebounds, points … 2014-15: Missed first 5 games following back surgery but returned to earn Second Team All-SEC and SEC All-Defensive Team honors. Shot personal-best 54.3% from the floor. Paced conference in blocks and started final 13 games, avg’ 12.2 pts, 7.5 rebs, 2.7 blocks in that stretch … 2013-14: First Team All-SEC (Coaches, AP) and SEC Co-Def. POY after pacing conf.  in blocks, ranking 2nd in boards (breaking MSU’s season mark that had stood for 30 years) , 12th in scoring. Also tied school’s season block mark of 97 set by 2010 first round WNBA draft pick (Atl.) Chanel Mokango) … 2012-13: 2nd Team All-SEC pick led conf. in double-doubles, rebounding, and blocks and avg’d a double-double in league play ( 12.6p, 10r) … 2011-12:  SEC All-Freshman … NOTEABLE: Parents Opothy and Abella Omot fled Sudan for a refugee camp in Kenya a few years prior to her birth.  Father came to America to work, eventually bringing Abella and son from Kenya. Martha was born not long after.
Career Statistics
10.7 6.6 0.6
PPG REB AST
0.7 2.1 47.6
STL BLK FG%