WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Iowa)
Melissa Dixon - Iowa
Position:
Guard
Height:
5’8”
Birthdate:
11/12/1992 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Johnsburg. IL
High School:
Johnsburg
College Highlights
Leaves Iowa as Hawkeyes’ record holder for 3-pointers in a career (334; 3rd in Big Ten history), a season (124; also third best in conference annals), and a game (10) …. 2014-15: All-Big Ten Second Team (Coaches; Media) after ranking 1st and 6th, respectively, in Div. I in made threes per game and 3PFG percentage (45.1). Hawkeyes co-capt.helped Iowa to second straight Sweet 16. Logged four games of at least 8 made treys (a school-record 10 at Drake; 8 at Illinois; 9 at Northwestern; 8 vs. Minnesota), all of which broke the previous record of 7, which she herself owned …. 2013-14: Started all 36 games; made a then school record 97 threes and was third in the Big Ten in 3-pointers per game (2.7) …. 2012-13: Big Ten Sixth Player of Year. In conference play, led Big Ten in 3PFG percentage (.430) and Iowa in scoring (12.3 ppg) …. 2011-12: Played in 24 games but missed seven with a torn meniscus …. PREP: First Team all-state and all-time leading scorer in McHenry County, for boys or girls (2,146 points).
Career Statistics
11.6 1.3 1.4
PPG REB AST
0.8 0 41.2
STL BLK FG%