sport

Basketball

Position

Forward

Team

Minnesota Lynx

league

WNBA

Bio: Born in Baltimore, Maryland but raised in London, Fagbenle returned to the United States when she was 15 to study at Blair Academy in New Jersey. While at Blair, she was voted onto the McDonald’s All-American High School team. Fagbenle began her collegiate career at Harvard University where she won a number of accolades, including Ivy League Rookie of the Year and All-Ivy League First Team. During her senior year, Fagbenle transferred to University of Southern California where she was a team captain and was named to the All-Pac 12 Team.

Fagbenle was selected 35th overall in the 2016 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx. During her rookie season, Fagbenle helped the team win the WNBA Championship. Beyond the WNBA, Fagbenle has represented Great Britain at the under-16, under-18 and under-20 levels. She also competed at the 2012 Olympics for Great Britain.

Career Stats:

  • Games Played: 69

  • Rebounds Per Game: 1.9

  • Points Per Game: 3.1

2019 Season Stats:

  • Games Played: 18

  • Rebounds Per Game: 1.7

  • Points Per Game: 5.4