Kathryn Elizabeth “Katie” Douglas (born on 7th May 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States) is a retired American professional basketball player. She is a multiple time WNBA All-Star Champion and WNBA All-Defensive First Team. Douglas won WNBA Championship with the Indiana Fever in 2012.
Katie Douglas: Bio, Age, Education
Kathryn Elizabeth “Katie” Douglas was born on 7th May 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States. The information about her parents and siblings is under review. As of 2019, she is 40 years old and belongs to the birth sign Taurus.
By nationality, she is an American and her ethnicity is White. Talking about her education, she attended Perry Meridian High School. Later, she joined Purdue University where she graduated in 2001 as a communications major.
Katie Douglas: Professional Career
- She started playing basketball since her college days where she helped to lead Purdue to an NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championship in 1999.
- Katie was a two-time Kodak All-America in 2000 and 2001. She became named to the 1999 and 2001 NCAA Women’s Final Four All-Tournament Team.
- Douglas won the title of Big Ten Conference Player of the Year honors in 2000 along with Helen Darling.
- Furthermore, in 2001, she earned the title of the unanimous Big Ten Player of the Year and winner of the Silver Basketball from the Chicago Tribune.
- Along with that, she gained the 2001 Big Ten Conference Suzy Favor Award. The same year, she played at Purdue for head coach Carolyn Peck.
- Moreover, Katie represented USA at the 1999 World University Games in Palma de Mallorca. Spain where she scored 17.6 points per game. Her team had a 4-2 record and earned the silver medal.
Katie Douglas: WNBA Career
- Orlando Miracle selected Katie in the 2001 WNBA Draft under her team Connecticut Sun.
- Furthermore, she had a breakout year in 2006, averaging 16.4 ppg and got voted as a WNBA all-star for the first time.
- In 2006, she won the Most Valuable Player award in the 2006 WNBA All-Star Game along with the title of WNBA All-Defensive First Team.
- Next year, in 2007, she ranked 5th in the league in steals (65), 7th in scoring (577), and 12th in assists (125).
- One of her biggest achievements of her basketball career, she scored a career high and franchise record, 34 points in a regular season game win against the Washington Mystics and averaged a career-high 17.6 ppg.
- In addition, she won her first WNBA Championship with the Indiana Fever in 2012 against Minnesota Lynx 3-1.
- Additionally, she won the game against Atlanta Dream in 2012. However, she couldn’t play much games in 2013 due to her back injury.
- On 24th March 2014, she signed a 2-year deal with the Connecticut Sun. She had another amazing season with averaging 13.1 ppg and was voted into the MNBA all-star game for the 5th
- After playing for 14 seasons in the WNBA, she announced her retirement on 1st May 2015.
- About her overseas career, she played in Greece (2002-2003), Lithuania (2004-2007), Spain (2007-2008), Moscow (2008-2009), Turkey (2009-2010), Spain (2010-2011), Russia (2011-2012) and Poland (2012-2013).
Katie Douglas: Personal Life; Relationships & Affairs
Regarding her love life, she married Vasilis Giapalakis, sports agent in Athens, Greece. They met each other when she was playing for a Greek club. However, the couple divorced a few years later. In July 2015, she married Fred Poe, an owner of a fence company named K & K Fence Co. Presently, the couple are happily living in Fort Myers, Florida.
Katie Douglas: Awards and Achievements
- WNBA All-Defensive First Team (2005)
- All-WNBA First Team, WNBA All-Defensive First Team, WNBA All-Star Selection (2006)
- All-WNBA Second Team, WNBA All-Defensive First Team, WNBA All-Star Selection (2007)
- (2009) All-WNBA Second Team, WNBA All-Star Selection All-WNBA Second Team, WNBA All-Defensive Second Team (2010)
- WNBA All-Defensive Second Team, WNBA All-Star Selection (2011)
- Number 23 retired by the Connecticut Sun.
Katie Douglas: Rumors and Controversy
There is no rumors and controversy regarding her life .
Katie Douglas: Net Worth & Earnings
Being as a famous player, She will definitely earns in millions from her profession as well as other endorsement. As of 2019, the information about her net worth and earning is under review .
Katie Douglas: Physical Appearance & Social Media
The American basketball player stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inches and weighs 45 kg. At the moment, she is not active in any social media accounts.
Facts of Katie Douglas
|Full Name:||Katie Douglas|
|Birth Date:||May 7, 1979|
|Profession:||American professional basketball player|
|Height:||5 feet 1 inches (1.55m)|
|Birth Place||Indianapolis, Indiana|
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