Las Vegas Signs Two-Time WNBA All-Star Guard Shoni Schimmel

May 15, 2018 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Las Vegas Aces News Release

Las Vegas, NV - Las Vegas President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer announced today that the Aces have signed three-year WNBA veteran Shoni Schimmel (updated roster attached).

Schimmel is a two-time WNBA All-Star who was originally drafted by the Atlanta Dream with the eighth overall pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft.

A jack-of-all-trades, Schimmel bring career averages of 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists to the Aces, while connecting on 37.1 percent of her shots from beyond the arc.

As a rookie, she was named MVP of the 2014 All-Star Game after scoring 29 points and dishing out eight assists.

Schimmel was a three-time, First-Team All-Conference performer at Louisville, where she led the Cardinals in scoring and assists in each of her final three seasons. She was named an All-American by the USBWA, the Associated Press and ESPNW as a senior, and finished her career ranked sixth in NCAA history in made three-pointers with 387.

Las Vegas tips off its first season of WNBA competition at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday, May 27 at 5:30 pm PT. Tickets may be purchased at LasVegasAces.com. For additional information about the Aces please visit LasVegasAces.com or follow on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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