- Connecticut Sun 2008 - present
Kerri Gardin is an American professional basketball player who presently plays as a forward for the Connecticut Sun team in WNBA.
Kerri attended Freedom High School, where she averaged 18.4 points, 13.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 3.9 steals and 2.0 blocks playing for coach Jamie Smith. She led her team to 2001 National AAU Junior Olympics title and was named MVP. She was also a middle hitter on Freedom’s volleyball team.
Kerri attended Virginia Tech where she played basketball to 4 consecutive NCAA appearances. As a senior player, she made double-double with 12,7 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. She was drafted 34th overall in WNBA Draft in 2006 by the Chicago Sky. Prior to the start of the season, the team waived her.
She was later signed by the team of Seattle Storm and got waived before she made any regular season action. In 2008, the team of Connecticut Sun signed her as a free agent. She became a roster and started 15 games, helping the team post a 21-13 overall record.
In 2008 WNBA playoffs, she ranked first in the league in steals per turnover. She even played for Jolly JBS Sibenik in Croatia in WNBA 2008-09 off season.