Breanna Stewart is a professional American basketball player in the WNBA. She currently plays in the power forward or center position for the Seattle Storm. Stewart is an Olympic gold medalist, an MVP, and a WNBA champion.
Stewart started playing basketball at a tender age. While she has always been tall, she now towers at 6 feet and four inches. While attending the Cicero-North Syracuse High School was awarded the Naismith High School Girls’ Player of the Year in 2012.
While she was heavily recruited by a number of schools, Stewart chose the University of Connecticut. She had strong performances at the NCAA and garnered many awards. Upon graduation, she ranked secondon the all-time scoring list of UConn and first in blocks.
She was picked by the Seattle Storm as the first overall pick in the 2016 WNBA draft. Even on her debut season, she began to dominate the court and was named the WNBA Rookie of the Year. With 277 defensive rebounds, she also broke most defensive rebounds in a season record.
During the 2017 Season, Stewart was named to the All-Star game. She was named into the All-Star game again in the next season and was ranked second in scoring.
• Gold medalist, 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games• Gold medalist, 2014 Turkey World Championship• Gold medalist, 2018 Spain World Championship• Silver medalist, 2015 Toronto Pan American Games• WNBA champion (2018)• WNBA Finals MVP (2018)• WNBA MVP (2018)• 2-time WNBA All-Star (2017, 2018)• WNBA Rookie of the Year (2016)• WNBA All-Rookie Team (2016)• All-WNBA First Team (2018)• All-WNBA Second Team (2016)• WNBA All-Defensive Second Team (2016)• FIBA World Championship MVP (2018)• FIBA World Championship All-Star Five (2018)• 4-time NCAA champion (2013–2016)• 4-time NCAA Tournament MOP (2013–2016)• 3-time Consensus College National Player of the Year (2014–2016)• 3-time Consensus first-team All-American (2014–2016)• 3-time AAC Player of the Year (2014–2016)• Gatorade National Player of the Year (2012)• Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2012)• 2-time USA Basketball Athlete of the Year (2011, 2013)