7, 6: Delle Donne WNBA honors; U.S. all-around titles for Biles-TUE0813

5 THINGS YOU'LL FIND ON THIS POST
1 7th honor this season for Washington's Elena Delle Donne
2 2 players about to reach milestones in rebounds, blocks
3 WNBA season leaders in scoring, rebounding assists
4 Simone Biles wins 6th all-around title at U.S. championships
5 Women's pro soccer league sets single-game attendance record

WNBA

WNBA scoring leaders


PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

22.7, 9.0, 2.0

Elena Delle Donne average points, rebounds, assists in 2 games for Mystics to win Eastern honors

2, 5

It’s second straight player of week for Delle Donne and 5th of season; she has 2 player-of-month awards

19.1, 8.3, 2.1

Season averages for Delle Donne, the favorite (7-1) to win MVP

20.5, 9.5, 2.0

Nneka Ogwumike average points, rebounds, assists in 2 games for Sparks to win Western honors


Eastern Conference win pct.


Western Conference win pct.


MILESTONE TRACKER

300

Candice Dupree’s next block for Fever will make her 20th player in WNBA history to reach milestone

1,500

Brittney Griner of Phoenix needs 4 rebounds for 1,500, will be 45th player in history to reach milestone


Top 3, bottom 2 in scoring


12, 7, 1

12 players average at least 7 rebounds a game, with 7 above 8 and 1 over 10 per game

  • 10.3: Jonquel Jones, CON (247 total)

  • 9.5: Nneka Ogwumike, LA (210)

  • 9.5: Sylvia Fowles, MIN (228)

  • 8.3: Elena Delle Donne, WAS (174)

  • 8.2: Natasha Howard, PHO (204)

  • 8.2: Liz Cambage, VEG (188)

  • 8.0: Teaira McCowan, IND (201)


Top 3, bottom in rebounds


66

Difference in total assists between leader and league’s #2 player; leader average 8.8 per gasme

  • 8.8: Courtney Vandersloot, CHI (203 total)

  • 6.0: Kristi Toliver, WAS (137)

  • 5.8: Chelsea Gray, LA (134)

  • 5.5: Natasha Cloud, WAS (133)

  • 5.5: Erica Wheeler, IND (137)

  • 5.5: Odyssey Sims, MIN (132)


Top 3, bottom 2 in assists


GYMNASTICS

Simone Biles wins 6th all-around title at U.S. championships


20

Simone Biles won record-tying 6th U.S. all-around title and has won 20 straight all-arounds dating to 2013

1, 3, 1, 1

Biles finished first in vault, balance beam and floor excercise and was third in uneven bars


Biles at U.S., World Championships

Oct. 4-14: World championships, Stuttgart

67

Simone Biles 6th title tied mark

of Clara Schroth Lomady, set

67 years ago in 1952

MOST U.S. ALL-AROUND CHAMPIONSHIPS
NO. NAME YEARS
6 Simone Biles 2013-16, 18-19
6 Clara Schroth
Lomady
1945-46, 49-52
4 Linda Metheny
Mulvihill
1966, 68, 70-71
4 Joan Moore Gnat 1971-74
3 Pearl Perkins
Nightingale
1937, 41, 43
3 Ernestine Russell 1955, 58-59
3 Kim Zmeskal 1990-92
2 Accomplished by 15 players

SOCCER

NATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE

25,218

NWSL record crowd watched host Portland Thorns beat North Carolina Courage 2-1 on Aug. 12

  • 6: U.S. World Cup stars in game, including Crystal Dunn who scored 5th goal for NC

  • 23,403: Previous NWSL record in 7 seasons (Houston at Houston in 2016)

  • 9: Portland holds 9 of the league’s top-10 attendance records

  • 3-0: NC beat Portland in 6th NWSL Championship in 2018

  • 34,148: Only women’s pro league game with higher attendance was 2001 WUSA league’s inaugural game


NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T
30 Portland Thorns FC 8-3-6
29 Chicago Red Stars 9-5-2
28 North Carolina Courage 8-4-4
26 Reign FC 7-4-5
24 Utah Royals 7-6-3
22 Houston Dash 6-7-4
21 Washington Spirit 6-6-3
11 Orlando Pride 3-10-2
9 Sky Blue FC 2-11-3

NWSL scoring leaders


NWSL goals against avg. leaders


5.8

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan ranked 12th on Forbes’ 2019 list of highest-paid female athletes


Source: wnba.com; acrossthetimeline.com; usagym.org; nwsl.com