Matee Ajavon BIO:
2012: Led team and ranked 17th
in the league in free throw percentage (.827).
Averaged 7.9 points per game. Started
in 22 out of 33 games. Collected a
career high seven steals vs. the Minnesota Lynx on 5/30. Led
team averaging 1.61 steals per game. In
a loss to the Atlanta Dream on 8/24, Ajavon had a stellar performance from
behind the arc. Ajavon scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter,
shooting commanding 4-for-6 from three-point range in the final period. Ajavon
set a new career high with four made three-point shots. Tied career high of seven assists on 6/20
against Phoenix. Averaged 2.0 assists
2011: Ranked second on the team and 11th in the league in scoring with 14.7 points per game and averaged 31.3 minutes per game. Scored double digits in all but seven games, posting 20 10+ points, six 20+ points and one 30+ points in a game. Led the Mystics in scoring in eight games and assists in 15 games. Contributed 3.1 assists per game and set a career high seven assists against the Seattle Storm on July 12. Finished seventh in the league collecting 1.68 steals per game and set a career high five steals against the Phoenix Mercury on July 15. Scored her 1,000th career point in a 91-81 win over the New York Liberty at home on August 6.
2010: Appeared in every game. Averaged 5.9 points per game in the regular season. Ranked third in the league in steals per 40 minutes (3.06). Averaged 18.0 points in the post-season in two games, shooting .440 from the field and .750 from the free throw line.
Personal: Born in Monrovia, Liberia. Daughter of Patience Wilson. Has one brother and two sisters. Enjoys playing ping pong, writing and reading poetry. Often described as the life of the party. prides herself as being able to play an invisible flute
Selected in first round
(fifth overall) by the Houston Comets in the 2008 WNBA draft
Selected second overall by
the Washington Mystics in the dispersal draft
Re-signed with the Mystics
on March 6, 2012