15 Facts About Janel McCarville


Janel McCarville was born on November 3,1982 and is an American professional basketball player from Custer, Wisconsin who is currently a WNBA free agent.


Janel McCarville had tournament averages of 21.7 ppg and 14.7 rpg.


Janel McCarville shared the Wisconsin Player of the Year award with Mistie Williams and was honored as an AAU All-American and a member of the 2001 all-state first team.


Janel McCarville was a standout collegiate women's basketball player for the University of Minnesota.


Janel McCarville started all four years during her time with the Golden Gophers.


Janel McCarville is in the all-time top five of every major statistical category for the Golden Gophers' women's team, including points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks.


Janel McCarville holds the NCAA record for most rebounds in the tournament, with 75 rebounds in five games.


Janel McCarville holds the NCAA record for tournament rebound average, with 15 per game.


Janel McCarville was named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on two occasions during the 2008 season.


Janel McCarville decided to not report to training camp, and in accordance with WNBA rules, was suspended for the entire 2011 season.


Janel McCarville filled the void left by the retirement of Taj McWilliams-Franklin, providing a veteran post presence.


Janel McCarville rejoined Gopher teammate Lindsay Whalen, the starting point guard for the Lynx.


Janel McCarville helped the team to its second title in three years, and her first as a pro, scoring 10 points in the decisive third game of the 2013 WNBA Finals.


Janel McCarville was a member of the United States team that won a silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.


Janel McCarville is From February 2014 to October 2015, Janel McCarville played center on the Kayseri AGU Spor team in the Turkish women's premier basketball league.