Hailey Van Lith has been a rising star for the Louisville Cardinals and here is all about the basketball player, her career, achievements, age, parents and high school
Before losing to the Caitlin Clark-led Iowa Hawkeyes in the Elite Eight, junior guard Hailey Van Lith of the Louisville Cardinals led her squad to that stage.
The last time Iowa lost was on February 21 to Maryland, who thumped them handily with a 96-68 tally.
Hailey Van Lith after it was revealed to her that she is an honorable mention for the AP All-America team:
*pauses, looks around*
"Honorable mention? Yeah, whatever."
Then, she expands on being an academic All-American. pic.twitter.com/ro8GiuOf59
— Tyler Greever (@Tyler_Greever) March 15, 2023
Who is Hailey Van Lith, age, height, family, parents, boyfriend, high school and stats
Since then, in large part because of Caitlin Clark, the Hawkeyes have been unbeatable. She led her squad to victory over Ohio State and the Big Ten Tournament. The next event was the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, and Iowa had only ever lost by one point.
Who is Hailey Van Lith?
Hailey Van Lith, an American who plays college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) was born on September 9, 2001, and is currently 21 years old with her height at 1.7m.
Hometown: Wenatchee, Wash : Daughter of Jessica and Corey Van Lith : Boyfriend: Jalen Suggs
Hailey Van Lith career and records
Hailey Van Lith began playing basketball at Cashmere High School in Cashmere, Washington, where she also beat numerous records and received numerous honours.
For the Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball squad, where she continued to play basketball in college, she had a successful rookie season, averaging 11.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
In 2021, she signed up for the WNBA draft, and the Seattle Storm chose her with the eighth overall pick.
Hailey Van Lith’s professional career began when the Seattle Storm chose her in the first round of the WNBA draft.
In her first season, she scored 5.5 points, grabbed 2.5 rebounds, and gave 1.6 assists per game.
She also helped the Storm advance to the quarterfinals, where they were eventually eliminated in the second round.
In her basketball career, Hailey Van Lith has reached several important milestones. While still in high school, she set marks for the most points scored in a season, the most points scored in a career, and the most 3-pointers made in a game.
She also won the Gatorade Washington State Player of the Year honour in 2019 and 2020. In college, she was chosen for the All-ACC Freshman Team and helped Louisville get to the Elite Eight of the NCAA championship.