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Olympic Information

    Debut

Recent Performances

  • Draw - 2012 International Series v Russia (Varese, Italy)
  • 2nd - 2012 Karlovy Vary Tournament (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic)
  • 2nd - 2011/12 WNBL (Australia)
  • 6th (Tulsa Shock) - 2011 WNBA (USA)
  • 5th - 2010 World Championships (Ostrava/Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic)

Career Highlights

  • Selected as the 2nd pick in the 2011 WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock.
  • Being selected and playing in the 2011 WNBA All-Star game
  • MVP for the 2010-11 WNBL season

Interesting Facts

  • Liz Cambage began playing for the Dandedong Rangers at the age of 12 and continued playing through their junior ranks, and briefly for their WNBL team, before accepting a scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport in 2007 where she played until the end of the 2008-09 season.  
  • She made her debut for the Australian Opals off the bench in 2009 in China before starting the following game against the Chinese in Canberra all before her 18th birthday.  
  • Cambage began playing for the Bulleen Boomers in the 2009-10 season, helping them to the WNBL grand final and was named in the WNBL's All Star 5 for the year. She led the team to the WNBL Championship the following year and was named the league MVP.  
  • She led the Australian team in scoring at the 2010 World Championships where the Opals finished 5th with 13.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Following her impressive form for the Opals and in the WNBL she nominated herself for the 2011 WNBA Draft.  
  • She was selected as the 2nd pick by the Tulsa Shock and impressed in her rookie season, being named in her first WNBA All Star team in her rookie year where she came off the bench to score an impressive 13 points and grabbing 4 rebounds in under 12 minutes of game time. 

Sport

Years on national team

4

Coach

Carrie Graf (2009 - current)

Primary Training Base

Melbourne, Australia

Secondary Training Base

Tulsa, USA

Club

Bulleen Boomers (VIC, Australia)

Institute/Academy
Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra
Victorian Institute of Sport, Melbourne

Education

Primary

St Macartans Primary School, Mornington (VIC, Australia)

Secondary

Padua College, Mornington (VIC, Australia)


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