Las Vegas, NV (May 15, 2018)—Las Vegas President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Bill Laimbeer announced today that the Aces have signed three-year WNBA veteran Shoni Schimmel.
Schimmel is a two-time WNBA All-Star who was originally drafted by the Atlanta Dream with the eighth overall pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft.
A jack-of-all-trades, Schimmel bring career averages of 6.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists to the Aces, while connecting on 37.1 percent of her shots from beyond the arc.
As a rookie, she was named MVP of the 2014 All-Star Game after scoring 29 points and dishing out eight assists.
Schimmel was a three-time, First-Team All-Conference performer at Louisville, where she led the Cardinals in scoring and assists in each of her final three seasons. She was named an All-American by the USBWA, the Associated Press and ESPNW as a senior, and finished her career ranked sixth in NCAA history in made three-pointers with 387.