|Allie Quigley Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||June 20, 1986|
Allie Quigley is an American-Hungarian professional basketball player who has primarily represented Chicago Sky, after joining them in 2013, in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and was named in the ‘WNBA All-Star Team’ in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She also won the ‘All-Star Weekend Three-Point Contest’ in successive years, in 2017 and 2018. Before joining Chicago Sky, she had represented and made sporadic appearances for Phoenix Mercury (2008-2009), San Antonio Silver Stars (2010), Indiana Fever (2010), and Seattle Storm (2011). In parallel with her WNBA career, Allie has also competed actively in European leagues. With the Turkish club Fenerbahçe Women’s Basketball, she won the Turkish Women’s Basketball League (2016), the Turkish Super Cup (2015), and the Turkish Cup (2015, 2016). In 2016, she was also named the ‘Turkish Cup MVP (Most Valuable Player)’.
Joliet, Illinois, United States
Deerfield, Lake County, Illinois, United States
She holds dual nationality.
Allie had attended the Joliet Catholic Academy, a high school in her hometown. She then joined, in 2004, the DePaul University, a private Roman Catholic university in Chicago. She graduated in 2008 and had represented the DePaul Blue Demons women’s basketball team every year, in the NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament, that she studied there.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Pat Quigley (d. 1993)
- Mother – Christine Quigley
- Siblings – Sam Quigley (Sister), Jacob “Jake” Quigley (Younger Brother), Ryan Quigley (Brother)
Point Guard / Shooting Guard
14 – Chicago Sky
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Allie has dated –
- Courtney Vandersloot (2018–Present) – Allie got married to her Chicago Sky teammate Courtney Vandersloot on December 27, 2018, in a ceremony in Seattle.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
- Toned physique
- Long, straight hair
- Affable smile
Allie Quigley Facts
- She has often stated that her biggest inspiration to pursue basketball as a career was her father who passed away in 1993 when she was just 7 years old.
- While in high school, she was named a WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) All-American and had competed in the WBCA High School All-America game in 2004. When she left the DePaul University in 2008, she was one of just 4 players to have scored more than 2,000 points in her career for the DePaul Blue Demons women’s basketball team.
- She obtained Hungarian citizenship in 2012 after she had spent 3 years in succession in the country. This made her eligible to represent Hungary at the international level. In the 2009–10 season, she won both the Hungarian Championship and the Hungarian Cup with the now-defunct club Pécs 2010.
- She won the ‘WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year’ award in both 2014 and 2015. The annual award was instituted in the WNBA to honor the league’s most valuable ‘sixth woman’ (substitute). For the former year, it was in recognition of her performances that had helped Chicago Sky reach the WNBA Finals for the first time.
- When she won the ‘All-Star Weekend Three-Point Contest’ in 2018, she had scored 29 points which was a then-record score across both the NBA and the WNBA.
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