After closing the deal a few weeks ago, Kerri Gardin was named this 2nd july as new player of Cadí la Seu, in Spanish First Division.
Kerri Gardin, 25 year-old player, will play in one of the best competitions in Europe after being successful in her first three years in Portugal, Turkey and Croatia.
Kerri Gardin has shown that she is ready to star at the highest level after averaging 14.6 points and 8.5 rebounds per game in Euroleague playing for Croatian Jolly JBS Sibenik.
Kerri Gardin was specially brilliant in Euroleague playing against French Union Hainaut and producing 28 points and 11 rebounds, against spanish Ros Casares with 20 points and 8 rebounds or against powerful Polish Lotos Gydnia with 21 points with 14 rebounds and 7 assists.
After being drafted by Connecticut Sun in the 34th pick of the 2006 WNBA Draft, Kerri has used every European season to improve her game and after failing to pass the final cut in the summers of 2006 and 2007, she was finally signed in 2008 where she had some playing time as power forward and achieved to be considered a legit WNBA player.
In the current summer and after one more year of experience, Kerri Gardin is the starting small forward of the Connecticut Sun averaging 6.6 points and 4.4 rebounds in 19 minutes per game and showing her progression after producing 12 points 11 rebounds and 7 assists in just 22 minutes of play against Sylvia Fowles, Candice Dupree and Jia Perkins’ Chicago Sky and 10 points and 10 rebounds against Atlanta Dream where she held Chamique Holdsclaw to just 10 points after she had scored 28 against Detroit Shock in the previous game.
Kerri Gardin is 1,85m versatile player who can play both power forward position (using her three point shot, facing slower players and playing one on one) and small forward (where she can post smaller rivals).
With Kerri´s signing, Cadi La Seu gets a player proved at the highest level and together with Rosa Perez, Laura Navarro, Elsa Donaire and Sonia Reis make the first five players that will try to give success to the catalan team.
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