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Lisa Harrison (born January 2, 1971 in Louisville, Kentuckymarker, U.S.marker) is a former Americanmarker professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Early life

Lisa Harrison learned to play basketball from a young age. In 1989, she was named the High School Player of the Year by attending Southern High School, by Parade magazine. In 1991, as a sophomore while attending the University of Tennesseemarker, she was a member of their women's basketball team that won the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship.

Professional career

After graduating from Tennessee in 1993, Lisa played one season (1996-1997) for the Columbus Quest of the American Basketball League and two seasons (1997-1999) for the Portland Power.

In the 1999 WNBA Draft, she was selected by the Phoenix Mercury in the third round (34th pick overall). In the WNBA, Lisa was once ranked eighth in free throw shooting accuracy at 86.4% in 2001.

Vital statistics

  • Position: Forward
  • Number: 3
  • Born: January 2, 1971
  • Height: 6-1 / 1,85
  • Weight: 164 lb / 74,4 kg.
  • College: Tennessee 1993


Outside basketball

Harrison has two brothers and one sister. Her hobbies include running and hiking.

Harrison was inducted into the Kentucky High School Athletics Hall of Fame on September 10, 2001. On September 12, 2006, Harrison was named an outreach coordinator for the athletic department at the University of Louisvillemarker.

After winning Playboy's "Sexiest WNBA Player" contest, Harrison was offered to $500,000 to pose, but she declined. She was married to Florida State soccer assiant Paul Rogers.

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