Allie Quigley to Make Fifth Appearance at WNBA MTN DEW Three-Point Contest
Sky guard Allie Quigley is set to participate in the WNBA MTN DEW 3-Point Contest at McCormick Place in Chicago, the league announced today. The event will take place Saturday, July 9 at 2 p.m. CT in front of an audience of competitors from the Nike Tournament of Champions and Nike Girls Nationals.
Quigley is seeking her fourth 3-Point Contest title this year in her hometown. She is one of three players in the WNBA and NBA to win the contest three times. If she achieves another three-point title this year, Quigley will be the only professional basketball player, male or female, with four. She has taken home the trophy in 2017, 2018, and 2021 and participated in 2019.
In her 14th season with the Sky, Quigley currently averages 1.3 three-pointers made per game shooting 33.8% from the field. Throughout her career, she’s made 487 three-pointers averaging 39.5% shooting. First-time contestants Las Vegas Aces’ Kelsey Plum, Atlanta Dream’s Rhyne Howard, Washington Mystics’ Ariel Atkins and Dallas Wings’ Arike Ogunbowale will be competing for the title this year. Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd competed in the contest in 2018 and 2021.
2022 WNBA All-Star Weekend kicks off Friday, July 8 with the Her Time to Play Clinic on the practice court at McCormick Place at 4 p.m. CT. Girls from local youth community groups in the city will have the chance to learn basketball fundamentals while listening to some WNBA stars share experiences centered around obstacles female athletes face in society. The Orange Carpet, where players will showcase their off-the-court style, will follow the clinic and can be viewed via social media.
WNBA Live begins Saturday and will include the Welcome Ceremony and Meet & Greet with the Sky followed by a Title IX discussion moderated by WNBA legend Taj McWilliams-Franklin. Fans can tune into the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest and WNBA Skills Challenge on ESPN.
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