Valencia McFarland Valencia McFarland

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Background/Bio

Valencia McFarland played for Raymond High School and whe was twice Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year and Mississippi Miss Basketball.

After finishing high school, Valencia McFarland played college with Ole Miss and already in her freshman season she averaged 13.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.5 steals per game.

In the 2001 summer, Valencia played the Panamerican Games in Mexico representing the United States National Team and she was the third best player in steals in the whole tournament.

Valencia McFarland continue at Ole Miss, averaging 13.5 points, 4.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game during the 2011/12 season and 11.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.4 steals during the 2012/13 season.

In her senior year, during the 2013/14 season, Valencia McFarland averaged 17.2 points, 4 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.8 steals per game with 41% from 3 point range. Valencia was the 6th best scorer in Ole Miss history with 1.651 points and in her last season she scored fifteen times more than 20 points.

Valencia McFarland started her professional career in the 2014/15 season, playing for Alba Iulia in Romania and averaging 8.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.2 steals per game. Valencia reached the CEWL Final, the Romanian Cup Final and the Romanian League Semifinals.

In the 2015/16 season, Valencia McFarland signed with Ostrava, in Czech Republic, and she averaged 16.3 points and 7 rebounds per game.

Valencia signed with Catz Lappeenranta during the 2016/17 season and she had again a good year with 12.1 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.9 assists in Finnish League and 11.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists in LSBL.

In the 2017/18 season, Valencia McFarland extended her contract with Catz and she averaged 12.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 15.8 efficiency per game.

In the 2018/19 season, Valencia McFarland continued one more year in Catz and she averaged 17.3 points, 5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 17.9 efficiency per game.

Scouting Report

Valencia McFarland is a 1.63m American point guard born in 1991 who had a great college career at OLE Miss, averaging 17.2 points, 4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game in her senior year (2013/14). She also had experience with the USA National Team, playing the Panamerican Games in 2011.

Valencia McFarland is a fast and smart pass first point guard who can also score and who has performed well professionally in leagues like Romania, Czech and Finland.

Career Stats

Season Team League PPG RPG APG MIN 2FGP 3FGP FT ST BL
2018/19 CATZ FINLAND-D1 17.3 5.0 3.8 35 48% 32% 75% 2.2 -
2017/18 CATZ FINLAND-D1 12.7 5.6 4.8 31 44% 28% 75% 2.2 -
2016/17 CATZ FINLAND-D1 12.1 5.6 4.9 33 45% 27% 57% 1.8 0.1
2016/17 CATZ LATVIA-D1 11.3 3.8 3.9 31 45% 32% 64% 1.9 0.2
2015/16 OSTRAVA CZECH-D1 16.3 7.0 1.3 38 51% 27% 57% 0.7 -
2014/15 ALBA IULIA ROMANIA-D1 8.8 3.6 4.5 29 45% 35% 66% 2.2 -
2013/14 OLE MISS NCAA-D1 17.2 4.0 6.3 30 43% 41% 71% - -

Achievements/Awards

  • Finnish League Semifinalist 2016/17
  • Finalist LSBL 2016/17
  • Semifinalist Romanian League 2014/15
  • CEWL Finalist 2014/15