Name: Drew Edelman (euro-bio)
Position: Forward
Height: 193cm / 6’4”
DOB: April 25, 1995
Nationality: USA/Israeli
Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
Recent: Elitzur Ramla (Israel-EuroCup)
College: UCSB (NCAA)

2021-22: WNBA Athletes Unlimited

2020-21: Elitzur Ramla (Israel-Euro Cup) 25gp, 15.9mpg, 5.6ppg (42fg%, 82ft%), 4.7rpg, 1.0apg, 0.3spg.

Video: Ramla Vs. Ashdod (#13 in Yellow): Each link is a quarter.

Video: Ramla Vs. Bnot Hertzeliya (#13 in Yellow): Each link is a quarter


2019-20:  Ashdod (Israel-D1) 21gp, 25 mpg, 8.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 51.7% for 2 points, 60% from the line, 0.8 assists, 0.4 steals, 0.3 BS, 1.4 turnovers. 

2018-2019: A.S. Ramat Hasharon (Israel-D1, starting five): 24 games: 11.3ppg, 7.1rpg, FGP: 51.7%, FT: 68.8%


  • First Team All-Big West (Coaches and Media) 17-18
  • Team High: 16.2 points per game (6th Big West) 17-18
  • Team High: 9.6 rebounds per game (2nd Big West) 17-18
  • 12 double-doubles
  • 61% Field Goal Percentage (1st in BWC)
  • Named Big West Player of the Week on 2/19/18
  • Career highs: 23 points and 19 rebounds
  • Earned a gold medal and the MVP award in both the 2017 and 2013 Maccabiah games.
  • Conference FG% of 66.7% and 61.4% for ’16-17 and ’17-18 seasons rank 1st in the Big West Conference both years, 9th & 23rd in NCAA D1 and 1st and 3rd in UCSB all-time history.
  • Named to the All Tournament team in 16-17
  • Named Big West Player of the Week on 11/21/16.

2016-17: SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG WEST Made an immediate impact in her debut season for UCSB and earned Second Team All-Big West honors…Played in all 32 games while making 31 starts at forward…Led the team in scoring, rebounding, blocks and field goal percentage…Averaged 11.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game…Shot 61.4 percent (162-for-264) from the field to rank number one all-time in UCSB career field goal percentage…Scored double figures 20 times including eight of the last nine games of the season…Scored a career-high of 22 points on three separate occasions, all in conference play…Upped her scoring average to 12.9 points per game in conference and field goal percentage to 66.7 percent (86-for-129) to lead the Big West…Became the first UCSB player in four years to earn Big West Player of the Week accolades after averaging 17.3 points and 5.3 rebounds on 67.6 percent shooting in the second week of the season…Set a career-high of 14 rebounds in a game on three separate occasions, including in the Big West Championship…Led UCSB with seven double-doubles and ranked fourth in the conference…First career double-double came against North Dakota State (Dec. 20) with 11 points and 10 rebounds…Started a run of four double-doubles in six games…Enjoyed a five-game stretch from Feb. 11 – Mar. 2 where she averaged 19.6 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, tallied three double-doubles and shot 73.1 percent (38-for-52) from the field…Led the team with nine blocks.

USC 2014-15: Edelman appeared in 21 games as a sophomore… Averaged 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game… Hit a career high with her first double-digit game, scoring 10 points at South Carolina… Had a career-high seven rebounds vs. LMU… Scored in seven games… EarnedPac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2013-14: Edelman appeared in 15 games as a true freshman… Scored her first career basket in her first appearance at UC Davis, where she also had four rebounds in seven minutes… Scored a season-high six points vs. UNC Wilmington… Scored in five games… Averaged 0.9 points and 0.9 rebounds per game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Edelman played basketball and volleyball at Menlo School in Atherton, Calif…. Was named San Mateo Daily News Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013 and was the 2013 Daily Journal Player of the Year…. A four-time first team all-league honoree… Team won Central Coast Section championship in 2013… As a senior, earned Prep2prep’s Choice Award… Averaged 21 points and 14 rebounds per game in senior season… As a junior, averaged 19 points, 16.5 rebounds and 2 blocks per game… Named MVP and won gold at the 2013 Maccabiah Games as a member of the United States’ under-18 girls’ team… Played club for Payes Place and East Bay Xplosion… Named MVP of the 2011 End of Oregon Trail… An honor student.

PERSONAL: Drew Brynne Edelman was born April 25, 1995, in Stanford, Calif… Attended and graduated from USC with honorsin 3 yearsin May 2016… Daughter of Stephanie and Jeff… Has one brother, Cameron… Enjoys watching movies, baking, listening to music and playing with her dog in her free time… Has always wanted to go skydiving… Lists Blake Griffin as her biggest sports hero… Hopes to travel to Greece, Spain, New Zealand and Australia… Is currently in the Gervitz School of Education getting her master’s degree.


2013-2014: Rochester, NY / Gates Chili High School: top scorer in school history; One of only 20 girls in New York State Section V girls basketball history with more than 2,000 points scored
2014-2015: University of Massachusetts (NCAA, starting five): 29 games: 10.8ppg, 3.2rpg, 2.5apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 38.3%, 3PT: 32.1%, FT: 70.0%
2015-2016: University of Massachusetts (NCAA, starting five): 30 games: 15.5ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.7apg, 2.0spg, FGP: 41.8%, 3PT: 32.9%, FT: 66.7%
2016-2017: The University of Buffalo (NCAA): sat out due to NCAA transfer rules
2017-2018: The University of Buffalo (NCAA, starting five): 35 games: 16.2ppg, 4.1rpg, 5.2apg, 3.0spg, FGP: 39.6%, 3PT: 34.6%, FT: 80.1%
2018-2019: The University of Buffalo (NCAA, starting five): 34 games: 25.2ppg, 4.9rpg, 5.7apg, 2.9spg, FGP: 38.6%, 3PT: 34.1%, FT: 81.2%
2019: drafted by Minnesota Lynx (WNBA, 2rd(20)) (from Phoenix)
2019: Minnesota Lynx (WNBA), only pre-season, in May signed at Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA), left in pre-season
2019-2020: Mann Filter Zaragoza (Spain-Liga Dia): 13 games: 9.4ppg, 3.7rpg, 1.4apg, Steals-5(1.9spg), FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 41.0%, FT: 71.0%
2020-2021: Tapiolan Honka (Finland-Korisliiga, starting five): 35 games: Score-5(20.1ppg), 5.7rpg, 4.1apg, Steals-5(2.1spg), FGP: 54.7%, 3PT: 38.8%, FT: 85.1%


HS First Team All-Greater Rochester -11, 12, 13, 14
HS first team all-county -11, 12, 13, 14
HS honorable mention All-America selection -12
HS All-New York team -12, 13, 14
HS Section V MVP -14
HS McDonalds All-American Game -14
HS three-star recruit -14
MAC East Division Regular Season Champion -18
MAC Tournament Finalist -18
All-MAC 2nd Team -18
MAC All-Tournament Team -18, 19
NCAA Sweet 16 -18
All-MAC All-Tournament MVP -19
All-MAC 1st Team -19
MAC Tournament Winner -19
Finnish Korisliiga -21 (Player of the Week: 2 times)
Finnish League Regular Season Runner-Up -21
Finnish League Finalist -21 All-Finnish League 2nd Team -21 Finnish League All-Imports Team -21

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