Kamille Whalin #02
Hawk Items...Her 10 assists in her first career start vs. Michigan (Jan. 26, 2009) are believed to be the most by an Iowa true freshman... believed to be the first Hawkeye freshman to ever record a double-double in her first career start (14 points, 10 assists vs. Michigan on Jan. 26, 2009).
2009-10 as a Sophomore...Third team all-Big Ten (media and coaches)... Big Ten Tournament all-tournament team selection... academic all-Big Ten... KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge and Nugget Classic all-tournament team pick... broke school record for three-pointers attempted in a single season (225) and tied the school mark for three's made (84)... set new school record for three's made by a sophomore (84)... set school record for three-pointers attempted in a single game (15) and tied record for three-pointers made in a game (7) at Penn State (Dec. 28)... hit game-winning three-pointer with 10 seconds remaining vs. Columbia (Nov. 28)... scored a career-high 33 points in win at Northern Iowa (Nov. 22)... led the Big Ten in three-pointers made per game in all games (2.55) and league games only (2.59)... ranked 42nd in NCAA in three-pointers made and 64th in three-point percentage... led team with 104 assists... led team in scoring eight times... scored double-digits in 26 contests.
2008-09 as a Freshman...Named to the coaches all-Big Ten Freshman team... competed in all 32 games, including starting the last 14 games... averaged 11.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists and a staggering 2.3 assist/turnover ratio the last 14 games as a starter... her 28 triples rank third-best in a single-season by an Iowa freshman... her 87 assists rank second-best in a single-season by an Iowa freshman... dished out four assists or more 10 times, including the last four outings... ranked first in assist/turnover ratio (2.04), in conference games only rankings... ranked second in assists (3.06), scoring (8.7) and 3-point percentage (.415), third in rebounding (3.6), and fifth in field goal percentage (.446), amongst Big Ten freshmen, in conference games only rankings.
High School...Led her Crookston High School basketball team to a third-place finish at the Minnesota Class AA state tournament as a senior... a McDonald's all-American nominee... averaged 19.8 points, 6.1 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.9 steals her senior campaign... Coaches Association first team and Associated Press second team all-state selections... Minnesota Breakdown Magazine Player of the Year as a senior... the 2008 Miss Minnesota Basketball finalist finished her career averaging 17.2 points, 5.1 assists, 2.9 steals and 3.9 rebounds... as Crookston's starting point guard for four-plus seasons, the Pirates were 114-18... averaged 19.9 points for and led her team to a 24-3 record her junior year... established school records in assists, steals, field goals and broke her older brother Kenley's record for scoring... her team finished second in the Minnesota state tournament her sophomore campaign, where she was recognized on the all-tournament squad... tabbed Minnesota Coaches Association All-State and was her team's MVP her junior and senior seasons... sank 47 consecutive free throws... three-year captain, she boasted a 4.0 GPA and is a National Honor Society member... also lettered in track and was a state qualifier in the 400 meters and 4x400 relay... played on the same AAU team (North Tartan Larson) as Draxten the summer of 2007.
Personal...Parents are Karla and Chris Wahlin... has two sisters, Katrina and Kayla, and one brother, Kenley... history major.