May 2, 1989 |
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||171 lb (78 kg)|
|High school||Brea Olinda (Brea, California)|
|WNBA draft||2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Fever|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Jeanette Pohlen (born May 2, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. As a collegiate athlete recruited by Stanford University, she was known by Cardinal fans for her great play against the Lady Huskies of the University of Connecticut when she scored 31 points leading Stanford to victory over the undefeated Huskies. Born in Downey, California, Pohlen appeared in 4 straight Final Fours at Stanford; including three straight Championship games. Pohlen captured her first gold medal in international competition as a member of the USA Basketball World University Games Team in July 2009.
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|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
Pohlen was named a member of the team representing the USA at the 2009 World University Games held in Belgrade, Serbia. The team won all seven games to earn the gold medal. Pohlen averaged 5.0 points per game.
Pohlen was selected in the first round of the 2011 WNBA Draft (9th overall) by the Indiana Fever. Recognized for her long range shooting, Pohlen led the league in three point shooting percentage in 2011. In 2012, Pohlen won her first WNBA championship with the Fever after they defeated the Minnesota Lynx in the Finals. In 2014, Pohlen was waived by the Fever during training camp due to an achilles injury. In 2015, she rejoined the Fever after recovery. In 2016, Pohlen was waived once again by the Fever a week before the start of the season. Midway through the season, she returned to the Fever signing a 7-day contract on July 6, 2016. A week later she signed another 7-day contract with the Fever. On July 21, 2016, she re-signed with the Fever for the rest of the season.
- Uncle played football at the University of Notre Dame.
- Grandfather and great-grandfather both played basketball at Purdue University.
- Her great-uncle, Neil Swisher, is inducted into the Texas A&M Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Lettered four years in basketball during her high school career at Brea Olinda High School in Brea, California.
- "Fever: Fever Opts For Versatility In Pohlen". Wnba.com. 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Twenty-Fifth World University Games -- 2009". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
- 2011 WNBA Draft board