Nicole Ohlde

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Nicole Ohlde
Personal information
Born (1982-03-13) March 13, 1982 (age 35)
Clay Center, Kansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Clay Center Community
(Clay Center, Kansas)
College Kansas State (2000–2004)
WNBA draft 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Lynx
Playing career 2004–2010
Position Power forward / Center
Number 30
Career history
2004–2008 Minnesota Lynx
2009 Phoenix Mercury
2010 Tulsa Shock
2010 Phoenix Mercury
Stats at WNBA.com

Nicole Katherine Ohlde (born March 13, 1982) is a former American professional basketball player. She most recently played for the Phoenix Mercury and the Tulsa Shock of the Women's National Basketball Association.

College years[edit]

Born in Clay Center, Kansas, Ohlde played collegiately at Kansas State University, where she was a two-time, first-team All-American (2003, 2004). She left Kansas State as the school's all-time leader in points, rebounds, and blocked shots.

Ohlde majored in social science while at Kansas State.

Kansas State statistics[edit]

Source[1]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2000-01 Kansas State 27 464 50.1 0.0 67.2 8.1 1.7 1.5 0.6 17.2
2001-02 Kansas State 34 610 57.9 - 65.2 7.7 2.8 1.4 2.0 17.9
2002-03 Kansas State 34 625 57.3 20.0 67.3 9.0 3.2 0.9 1.9 18.4
2003-04 Kansas State 31 542 57.0 - 69.4 6.7 3.8 0.8 1.7 17.5
Career Kansas State 126 2241 55.7 11.1 67.3 7.9 2.9 1.2 1.6 17.8

WNBA career[edit]

In the 2004 WNBA Draft, Ohlde was selected by the Minnesota Lynx in the first round (sixth overall). As a rookie, Ohlde averaged 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. She averaged 11.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 2005. In 2006, her production dipped to 9.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. She spent most of the season playing center, rather than her natural power forward position.

On January 30, 2009 Ohlde was traded to the Phoenix Mercury for Kelly Miller and LaToya Pringle. She won the 2009 WNBA title as a member of the Mercury.

On July 23, 2010 Ohlde was traded from Phoenix to the Tulsa Shock along with a 2011 first-round draft pick in exchange for Kara Braxton.

She announced her retirement from the league prior to the 2011 season.

Accomplishments[edit]

  • Kodak All-American (2004, 2003)
  • AP First Team All-American (2004,2003)
  • USBWA All-American (2004, 2003)
  • Big 12 Conference Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
  • All-Big 12 First Team (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • All-Big 12 Third Team (2001)
  • Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2001)
  • Academic All-Big 12 first team (2004, 2003, 2002)
  • Kansas State's all-time leading scorer (2161), rebounder (970), and shot blocker (201)
  • Two-time gold medalist as a member of the USA Basketball World Championships for Young Women team (2003, 2002)
  • Named to the 2006 USA Basketball Senior National Team for the USA's March 17–24 European Tour
  • Member of the 2009 WNBA Championship team (Phoenix Mercury)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 

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