March 13, 1982 |
Clay Center, Kansas
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||189 lb (86 kg)|
|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|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|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.
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
|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|
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.
She announced her retirement from the league prior to the 2011 season.
- 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)
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.