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Player Profile

Jenny Whittle





DOB 5/10/1973, Height: 197cm

Centre

UCSC Labrador (QLD)

1989 AIS

AIS 1989-91; Brisbane 1992-97; Perth 1998-99; Bulleen 1999/00; Canberra 2004-06; Adelaide 2007/08 - Current

as of 4/1/2008 - 331 games - (60 Junior), (271 Senior). 1994 Senior World Championship (4th), 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games (Bronze), 1998 Senior World Championship (Bronze), 2000 Sydney Olympic Games (Silver), 2002 World Championship (Bronze), 2006 Commonwealth Games (Gold), 2006 Senior World Championship (Gold)

A legend of the game in Australia, Jenny returns to the WNBL after playing in Austria last season. Since making her debut for the AIS in 1989, she has amassed in excess of 3,500 points (currently 8th all-time), 2, 100 rebounds (currently 5th all-time), 653 blocked shots, the most of all time, and 490 assists.

In her three seasons with the AIS she scored 470 points and tallied 352 rebounds, including a career best 206 in 1991 before heading to Brisbane where she played 96 games over six seasons and scored 1399 points to go with 876 rebounds - averages of 14.6 points and 9.1 rebounds. She joined the Perth Breakers in 1998, averaging 12.6 points in 32 games before playing for Bulleen in 1999/00 and averaged 12.7 points and 5.7 rebounds.

After four years overseas she joined the Canberra Capitals and over the next two seasons averaged 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game and won the 2005/06 championship. She averaged 12.6 points and 7.7 rebounds in her 10 finals appearances to date.

She is a WNBL Life Member (2005/06), a four time All-Star five member (1996, 1999, 2004/05, 2005/06), ranks second for most defensive rebounds of all time and prior to the 2007/08 season had played 278 WNBL games (13th all-time).

Has represented the Opals on 271 occasions culminating in winning the 2006 World Championship in Brazil. She has won Olympic Silver and Bronze medals and a further two World Championship Bronze medals. She was a member of the gold medal Australian team that played at the U19 World Championships in 1993. Was chosen by the Washington Mystics with the 37th pick overall in the 1999 WNBA Draft. Played with Osnabruck in Germany from 1996-97, with Tarbes France from 2000-01 and Burgos Spain between 2001 and 03

Her proudest moment in basketball was winning the 2006 World Championship. Her most admired sportsperson is Lauren Jackson. She one day plans to travel overseas without packing her basketball shoes. Her favourite movie is the Shawshank Redemption. Her favourite television show is Desperate Housewives. Her favourite comedian is Robin Williams. Her favourite food is Seafood and her favourite invention is the internet

2005/06 Canberra Capitals 2007/08 Adelaide

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Previous Seasons
Competition Season M MIN 2PM-A 1st Half H.S 3PM-A 3PT
%
FTM-A FT % PF Total Pts TOT AST PTS
1994 1994 17 19/08/1994 83 - 192 43.2 49 - 2 30 - - AIS 61.2 9.8
1993 1993 15 01/05/1993 84 - 164 51.2 42 - 1 33 - - Bulleen 78.6 8.6
1992 1992 11 18/04/1992 63 - 111 56.8 28 - - 23 - - West Coast 82.1 7.5
1991 1991 22 28/06/1991 102 - 206 49.5 50 - - 42 - - West Coast 84.0 9.4
1990 1990 22 28/04/1990 53 - 109 48.6 26 - - 18 - - Noarlunga 69.2 3.6
1989 1989 22 30/07/1989 39 - 83 47.0 31 - - 22 - - West Coast 71.0 3.0
1998/99 24 24/10/1998 117 - 243 48.1 65 - 15 49 - - AIS 75.4 7.8
1998 13 21/02/1998 63 - 143 44.1 35 - 16 29 - - Dandenong 82.9 8.3
2005/06 Summer 24 19/11/2005 136 - 291 46.7 111 - 32 87 - - Townsville 78.4 9.0
2004/05 Summer 21 09/12/2004 131 - 285 46.0 82 - 41 65 - - AIS 79.3 9.2
1999/00 23 06/02/2000 93 - 198 47.0 60 - 52 52 - - Dandenong 86.7 6.1
1997 18 03/08/1997 108 - 212 50.9 79 - 31 59 - - Bulleen 74.7 8.6
1996 18 02/06/1996 125 - 216 57.9 69 - 31 50 - - AIS 72.5 11.2
1995 18 24/06/1995 101 - 202 50.0 41 - 10 21 - - Sydney 51.2 8.7
2007/08 Summer 27 09/11/2007 - - - 0.0 47 - 54 40 - - Sydney 85.1 6.3