Lindsay Whalen | Biography

Posted On: 03 Aug, 2014


Lindsay Whalen | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 09, 1982
Age 35 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Basketball player
Wife/Spouse Ben Greve
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 161 lbs
Children/Kids N/A

An American Professional Basketball player, Lindsay Whalen was born on May 9, 1982 in Hutchinson, Minnesota who plays from Minnesota Lynx in the WNBA and also for Dynamo Moscow in Eurobasket. Belonging to white ethnicity, Whalen has played ninth WNBA season and consistently she is top of the game with such experiences she becomes offensive machine to her opponent with her quick counter attack in Basketball Game. She made her first Olympic Debut, during the U.S’s exhibition games she lead the team by averaging 11.0 points for each game that includes 17 assists and five assists against Brazil. She brought back home with Olympic titles called as ‘United States women’s national basketball team’ in 2012 London Olympic and moreover she won the two WNBA titles with the lynx. During her WNBA four years of league tenure, her maximum estimated salary was around $1 million.

She did her schooling from Hutchinson High School situated in Hutchinson, Minnesota. At an early age, she was able to lead her team to three successive conference basketball championships and also attended four times All Missota Conference pick. During the selection, she beat her competitors and was in the All-State selection team with averaged 22.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a junior level. After the successive intermediate level, she pursued to join the “University of Minnesota Women’s Basketball Program” but it was not so easy to join the university during her college career. She had to be selected in the process, however among 1,087 during her freshman season to 9,866 her senior year, she stood all-time leading scorer of Minnesota.

Because of her determination and commitment towards the aim it was all possible for her to finish her career as a fifth rank in Big Ten Conference history. She was able to hold all the records in Minnesota career records in every section like in points, scoring average, games in double figures, free throws percentage and free throws made. Two times Wade Trophy Finalist and a Two time Naismith Award Finalist, Whalen is the first female player to earn All American honors in three different seasons. Her effort and contribution towards Minnesota team was fascinating when she her team to first ever final appearance in 2004. Likewise, she has received several awards including ‘All-Big Ten First Team’, three times Academic ‘All Big Ten’, ‘Fast Break Club Award’, ‘Kodak All- American First Team’ and ‘AP All-American Second Team’.

Her incredible performance during her career was recognized by the public and her fans. It was some of her extra effort to consecutively lead the team to win all eight games which they played. There is no much information about Whalen Personal matter in the internet. May be she maintains to follow strict privacy regarding her personal matter. However, Whalen married Ben Greve, the wedding took place in October 2007, but nobody knows about their dating and how they actually met. It is really hard to detect her early relationships, we are not sure that Ben could be her first boyfriend. Her husband Ben was professionally a golf star at the University of Minnesota and after they met he became assistant pro at Medinha.

5 feet and 9 inches tall in height, Whalen sex appeal can be rated in average numbers which includes long and energetic legs and sporty outlooks consisting of sexy and hot body figure. Although, she may not be like those tall models, but her passion on sports and the image that she created in her career will be last forever. For detail information it can be extracted from wiki and we can find her personal life, biography, pictures through social networking sites such as twitter and Facebook.