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Shalee Lehning #5 Guard

Shalee Lehning
2011 Regular Season Statistics
PPG2.1
RPG1.3
APG2.3
EFF +3.72

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2011: Appeared in 18 games before suffering a season-ending ACL injury (right knee) on July 31 against the Connecticut Sun... Averaged 2.1 points and 2.3 assists per game... Scored a season-high 11 points against the Minnesota Lynx on June 17, 2011.

2010: Appeared in 33 games, all starts… Averaged 3.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game… Led the Dream in assists (4.8 apg)… Ranked third in the WNBA in assists per turnover (2.6)… ranked second in the WNBA in assists per 40 minutes (8.2)… Ranked seventh in the WNBA in assists per game (4.8 apg)… Appeared in all seven playoff games, averaging 2.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.

2009: Started 20 of 34 games as a rookie… Finished in the top ten in the WNBA in both total assists (127) and assists per game (3.7)… Named a team captain in 2010 in just her second season in the league… Started 33 regular season games (missed one game with injury)… Averaged a career-high 4.8 assists per game… Ranked third in the WNBA in assists per turnover and seventh in assists per game in 2010

COLLEGE: Eighth player from Kansas State to make it to the WNBA (sixth to be drafted)… Two-time All-Big 12 first team selection… CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America third team honors as a senior… Associated Press All-America honorable mention honors as a senior… Lowe’s All-Senior All-America first team… Three-time Academic All-Big 12 first team member… Finished career ranked first in school history and second in Big 12 history for career assists with 800… Ranked first in school history for career minutes played with 4,271… Ranked fourth in school history for career rebounds with 914… Ranked 19th for career points with 1,189… First player in Big 12 history to record 1,000 career points, 900 career rebounds and 800 career assists… First player in school history to record consecutive 200 point, 200 rebound and 200 assist seasons… Set a school record for assists in a season (229).

Personal

Native of Sublette, Kansas… Daughter of Steve and Jane Lehning... Has two older siblings, Andrea and Matt... Brother Matt played football at Garden City Community College and Wyoming... Majored in electronic journalism at Kansas State… Actively involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)....Volunteers her time for the Special Olympics All-Sports Clinic, a number of basketball camps throughout the state of Kansas and the Read to Achieve program at Manhattan’s Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School...Attended Sublette High School in Sublette, KS where she also played volleyball, track and softball

Career Transactions

Drafted by the Atlanta Dream in the second round (25th overall) of the 2009 WNBA Draft.