Providence Day School
2017-18 Final Game Notes
Teams meet for the second time in three days
Overbeck with a career-high 24 points
Commodores will honor 2018 senior class postgame
Commodores and Bulldogs Square off on SEC Network at 7:30 pm
Vanderbilt took on Arkansas in the opening game of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday morning at Bridgestone Arena.
Vanderbilt held off Arkansas in the second half to win 78-73 on Sunday afternoon on Senior Day.
Vanderbilt hosted No. 2 Mississippi State on Thursday night at Memorial Gym.
Vanderbilt hosted Texas A&M at Memorial Gym on Sunday afternoon.
Vanderbilt takes on Missouri Thursday night at Memorial Gym.
• SEC All-Freshman Team
• SEC Freshman of the Week (12/6/16)
• SEC Freshman of the Week (2/27/16)
• Air Force Classic All-Tournament Team
Averaged 7.4 ppg and 1.8 rpg in 31 games with two starts … 10 games in double figures in 2017-18, 22 career games in double figures … Posted a career-high 25 points vs. South Carolina … Averaged 22.5 ppg off the bench against South Carolina and Alabama with back-to-back 20-point outings … Tallied a career-best five triples against Alabama … Played just six minutes against Iowa State but hit two crucial free throws with 12 seconds left to seal the Big 12/SEC Challenge victory … Ran her consecutive games scored to 34 straight games, dating back to the 2016-17 season.
Earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team after averaging 9.1 points and 2.8 rebounds per game while seeing action in 29 games, including 10 starts… Averaged 18.6 points per game over the final three games of the regular season, and was named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the final week of the season… Scored a career-high 24 points in the win over Ole Miss (2/19), and followed that with a 20-point effort -- including making the game-winning free throws with 2.5 seconds remaining -- in the victory over Arkansas (2/23)… Averaged a team-high 13.0 points and 3.8 rebounds over the final 11 games of the regular season… Shot 92.9 percent from the foul line in the last 11 games of the season, converting 26-of-28 attempts… Averaged a team-best 18.3 points per game in Vanderbilt’s four SEC wins. Scored four points in the loss to Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament... Was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Week on Feb. 27... Poured in a career-high 24 points, going 8-of-12 from the floor, and secured five rebounds in the win over Ole Miss on Feb. 19... In her first career start, had a game-high 22 points while pulling down five rebounds in the win over Alabama on Jan. 26... Exploded for a season-high 23 points and pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds to notch her first career double-double in the win over Tennessee Tech on Dec. 18… Was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Week on Dec. 6... Was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Air Force Classic after averaging 15.5 and 4.5 rebounds in the two games... Scored 11 points and pulled down four rebounds in her college debut during the win over Kennesaw State on Nov. 11.
2016 North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year... Two- time NCISAA Class 3A All-State Team in (2015, 2016)... Was rated No. 7 in the nation at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 27 by Prospects Nation on Signing Day... McDonald's All- American Nominee... Independent Schools Athletics Association Player of the Year... Averaged 18.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in high school, shooting 55.5 percent from the field, 49.2 percent from 3-point range, and 90 percent from free throw line... Given ESPN HoopGurlz 5-star rank... Ranked among the Top-50 in the nation in the class of 2020.
Multi-sport high school athlete winning 3 state championships, two in basketball and one in volleyball... Involved in the Big Brother Big Sister Organization and Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Daughter of Joe and Jackie Whalen... Has two older siblings: Breanne and Dan... Born November 14, 1997.
Points: 25 (vs. South Carolina, 1/18/18)
Rebounds: 11 (vs. Tennessee Tech, 12/18/16)
Assists: 5 (vs. Kentucky, 2/5/17)
3FG Made: 5 (at Alabama, 1/21/18)
Blocks: 2 (2x, Last vs. Alabama, 3/1/17)
Steals: 3 (vs Louisville, 12/21/16)
Minutes: 36 (at LSU 2/26/17)