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Whitney Ledger
Player Profile:
Whitney Ledger 95688
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bismarck, N.D.
High School: Century High School

Career: Finished her career at UND ranked eighth in career free throws attempted (479; 2005-10), and 10th in career free throws made (295; 2005-10).

2009-10 (Senior): Selected to the Great West All-Conference second team ... Named to the Preseason All-Great West Conference second team ... Started in each of her 29 appearances ... Played a personal-best 803 minutes en route to career highs in free throw percentage (.701), rebounds (201), rebounds per game (6.9), assists (28), blocked shots (16), steals (39), points scored (321), and points per game (11.1) ... At the Tulane Double Tree Classic registered her first career 20-point game versus Texas Tech (Dec. 28) where she made a personal-high 10 free throws and shot a season-best 5-for-7 (.714) from the field ... Pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds on three occasions: at NJIT (Feb. 28), at Utah Valley (Jan. 14), and at Eastern Michigan (Jan. 4) ... Tallied her first career double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds and nabbed a career-high two blocks at Eastern Michigan (Jan. 4) ... Recorded another 20-point, 13-rebound double-double in the conference season opener at Utah Valley (Feb. 20) ... Doubled-up again in two of the last three games: 18 points and 13 rebounds at NJIT (Feb. 28) and 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Texas-Pan American (March 6) ... Finished in double digits on 14 occasions and closed the regular-season on a five-game double-figure scoring streak ... Banked a career-high eight field goals at Utah Valley (Jan. 14) to open the conference schedule ... Shot a season-best 6-for-6 (1.000) at the free throw line against Long Island (Dec. 29) ... Scored a minimum of seven points in all conference games ... Played a career-high 38 minutes at NJIT (Feb. 28) ... Finished the season with a seven game streak with at least one assist and three games with a pair of blocked shots ... In her final season at UND, led the team in field goal percentage (.507), free throw attempts (147), free throws made (103), and offensive rebounds (93) ... Ranked second on the team in rebounds, rebounding average, and blocked shots, third in points, points per game, and field goals made (109), fourth in field goal attempts (215), and seventh in free throw percentage ... Led all Great West players in offensive rebounds and ranked third in rebounding and field goal percentage, sixth in free throw percentage,10th in scoring, 11th in defensive rebounds, and 12th in blocked shots ... Earned fourth letter.

2008-09 (Junior): Named to the Great West Conference All-Academic team ... Appeared in 24 games with seven starts ... Averaged a career-high 9.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game ... Shot 69-for-120 (.575) from the free throw line and 75-for-178 (.421) from the field ... Finished fourth on the team in rebounds (137) and fifth in steals (31) ... Led the team in rebounds on five occasions, nine times in steals and twice in blocked shots ... Played a career-high 32 minutes at Arkansas (Dec. 9) with 14 points and nine rebounds ... Scored in every game this season ... Hit a career-best seven free throws in the 108-44 victory over Sioux Falls (Jan. 20) ... Hit double figures on 10 occasions, including a three-game streak: 11 points in the 82-64 win over Minnesota, Crookston (Jan. 13), 15 points in the win over Sioux Falls, and 11 points in the 75-59 victory over South Dakota (Jan. 24) ... Shot 6-for-6 (1.000) from the free throw line in the 94-17 win at Northern Arizona (Nov. 29) ... Was perfect from the charity stripe on two other occasions ... Notched her first career double-double at Seattle (Feb. 7) with 10 points and 10 rebounds ... Recipient of the Carol J. Middleton Women's Basketball Scholarship Endowment ... Earned third letter.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 31 games ... Averaged 6.3 points and 3.9 rebounds, personal highs in both ... Also established career highs in field goal percentage (46.7) and free throw percentage (68.6) ... Had shot 48.2 percent from the free throw line prior to 2007-08 ... Scored a career-high 17 points at BYU-Hawaii (Dec. 14) ... Also swiped a career-high three steals in that game ... That performance at BYU-Hawaii started a seven-game stretch in which she shot 67.4 percent (29-for-43) from the field and averaged 11.7 points per game ... Hit double figures in scoring in five of those seven games ... Reached double figures in scoring seven times on the season ... Had 13 points and eight rebounds at Hawaii Pacific (Dec. 15) ... Logged a career-high 22 minutes in a win at Nebraska-Omaha (Jan. 26) and responded with 11 points and seven rebounds ... Had a career-high three assists at St. Cloud State (Jan. 10) ... Nailed a career-high seven free throws (10 attempts) at Hawaii Pacific (Dec. 15) ... Earned second letter.

2006-07: Received medical hardship ... Had been averaging 8.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, while shooting 60.0 percent (12-for-20) from the field through the first four games before being injured in the fifth game at Montana State-Billings (Nov. 18) ... Went 5-for-7 from the field in scoring 11 points and grabbing eight rebounds in the season opener vs. North Georgia College and State University (Nov. 3) ... Scored 10 points vs. Texas A&M-Commerce (Nov. 5).

2005-06 (Freshman): Played in all 35 games and averaged 4.6 points and 2.9 rebounds ... Shot 45.3% from the field ... Ranked sixth on the team in rebounding ... Twice reached double figures in scoring, including a career-high 14 points vs. Minnesota-Crookston (11/26) ... Went 6-for-6 from the field in that game ... Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds vs. Saginaw Valley State (1/05) ... Led all players in rebounds in that game ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2005 graduate of Bismarck Century High School ... A Miss Basketball finalist as a senior and led her team to the North Dakota Class A Girls Basketball Tournament final ... A two-time all-state selection ... Also earned all-conference honors ... Was a standout in track and field as a prep ... Recorded throws in the discus, javelin and shot put as a senior that rank among the top-five all-time in each category at Century High.

Personal: Majored in English with a minor in communication ... Daughter of Charlie and Kim Ledger.

- Go Sioux -

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