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Sophomore season solidified Spann's role as a go-to scoring threat
Whitted posts seventh double-double of the season; Page adds game-high 18 points
The slow start didn't help the Penn State women's basketball team, as the Lady Lions dropped a 98-85 contest to Minnesota on Sunday (January 3) inside Williams Arena. Penn State trimmed the lead to two points late in the third quarter, but the Gophers responded on their home floor to hold off the Lady Lions' rally.
Women's Basketball: Courtside with Coquese - Episode 901
Peyton Whitted posted her second career double-double in a hard-fought, 74-66, loss to No. 4/5 Tennessee
Lady Lion Special Olympics Clinic - 2015
Penn State vs. No. 24 Rutgers women's basketball
USATSI Photos women's basketball vs. Michigan -- 1/1/15
Penn State vs. No. 21 Syracuse women's basketball
Became just the fifth freshman since 1980-81 to lead the team in scoring average, joining Maggie Lucas (2010-11), Tyra Grant (2006-07), Kelly Mazzante (2000-01) and Susan Robinson (1988-89)...Finished the season ranked No. 7 all-time on the Penn State freshman scoring list with 384 points in 2014-15...Finished 2014-15 ranked No. 6 on the Penn State freshman three pointers made list with 37 made triples...Reached double-figure in scoring in each of her first eight career games, a feat not accomplished by Penn State’s top two career scoring leaders, Kelly Mazzante and Maggie Lucas...Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week once during her rookie season; Dec. 30, 2014...Was among a school-record seven Lady Lions to earn Academic All-Big Ten in 2014-15.
2014-15 (Redshirt-Freshman Season)
Appeared in 29 games with 17 starts... Selected as a team tri-captain...Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week once: Dec. 30...Was among a school-record seven Lady Lions to earn Academic All-Big Ten...Led the team in scoring (13.2), total points (384), field goals made (144) and three point field goals made (37)...Ranked 27th in the Big Ten in scoring (13.2 ppg)...Reached the 100 career point plateau in just her eighth career game (Wagner, 12/7) and moved past the 200 career point mark in her 13th career contest (at Michigan; 1/1)...Scored her 300th career point on a three-pointer at Rutgers (2/1) in just her 21st career game...Had three points, two assists and one steal vs. Indiana (3/4) in the Big Ten Tournament...Chipped in eight points, five assists and two steals at Maryland (2/23)...Scored 13 points and added a career-high seven rebounds and seven assists vs. Michigan State (2/11)...Notched her 20th double-figure scoring game of the season with 16 points at Purdue (2/8) to move into the top-10 on the Penn State freshman scoring list...Scored a team-high 18 points and added two rebounds and two assists vs. Maryland (2/5)...Moved past the 300 career point mark at Rutgers (2/1) with team-high 16 points and added three assists...Tied for the team-high with 16 points and handed out five assists at Minnesota (1/28)...Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds off the bench vs. Northwestern (1/25)...Notched her 16th double-figure scoring game with 11 points vs. Indiana off the bench...Poured in 18 points with two rebounds and two assists vs. Rutgers (1/10)...Scored a team-high 13 points and added four rebounds, three assists and two steals at Wisconsin (1/6)...Paced the team with 20 points and added four assists and six rebounds vs. Illinois (1/4)...Led the team with 15 points at Michigan (1/1), making 6-of-12 shots from the field...Notched her third straight 20-point game in the Big Ten opener at Iowa (12/28), and added five rebounds and four assists to earn Big Ten Freshman of the Week...Poured in a career-high 28 points vs. USF (12/14), tying her career-high with 11 made field goals...Filled the stat sheet vs. Rider (12/14), posting her second career 20-point game with 23 tallies on a career-best 11 made field goals to go along with five rebounds and five assists...Scored five points, snapping her streak of eight straight games in double figure to start her career, and handed out four assists at Hartford (12/10)...Tallied 22 points for her eighth straight double-figure scoring game vs. Wagner (12/7), pushing her over the 100 career point mark...Netted 11 points at Syracuse (12/4) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, adding three assists and three rebounds...Reached double figures with 10 points vs. Samford (11/30), adding five assists and three steals in 41 minutes of action in the overtime loss...Scored a team-best 17 points vs. Liberty (11/28), to go along with three assists and two steals...Reached double figures with 13 points to go along with five assists and two steals against St. Bonaventure (11/25)...Chipped in 12 points and three steals against Seton Hall (11/22) in the Preseason WNIT...Led the Lady Lions in scoring for the second straight game with 14 points against Albany (11/16) in the Preseason WNIT, marking the first time a freshman was the team’s leading scorer in two straight games since Maggie Lucas did so vs. Minnesota (1/13/11) and vs. Illinois (1/16/11)...Poured in a team-high 17 points in her collegiate debut against Towson (11/14) in the Preseason WNIT, adding five rebounds and four assists.
2013-14 (Freshman Season)
Missed the 2013-14 season after tearing her right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in July 2013...Selected as the team’s Robin Lombard Award winner, given in recognition of those qualities which exemplify the true spirit of Lady Lion Basketball.
Ranked as the 22nd-best player by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and 88th-rated player by Blue Star Basketball...Averaged 15.9 points, 5.3 assists and 2.4 steals with an 80% free throw percentage as a senior...Guided Good Counsel to a 25-5 overall record and 16-3 mark in league play...The Falcons also advanced to the WCAC Championship game for the seventh time in nine years...Had 30 points, including a 13-for-16 effort from the free throw line, in the WCAC Championship game...Nominee for McDonald’s All-America and Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year...Selected to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) All-League first team, the Montgomery Gazette All-Gazette first team and Washington Post All-Met first team as a senior...Led Good Counsel, to the 2012 WCAC Championship and became the first team in league history to finish with an undefeated record (18-0)...Averaged 15.0 points, 5.4 assists, 2.0 steals and 3.0 rebounds as a junior en route to first team All-WCAC honors...Was also a first team All-Gazette, All-Sentinel and All-DCSportsfan selection and was a second team All-Met honoree in 2011-12...Participated in USA Basketball’s U16 Trials in May 2011...Played her AAU ball for the Maryland Lady Terps.
Full name is Lindsey Margelle Spann...Daughter of Patricia and Samuel Spann...Has one younger brother, Tyler...Currently enrolled in the division of undergraduate studies...Majoring in public relations...Born December 11, 1995 in Silver Spring, Md.