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A renewed focus led Peyton Whitted to a career year for the Lady Lions
Men's Golf Earns Second Consecutive Highest Team GPA Award
The Lady Lions handed out the 2015-16 season ending awards on Monday at the Penn Stater
Penn State faces Purdue at approximately 9 p.m. on the Big Ten Network
Women's Basketball: Courtside with Coquese - Episode 901
Feb. 11, 2016
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
2014-15 (Sophomore Season)
Appeared in all 30 games with eight starts… Was among a school-record seven Lady Lions to earn Academic All-Big Ten…Moved past the 200 career point mark with her first basket of the game at Rutgers (2/1)…Secured her 200th career rebounds with her first of five rebounds vs. Wisconsin (3/1)…Tallied nine points and six rebounds to go along with two assists and two steals vs. Indiana (3/4) at the Big Ten Tournament…Moved past the 200 career rebound mark with her first of five rebounds vs. Wisconsin (3/1), adding four points and one assists vs. the Badgers…Pulled down five rebounds and added four points at Maryland (2/23)…Scored seven points and tallied three rebounds vs. Minnesota (2/15)…Reached double figures for the fourth straight game with 11 points at Rutgers (2/1) to move past the 200 career point mark…She added three rebounds, one assist and one steal vs. the Scarlet Knights…Scored 16 points on a career-best seven made field goals to tie for team-high at Minnesota (1/28)…Posted consecutive double-figure scoring games for the first time in her career with 11 points vs. Northwestern (1/25), shooting 4-of-4 from the field…Scored 12 points on six made field goals and added two blocked shots vs. Indiana (1/22)…Pulled in eight rebounds and scored two points vs. Rutgers (1/10)…Scored four points and grabbed four boards at Wisconsin (1/6)…Added seven points off the bench vs. Illinois (1/4)…Collected a career-high three steals with two points and three rebounds at Michigan (1/1)…Scored four points with three rebounds vs. USF (12/21)…Totaled eight points and grabbed five rebounds at Hartford (12/10)…Scored seven points with five rebounds vs. Liberty (11/28)…Tallied six points, seven rebounds and two assists against Seton Hall (11/22) in the Preseason WNIT…Grabbed nine rebounds with four points and two assists in the Preseason WNIT win over Towson (11/14).
2013-14 (Freshman Season)
Appeared in 31 games…Had two points and three rebounds at Stanford in the NCAA Regional Semifinals (3/30)...Notched two points and grabbed a steal against Florida in the NCAA Second Round (3/25)...Came off the bench to score four points and grab five rebounds in the NCAA Tournament first round win over Wichita State (3/23)...Hit her first career three-pointer and nabbed two steals against Ohio State (3/7)...Scored two points and hauled in four rebounds against Michigan (3/1)...Recorded six points, going 3-for-4 from the field and chipped in two rebounds at Nebraska (2/24)...Posted 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting and added six boards in the road victory at Northwestern (2/2)...Made two shots from the field for four points and hauled in two rebounds in the win over Minnesota (1/26)...Narrowly missed a double-double at Illinois (1/9) with nine points and 10 rebounds...Scored eight points on 4-of-6 shooting and six rebounds in her first taste of Big Ten action in the win over Iowa (1/5)...Accounted for five points, four rebounds and a pair of steals in the win over Hartford (12/29)...Tallied six points, all in the first half, with four rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in the win over Alcorn State (12/22)...Swatted a career-high three shots, hauled in three rebounds and added a steal at South Dakota State (12/11)...Went 2-for-2 from the free throw line for two points and grabbed a defensive rebound in the win over Georgetown (12/8)...Scored two points on an offensive rebound and reverse layup against Illinois State (11/30)...Had three points and three rebounds against Fordham (11/10)...Chipped in four points and three rebounds in the win over St. Francis (Pa.) (11/8).
Was the 71st-ranked recruit by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and 60th-ranked player by All-Star Girls Report...Led North Gwinnett to the Georgia State Championship game after averaging 13.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.0 assists per game...The Bulldogs finished with a 30-2 overall record and 15-1 mark in league play...Selected to the All-Metro Atlanta Girls first team in 2013...Named second team Class AAAAAA All-State...Averaged 11.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game for North Gwinnett her junior season...Guided the Bulldogs to their first state semifinal appearance since 1963 as a junior, averaging a double-double in state playoff games (14.8 pts., 10.0 rebs.)...Was a second team All-County selection by the Daily Post...Participated in USA Basketball’s U16 Trials in May 2011...In three seasons at North Gwinnett, tallied 947 points, 444 rebounds and 130 steals.
Full name is Peyton Alexis Whitted...Daughter of Rhonda and Don Maxwell and Kevin and Deneia Whitted...Has one older brothers, Donald, one yonger brother, Achton, and one younger sister sister, Paige...Father, Kevin, played basketball at Tennessee from 1993-95...Stepfather, Don, played football at Michigan...Currently enrolled in the division of undergraduate studies...Considering majoring in broadcast and journalism.