Junior Year (2006-07)
Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team selection ... Started final 30 games of season ... Played in all 32 games, extending consecutive games played streak to 96 ... Finished second on team with 6.0 rebounds per game ... Second on team and eighth in A-10 with 1.91 steals per game ... Has 509 career rebounds, five shy of entering program's career Top 15 ... Also poised to enter career Top 15 in steals (165) and Top 10 in blocks (70) ... Scored 10-or-more points on six occosions, including season-high 14-point performances against Richmond (1/9/07) and in nationally-televised ESPN2 game at Xavier (1/21/07) ... Also grabbed 10-or-more rebounds six times, highlighted by career-high 14 board effort at Stony Brook (12/2/06) ... Posted third career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds versus Coppin State (11/12/06) ... Set career-high with six assists in season-opening victory over UMBC (11/10/06) ... Also set career-high of five steals at Saint Louis (2/18/07) and four blocks against Saint Joseph's (2/23/07) ... Capped upset of No. 11/10 Georgia (12/28/06) with third career three-pointer with 45 seconds remaining ... Recipient of team's Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Sophomore Year (2005-06)
Started final 29 games of junior season ... One of four Colonials to play in all 32 games ... Averaged career-best 6.9 points and 5.3 rebounds per game ... Second on team with 170 rebounds, 23 blocks and 65 steals ... Registered two double-doubles ... Had career afternoon versus Maine (12/17/05), scoring 16 points and grabbing 13 rebounds (11 offensive) for first career double-double ... Named Colonial of the Week for performance against Black Bears ... Six double-digit scoring games, including 13 points in NCAA Tournament win at Old Dominion (3/19/06) ... Four double-digit rebound games ... Secured 12 caroms (11 defensive) in first start of season at Villanova (12/1/05) ... Posted other double-double with 13 points and 11 boards versus La Salle (2/17/06) ... Connected on first career three-pointer against the Explorers ... Career-high and team single-season high six steals in rout of Yale (12/20/05) ... Handed out career-high five assists in regular-season finale versus Charlotte (2/26/06) ... Had career-high three blocks to go along with 11 points, eight rebounds and five steals at Saint Joseph's (1/8/06) ... Winner of the team's Strength and Conditioning Award.
Freshman Year (2004-05)
Selected as the team's Defensive Player of the Year ... Led the Colonials in field goal percentage (.496, 60-121) ... Averaged 4.6 points per game ... One of seven Colonials to appear in all 32 games and she made 27 starts ... Started the first game of her career in GW's season opener at Georgetown (11/19/04) ... Recorded personal highs in points (12), field goals attempted (11), steals (5), and tied her career bests with two assists and five made field goals versus Dayton (2/6/05) ... Named the Atlantic 10 co-Rookie of the Week (2/27/05) after playing a career-high 32 minutes and contributing eight points and eight rebounds versus Xavier (2/20/05) and recording 10 points and six boards versus Duquesne (2/24/05) ... Grabbed a personal-best 12 rebounds versus Temple in the Atlantic 10 Championship (3/7/05) ... Ranked third on the team in rebounding average (4.6 rpg) and blocked shots (15).
Red-Shirt Freshman Year (2003-04)
Did not appear in any games.
Named to The Washington Post's All-Met First Team ... Led the Woodbridge Lady Vikings to two regional titles and a district championship ... Selected as the region's Player of the Year after her senior campaign ... Averaged 11.4 points and 9.0 rebounds in her senior season ... Picked to the all-district second team as a junior ... Served as team co-captain and also was voted team MVP ... Competed in the 100- and 200-meter dashes as a member of the Woodbridge track and field team ... Also a member of the softball team.
Whitney S. Allen ... Born August 2, 1985, in Columbus, OH ... Daughter of Diane Walker ... One brother, Richard ... Completed undergraduate degree in sociology with a minor in africana studies in just three-and-a-half years ... Now enrolled in graduate school, majoring in secondary education ... Served as a teaching intern at the District's SEED Charter School.
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