#4 Megan Whittaker

Class: SR
Height: 5-8
Weight:
Position: G
Hometown/ High School: Cumming, Ga./West Forsyth

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Pre-Loyola:

Attended the University of Louisiana Lafayette for two years and played Division I basketball under Earl Rogers and Gary Brodhead… Played in 39 games in two seasons, 30 of which were during her freshman year… Averaged 3.7 points in 10.1 minutes per game and posted a .29 shooting percentage from the three point line…Earned the Student-Athlete award all four semesters.

Graduated from West Forsyth High School... Played basketball under head coaches Dennis Benedict and Donna Duncan… Four-year letter winner… Named team captain during her senior season… Received All-Region 3A honors in 2010… Earned All-Region 5A Top 10 honors in 2011… Honored as an All-County athlete in 2010 and 2011… Holds the school record in three pointers made in a single game (7) as well as the highest number of three pointers in a season and a career…Tallied a school best mark of 1,040 career points… Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class with a 4.14 GPA… Earned honors in the Wolverine Circle of Excellence for posting a GPA over 4.0 all four years of high school… Named a Scholar Athlete all four years of high school… Received Outstanding Student honors in Spanish, marketing and entrepreneurship classes.

Loyola:

Senior Year:
Played in all 31 games for the Wolf Pack during her senior campaign…Led the Wolf Pack this season in three-pointers made with 84…Concluded the season ranked 14th in NAIA Division I in total three-pointers made…Also ranked 17th in NAIA Division I in three-pointers made per game (2.710) and 18th in three-point field goal percentage (0.384)…Finishes her two-year career with the Pack with 676 points, 227 rebounds and 103 assists… Made 187 three-pointers during her time at Loyola and shot a career .395 three-point percentage…Named to the WBCA Allstate Good Works Team, SSAC All-Conference Second Team and earned WBCA NAIA All-America Honorable Mention…Received SSAC All-Academic and Daktronics-NAIA Division I Scholar Athlete honors.

Junior Year:
Started in all 35 games of her debut season with the Wolf Pack… Closed the 2013-14 season ranked second in NAIA Division I in total three-point field goals made, sixth in three-point field goals made per game (2.94) and 19th in three-point field goal percentage (.402)… Second on the team in three-point field goal percentage, second in free throw percentage (.818), third in field goal percentage (.407), third in total points (366), third in points per game (10.5), fourth in steals (31), fourth in assists (49) and sixth in total rebounds (128)… Scored a career-high 21 points vs. Our Lady of the Lake at the NAIA National Tournament on March 21… Collected a career-high eight rebounds against William Carey on Feb. 15…19 three-point attempts on March 21 vs. Our Lady of the Lake broke NAIA National Tournament record formerly held by Kelli Ritzer of Minnesota-Duluth in 1991… Received SSAC All-Academic, Daktronics-NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete and Women’s West All-Divisional Team honors.

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Personal:

Majoring in accounting… Born on July 20, 1993… Daughter of Brent and Martha Whittaker… Hobbies including playing basketball, working out, eating and hanging out with friends… Best book she’s ever read is Nineteen Minutes… Favorite TV show is Law and Order: SVU… Most influential person is her mom…Favorite sport to watch is basketball… Favorite athlete is Debbie Black… Has a twin brother… Aspiring career plan is to either become a college basketball coach or an accountant and entrepreneur.

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