14 - Whitney Seals
Whitney Seals
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raceland, Ky.
High School: Raceland
Position: Guard

As a Senior: Made appearances in all 31 contests, starting six consecutive to close the season ... Second on the team in field-goal percentage (.453) ... Was perfect from behind the three-point arc four times ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor on 13 occasions ... Came away with a pair of steals at Winthrop (11/12) ... Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds against Mercer (12/2) ... Went 2-for-2 from the charity stripe at Alabama (12/18) ... Logged a career-high 29 minutes on the hardwood at FGCU (1/31) ... Also dropped in a career-high 17 points with a career-high seven field goals against the Eagles ... Notched a pair of assists at Campbell (2/12) ... Knocked down two blocks in back-to-back games against USC Upstate (2/19) and ETSU (2/21) ... Went 2-for-2 at the free-throw line at Kennesaw State (2/26) ... Pulled down five defensive rebounds against Stetson in semifinals of 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship.

As a Junior: Came off the bench to see action in 12 games ... Pulled down a rebound and had one assist against Oregon State in the Northern Arizona Thanksgiving Tournament (11/27) ... Scored a season-high four points at Mercer (12/5) after going 2-for-4 from the floor ... Logged a season-high nine minutes on the hardwood at ETSU (2/1) ... Shot 50 percent from the charity stripe at Florida Gulf Coast (2/20) ... Grabbed an offensive rebound against Mercer (2/25) ... Named Atlantic Sun All-Academic.

 

As a Sophomore: Saw action in 11 games ... Was perfect from the floor in the season opener against Memphis (11/16) ... Matched career-high of three rebounds at North Florida (12/6) ... Scored a season-high three points versus UT Martin (12/17) ... Pulled down three boards against Jacksonville (2/28) ... Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic recognition.

 

As a Freshman: Came off the bench in 14 contests ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor four times ... Netted a career-high seven points against USC Upstate (1/19) ... Also played a career-high 16 minutes in same contest ... Pulled down career-high three rebounds versus then-#19 Vanderbilt (11/23) ... Was perfect from the free-throw line against Montevallo (12/4).

 

Prep: Prepped at Raceland High School under head coach Bob Trimble ... Averaged 15.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game during senior year ... Was first Division I signee in RHS history ... All-time leading scorer at RHS with 1,614 total points ... Named EKC Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Grabbed 15 steals in a single game, setting a school record ... Three-time All-Area selection and was named All-State as a senior ... Named four times to 63rd District Tournament Team and three times to 16th Regional Tournament Team ... Twice named to All "A" Tournament Team ... Tabbed All EKC four times ... Played in Kentucky-Ohio All-Star Game ... Helped RHS to first-ever 20 win season ... Also ran track at RHS and holds 200-yard dash record.

Personal: Born Whitney Lynnette Seals on January 9, 1989 in Ashland, Kentucky ... Daughter of David and Cheryl Seals ... Has one brother, Shannon ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning District as a senior ... Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Dwyane Wade ... Favorite movies are Gladiator, Oceans 11, 12 and 13, and Runaway Bride ... Hobbies include basketball and horses ... Grandfather was a major league baseball player ... Majoring in Art Education.

 

Career Highs (*Most Recent Listed)

Points- 17 vs. FGCU  January 31, 2011

Rebounds- 8 vs. Mercer  December 2, 2010

Assists- *2 at Campbell  February 12, 2011

Blocks- *2 vs. ETSU  February 21, 2011

Steals- *2 vs. Stetson  March 4, 2011

FG- 7 vs. FGCU  January 31, 2011

FGA- 10 vs. FGCU  January 31, 2011

3FG- *2 vs. FGCU  January 31, 2011

3FGA- *2 vs. FGCU  January 31, 2011

FT- *2 at Kennesaw State  February 26, 2011

FTA- *2 at Kennesaw State  February 26, 2011

Minutes *29 at North Florida   February 5, 2011