Played in 16 games, starting four, after sitting out the first half of season due to NCAA transfer rules • averaged 5.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game • Academic All-Big Ten • scored 12 points in Gophers debut at Ohio State (12/28), adding 10 rebounds for a double-double • also had a double-double against Michigan State (1/30) with a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds • blocked five shots against Maryland (1/1) and at Michigan (1/15) • pulled down a season-best 11 rebounds at Indiana (1/4).
At Iowa State:
Started 12 of the Cyclones’ first 15 games in the 2015-16 season • was averaging 9.1 points and 6.7 rebounds • had a team-high 34 blocks during ISU’s 11-4 start • 10th on the Cyclones’ career blocks list with 70 at the time of her departure • as a freshman in 2014-15, made 25 starts and was named Big 12 freshman of the week three times • averaged 9.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks • scored 25 points in her collegiate debut and notched nine games scoring in double figures.
A 2014 graduate of Chisago Lakes High School • the 2014 Pioneer Press Girls Basketball Player of the Year • nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game and for Minnesota’s Miss Basketball Award • averaged 25.9 points, 13.4 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game as a senior • also averaged a double-double as a junior • Mississippi 8 Conference MVP • set school season records for points, rebounds, field goals and blocks • also posted single-game records of 42 points, 17 field goals and 15 blocks during her prep career • played AAU ball for the Minnesota Stars, where she was a teammate of fellow Gopher Carlie Wagner.
Born Sept. 20, 1995 • daughter of Kendall and Carrie Fernstrom • has two brothers, Jake and Joe • intends to major in human resource development.
B1G Announces Media Week, Tournament Tickets
Big Ten Tournament tickets will be available starting Oct. 21, and Big Ten Women's Basketball Week starts Oct. 23.
Single Games, Pick-Your-Packs on Sale Oct. 18
A Gopher Score presale for single-game tickets and pick-your-packs will open Oct. 17. Sales open at 9 a.m. both days.
Whalen Inducted into M Club Hall of Fame
The week after winning her fourth WNBA title, the former Gophers guard was honored by her alma mater.