MINNEAPOLIS -- Lindsay Whalen was announced as the 12th head coach in Gopher women's basketball history on April 12, 2018. She was the first three-time All-American in program history, a three-time All-Big Ten selection and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. After a Sweet Sixteen appearance her junior season (2002-03), Whalen led the Gophers to their only Final Four in program history in 2004. Her jersey, No. 13, hangs in the rafters of Williams Arena.
Here's what is being said locally and nationally about Coach Whalen:
— Minnesota WBB (@GopherWBB) April 19, 2018
— Minnesota WBB (@GopherWBB) April 18, 2018
— Minnesota WBB (@GopherWBB) April 17, 2018
-- Minnesota WBB (@GopherWBB) April 16, 2018
-- Minnesota WBB (@GopherWBB) April 14, 2018
Beyond grateful 🙌🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/w9ZIRT5SuL
-- KG's Area 21 (@KGArea21) April 13, 2018
-- Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) April 12, 2018
-- Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) April 12, 2018
-- Chad Greenway (@chadgreenway52) April 12, 2018
-- Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) April 12, 2018
Welcome to the family @Lindsay_13 !
-- P.J. Fleck (@Coach_Fleck) April 12, 2018
If ever there was a perfect coach for @GopherWBB it's this hockey playing, basketball legend. @Lindsay_13 So much love and support for the Gophers new head coach! Amazing hire!!!! She's been tutored by the best @LynxCoachReeve pic.twitter.com/oJgt4Ed9zl
-- Holly Rowe (@sportsiren) April 12, 2018
-- Minnesota Twins (@Twins) April 12, 2018
-- WNBA (@WNBA) April 12, 2018
No doubt Holly @Lindsay_13 has such a passion: spirit that makes her a natural leader / plus an icon in Minnesota! Fabulous hire / @RebeccaLobo & Holly u & ur @WNBA draft team were very entertaining on draft night !! https://t.co/ooZyO7qVUK
-- Dick Vitale (@DickieV) April 14, 2018
-- Elena Delle Donne (@De11eDonne) April 13, 2018
-- Sarah Spain (@SarahSpain) April 12, 2018
-- Swin Cash (@SwinCash) April 12, 2018
Congrats to @Lindsay_13 on taking over the Minnesota Gophers head-coaching job (while still playing for Lynx). Not all WNBA players want to move into coaching, but the ones that do bring wealth of knowledge to women's college game.
-- Mechelle Voepel (@MechelleV) April 12, 2018
-- HERCULES (@DCobb27) April 12, 2018
-- Rebecca Lobo (@RebeccaLobo) April 12, 2018
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What They're Saying About Coach Whalen
4/16/2018 - W. Basketball
Lindsay Whalen was announced as the 12th head coach in Gopher women's basketball history on April 12, 2018. Here's what is being said locally and nationally about Coach Whalen: