Erin Whalen - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#21 Erin Whalen Season 2017-18


Class Sophomore
Height 6'1''
Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
High School Providence Day School

l SEC All-Freshman Team

l SEC Freshman of the Week (12/6/16) 
l SEC Freshman of the Week (2/27/16) 
l Air Force Classic All-Tournament Team 

MAJOR: Undeclared 

2016-17 (FRESHMAN): Earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team after averaging 9.1 points and 2.8 rebounds per game while seeing action in 29 games, including 10 starts. … Averaged 18.6 points per game over the final three games of the regular season, and was named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the final week of the season. … Scored a career-high 24 points in the win over Ole Miss (2/19), and followed that with a 20-point effort — including making the game-winning free throws with 2.5 seconds remaining — in the victory over Arkansas (2/23). … Averaged a team-high 13.0 points and 3.8 rebounds over the final 11 games of the regular season. … Shot 92.9 percent from the foul line in the last 11 games of the season, converting 26-of-28 attempts. … Averaged a team-best 18.3 points per game in Vanderbilt’s four SEC wins. Scored four points in the loss to Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament. … Was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Week on Feb. 27. … Poured in a career-high 24 points, going 8-of-12 from the floor, and secured five rebounds in the win over Ole Miss on Feb. 19. … In her first career start, had a game-high 22 points while pulling down five rebounds in the win over Alabama on Jan. 26. … Exploded for a season-high 23 points and pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds to notch her first career double-double in the win over Tennessee Tech on Dec. 18. … Was named the SEC’s Freshman of the Week on Dec. 6. … Was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Air Force Classic after averaging 15.5 and 4.5 rebounds in the two games. … Scored 11 points and pulled down four rebounds in her college debut during the win over Kennesaw State on Nov. 11. 

HIGH SCHOOL: 2016 North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. … Two- time NCISAA Class 3A All-State Team in (2015, 2016). … Was rated No. 7 in the nation at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 27 by Prospects Nation on Signing Day. … McDonald’s All- American Nominee. … Independent Schools Athletics Association Player of the Year. …Averaged 18.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in high school, shooting 55.5 percent from the field, 49.2 percent from 3-point range, and 90 percent from free throw line. … Given ESPN HoopGurlz 5-star rank. … Ranked among the Top-50 in the nation in the class of 2020.

PERSONALMulti-sport high school athlete winning 3 state championships, two in basketball and one in volleyball. … Involved in the Big Brother Big Sister Organization and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. … Daughter of Joe and Jackie Whalen. … Has two older siblings: Breanne and Dan. … Born November 14, 1997.


Points: 24 (vs. Ole Miss 2/19/17)
Rebounds: 11 (vs. Tennessee Tech, 12/18/16)
Assists: 5 (vs. Kentucky, 2/5/17)
3FG Made: 3 (vs. Tennessee Tech, 12/18/16)  
Blocks: 2 (vs. Tennessee Tech, 12/18/16)
Steals: 2 (3x)