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  Whitney Ligon

Whitney Ligon

Player Profile


Corona, CA

High School:

Last College:
Santa Ana





Ligon appeared in all 31 games for Northridge during senior season, making 22 starts ... led the team with an average of 11.1 points-per-game and scored a total of 345 for the season ... connected on 39 3-pointers during the year, the second-most on the team ... finished year as team's top free throw shooter, making 102 out of 131 attempts for a .779 percentage ... ended the year ranked fifth among all Big West players in free throw percentage and 12th in ppg ... also grabbed 58 rebounds and dished out 34 assists during the season ... scored a season-high 28 points and tied a career high with 12 field goals in victory at Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 21 ... has two other 20+ point performances on the season: 22 vs. Columbia on Dec. 28 and 23 vs. Long Beach State on Jan. 17 ... grabbed career-high six rebounds against Cal State Bakersfield on Nov. 22 ... concluded career with 84 3-pointers, the sixth-most in school history and scored in double figures in 29 of 58 career games.


Ligon made an immediate impact in her first season at Northridge, making 19 starts and appearing in all 27 games ... finished second on the team with an average of 12.1 points per game ... also averaged 2.3 rebounds per game and led the team with 45 3-pointers ... tied school record when she scored 40 points on 12-of-20 shooting, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range and 10-of-10 from the free throw line, against Pacific on Jan. 12 ... pulled down a season-high five rebounds against San Jose State on Nov. 30 ... dished out a season-high three assists against UC Davis on Jan. 10 ... her 45 3-pointers and 149 3-point attempts were the sixth and seventh-most, respectively, in school history for a single season.

Santa Ana College:

Ligon played two seasons at Santa Ana College ... helped lead the Dons to their first postseason appearance since the 2001-02 season ... received first-team All-Orange Empire Conference honors as a sophomore, averaging a team-best 15.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... led her team in scoring 14 times.

Centennial High School:

Ligon prepped at Centennial High School ... posted 12.2 points and 3.0 steals per game her senior season.

WhatCoach Schulz Says:

"Whitney not only has a great outside shot, but her ability to penetrate makes her tough to defend."


Born on October 17, 1987 ... daughter of Bert and Lucy Ligon ... has two siblings, brother Willy, and sister Nicole ... lists some of her favorites as the Bourne Movie Series and "Snatch", lasgna and garlic bread, and Julia Roberts ... must conduct same stretching routine and listen to opera before a game ... couldn't think of living without her carmex ... would like to visit Africa and Italy ... would like to try water skiing ... says her defense is her favorite thing about her basketball game ... would like to go into nursing, so she is majoring in kinesiology.