Lindsey Harding

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8" / 173 cms.
Weight: 139 lbs. / 63 kgs.
WNBA Team: Washington Mystics
School: Duke University '07
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Twitter: @Lindsey_Harding

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medal: 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational.
  • Silver Medal: 2008 Good Luck Beijing Tournament.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas.
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team finalist.
  • 2010 USA Women’s World Championship Team finalist.
  • Participated in the USA’s July 2010 training camp.
  • Named to the 2007-08 USA National Team on March 19, 2007, and was one of five then-collegians on the roster.
  • Since joining the USA National Team in 2007, aided the U.S. to a 16-3 exhibition record that included the 2007 Tour of Italy (4-0), 2008 Spain training (2-0), a silver medal at the 2008 Good Luck Beijing Tournament (4-2), the 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational title (3-0) and the 2010 pre-World Championship exhibitions (3-1).

Professional Notes:

  • Drafted: No. 1 by the Phoenix Mercury in 2007, traded the same day to the Minnesota Lynx;; traded to the Washington Mystics on Jan. 30, 2008; acquired by the Atlanta Dream on April 11, 2011; signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Sparks on Feb. 5, 2013.
  • WNBA All-Defensive second team: 2010
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team: 2007
  • Averaged 10.9 ppg. and 5.2 apg. in aiding the Sparks in 2013 to a 24-10 record and the playoffs.
  • Played three seasons in Europe, 2009-10 for TEO Vilnius (Lithuania), 2010-11 for Dynamo Kursk (Russia) and 2012-13 for Galatasaray (Turkey).
  • Started the first 20 games of the 2007 season before being sidelined by a torn ACL in her left knee on July 10.

Collegiate Notes:

  • Aided the Blue Devils during her collegiate career to a 128-12 record (.914) and at least a share of three Atlantic Coast Conference regular season crowns, two ACC Tournament
    titles (2003, 2004), while also competing in four NCAA Tournaments, advancing to the title game in 2006, the 2003 Final Four and 2004 Elite Eight.
  • On Jan. 20, 2007, became Duke's second women's basketball player to have her number (10) retired.
  • Helped Duke finish 2006-07 regular season with a 29-0 record, marking the first ACC team and only the 14th team in NCAA history to go undefeated in the regular season.
  • Naismith Award and Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award WBCA National Defensive Player of the Year, ESPN.com National Player of the Year (2007).
  • WBCA, USBWA, Associated Press and Wooden Award All-American (2007).
  • John R. Wooden award, State Farm Wade Trophy and the Lowe's Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award finalist (2007).
  • ACC Player of the Year (2007); ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2006, 2007); ACC All-Defensive team (2004, 2006, 2007); All-ACC first team (2007), second team (2006) and third team (2004); and ACC All-Freshman team (2003).

Personal Notes:

  • Born on June 12, 1984, in Mobile, Ala., hails from Houston, Texas.
  • Daughter of Lillian Andrews and Michael Harding, is the older sister of two siblings, brother Michael, and sister, Morgan.
  • Majored in sociology along with a markets & management certificate and a minor in theater studies.
  • Earned 2002 Parade Magazine All-America second team honors while competing for CY-Fair High School.
  • A four-year varsity standout at CY-Fair High School, named the 2002 District 16-5A MVP.
  • Earned her first taste of international basketball while playing in Milan, Italy, in the Milan Festival Tournament in high school.
  • Also competed in track and field in high school.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2010 WCx
4/ 1
2- 7
.286
0- 0
.---
1- 2
.500
8/ 2.0
5/ 1.3
2
0
5
2009 WNT
3/ 0
2- 9
.222
1- 1
1.000
0- 0
.---
4/ 1.3
5/ 1.7
3
0
2
2008 WNT
7/ 7
7- 29
.241
1- 11
.091
6- 8
.750
21/ 3.0
21/ 3.0
21
1
5
2007 WNT
4/ 2
8- 28
.286
1- 3
.333
4- 4
1.000
12/ 3.0
21/ 5.3
8
1
6
Totals
18/10
19- 73
.260
3- 15
.200
11- 14
.786
45/ 2.5
52/ 2.9
34
2
18

WNBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
33/33
134- 304
.441
4- 22
.182
88-116
.759
89/ 2.7
360/ 10.9
170
13
34
2012
34/32
157- 369
.425
14- 58
.241
90-110
.818
95/ 2.8
418/ 12.3
153
7
46
2011
34/33
141- 310
.455
10- 33
.303
66- 90
.733
109/ 3.2
358/ 10.5
162
6
34
2010
34/34
157- 353
.445
15- 52
.288
82- 107
.766
103/ 3.0
411/ 12.1
137
6
47
2009
34/34
163- 375
.435
20- 62
.323
89- 119
.748
135/ 4.0
435/ 12.8
154
13
43
2008
24/11
51- 139
.367
2- 25
.080
50- 72
.694
56/ 2.3
154/ 6.4
76
4
27
2007
20/20
86- 243
.354
8- 35
.229
53- 78
.679
87/ 4.4
233/ 11.7
78
6
20
Totals 213/196 889-2093 .425 73- 287 .254 518- 692 .749 674/ 3.2 2369/ 11.1 930 55 251
 
College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2007
34/ 34
169- 381
.444
24- 63
.381
101- 135
.748
136/ 4.0
463/ 13.6
131
10
51
2006
35/ 35
138- 287
.481
23- 56
.411
75- 96
.781
130/ 3.7
374/ 10.7
156
4
75
2005
DNP
2004
34/ 33
83- 181
.459
7- 29
.241
57- 87
.655
154/ 4.5
230/ 6.8
168
2
67
2003
37/ 16
84- 192
.438
1- 13
.077
62- 81
.765
145/ 3.9
231/ 6.2
124
9
68
Totals
140/118
474-1041
.455
55- 161
.342
295- 399
.739
565/ 4.0
1208/ 9.3
579
25
261