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  Lydia Whitehead
Lydia Whitehead

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hyrum, Utah

High School:
Mountain Crest HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

Fast Breaks
Runs floor well ... good size ... great agility for a post player ... strong inside presence ... tremendous upside.

Coach Elliott Says
"Lydia is the most improved individual on our squad. She is a true post and honestly gets better every day."


2005-06
Played in eight games ... Averaged 4.3 minutes per game ... averaged 0.8 points and 0.6 rebounds per contest ... Scored her first collegiate point on a free throw at Eastern Michigan on Dec. 21 ... Tallied her first field goal on Feb. 11 against San Diego State ... Notched two rebounds on Dec. 7 against Weber State ... Blocked two shots and grabbed two steals for the season.

High School
Named team MVP at Mountain Crest High School last season ... Earned Valley Player of the Year honors last season ... Was a second-team all-state selection in 2005 ... Was also a second-team all-stater in volleyball last year ... Played AAU ball for the Utah Avalanche club team.

Personal
Lydia Whitehead is the daughter of Milo and Lynette Whitehead ... Born October 26, 1986 in Salt Lake City ... Comes from a family of four children (she's the youngest) ... Sister Evalyn plays volleyball at the University of Montana ... Ranked No. 52 out of more than 90,000 high school students in a nationwide fitness competition during her senior year.

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