Sami Whitcomb named to WNBL All-Star Five

March 8, 2017 | Perth Lynx news
Sami Whitcomb has been named to the WNBL All-Star Five for the second consecutive season, after delivering the greatest scoring season in league history. Whitcomb tallied 652 points throughout her 27 games, the highest single season points total in the WNBL’s 36-year history. The star guard also knocked down 105 three-pointers throughout the year, besting her own WNBL record for most three-pointers made in a season. However, Whitcomb was far from a one-way player, leading the league in steals with 2.6 per game. Whitcomb was named to the WNBL Team of the Week a league best 13 times throughout the year, and delivered highlight after highlight, including her 41-point performance in her side’s must win Semi-Final Game Two (the most points scored in a Semi-Final in WNBL history). Her remarkable season has seen Whitcomb rewarded with a WNBA contract with the Seattle Storm. She finished the season with averages of 24.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game, while helping the Lynx to a 15-9 record and third position on the WNBL ladder.