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Nicole Ohlde

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Nationality  American
Role  Basketball player
Name  Nicole Ohlde
Career start  2004

Listed weight  189 lb (86 kg)
Weight  86 kg
Listed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Height  1.96 m
Position  Center, Power forward
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Born  March 13, 1982 (age 33) Clay Center, Kansas (1982-03-13)
High school  Center (Clay Center, Kansas)
College  Kansas State (2000–2004)
WNBA draft  2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall

Education  Kansas State University

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Nicole Katherine Ohlde (born March 13, 1982) is a former American professional basketball player. She most recently played for the Phoenix Mercury and the Tulsa Shock of the Women's National Basketball Association.


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College years

Born in Clay Center, Kansas, Ohlde played collegiately at Kansas State University, where she was a two-time, first-team All-American (2003, 2004). She left Kansas State as the school's all-time leader in points, rebounds, and blocked shots.

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Ohlde majored in social science while at Kansas State.

Kansas State statistics

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WNBA career

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In the 2004 WNBA Draft, Ohlde was selected by the Minnesota Lynx in the first round (sixth overall). As a rookie, Ohlde averaged 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. She averaged 11.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 2005. In 2006, her production dipped to 9.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. She spent most of the season playing center, rather than her natural power forward position.

On January 30, 2009 Ohlde was traded to the Phoenix Mercury for Kelly Miller and LaToya Pringle. She won the 2009 WNBA title as a member of the Mercury.

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On July 23, 2010 Ohlde was traded from Phoenix to the Tulsa Shock along with a 2011 first-round draft pick in exchange for Kara Braxton.

She announced her retirement from the league prior to the 2011 season.


  • Kodak All-American (2004, 2003)
  • AP First Team All-American (2004,2003)
  • USBWA All-American (2004, 2003)
  • Big 12 Conference Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
  • All-Big 12 First Team (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • All-Big 12 Third Team (2001)
  • Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2001)
  • Academic All-Big 12 first team (2004, 2003, 2002)
  • Kansas State's all-time leading scorer (2161), rebounder (970), and shot blocker (201)
  • Two-time gold medalist as a member of the USA Basketball World Championships for Young Women team (2003, 2002)
  • Named to the 2006 USA Basketball Senior National Team for the USA's March 17–24 European Tour
  • Member of the 2009 WNBA Championship team (Phoenix Mercury)
  • References

    Nicole Ohlde Wikipedia

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