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2013-14 Women's Basketball
Whitney Knight
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Whitney Knight
Whitney Knight

POS.G
HT.6-3
YR.R-So.
HOMETOWNWinston-Salem, N.C.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLR.J. Reynolds High School

Career Stats

As A Redshirt- Sophomore (2013-14) 
Game-by-Game Stats 
Earned All Atlantic Sun First-Team Honors…named the team’s Most Valuable Player at the end of year banquet…named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year at the end of year banquet…appeared in and started all 34 games for the Eagles…averaged 12.3 points and 5.3 rebounds in 25.7 minutes per game…scored 417 total points on the season…set a new single-season record with 93 blocks…became the program’s all-time leader in career blocks…set a single-game record with nine blocks against Jacksonville (Jan. 23)…led the conference with 85 3-point shots made…ranked 16th in the nation and third in the conference with 2.74 blocked shots…led the team in scoring 10 times…scored double-figure points on 23 occasions…led the team in rebounds in seven games…pulled down double-digit rebounds four times…recorded four double-doubles…was perfectly accurate from the free-throw line on nine occasions…finished the season with a .744 free-throw percentage…opened the season with a career-high 25 points on eight made field goals and 8-of-8 free throws at FIU (Nov. 8)…added 21 points against TCU (Nov. 26) with five made 3-pointers…recorded her first double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 rebounds against USF (Dec. 4)…scored 14 points with 12 rebounds and six blocks against Saint Francis (Dec. 20)…scored 21 points on her 21st birthday against ETSU (Jan. 9)…swatted a program-record nine blocks in a win over Jacksonville (Jan. 23)…went 7-for-12 from the field for 19 points in the team’s only conference loss against NKU (Feb. 1)…finished the regular season with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Stetson (March 8) to help lead the Eagles to their fourth-straight regular season title…scored 29 points in the Atlantic Sun Tournament…produced another double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the team’s NCAA Tournament game against Oklahoma State.

As A Sophomore (2012-13)
Suffered an ACL injury during preseason workouts and was forced to sit out her entire sophomore season.

As A Freshman (2011-12)
Game-by-Game Stats | A-Sun All-Conference Teams
Earned A-Sun All-Freshmen team honors ... named Newcomer of the Year at the team’s end of the year banquet … appeared in all 32 games, making three starts ... averaged 17.1 minutes and 8.0 points … finished the season ranked first on the team and second in the conference in blocks (1.7) … her 1.7 blocks per game ranked second in the A-Sun and 68th in the nation ... led the team in rebounding and scoring 15 times … recorded double figure points 11 times … snagged five or more rebounds 10 times ... recorded a steal in 18 of 32 games, including two or more eight times … recorded a block in 26 of 32 games, including two or more 12 times … racked up 54 blocks to rank second in the FGCU record books in single-season blocks … recorded one double-double … recorded three blocks, one assists and a block in 13 minutes off the bench in her collegiate debut at Seton Hall (Nov. 11) ... registered three assists, two rebounds and two steals in just six minutes at FIU (Nov. 14) ... in 25 solid minutes off the FGCU bench, she registered 12 points, five assists, four rebounds and three blocks vs. Michigan State (Nov. 19) ... finished with six points and three blocks in just 11 minutes vs. Richmond (Nov. 25) ... filled the stat sheet, recording career-highs in points (20), rebounds (15), assists (8) and blocks (6) vs. Webber International (Nov. 28) ... finished with seven points and five rebounds vs. ETSU (Dec. 3) ... finished with eight points, four rebounds and two steals vs. Upstate (Dec. 19) ... tallied 11 points, three rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block vs. Virginia Tech (Dec. 21) ... tallied five points and five assists vs. NC State (Dec. 28) ... finished with six points, four boards and four blocks at Hawaii (Dec. 29) ... recorded 10 points, seven boards, three blocks and three steals at Mercer (Jan. 2) ... scored a team-high 20 points and added two assists, two rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 15 minutes at Kennesaw St. (Jan. 4) ... finished with 11 points, three rebounds, three blocks and two assists vs. Jacksonville (Jan. 9) ... chipped in with 12 points, five rebounds, three blocks and a pair of assists in 26 minutes off the bench at Belmont (Jan. 12) ...finished with seven points, six boards and three assists at Lipscomb (Jan. 14) ... finished with 12 points, four rebounds, four blocks and two assists in 20 minutes vs. Mercer (Jan. 26) ... registered 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and a block in just 19 minutes off the bench vs. Kennesaw St. (Jan. 28) ... named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week (Jan. 31) ... finished with 19 points, seven rebounds, four blocks and three assists in 23 minutes of action, while shooting 6-of-13 from the field, 4-of-7 from behind the arc and 3-of-5 from the charity stripe vs. Lipscomb (Feb. 9) ... chipped in with six points, four rebounds and a pair of assists vs. Stetson (Feb. 18) ... registered nine points, four boards and two assists at Upstate (Feb. 23) ... finished with 12 points and four rebounds vs. ETSU in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 A-Sun Tournament (Feb. 29) ... finished with four points and six rebounds vs. KSU in the semifinal round of the 2012 A-Sun Tournament (Mar. 2) ... tallied nine points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. Stetson in the championship game of the 2012 A-Sun Championship Game (Mar. 3) ... named to the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Tournament Team (Mar. 3) ... finished with eight points and four rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure in the first round of the Raleigh Region of the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 18).

High School
Rated as high as 19th nationally at the guard position and 73rd overall in the recruiting class of 2011 by ESPN's HoopGurlz … ranked third at her position and 21st nationally by Dan Olson’s Collegiate Girls Basketball Report … had over 120 scholarship offers and chose FGCU over Duke, North Carolina and West Virginia … 2011 McDonald’s All-American nominee … a three-time All-Northwest pick and finished third in the voting for the Garber Award (is given annually to the top player in northwest North Carolina) after finishing second in 2010 … participant in USA Basketball U-16 tryouts … named Wendy’s Most Outstanding Player in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) … averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 4.0 steals and 3.6 blocks per game and led the Demons to an 18-8 overall record as a senior ... averaged 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 3.0 assists as a junior and shot 78 percent from the foul line and 45 percent from the floor ... in her first season at she led R.J. Reynolds to the sectional finals ... spent her freshman and sophomore seasons at Bishop McGuinness, where she helped the Villains win two NCHSAA 1-A titles.

Personal
Born January 9, 1993 ... daughter of Vernon Knight and Gloria Whitmire ... bioengineering major.

Career-Highs
Points:
25, v. FIU (Nov. 8, 2013)
Rebounds:
15 vs. Webber International (Nov. 28, 2011)
Assists:
8 vs. Webber International (Nov. 28, 2011)
Blocks:
9, v. Jacksonville (Jan. 23, 2014)
Steals:
6, v. South Dakota State (Nov. 29, 2013)
Field Goals:
8, v. FIU (Nov. 8, 2013)
FG Attempts:
17, v. Stetson (March 8, 2014)
Three-Pointers:
5, 2x, last v. Northern Kentucky (Feb. 1, 2014)
3-PT Attempts: 
13, v. Stetson (March 8, 2014)
Free Throws:
8, v. FIU (Nov. 8, 2013)
FT Attempts
: 8, v. FIU (Nov. 8, 2013)
Minutes:
38, v. Stetson (March 8, 2014)