Lady Bears vs. Indiana State Postgame Press Conference - Players
Honors: MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec. 14, 2009).
2011-12: Edie appeared in all 33 games as a junior, starting nine and averaging 5.5 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 51.6-percent from the field and leading the squad with 22 blocked shots and 12.0 rebounds per 40 minutes...Her role increased as the year progressed, ending with averages of 9.0 points and 6.1 rebounds in 19.2 minutes over the last 10 games of the season...Enters her senior season 14th in MSU history with 42 career blocked shots, just 14 away from entering the top 10...Tallied 11 points and seven rebounds on 4-of-6 shooting in the season opener at Louisiana Tech (Nov. 11)...Grabbed seven boards and scored 10 points against Morgan State (Dec. 18)...Had 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists at home against Southern Illinois (Feb. 19)...Pulled down eight rebounds in 21 minutes at Illinois State (Feb. 26) as MSU claimed a share of the MVC championship...Dished out a season-high four assists and scored 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting to help the Lady Bears clinch the outright MVC title against UNI (March 1)...Hit 13 points with a season-best nine rebounds the next game against Bradley (March 3)...Recorded season-highs in points (18), minutes (23) and free throws (7) in the WNIT win over UMKC (March 15)...Scored 10 points at Oklahoma State in the WNIT (March 22).
2010-11: Edie saw action in 33 games as a sophomore, contributing 3.3 points and 3.1 rebounds per outing...Blocked a career-high three shots in just eight minutes of playing time vs. Lamar (Nov. 12)...Totaled seven points, five boards and two blocks vs. Oral Roberts (Nov. 30)...Scored five points in a season-high 17 minutes off the MSU bench at Coppin State (Dec. 17)...Pulled down a career-high eight boards and matched another personal best with two assists at Morgan State (Dec. 21)...Scored eight points grabbed six rebounds in just eight minutes of playing time vs. SIU (Dec. 31)...Shared team-high assist (two) honors at UNI (Jan. 6)...Hit 5-of-8 field goal tries to total a season-high 12 points at Drake (Jan. 29)...Pulled down seven rebounds in a 63-50 win at Indiana State (Feb. 10)...Scored eight points on 4-of-7 shooting and matched a season high with two steals at Evansville (March 3)...Tallied five points and handed out a career-high three assists to go along with a pair of steals in MSU's quarterfinal win over Drake (March 11) at the MVC Tournament...Led MSU in steals in each of the team's final three games, March 13-20...Turned in a strong WNIT, averaging 13.5 points, 7.5 boards and 2.0 steals, while shooting .526 from the floor in MSU's two games...Totaled 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting in the Lady Bears' WNIT opener vs. Rice (March 17)...Saved her best game of the season for last, turning in season highs of 14 points, eight rebounds and two steals in a one-point loss to Arkansas (March 20) in the Lady Bears' 65-64 second-round WNIT loss.
2009-10: Edie posted averages of 3.6 points and 2.1 rebounds in an injury-shortened freshman campaign...Scored four points in 12 minutes of playing time in her Lady Bear debut, a 79-55 loss to Georgetown (Nov. 14)...Posted a career-best 20-point effort to lead all MSU scorers in an 88-73 win over Tulsa (Dec. 8); registered career highs for points, rebounds (6), field goals made (6), free throws made (5), 3-pointers (3) and minutes played (25) vs. TU en route to earning MVC Newcomer of the Week honors (Dec. 14)...Missed one game after sustaining a fractured third metatarsal in her left foot on Dec. 22...Matched a career high by pulling down six rebounds vs. Illinois State (Jan. 18)...Scored nine points in just 16 minutes of playing time in MSU's loss to Wichita State (Jan. 23)...Led MSU with three steals and a career-best two assists at Indiana State (Feb. 12)...Missed the last nine games of the season after fracturing her right wrist on Feb. 21.
Background: The 6-1 guard totaled 2,792 points for Exeter High to finish her high school career as the No. 9 scorer in Missouri girls high school basketball history...Guided Exeter to a 93-19 record and was a four-time Ozark 7 Conference Player of the Year, all-district and all-state performer during her prep career...Led the Lady Tigers to a 30-1 record and the Missouri Class 1 title as a senior in 2008-09, averaging 26.0 points and 12.8 rebounds...Tabbed Class 1 all-state by the AP for the fourth straight year and picked up first-team MBCA all-state honors for the second year in a row...Was the leading vote-getter for the Springfield News-Leader's All-Ozarks squad and earned her fourth all-area selection from the Joplin Globe in 2008-09...Scored a game-high 25 points to go along with seven boards, six steals and three blocks in Exeter's 56-31 victory over Marion County in the state championship game...Averaged over 26 points and 12 boards per outing in helping Exeter to its first-ever district title as a junior in 2007-08...Scored in double digits in all but one game of her high school career, topping the 20-point mark in 108 of 112 contests...Competed in softball and volleyball at Exeter as well, earning all-district honors in the latter.
Personal: Whitney Michelle Edie is the daughter of Rick and Donna Edie...Born in Neosho, Mo...Has two brothers, Katlin and Nicholas...Turned 21 over the summer...Criminology major.