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Duke Women's Basketball BIO
10 Lindsey Harding
Duke’s second National Player of the Year winning Naismith honors ... received the inaugural WBCA National Defensive Player of the Year ... developed into one of the top point guards in the nation ... a dynamic player with tremendous speed ... one of the best defenders in the nation ... often assigned to the opponent’s top scoring threat ... did not play in 2004-05 due to violation of team rules.

Career Notes...
Became the first Duke player to be picked No. 1 in the WNBA Draft as she was taken by the Phoenix Mercury and then traded to the Minnesota Lynx ... only the second Duke player (Alana Beard) and sixth ACC player to register over 1,000 points, 500 assists, 500 rebounds and 250 steals ... after hitting 8-of-42 three-pointers (19.1%) over first two years, nailed 23 of 56 treys (41.1%) as a junior and 24 of 63 as a senior (38.1%) ... over her final two years, hit 47 of 119 treys (39.5%) ... in 140 games, owned a 1.96 assist/turnover ratio ... notched one double-double as a sophomore with 10 rebounds and 11 assists.

In The NCAA Record Book...
Ranked fourth in the NCAA Tournament charts with 46 steals in 18 games.

In The ACC Record Book...
Her 579 assists was seventh on the ACC list.

In The Duke Record Book...
Career leader in assists with 579, while ranking 12th in points (1,298), third in steals (261), third in minutes played (4,008), first in wins (128), tied for second in ACC victories (57), tied for eighth in free throws made (295), tied for 10th in free throws attempted (399), tied for second in games played (140) and fifth in games started (118) ... had 168 assists as a sophomore and 156 assists as a junior to rank second and third, respectively, on the single season lists.

As a Senior (2006-07)...
Naismith and ESPN.com National Player of the Year ... WBCA National Defensive Player of the Year ... Kodak, John R. Wooden Award and USBWA All-America ... First Team ESPN.com and Associated Press All-America ... Nancy Lieberman Award as the top point guard in the nation ... Frances Pomeory Naismith Award ... one of 12 finalists for State Farm Wade Trophy ... received the Robin Roberts/WBCA Broadcasting Scholarship ... ACC Player of the Year ... ACC Defensive Player of the Year ... All-ACC Defensive Team ... First Team All-ACC ... Lowe’s Senior Class Award finalist ... ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 15 and Dec. 25 ... selected to ESPN.com’s top backcourt along with teammate Abby Waner ... averaged 13.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.5 steals ... started all 34 games ... scored 20 or more points in six contests ... had a career-best 29 points to go along with four rebounds against sixth-ranked Maryland ... totaled a 1.7 assist/turnover ratio ... in the ACC stats, ranked 15th in scoring (13.6), eighth in assists (3.85), 13th in free throw percentage (74.8), and third in assist/turnover ratio (1.7).

As a Junior (2005-06)...
An Honorable Mention Kodak and Associated Press All-America ... ACC Defensive Player of the Year ... second team All-ACC selection and All-ACC Defensive Team honoree ... averaged 10.7 points, 4.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 steals ... started all 35 contests at point guard ... collected 156 assists to rank third and 75 steals to rank tied for eighth on Duke’s single-season charts ... earned Duke Student-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 18), ACC Player of the Week (Jan. 16) and Duke Classic MVP ... in the ACC stats, ranked fifth in assists (4.46), seventh in steals (2.14), 13th in free throw percentage (78.1) and third in assist/turnover ratio (1.86).

2003-04...
Did not play and received a redshirt.

As a Sophomore (2003-04)...
Started at point guard for the Blue Devils in 33 of the 34 contests ... the lone game she did not start was on senior night ... a third-team All-ACC selection ... one of 12 nominees for the Nancy Lieberman Step-Up Award recognizing the top point guard in the nation ... one of six Blue Devils earning the ACC Top Six For Service Award ... earned All-ACC Defensive Team honors ... averaged 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 2.0 steals and had an ACC-best 2.2 assist/turnover ratio ... collected the first double-double of her career at Maryland with 11 assists and 10 rebounds ... her 168 assists was two shy of the Duke single-season record ... the 4.9 assists per game was also second on Duke’s charts.

As a Freshman (2002-03)...
One of the leading candidates for ACC Rookie of the Year after starting the final 16 games of the season ... named to the All-ACC Freshman Team and ACC Rookie of the Week on March 3 ... averaged 6.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.8 steals and had an ACC-best 2.1 assist/turnover ratio ... had a Duke freshman record 124 assists ... her 68 steals rank second on the Duke freshman record charts ... selected to the All-ACC Tournament Team after scoring 17 points, grabbing three rebounds, five steals and three assists against North Carolina in the championship game ... led Duke with 22 assists in five NCAA Tournament games ... in 16 games started, averaged 8.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.1 steals and hit 48.1 percent of her field goals.

Prior To Duke...
A four-year starter on the varsity squad at CY-Fair H.S., under head coach Anne Roubique ... second team Parade All-America, Student Sports All-America, sixth team Street & Smith All-America, first team All-State and first team All-Greater Houston Area ... a four-time first team All-District selection ... ranked 14th nationally by the All Star Girls Report in the 2002 senior class ... as a senior, averaged 25.0 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists ... her 25.0 points per contest ranked second in the Houston area ... District 16-5A Most Valuable Player ... Adidas Top 10 Camp Upperclass All-Star in 2001 ... as a junior, averaged 17.1 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.9 assists ... selected second team All-Greater Houston Area ... Adidas Top 10 Camp Upperclass All-Star ... MVP at the Conroe Tigerette Varsity Tournament ... earned Houston Chronicle Basketball Player of the Week ... participated in the Milan Festival Basketball Tournament in Milan, Italy ... MVP of the Pasadena I.S.D. Tournament ... selected third team All-Greater Houston Area ... a three-time CY-Fair Best Defensive Player, winner of the Free Throw Award and Team MVP ... the freshman and sophomore athlete of the year in 1999 and 2000 at CY-Fair ... owns numerous school records in track & field (200 meter run, 300 meter run, 400 meter run, 300 meter hurdles and high jump).

Personal...
Full name is Lindsey Marcie Harding ... born June 12, 1984, in Mobile, Ala. ... daughter of Michael Harding & Lillian Andrews ... has one brother, Michael (18), and one sister, Morgan (16) ... majored in sociology along with a markets & management certificate and a minor in theater studies and women’s studies.


Career Highs

Points         19 vs. Maryland (1-8-06
19 vs. Arkansas State (11-26-05)
19 at Maryland (2-24-03)
Rebounds  10 at Maryland (2-22-04)
10 at Northwestern St. (12-20-03)
Assists  11 at Maryland (2-22-04)
Steals  8 vs. Tennessee (1-23-06)
Field Goals  9 vs. Arkansas State (11-26-05)
9 at Maryland (2-24-03)
FG Attempts  14 at Maryland (2-24-03)
FG%  1.000 (6-6) vs. Elon (11-21-03)
3PFG  2 six times - most recent vs. Southern (3-19-06)
3PFG Attempts  4 vs. Georgia Tech (1-11-06)
Free Throws  9 vs. North Carolina (3-10-03)
FT Attempts  9 vs. North Carolina (3-10-03)
9 vs. Florida Int. (12-18-02)
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: CY-Fair
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