Linda Fröhlich
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Linda Fröhlich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oldendorf, Germany

High School:
Vincent-Lubeck Gymnasium Stade

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/23/1979

Experience:
3L

*ALL-AMERICAN CANDIDATE*

[ UNLV PROFILE ]
A Street & Smith's Preseason All-American and the Mountain West Conference's top returning player in 2001-02...A two-time MWC Player of the Year who will look to lead her team, a preseason No. 22 pick by Street & Smith's College Basketball and preseason No. 20 pick by the Women's Basketball Journal, toward a league title and possible postseason berth this season...Will again be counted on as the team's top scoring threat, but should benefit from the addition of three front-court players over 6-foot-3...A complete player who can score in the post but also shoot from the outside...A member of the German National team...A WBCA/Kodak First Team All-American candidate...Looks to break the UNLV All-Time Scoring Record held by former Rebel great Misty Thomas.

(2000-01): Named the MWC Player of the Year for a second consecutive year after pacing the league in scoring (19.2 ppg) and rebounding (9.5 rpg)...Scored her 1,500 career point at SDSU...Scored a season-high 37 points against Pacific and set a school record for single-game field goal percentage with .941 (16-17)...Missed the Rebels' first three games of the season, while traveling with the German National Team...Named to the Roger L. White All-Tournament Team despite fracturing her left thumb before the tournament...A preseason All-America selection by the AP and Street & Smith's Magazine...Named an Academic All-MWC honoree...Received team's best all-around award...(1999-2000): An AP All-American (honorable mention)...Named the MWC Player of the Year after leading the league in scoring (21.6 ppg), rebounding (11.4 rpg) and steals (3.21 spg)...Among the national leaders, she ranked sixth in scoring (first among sophomores) and seventh in rebounding (second among sophomores)...Also ranked sixth nationally with 20 double-doubles...Three times chosen the MWC Player of the Week...Posted game highs of 37 points vs. SE Missouri State and 22 rebounds at San Diego State...Chosen to the all-tournament teams at the Nassau Sun Splash Shootout, the Cox Communications/Lady Rebel Classic and the Mountain West Conference Championships...Named a 1999-2000 third-team preseason All-American by the Women's Basketball News Service...One of two team captains on the team...(1998-99): Selected as the national Freshman of the Year by the Women's Basketball Journal and the United States Basketball Writers' Association...Named WAC Freshman of the Year and first team All-WAC... Also named to the WAC's all-newcomer and all-tournament teams...Chosen as the UNLV Sportswoman of the Year...Twice selected as WAC Mountain Division's Player of the Week (Nov. 30, Jan. 4)...Earned MVP honors at the Golden Gopher Classic in Minneapolis, Minn. and was named to the all-tournament team at the Four Queens Shootout in Las Vegas...Her 23.5 ppg not only led the league but ranked her sixth in the nation and first among all freshman...Finished second in the conference and 36th in the country with 9.2 rebounds per game...Tied for the league lead in steals and finished 30th nationally with 2.9 spg...Recorded 12 double-doubles and one triple-double (14 pts, 12 asst and 10 reb vs. Colorado St.)...Topped the 20-point mark in 19 of her 28 games, the 30-point barrier three times and the 40-point mark once...Ranks third on the Lady Rebel single season scoring chart with 657 points...Also ranks fourth on the single-season list for field goals (251), second in field goals attempted (543), sixth in free throws (125), ninth in free throws attempted (163), ninth in free-throw percentage (.767), 11th in rebounds (258) and eighth in steals (82)...Named the Best of Las Vegas.

[ HIGH SCHOOL ]
A 1998 graduate of Vincent-Lübeck Gymnasium Stade in Stade, Germany... Played for both the German Junior National Team and the German National Team...Led the team in scoring and was selected to the all-star team (five best players) at the Cadets European Championship in 1994 and 1995...Voted the best German player at the Junior European Championship in 1996 and the best German player in the challenge round in 1995...Named the best player at the four-nation tournament for three straight years (1993-95)...Led her team to German National Championships of youth teams in both 1996 and 1998 and a runner-up finish in 1997...Also took her team to an eighth-place finish at the Junior European Championship in `96 and a ninth-place finish at the Cadets European Championship in 1995...Averaged 28 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals in her last year for her club team SC Rist Wedel and scored a career-high 43 points in one game.

[ VITAL STATS ]
Linda Fröhlich...Last name means "Happy"...Born June 23, 1979, in Pforzheim, Germany...The daughter of Vineta and Georg Fröhlich and the granddaughter of Rasma Linde and Rosalinda Fröhlich...Has one brother, Richard-Georg (15), and three sisters: Evelin (20), Cindy (17) and Agnes (13)...Psychology major and marketing minor at UNLV...A member of the choir at Victory Missionary Baptist Church...Oversees her own website, www.lindafrohlich.com...Her athletic goal for her senior year is to lead the team to the NCAA Tournament...Credits her family as her biggest influence because they have always been there and supported her in order to not give up...Her motto is: PUSH (Pray Until Something Happens).

 
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