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2 Louella Tomlinson

Senior (2010-11):  Named to the West Coast Conference First Team for the third consecutive season... recorded 13 double-doubles and two triple doubles... named to the WCC All-Tournament team in Las Vegas... a three-time WCC Player of the Week award winner...  the two triple doubles gives her seven in her career which ties an NCAA record... season-highs include 23 points, 18 rebounds (twice), 14 blocks and seven assists... scored 11 points with 18 rebounds and five blocks in a season opening win against Washington State...  recorded a triple-double against Pacific with 14 points, 15 rebounds and 14 blocks... second triple-double of the year came against Seattle with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocks... recorded six straight double-doubles from January 29 - February 19... leads team in minutes played, field goal percentage, rebounding and blocked shots.... Became SMC's all-time leader in scoring during the WCC tournament semifinal win against San Diego.

Junior (2009-10): The WCC Defender of the Year was one of three players to start and play in all 31 games, averaging 31.3 minutes per game...finished the regular season averaging 16.9 points, 11.1 rebounds, 6.5 blocks, and 2.6 assists per game...broke NCAA Division 1 career blocks record and NCAA Division 1 single season blocks record in game against Gonzaga (2/11), her career total now stands at 512 and single season total stands at 195...ranked first in WCC in points per game (16.9)...ranked ninth in the country and first in WCC in rebounds per game (11.1)...ranked first in the country and first in WCC in blocks per game (6.5)...ranked first in the country with three triple-doubles...ranked first in the country with 20 double-doubles...ranked 23rd in the country and second in the WCC in FG percentage (53.6%)...had career highs of 35 points and 19 free-throws made against San Francisco (1/8), the 19 made free-throws tied a SMC and WCC record, also had 12 rebounds, four assists, and eight blocks in the game...20 free-throw attempts in San Francisco game tied SMC 13 field goals made against Drake (11/27), finished the game with 26 points, eight rebounds, and seven 24 rebounds at San Francisco (2/6), also had 18 points, seven blocks, and five assists in 37 minutes of in minutes (45) and assists (7) at San Diego (1/23), also finished with 17 points, 12 rebounds and four four steals at Northern Colorado (12/19) 15 blocked shots against Boise State (12/12), tied WCC record and broke SMC record, finished the game with 17 points and nine rebounds...led the team in scoring in 15 of 28 games...finished the season shooting 52.1% from the field and 73.8% from the free-throw line.

Sophomore (2008-09): The only Gael player to start in every game on the season, Tomlinson paced the team in points (15.2), rebounds (9.2) and blocks (5.4)... was named the WCC Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-WCC First Team...finished second in the nation in block per game average with 5.4 swats per outing... was twice named WCC Player of the Week, for the weeks of 12/29/08 and 1/12/09... has recorded two separate triple-doubles (points, rebounds, blocks) on the season, one against Boise State (26,13,11) and one against WCC foe USF (28,12,11)... finished the year with 13 double-doubles on the season, 12 in points and rebounds and one in rebounds and blocks...was second on the team averaging 1.9 assists per game, including dishing out a season high five dimes against Pepperdine (1/17/09)...set a career best in rebounds against USF (02/05/09) with 15 boards... set a career best with 28 points on the strength of 11-of-19 shooting from the floor... posted double-figures scoring in 21 contests and double-digit rebounds in 15...scored 20 or more points in nine shooting night of the season came against UC Davis (11/6/08) knocking down 8-of-13 attempts from the floor for a 61.5 shooting percentage...shot 40.9 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from behind the arc... finished the season with a 21 point performance in the WCC Championships, while also adding seven rebounds and seven blocks...has recorded at least one block in every game she has played in a Gael uniform, improving her streak to 62 straight games...finished the year with 456 points, 276 rebounds, 161 blocks, 134 assists and 28 steals.

Freshman (2007-08): Broke the NCAA Div I record for blocks in a season with a 156, topping Amie Williams' 2003 record of 152...named to the WCC All-Freshman team...earned WCC Player of the Week for January 14, following her debut WCC performance, when she posted 21 points and 11 rebounds against Santa Clara (1/12/08)...started every game as a true freshman....broke every Saint Mary's block record, including blocks in a career (156), block in a season (156), and blocks in a game (11)...also broke two WCC block records, shattering the single season record of 137, with 156, and the single season record for WCC games only, 58, with 68...topped the NCAA record for blocks by freshman, surpassing the previous mark of 145...was second on the team in scoring with a 12.8 points per game average, and first on the team in rebounding and blocks, posting 6.3 and 5.0 per game respectively...recorded five double-doubles on the season...recorded a career and season-high 26 points against Utah State (12/22/08), while adding 13 rebounds, three blocks, one steal, and one assist...scored ten or more points in 24-of-32 appearances...scored in the 20's four times...her second highest scoring performance came in the Gaels' second game of the WCC Tournament against Gonzaga (3/8/08), posting 25 points (9-of-17), eight rebounds, and four blocks... against Pacific (11/28/07) totaled 22 points, six assists, six rebounds, and five blocks...finished the year with 416 total points, 200 rebounds, 156 blocks, 44 assists, and 14 steals.

High School: Comes to Saint Mary's from Melbourne, Australia...played for the Junior Club Melbourne Tigers for eight years...named state team representative in 2007, 2006, 2004, and 2003...member of Australian National Junior Team from 2003-2006...participated as a member of the Australian Institute of Sport from 2004-2007...joined the Australian Junior Camp in 2004...represented her home country of Australia in the 2005 Tunisia World Championships...recorded the most blocked shots in the Australian National Basketball League in 2005...attended Lake Ginninderra College...also recruited by Minnesota, Virginia, Samford, and Miami.


Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
High School: Lake Ginninderra College
Experience: 1 Letter
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