All-Time Career Scoring Leaders
No. 1 -- 1,693 points
Katie Rubenser, 1990-1994
Notes: Also holds Whitman's school record for career steals with 310
thefts ... Ranks No. 2 in career
rebounds at Whitman with 824 boards in 99 games, an 8.3 per game average ... Earned first-team
all-conference honors in her last three seasons, after receiving second-team recognition as a freshman.
Walla Walla (WA) High
No. 2 -- 1,639 points
Jennifer McClure, 1990-1994
Notes: Holds Whitman school records for most rebounds
(902) and blocked shots (311) in a career ...
Blocked 95 shots as a junior, a single-season school record ... Scored a career-high 37 points in a
December, 1992, victory over Northwest Nazarene ... Capped collegiate career by earning second-team
All-American honors for NAIA Div. II ... After claiming second-team all-conference recognition as a freshman,
the all-conference first team in her last three seasons.
Elgin (OR) High
No. 3 -- 1,401 points
Amanda Bradford, 1994-98
Long High School
Notes: Led Whitman in scoring and steals in each of her
four seasons; also led the team in
rebounding three times ... Led the Northwest Conference in scoring as a junior, averaging
18.8 points per
game on the season and 19.9 points in 16
conference games ... Earned second-team all-conference honors
each of her four seasons ... A knee injury hampered her
senior year, causing her to miss six games ...
second, fourth and fourth in the javelin event in four trips to
the NAIA national track &
No. 4 -- 1,276 points *
Jenele Peterson, 2008-12
South High School
(Redondo Beach CA)
Notes: Named to All-NWC First Team as junior (2010-11) ... Missed 2009-10 season with knee injury ... Voted to All-NWC Second Team as sophomore ...
Received All-NWC Honorable Mention recognition at close of first season.
* Through games of Feb. 17, 2012
No. 5 -- 1,251 points **
Kim Flerchinger Clothier, 1983-87
Notes: Enjoyed her best season as a junior, earning
first-team all-conference honors after scoring
505 points (21.0
ppg) and grabbing 175 rebounds (7.3 rpg) in 24 games ... Also
nabbed first-team honors as a
senior, when she scored a career
high of 37 points in one game ... Finished her Whitman career
with a total
of 560 rebounds.
Griswold High School (Helix, OR)
No. 6 -- 1,249 points
Erica Aydelotte, 1988-92
Notes: Made an immediate impact as a collegian, averaging
15.5 points and 5.0 rebounds as a freshman
to earn first-team
all-conference honors ... Also earned first-team honors as a
senior, averaging 13.5
points and 4.8 rebounds while leading
Whitman to a 17-7 season record.
Henley High School
(Klamath Falls, OR)
No. 7 -- 1,205 points
Julie Slocum Bennani, 1986-90
Notes: Maintained a steady scoring pace throughout her
four years as a starter, averaging 13.12, 13.16
and 13.20 points
per game in three of her seasons ... Earned first-team
all-conference honors as a senior
team captain when she scored
341 points while canning 44 3-point baskets, a school record at
the time ...
Also grabbed 127 rebounds (4.9 rpg), handed out 97
assists (3.7 apg) and swiped 90 steals (3.1 spg) during
senior season ... Finished her Whitman career with 310 assists
and 258 steals ... Also snared a total of
272 rebounds in the
final three seasons (rebounding total for her freshman season not
available at this time).
Boise (Idaho) High
No. 8 -- 1,124 points
Susan Hubbard Sakimoto, 1984-88
Notes: As a senior co-captain, led Whitman to a 1988
conference championship, sparking the squad in
ppg), rebounding (8.4 rpg), and field goal shooting (56.3
percent) ... Scored 27 points and
grabbed 15 rebounds in the
title-clinching victory over Pacific ... Ranks third all-time
in Whitman career
rebounding with 787 total rebounds ... Shot
51.3 percent from the floor (445 of 868) in her four seasons
... Also competed in track and field, qualifying for the NAIA
national championships in the 400-meter
hurdles in 1985, and
volleyball, sharing in Whitman's 1985 conference title ... Won
the 1988 Mignon
Borleske Trophy as Whitman's top female athlete.
6-foot-1 forward / center
(Idaho) High School
No. 9 -- 1,119 points **
Barb Cunningham, 1982-86
Capital High School
No. 10 -- 1,107 points
Katie Patneaude, 2003-07
Seattle Preparatory School
Notes: A four-year starter, Patneaude earned All-Northwest Conference honors during her
first season at Whitman, when she helped the Missionaries win a share of the conference championship ...
Also earned All-NWC Honorable Mention recognition as a junior ... Her career statistics also included
462 rebounds, 192 assists and 120 steals.
No. 11 -- 1,085 points
Sunny Gulberg, 1999-02
Snohomish (WA) High
Notes: Gulberg, who played in just 11 games as a junior because of
foreign study, finished her
Whitman career with 303 rebounds, 250
assists, 129 steals and a school record 173 3-point baskets ...
Was hampered throughout her senior season by torn meniscus
cartilage in one of her knees.
No. 12 -- 1,072 points **
Mary Kincaid, 1982-86
Heppner (OR) High School
No. 13 -- 1,003 points
Lizzy Washburn, 2002-06
Mundelein (IL) High School
Notes: Washburn led Whitman in scoring, rebounding, shooting percentage and blocked shots as a
senior and junior ... Her career numbers also include 491 rebounds, 150 steals, 128 assists, 51 blocked
shots ... Capped her senior season by netting NWC Player of the Week honors after leading Whitman to
a pair of victories that earned the Missionaries a spot in the conference playoffs ... Earned First-Team
All-NWC honors as a senior, after being named to the second team as a junior ... Was a sophomore and
key contributor on the 2006 team that shared the NWC championship with Puget Sound ... Was named to ESPN
The Magazine's Academic All-District First-Team as a senior, after earning a spot on the academic second
team as a junior.
No. 14 -- 975 points
Hilary White, 2006-10
The Bishop's School
(La Jolla CA)
Notes: Voted by coaches to the All-NWC First Team as both a senior and junior ... Capped her senior
season by scoring 20 or more points in each of her last four games ... Was named NWC Player of the Week in each
of the last two weeks of her senior season ... In 16 NWC games as a senior, White averaged 15.2 points and 6.7 rebounds,
numbers that ranked her third in scoring and eighth in rebounding ... Blitzed NWC opponents with a total of 42
3-point baskets, a number that topped the conference ... Led Whitman in scoring in each of her last two season ... Her
career numbers also include 391 rebounds, 154 assists, 124 3-point baskets and 123 steals.
No. 15 -- 970 points
Laura Vertatschitsch, 2002-06
Issaquah (WA) High School
Notes: Her career numbers also include 198 rebounds, 182 assists, 119 steals, 87 three-point
baskets ... Earned All-Northwest Conference Honorable Mention recognition as both a sophomore, when
Whitman shared the NWC regular season title with Puget Sound, and a junior ... Led Whitman in scoring
as a sophomore, averaging a career-high 12.6 points per game.
No. 16 -- 938 points
Heather Denker, 1989-93
S. Eugene (OR) High School
No. 17 -- 918 points
Kristi Lampe, 1995
Meridian (ID) High School
** Career point total does not include any points scored in a
Dec. 18, 1984, game played at the
College of Notre Dame;
statistics not available at this time for that game.