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Whitney McNelis
Whitney  McNelis


Oak Grove, Miss.

High School:
Oak Grove HS




Good outside shooter ... Has range ... Knows the game ... Expected to challenge for playing time ... Worked hard in the offseason to improve different aspects of her game ... 2008-09 (Freshman): Saw limited action in eight games as a reserve ... Pulled down two rebounds against Tulsa (2/8) ... Scored her first points of the season on a three-pointer against Nicholls State (12/30) ... Also had a steal ... Battled through some early injuries ... Played 12 minutes Prep: Attended Oak Grove High School where she was a three-year letterwinner in basketball ... Averaged 5.0 points and 2.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game ... Played for coaches Amy Mitchell and Jordan Dupuy ... Helped the Lady Warriors to their first 20-win season in several years ... Also earned a letter in volleyball ... Received the lady Warrior Award ... Beta Club member ... National Honor Society ... Graduated with honors ... Personal: She is the daughter of Dennis and Joye Lee-McNelis ... Has a younger brother, Connor ... Mother is a former Southern Miss basketball player and the current coach ... Her mother is also a member of the Southern Miss M-Club Sports Hall of Fame and coached for 13 seasons at Memphis ... A nursing major.

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