Lindsey Pluimer
Lindsey Pluimer

Player Profile

San Clemente, CA

High School:
San Clemente HS




UCLA Outlook:
•Well-schooled in the fundamentals, comfortable inside or out on the perimeter and has shooting range to the three-point line
•Finished her career ranked in UCLA's Top 10 in eight categories
•The first UCLA player in the NCAA era to earn a start in every game throughout her career (123 consecutive games)
•Only the fifth Bruin ever to have totaled at least 1,300 points, 650 rebounds and 75 blocked shots for a career
•One of only seven Bruins to record at least 1,500 points and 700 rebounds

•Starter in all 31 games and UCLA's leading scorer (14.1 ppg), rebounding (6.5 rpg), shot blocker (33), three-point shooter (.385) and free throw shooter (.835)
•First-team All-Pac-10 honoree
•Pac-10 Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
•First-team CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII and Pac-10 All-Academic selection
•Finished the regular season ranked amongst the Pac-10 leaders in seven categories: sixth in scoring (14.1), eighth in rebounding (6.5), second in free throw % (.835), fourth in three-point field goal % (.385), sixth in blocked shots (1.06), seventh in defensive rebounds (4.35) and 14th in minutes played (30.84)
•Scored in double digits in 27 of 31 games and led the team in scoring in 18 games
•Had four double-digit rebound games and led the Bruins in rebounding 14 times
•Recorded four double-doubles (18 points/11 rebounds on Senior Day vs. Arizona; 16 points/10 rebounds vs. UC Riverside; 11 points/career-high 13 rebounds vs. Idaho State; 12 points/11 rebounds vs. Rice)
•Converted 41 of her last 45 free throws (91%)
•Her 33 blocked shots ranked tied for fourth on UCLA's all-time single-season list and tied for second amongst Bruin seniors
•Named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Player of the Week for Feb. 4-10 after averaging 19 points and 6.5 rebounds in a pair of wins over the Washington schools
•All-Tournament selection at Nugget Classic after scoring 19 v. Southern and recording 11 points, a career-high tying 13 rebounds, four assists vs. Idaho St.
•Nominee for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award

•Starter in all 32 games and begins her senior year with 92 straight career starts
•Second-team CoSIDA Academic All-America All-District VIII and first-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection
•Named to both in-season All-Tournament teams (at Hawaii - scored 14 vs. Gonzaga, 27 vs. Sacramento State, 15 vs. Texas Tech; at New Mexico - scored 22 vs. New Mexico and 16 vs. Delaware St.)
•Ranked in the Top 10 in Pac-10 in six stat categories: ninth in scoring (15.5), fifth in free throw % (.817), ninth in offensive rebounds (2.44), 10th in field goal % (.488), 10th in blocked shots (0.84), sixth in minutes played (35.8)
•Scored in double figures in the last 13 games of the year and in 22 of the last 23 contests
•Had five 20-point games and scored in double digits in 29 of the 32 games
•Pulled down at least five boards in 20 games
•Set career-highs for total points, total rebounds, assists, blocked shots, steals, field goal shooting %, free throw %
•Recorded two double-doubles (18 points/career-high 13 rebounds vs. Washington State; 23 points/11 rebounds vs. UC Santa Barbara)
•Recorded her 1,000th career point and 500th career rebound in game at Oregon
•Scored a career-best 27 points vs. Sacramento State
•Had multiple blocked shots in six contests
•Played at least 30 minutes in all but two contests
•Connected on multiple three-point shots in seven games
•Made a career-best four three-pointers at Cal State Fullerton

•Starter in all 32 games
•Third-team CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 and first-team Pac-10 All-Academic
•Tied for fourth in the Pac-10 in free throw% (.795) and was eighth in field goal% (.485)
•Had 20 double-digit scoring games
•Recorded a season-best 19 points, along with a team-best seven rebounds and a then career-high four steals at Washington
•Shot .542 from the field (58-107 fg) in the last 13 games of the season
•Scored 16 points and played tough interior defense in the Pac-10 Tournament title clash with Stanford
•Scored 17 points at Oregon and clinched the win with two late free throws
•Her offensive rebound basket with 12 seconds to play sent the game to overtime against Cal, leading to a Bruin win in extra time
•Led UCLA in rebounding in eight games with a high of 12 rebounds vs. Washington, and had at least five rebounds in 17 contests
•Played at least 25 minutes in 27 games

•Starter in all 28 games
•Scored in double figures in 10 Pac-10 games and in 14 games overall
•UCLA posted an 11-3 record in games in which she scored in double figures
•At the time, her 17 blocks and 180 rebounds each ranked ninth on UCLA's all-time freshman lists
•Led the team in rebounding in 11 games, including a season-high 11 vs. Stanford
•Recorded a double-double with 16 points and a team-high 11 rebounds at USC
•Recorded UCLA's first 10 points and 21 overall in win over Washington
•Registered her first career double-double at Stanford with 10 points/10 rebounds
•Led the team with 16 points at Ohio State and 22 at Pepperdine

High School:
•McDonald's, Parade Magazine and Street & Smith's All-American
•Broke nine school records, including points scored with 2,684, at San Clemente HS and had her jersey #15 retired in 2005
•Led her team to four consecutive CIF-Southern Section I-A titles
•Three-time CIF-Southern Section I-A Player of the Year and Coast League MVP
•Three-time Orange County Player of the Year
•Nike Tournament of Champions MVP and a three-time Nike All-American
•Played in the 2004 McDonald's All-American game and adidas All-American game
•Scored a school-record 42 points in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1-A playoff semifinal playoff win and scored the winning basket against Hart HS in the 1-A championship game her senior year
•Averaged 24.6 points, 4.3 assists, 2.7 steals, 4.8 blocks and 10.3 rebounds during her senior season
•As a junior, she averaged 21.8 points, 10 rebounds and 4.3 blocks a game
•Played for the California Swish club team, which posted a 318-3 record
•Earned a bronze medal in the U.S. Olympic Festival

•Full name: Lindsey Paige Pluimer
•Born on July 3, 1986 in Lakewood, CA
•Family: Parents Rick and Pam, brother Landon and sister Lauren
•Brother Landon is a freshman basketball player at Vanguard University, where his father Rick also played
•Lists her biggest athletic thrill as winning the Pac-10 Tournament
•Communication Studies major

Career Highs:
Points - 27 vs. Sacramento State (11/25/06); Rebounds - 13 last vs. Idaho State (12/1/07); Assists - 4, last vs. California (1/6/08); Steals - 5 at Washington State (12/29/06); Blocks - 3, last at Oregon (2/23/08); FG Made - 12 vs. Sacramento State (11/25/06); 3-pt. FG Made - 4 at Cal State Fullerton (11/30/06); FT Made - 9 vs. Oregon (1/24/08); Minutes - 44 vs. California (12/20/06)

UCLA Career Statistics


3-point Shooting: 2008 -- 35-91 (.385); 2007 -- 29-77 (.377); 2006 -- 7-27 (.259); 2005 -- 13-43 (.302); Totals 84-238 (.353).