Noelle Quinn
Noelle Quinn

Player Profile

Los Angeles, CA

High School:
Bishop Montgomery HS



UCLA -- One of the best "all-around" players in Bruin history ... Named to the 2006-07 Wade Watch List ... Featured as one of the "Terrific 10" players in the nation for 2007 by Street & Smith's College Basketball Yearbook ... Makes everyone around her a better player ... Capable ball handler and adept inside player ... Will go strong to the boards ... Also a scoring threat from the perimeter ... A proven winner who was a member of four high school basketball state championship teams and one volleyball state championship team ... Selected with the fourth pick of the first round of the 2007 WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx.

2007-- One of 12 finalists for the State Farm Wade Trophy as the national player of the year ... Named to the WBCA/Kodak All-Region 8 team ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection for the third time in her career ... Honorable mention All-America (AP) ... Honorable mention WBCA/Kodak All-America team ... Named to the State Farm Pac-10 All-Tournament team ... Moved into the career top 10 charts (despite missing 12 games to injury as a sophomore) for points (4th), rebounds (8th), assists (7th), double-digit scoring games (3rd), 20-plus scoring games (5th), field goals attempted (3rd), field goals made (5th), free throws made (9th), three-point shots attempted (8th), free throw percentage (10th), scoring average (6th) ... Ranked second in the Pac-10 in assists (5.75), fifth in scoring (17.2),12th in rebounding (6.6), fifth in three-point shooting % (.381); seventh in free throw % (.805), third in minutes played (36.6), seventh in assist/turnover ratio (1.45) and tied for fourth in defensive rebounds (5.56) ... Finalist for the Naismith Award ... Nominee for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... Third-team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine All-District 8 Academic team selection ... Became first player in her high school's history to have her jersey retired ... Scored in double figures in 26 of the last 27 games (only single-digit game during the stretch was on Jan. 28 with an eight-point showing against Washington St.) and in the last nine games of the season ... Had more turnovers than assists in only four games this season (at USC, at Oregon, at ASU, Tennessee) ... UCLA owned a record of 30-8 (.789) in games in which she scored 20 or more ... Fourth on the all-time school scoring list (1,829), seventh on the all-time school assist list (450) and eighth on UCLA's career rebounding list (794) ... Led team with 25 points (10th 20-point game of the season, 38th of her career) v. Arizona State at Pac-10 Tournament ... Scored 14 v. Washington St. in Pac-10 Tournament ... Had team-best 19 points and 10 rebounds at Cal ... Had a team-high 17 points and (tied for team-high) six rebounds at Stanford ... Scored a team-best 20 points v. ASU (h) ... Had team high 17 points and tied for team-high honors with five boards v. Arizona (h) ... Scored team-high 18 at USC and became first UCLA player to reach 1,700 points, 700 rebounds, 400 assists for a career ... Totaled team-high marks of 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at Oregon St. ... Recorded team-highs of 16 points, eight boards at Oregon ... Totaled eight points, nine rebounds, five assists v. Wash. State (h) ... Had game-high totals of 21 points and a season-high 12 rebounds v. Washington (h) ... Her three-point shot with 35 seconds on the clock gave the Bruins a 69-67 lead v. Washington (h)... Totaled 23 points (career-high four threes), eight rebounds and 10 assists (fourth double-digit assist game of season) at Arizona ... Scored 13 at ASU ... Had team-best totals of 17 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists v. USC (h) ... Tied for team-high scoring honors with 21 and led team with nine boards v. Oregon (h) ... Led team with 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists v. Oregon St. (h) ... Led team with 19 points at Washington ... Was one rebound away from a triple-double at Wash. St., recording 24 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds ... Also had two blocked shots against the Cougars, including a block of a potential game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer ... Named the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week after the Oregon/Oregon St. and Washington/Washington St. series, bringing her career total to a school record-tying eight all-time honors ... Led all players with 18 points, eight rebounds v. Stanford (h) ... Recorded 12 points, seven assists v. Cal (h) ... Scored a team-high 19 v. Baylor with eight boards, five assists ... Earned all-tournament honors at Lobo Classic after having 15 points, eight assists at New Mexico ... Scored game-high 17 points and had six assists, seven rebounds, against Delaware St. ... Totaled 21 points, 10 rebounds at UCI ...17 points, seven assists, eight rebounds at Fullerton ... Scored 16 with nine assists v. Texas Tech ... Handed out a career-best 11 assists and scored 12 v. Sacramento St. ... Totaled 22 points, seven assists vs. Oklahoma ... Led all players with 19 points and added nine boards, five assists at UCR ... Led UCLA with 20 points at Tennessee ... Totaled 13 points, six assists v. UCSB ... Pre-season nominee for the Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy ... Named to the Wade Watch List and to Street & Smith's Terrific 10 ... Recognized in the pre-season as one of Top 5 players in the nation at the wing position ( ... Named to the pre-season All-Pac-10 team for the third straight season ... Has totaled eight career Pac-10 Player of the Week honors, tied for the most amongst any player in Conference history.

2006 -- First-team Academic All-District 8 selection ... 2006 honorable mention AP All-American ... Second-team All-America selection by Women's Basketball News Service ... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic Basketball team selection ... One of 30 mid-season finalists for the Naismith Trophy ... 2005-06 pre-season Wooden Award All-American and pre-season Naismith Award nominee ... Named to pre-season All-Pac-10 team for second consecutive year ... Recognized in the pre-season by as one of the Top 5 players in the nation at two-guard position ... Will enter her senior season ranked 13th on the all-time school scoring list (1,280) ... Sixth on the all-time scoring average list for a career (17.1)... Ranks 15th in career rebounding (583) and 8th on the career rebound average list (7.8) ... Her season total of 580 points ranks ninth on the all-time season list and was the most points scored by a Bruin player since Rehema Stephens scored 595 in the 1992 season ... Her total of 228 field goals made last season ranked 10th on the all-time list ... UCLA is 24-4 when she scores 20 points in a game ... Scored 20 or more points in 10 of the last 16 Bruin games ... Had more turnovers than assists in only five games in the 2005-06 season ... Grabbed 81 rebounds in the last eight games of the season ... Completed the season ranked second in the Pac-10 in rebounding (8.2), third in the Pac-10 in scoring (18.1, 31st in nation), fourth in assists (3.84), second in assist/TO ratio (1.68), second in defensive rebounds (6.19) and third in minutes played (36.19) ... Named to the All-Pac-10 Tournament team ... Totaled nine points and 10 rebounds in NCAA action at Purdue ... Had 21 points, seven rebounds and four assists in NCAA win over Bowling Green ... Scored 22 in Pac-10 Championship win over Stanford ... Had 16 points and 10 boards in Pac-10 Tournament win over Arizona State ... Contributed 18 points, 10 rebounds in conference tournament win over Cal ... Had nine points, five assists and 11 rebounds at Oregon ... Scored 17 points and grabbed a team-best 14 boards at Oregon State ... Totaled 28 points, 11 rebounds six assists and no turnovers in 38 minutes vs. USC at home ... Selected the Pac-10 Player of the Week for the third time this year and for a Pac-10 record-tying eighth time in her career after her performance against the Washington schools ... Totaled 23 points, eight rebounds, nine assists in the home win over Washington ... Had a six-game 20 points or more streak snapped at home vs. Washington State (it is the third-straight season in which she has had a streak of six straight 20-point games) when she scored 15 ... Totaled 26 points, six assists and three blocks at Arizona ... Scored a season-high 30 points on 12-16 shooting (.750) and added six rebounds at ASU ... Selected the Pac-10 Player of the Week for the seventh time in her career after her performances in wins against Stanford and Cal ... Scored 25 points and added team-high 11 boards in win over Cal ... Hit two big free throws with six seconds remaining in overtime ... Led the Bruins with 25 points and added 10 rebounds in win over #11 Stanford ... Led Bruins with 21 points, nine rebounds at USC ... Had an outstanding shooting game (10-15 fg) in Pullman, leading the Bruins with 23 points, 10 rebounds at Washington State ... Paced Bruins with 24 points v. Arizona State ... Led Bruins with 18 points and eight rebounds v. Arizona ... Had eight points, five assists at Stanford ... Scored 11 points with seven rebounds at Cal ... Had a team-high seven rebounds and 11 points v. Oregon State ... Scored team-high 16 and added six assists, six rebounds v. Oregon ... Recorded 12 points, eight rebounds, four assists at UCSB ... Led team with 24 points v. Pepperdine ... Led Bruins with eight rebounds and scored 18 at Oklahoma ...Selected the Pac-10 Player of the Week for sixth time in her career after her performances against Clemson and UC Irvine ... Had team-best 19 points, 14 rebounds at Clemson ... Had team-high 24 points and six assists v. UC Irvine ... Recorded 15 points, 12 rebounds against Charlotte ... Scored 11 with a team-best nine rebounds and five assists v. Georgia ... Scored 16 and led the team with five steals vs. BYU ... Led team with 11 rebounds and had 20 points at Baylor.

2005 -- A Top 20 finalist for the John R. Wooden Award and honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... Invited to the USA Basketball World University Games Trials ... Missed the final 12 games of the season following knee surgery ... Underwent arthroscopic knee surgery for torn meniscus cartilage in her left knee on Jan. 19 ...Injured her knee on Jan. 16 in the first half of the Arizona game ... Had 33 steals in the last nine games she played in during the season ... Had 10 points, six boards, four assists and four steals versus Arizona but injured her knee with about five minutes left in the first half while attempting a shot in the lane ... Scored eight points vs. Arizona State, snapping a streak of 35 straight games in double figures ... Scored team-high 18 points at Washington ... Had 10 points, six assists at Washington State ...Totaled 15 points, nine rebounds vs. Oregon (h) ... Recorded 11th career double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds, six assists and a career-best eight steals in the home win over Oregon State ... Named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Player of the Week (third time in 2004-05 season, fifth time in her career) for her play versus the Oregon schools Dec. 30-Jan. 5 ... Had team-high totals of 16 points, nine rebounds (tied), four assists and four steals versus USC ... Scored 11 points with four assists at Ohio State ...Had a six-game streak of scoring 20 points or more snapped at Illinois after scoring 14 ... Led UCLA in rebounding (seven) and steals (six) versus the Illini ...Had sixth straight 20-point outing (she also had six in a row in 2003-04) with 21 points at Fresno State and had a team-high 12 rebounds against the Bulldogs ... Earned consecutive U.S. Bank Pac-10 Player of the Week honors (Nov. 22-28 and Nov. 29-Dec. 5) after her performances against Purdue/Pepperdine and Texas ...Scored 23 vs. Purdue and led team in rebounding with seven ...Scored 20 at Pepperdine and tied for team lead with eight rebounds ... Had 27 points and 11 rebounds vs. Texas ... Her basket with 13 seconds remaining gave UCLA a 61-60 lead over Texas, and her two free throws with five seconds to play made it 63-60 ... Had 23 points and seven steals vs. Clemson ... Named all-tournament at the Miami Jam after leading the Bruins with team-high totals of 20 points, six assists and nine rebounds against Gardner-Webb and scoring 14 points against TCU ... Named to the pre-season Wooden Award All-American and Wade Trophy Watch Lists.

2004 -- Named to the Young All-American team ... Selected Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and first-team All-Pac-10 ... Ranked sixth in scoring (430 points) and rebounding (207), ninth in assists (85) and 10th in steals (60) in the UCLA freshman record books ... Finished sixth in the Pac-10 in scoring, fifth in rebounding, ninth in assists and offensive rebounds, fourth in steals and defensive rebounds and seventh in assist/turnover ratio ... Earned back-to-back Pac-10 Player of the Week nods (Feb. 9-15 and Feb. 16-22) and two UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honors ... Scored 15 points, pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and totaled six assists in the NCAA Tournament at Minnesota ... Scored 14 points and grabbed nine boards against Stanford in the Pac-10 Tournament ... Had her eighth double-double of the season (16 points/10 rebounds) in the Pac-10 Tournament win over Arizona State ... Scored 18 points and grabbed six boards in the home win over USC ... Totaled 17 points, 12 rebounds at Stanford ... Made 51 of her last 56 free throws (including 30 straight free throws) after missing her first attempt at Stanford ... Recorded a triple-double, the first by a Bruin since 1996, with a 21-point, 10-rebound, 10-assist game at Cal ... It was her school freshman record sixth-straight game with 20 or more points ... Broke that record, previously held by Ann Meyers, by scoring 24 points in the win over Arizona State ... Made all 12 free throw attempts against Arizona State ... Scored a career-high 31 points (fourth-best total ever by UCLA freshman) and added 10 rebounds in the home win over Arizona ... Led the team with 21 points at Washington State ... Recorded her third-straight double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds in the win at Washington ... Scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds vs. Oregon State(h) ... Pulled down a career-high 15 boards and scored 11 at home vs. Oregon ... Totaled 18 points, five assists and six steals vs. Cal(h) ... Had 17 points and a team-best seven boards in the home win over Washington ... Scored 20 points and handed out seven assists in the home win over Washington State ... Sat out the CSUN, Michigan State and Fresno State games with a healing stress fracture in her right foot ... Returned to action at USC and totaled nine points and 10 boards ... Had 12 points, 11 rebounds vs. Illinois.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Four-year letterwinner under coach Lisa Cooper at Bishop Montgomery HS in Torrance, CA ... Led Bishop Montgomery to four Del Rey League titles, three CIF Division III championships, four California Regional Division III crowns and four CIF State Division III championships ... Selected a McDonald's All-American and played in the annual all-star game in Cleveland ... Selected to the first-team of the USA Today Prep All-America team ... Parade Magazine second-team All-American in 2003 ... Four time Division III CIF and State Player of the Year ... Averaged 22.9 points, 10.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.9 steals as a senior ... Two-time Los Angeles Times Player of the Year ... Third-team Parade All-American in 2002 ... Participated in the USA Olympic Developmental Festival in summer of 2002 ... Member of the U.S. Junior National champs in 2001 ... Also lettered four years in volleyball for coach Kim Willeman and one year for coach Peter Roses in track (400m, 4 x 400 relay) ... Daily Breeze Player of the Year in both volleyball and basketball in 2002-03.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Noelle Monique Quinn ... Born: January 3, 1985 in Los Angeles ... Parents: Eugene Jackson and Golden Quinn ... Has one older sister (Elonte) ... Describes her greatest athletic thrill as playing in the McDonald's All-America game with so many other great athletes ... Lists Magic Johnson as the athlete she admires the most ... Hobbies include listening to music and playing the piano ... English is her favorite class ... Business/Economics major.

UCLA Career Statistics


3-Point Shooting: 2006 - 25-67 (.373); 2005 - 6-20 (.300), 2004 - 18-69 (.261); Totals - 49-156 (.314)

Career Highs
31, vs. Arizona (2/12/04)
Rebounds: 15, vs. Oregon (1/29/04)
Assists: 10, at California (2/19/04)
Steals: 8, vs. Oregon State (1/2/05)
Blocks: 3, last at Arizona (2/4/06)
FG Made: 12 at Arizona State (2/2/06)
3-pt. FG Made:3, last vs. Bowling Green (3/19/06)
FT Made: 12, vs. Arizona State (2/14/04)
Minutes: 42, last vs. California (1/29/06)