Louella Tomlinson is an Australian with British
passport (Bosman A) 1,93m post player who held for a while the 2nd NCAA career
blocks record with 667, until in 2013 it was surpassed by Britney Grinner.
Record that she made when was playing for Saint Mary´s and she averaged 16.9
points 11.1 rebounds and 6.3 blocks in the 2009-10 season and 14.1 points, 9.5
rebounds and 4.7 blocks in the 2010-11 season.
In this current season Louella has played in
the Australian top division with Perth Lynx, where she has ended up being the
regular season champion and the league finalist. The Australian center this
year has averaged 9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.7 blocks per game.
Also, she has had solid shooting percentages with 30% in three pointers and 90%
in free throws. Furthermore, Louella has leaded the blocked shots ranking with
47 blocks in 27 games.
Louella Tomlinson´s career begins at Junior
Club Melbourne Tigers, from where she joined Australian Institute of Sport
(Elite Center for Australian top level youth players), averaging 3,8 points 4,5
rebounds and 2,7 blocks in 16 minutes in the 2005-06 WNBL.
Louella was selected in the State First Team 2003,2004,2006
y 2007 and was a member of the Australian Junior Team from 2003 to 2006,
playing the U19 World Championship in
2005.Once she finished her AIS career and after recieving offers from
Minnesotta, Virginia, Samfor and Miami, Louella decided to accept St Mary´s
offer to complete her college education.
In the 2007-08 and as a freshman player,
Louella breaks the NCAA Division 1 Blocks record in a single season with 156
and is named in the Best Freshman Team in the WCC after averaging 13 points 6,2
rebounds and 4,9 blocks per game, shining with 25 points 8 rebounds and 4
blocks against Courtney Vandersloot (#3 WNBA Draft 2011) and Vivian Frieson´s
(#31 WNBA Draft 2010) Gonzaga.
In the 2008-09 season and as a sophomore,
Louella averaged 15,2 points 9,2 rebounds and 5,2 blocks per game, being named
First Team WCC, WCC Player of the Year and WCC Defensive Player of the Year.
Louella Tomlinson averaged 16,9 points 11,1
rebounds and 6,3 blocks in the 2009-10 season, breaking again the NCAA single
season block record and being also the ninth best rebounder in the whole NCAA
and the first in double doubles (20 times), shining against San Francisco with
35 points (19 free throws made, also breaking the WCC historical record), 12
rebounds, 8 blocks and 4 assists. She also was named WCC Defensive Player of
In the 2010-11 season, Louella Tomlinson
averaged 14,1 points 9,5 rebounds and 4,7 blocks per game, being for the third
straight time in the WCC First Team and having a triple double against Pacific
(14 points 15 rebounds 14 blocks), apart from breaking the historical scoring
record in Saint Mary´s.
Once her college career was over and after not
being finally selected in the 2011 WNBA Draft despite appearing in different
mock drafts, Louella Tomlinson signed with Dandenong Rangers, where she
averaged 3,4 points 3,2 rebounds and 1,7 blocks in 13 minutes per game and
becoming WNBL Champion.
In the 2012-13 season, Louella Tomlinson signed
with Saces Dike Napoli, averaging 14.7 points 12.9 rebounds 3.4 blocks and 25.3
in efficiency per game.
In the 2013-14 season, Louella Tomlinson signs
with Pinkk Pecs and wins the Hungarian League after averaging 14.6 points 6.1
rebounds 2.9 blocks and 20.9 efficiency in just 23 minutes per game with 60%
from the field and 50% in 3 pointers.
Louella also played the MEL League, averaging
11.2 points 5.4 rebounds and 15.3 efficiency per game and FIBA averaging 8.8
points 7 rebounds and 12.5 efficiency in 22 minutes per game.
Louella Tomlinson sign with the West Coast
Waves in the Australian WNBL during the 2014-15 season, averaging 12.4 points 6
rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game.
In this current year, Louella has resigned with
Perth Lynx, where she has ended up being the regular season champion and the
league finalist. The Australian center has averaged 9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.4
assists and 1.7 blocks per game. Also, she has had solid shooting percentages
with 30% in three pointers and 90% in free throws. Furthermore, Louella has
leaded the blocked shots ranking with 47 blocks in 27 games.
2005-2006: Australian Institute of Sport
(WNBL): 3.8ppg, Blocks-1(4.5rpg), 1.3apg, 2.7bpg, 2FGP: 30.9%, 3FGP: 25%, FT:
2006-2007: Australian Institute of Sport (WNBL)
2007-2008: St.Mary's, CA (NCAA-D1): 13.0ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.4apg, 4.9bpg, FGP: 41.2%,
3Pts: 29.6%, FT: 69.5%
2008-2009: St.Mary's, CA (NCAA-D1): 15.2ppg,
9.2rpg, 1.9apg, 5.2bpg, FGP: 40.8%, 3Pts: 40.9%, FT: 69.7%
2009-2010: St.Mary's, CA (NCAA-D1): 16.9ppg,
11.1rpg, 2.6apg, 6.3bpg, FGP: 50.9%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 73.5%
2010-2011: St.Mary's, CA (NCAA-D1): 14.1ppg, 9.5rpg, 2.5apg, 4.7bpg, FGP: 52.1%,
3PT: 15.8%, FT: 65.6%
2011-2012: Dandenong Rangers (Australia -
WNBL): 3.2 ppg 3.1 rpg 1.7 bpg en 11 min
2012-2013: Saces Dike Napoli (Italy-A2):
14.7ppg 12.9rpg 3.4bpg 25.3eff
2013-2014: PINKK Pecs (Hungary-D1): 14.6ppg
6.1rpg 2.9bpg 20.9eff in 23min T2:60% T3: 50% / MEL: 11.2ppg 5.4rpg 15.3effl /
FIBA Cup: 8.8ppg 7rpg 12.5eff in 22min
2014-2015: West Coast Waves
(Australia-WNBL): 12.4ppg 6rpg 2.6bpg
2015-16: Perth Lynx
(Australia-WNBL): 9ppg 5.4rpg, 1.4apg, 1.7bpg T3: 30% FT: 90%
Australian U19 National Team -05
World Championships U19 -05
WCC All-Freshman Team -08
WCC Tournament Semifinals -08, 10
All-WCC 1st Team -09, 10, 11
WCC Defensive Player of the Year -09,10
Australian University National Team -09, 11
World University Games in Belgrade (Serbia) -09
WCC Regular Season Runner-Up -10, 11
All-WCC Defensive Player of the Year -10
WCC Tournament Finalist -11WNBL Champion - 12
WNBL Regular Reason Champion -16
WNBL Finalist -16