Australian post player Louella Tomlinson has started with strength the 2015-16 season and is averaging 13.40 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in 27 minutes played with the Perth Lynx, who are currently in the sixth position of the ladder with a record of 3 wins and 2 losses.
Louella is the current leader in blocked shots in the whole WNBL with 12 blocks (2.4 per game) like she was in the NCAA, holding for some time the record in history for more blocked shots with 667, it was surpassed in 2013 by Britney Granner.
Louella Tomlinson, who also has British passport (Bosman A), is an experienced player who has played in Australia (Dandenong Rangers and Perth Linx) in Europe (Saces Dike Napoli and PINKK Pecs) furthermore of have disputed the NCAA with the St. Mary’s University of California.
This year her best performance was against Melbourne Boomers, a team that has in its roster great Australian players like Tess Madgen and Elysse Penaluna. Louella had a stellar game with 29 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks.
Right now the center born in Fitzroy is at the top of her game, and is unbeaten in blocked shots so far this year.
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 the Year.
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% from the 3 point line.
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.
2005-2006: Australian Institute of Sport (WNBL): 3.8ppg, Blocks-1(4.5rpg), 1.3apg, 2.7bpg, 2FGP: 30.9%, 3FGP: 25%, FT: 56.7%
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
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 (Bronze)
WCC Regular Season Runner-Up -10, 11
All-WCC Defensive Player of the Year -10
WCC Tournament Finalist -11
WNBL Champion - 12