Lindsey Pulliam (shooting guard, 1.78m, 1999, United States) is the player who completes the squad for Movistar Estudiantes’ Endesa Women’s League and Eurocup Women’s team.
Pulliam has played during the European season in Elaz?? ?l Özel ?darespor of the first division of Turkey, with which he played both the Turkish league and the Eurocup Women; she and in the short summer season she in the new LNBPF of Mexico, in the ranks of Panteras de Aguascalientes.
Intense “rookie” year in Turkey and MexicoIn this “rookie” year, the latest incorporation of the “women in black” averaged 13.5 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists with ?darespor for a PIR of 11.3 in European competition; and 14.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists for a 6.6 PIR in the Turkish league.
And with the Aguascalientes Panthers, Pulliam’s numbers have been 10.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists for a PIR of 6.1; in a league where he faced who will be his partner, Nadia Fingall, and whom he “replaces”, Arica Carter, who have played the Mexican league with the Astros, proclaiming themselves champions.
The new student guard, nicknamed “Pull-Up Pulliam” for his ability for this offensive move with a jump shot, was drafted last summer of 2021 in the third round of the WNBA by the Atlanta Dream, although he was cut before debuting.
Outstanding NCAA track record
Previously, he stood out in his training period in the American NCAA with Northwestern University, with whom he managed to return to a national phase for the first time since 1993.
She averaged 16.5 points per game with the Wildcats, which allowed her to be the fastest player on the program to reach 1,000 points.
As for individual recognitions in his university stage, Pulliam has some such as having been nominated four times among the best of the «All Big Ten», an honorable mention in the «All American» team or having been a finalist for the Wooden award that recognizes the best player in the NCAA.
In addition, he was international with the United States at the 2019 Pan American Games, where they won the silver medal.
Complete squadWith the addition of Pulliam, Movistar Estudiantes already has 12 players in the women’s first team. The new coach, David Gallego, will have:
Meli Gretter and Laura Méndez, María Espín, Bego de Santiago, Paula Saravia, Alexy Mollenhauer, Nadia Fingall, Becky Massey, Billie Massey, María Erauncetamurguil, Itsaso Conde and Lindsey Pulliam herself.
In the next few days, the preseason schedule for the “women in black” will be confirmed, which will start the Endesa Women’s League on October 5. [CALENDARIO]