Nicole Ohlde (born on March 13, 1982 in Clay Center, Kansas) is a professional basketball player. She currently plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She received numerous awards in college and in high school, setting records that have yet to be broken.
In her standout collegiate career at Kansas State University, the two-time first team All American (2003, 2004) averaged 17.8 points per game. Ohlde majored in Social Science.
In the 2004 WNBA Draft, she was selected by the Minnesota Lynx in the first round (sixth overall). As rookie in 2004, Ohlde averaged 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. Remarkably consistent, she averaged 11.2points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 2005. In 2006, Ohlde's production dipped to 9.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. She spent most of the season playing center, rather than her natural power forward position. Following the 2005 season, Ohlde bought a condo in downtown Minneapolis.
Kodak All-American (2004, 2003)
AP First Team All-American (2004,2003)
USBWA All-American (2004, 2003)
Big 12 Conference Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
All-Big 12 First Team (2004, 2005, 2006)
All-Big 12 Third Team (2001)
Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2001)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2004, 2003, 2002)
Kansas State's All-time leading scorer (2161), rebounder (970), and shot blocker (201)
Two-time gold medalist as a member of the USA Basketball World Championships for Young Women team (2003, 2002)
Named to the 2006 USA Basketball Senior National Team for the USA's March 17-24 European Tour