Lindsey Marcie Harding (born June 12, 1984) is an American professional basketball player in the WNBA, currently playing for the Minnesota Lynx. She was born in Mobile, Alabama, but grew up in Houston, Texas.
Harding had a standout career at Duke University. As a freshman in 2002-2003 she was named to the All-ACC Freshman Team, averaging 6.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.8 steals and had an ACC-best 2.1 assist/turnover ratio. As a sophomore in 2003-2004 she averaged 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 2.0 steals and had an ACC-best 2.2 assist/turnover ratio.
Harding was redshirted for the 2004-2005 year because of violation of team rules. She returned as a junior for 2005-2006 and was a Honorable Mention Kodak and Associated Press All-America, ACC Defensive Player of the Year. She averaged 10.7 points, 4.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 steals as a junior.
Harding finished her college career with 1,298 points, 25 blocks, 579 assists, 296 steals and 565 rebounds in 128 games (school record). She was only the sixth player in ACC history to register 1,000 points, 500 assists, 500 rebounds and 250 steals.
Despite her tremendous career numbers, contributions and a 32-2 record, she left Duke without winning an NCAA championship.
Harding was selected first overall selection in the 2007 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury and was traded to the Minnesota Lynx for forward Tangela Smith later that day. She is also a member of USA Basketball.
Harding was leading all rookies with 11.7 points and 3.9 assists per game when a knee injury ended her season on July 10.