Gustavus women’s basketball player Bri Radtke has been named a finalist for the 2010 State Farm Coaches’ Division III All-America Team, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced Tuesday.
Radtke, the 2010 MIAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year and two-time All-Conference honoree, led the Gusties to a share of the MIAC Regular Season title with an 18-4 record. She tied for the MIAC lead with 4.41 assists per game and was fifth in the conference in assist/turnover ratio at 1.76. Radtke also ranked 18th in the league in scoring with an average of 11.0 points per game, ninth in field goal percentage at 47.3 percent (87-184) and 11th in free throw percentage at 80.9 percent (55-68). A four-year letterwinner and three-year starter, Radtke played in 108 consecutive games tying the school record for career games played. She also finished near the top of several other career statistical categories including second in assists with 372, 10th in steals with 164, 11th in three-point field goals with 49, 13th in free throws made with 183, and 16th in rebounds with 415. In addition to her strong performance on the court, Radtke is also a standout in the classroom where she is a three-time Academic All-Conference honoree and a 2010 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection.
The 40 All-America finalists, who are voted upon by the WBCA member coaches in each of the eight WBCA geographical regions, are now in the running for selection to the 10-member State Farm Coaches’ All-America Team.
The State Farm Coaches’ All-America Team will be presented at the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship Banquet on Thursday, March 18, at The Chateau Hotel in Bloomington, Ill.