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Gustafson Named Finalist for Wooden Award

Gustafson Named Finalist for Wooden Award

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Megan Gustafson has been named to the Wooden Award All-American Team, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Wednesday on ESPNU. The team is made of five student-athletes who are the top vote-getters for the 2019 John R. Wooden Award.

Gustafson is invited to Los Angeles for the Wooden Award presentation during the ESPN College Basketball Awards on Friday, April 12. It will be televised on ESPN2. Voting for the award took place from March 19-26.

The Port Wing, Wisconsin, native ended her career with 2,804 points and 1,460 rebounds. On Monday, Gustafson became just the fourth NCAA women’s basketball student-athlete and the first ever post player to score 1,000 or more points in a single season.

Gustafson led the nation in points per game (27.8), field goal percentage (69.6), total points (1,001), field goals made (412), and double-doubles (33) this season. She also ranked second nationally in defensive rebounds per game (11), and third in rebounds per game (13.4) and total rebounds (481).

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