ATLANTA – Iowa State women’s basketball senior Bridget Carleton was added to the “Wade Watch” list of candidates for the 2019 Wade Trophy, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced Tuesday.
Carleton, who is leading the Big 12 with 20.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks per game, has the Cyclones ranked No. 22 in the AP poll. Carleton is also named to the Wooden Award Late Season Top 20, the Cheryl Miller Award, Naismith Trophy Midseason list and a Senior CLASS Award nominee.
The Chatham, Ontario, Canada, native also ranks fourth in Iowa State history with 1,833 career points, while her 16.5 points per game scoring average sits in second in school history. Carleton also ranks third in blocked shots (110), fourth in steals (182), third in free-throw percentage (84.7) and fifth in free throws made (390).
The WBCA will announce the four finalists for the honor in mid-March. The winner of the 2019 Wade Trophy will be announced April 4 in Tampa Bay, Florida — site of the 2019 WBCA Convention and NCAA Women’s Final Four.