Minnesota women’s basketball guard Carlie Wagner was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the last pick in the third-and-final round of the 2018 WNBA Draft on Thursday night.
Wagner was taken with the No. 36 overall pick by the Lynx, who finished last season with a 27-7 record.
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In her senior season with the Golden Gophers in 2017-18, Wagner averaged 18.7 points while shooting career bests from the field (43.2 percent) and from 3-point range (41.2 percent). In addition, Wagner started all 33 of Minnesota’s games last season, averaging 4.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
In her four years with the Gophers, Wagner played in 129 total games, starting in 124 of those contests. For her collegiate career, she averaged 17.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.0 steal per game while shooting 38.9 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from beyond the 3-point line.
Wagner finished her career as the third all-time leading scorer in Minnesota women’s basketball history with 2,215 points. She also finished second in 3-pointers made (307) and in games with double figures in scoring (114). Her 820 total field goals made is fourth all time in program history and her 17.2 career points per game average is sixth all time in team history.
Wagner ended her Minnesota career with 118 consecutive starts, which is the third-longest streak in Gophers’ history.