Celina Wanta Joins 1,000 Point Club

In a conference game at Judson University (Elgin, Illinois) on January 6, Celina Wanta (West Bend, Wisconsin) reached a career milestone with her 1,000th point. The 5-9 senior forward entered the contest only three points shy of the mark.  In the first quarter of the game she made a free throw and hit a jumper that put her at the 1,000 point total. She ended the game with five points to bring her career total to 1,002.

In her first three seasons of play, Wanta accumulated a total of 841 points. She scored 171 in her rookie season, added 281 more as a sophomore, and topped that with 389 last year. Averaging 10.7 points per game this year, she had a total of 161 points for this season as of January 6.  

Wanta is the 19th women’s basketball player at Trinity to reach the 1,000 point milestone. She is the first player to add her name to the list since the 2011-12 season.