Randie Wirt may be the youngest women's basketball coach at Colorado State, but she enters her third season as a member of the Rams. After a successful collegiate and professional career, Wirt has spent the last two seasons working with Jen Warden's program. Wirt brings many things to Colorado State, especially an extensive background in basketball.
A graduate of New Prague High School in Minnesota, Wirt completed her senior year as the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder, and started in more games than anyone in NPHS history. She also was the first player in school history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark (1,793). In her final season with NPHS, she led the team to the AAA state championship, and also was a finalist for the state's Miss Basketball honor.
Upon graduation, Wirt took her talents to the University of Colorado. At CU, Wirt lettered four years, while earning first-team academic all-Big 12 honors as a sophomore, junior and senior. In her sophomore season, Wirt propelled the Buffs deep into the NCAA Tournament when she hit two big free throws with just eight seconds left in the game to clinch a 62-59 win over No. 2-seeded Stanford. The win put Colorado into the Elite Eight of the touranament.
While at CU, Wirt also worked closely on former head coach Ceal Barry as a basketball camp counselor from 2001-03. After graduating from CU, Wirt competed on the international level in Nokia, Finland, where she played for BC Nokia and won the Naisten SM-Sarja League championship.
"Randie has become a cornerstone at of our program as an assistant coach, player mentor and recruiter," said Warden.
Wirt earned her bachelor of science degree in psychology from CU in 2004.
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Williams' contract extended through 2018-19 season
Colorado State University and women's basketball head coach Ryun Williams have finalized a new...
CSU great Hammon hired by world-champion Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs announced Tuesday that former Colorado State women's basketball player...
Women's basketball announces 2014-15 slate
The Colorado State women's basketball program released its 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday.
CSU named to WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll
The Colorado State women's basketball team was recognized Thursday with a spot on the Women's...
Stars Guard Becky Hammon to Retire Following...
San Antonio Stars guard and 16-year WNBA veteran, Becky Hammon, will retire at the conclusion of ...
Rams earn 74 MW Scholar-Athlete nods for 2013-14
Sixth-three Colorado State student-athletes earned a record total of 74 Scholar-Athlete awards...
Mountain West announces academic all-conference...
A record number of 101 Colorado State student-athletes earned academic all-conference accolades...
CSU announces changes to women's basketball staff
Head Coach Ryun Williams announced on Tuesday the additions of Brooke Atkinson, Rebecca Alvidrez ...