BOULDER – Former University of Colorado guard Brittany Wilson has signed a one-year contract to play for KR Reykjavik of the Iceland Dominos League.
A native of Long Beach, Calif., Wilson was a four-year regular for the Buffaloes, playing in 133 career games, just one short of Colorado’s all-time record. She scored 1,194 points, ranking 19th on CU’s career charts. Wilson averaged 9.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.3 steals over the course of her career and her 140 3-point field goals also rank ninth on the Buffs’ all-time list.
“I’m extremely excited to enter my first year as a pro, getting my feet wet in Iceland,” Wilson said. “Reykajavik can expect a 100 percent tenacious athlete and defensive player with a huge spark and energetic force.”
As a senior in 2013-14, Wilson led Colorado in steals (42) while ranking second in assists (93) and third in scoring (10.8 ppg). She shot 73.7 percent from the free-throw line, ranking 11th in the Pac-12 Conference.
Wilson helped guide Colorado to four-straight postseason appearances, including an NCAA Tournament berth in 2013. As a junior, Wilson was named to the coaches All-Pac-12 Defensive team during a season in which Colorado set school records for scoring defense (54.5 ppg) and field-goal percentage defense (.350).
“We are excited that Brittany has earned the opportunity to continue her playing career,” Colorado head coach Linda Lappe said. “She has worked hard to be a professional athlete and we are happy her dreams have come true. She will definitely make a huge impact with the KR Reykjavik team and we look forward to following her career”
KR Reykjavik was 11-17 in 2013-14, finishing fifth in the league standings. Head coach Finnur Jons said in a statement the team is “very happy to have Brittany joining our club, I believe she can be a real force in Iceland.”