5 - Liz Stratman
Liz Stratman
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: New Palestine, Ind.
High School: Heritage Christian (Xavier)
Position: C

Career Stats

2013-14 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year
2013-14 All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention 

2013-14 - Junior Season: Earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors after leading the conference in blocked shots with 79... Moved to third all-time at Butler with 79 blocks recorded in a single-season... Swatted a career-high eight shots at Seton Hall moving her into a tie for third place all-time for most blocked shots in a single-game (1/4/14)... Averaged 2.72 blocked shots per game, ranking her 17th in the nation... Second highest scoring average on the team at 13.1 ppg... Started in 28 of 29 games played... Led the team in rebounds, averaging 6.8 boards per contest... Shot 52.0 percent from the field (153-294), the third highest percentage in the BIG EAST, and 30.3 percent from 3-point range... Solid free throw shooter, knocking down 71.1 percent from the stripe (64-90)... Led the BIG EAST Conference in blocks per game (2.7)... Ended the year with 56 assists and 26 steals... Posted 19 double figure scoring games and five games with 20 + points... Led the team with eight games of 10+ rebounds... Rejected 2+ shots in 19 contests... Ended the year with six double-double performances... Scored 19 points in the season opener vs. Cleveland State, connecting on 8-of-10 from the field (11/18/13)... Followed that performance with her first double-double of the season with 23 points and 12 rebounds at Eastern Michigan (11/13/13)... Earned BIG EAST Player of the Week honors (12/2/13) after scoring 20+ points in back-to-back games at the Las Vegas Shootout... Notched 21 points and eight rebounds vs. Utah while reaching 25 points in game two vs. Eastern Washington (11/29-30/13)... Led BU to victory at Providence with 21 points and nine rebounds (1/1/14)... Hit a season-high three 3-point field goals at St. John's to end the game with 15 points (1/15/14)... Recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. Creighton (1/18/14)... Posted monster numbers vs. Seton Hall with a career-high 28 points and 12 rebounds against the Pirates (3/1/14)... Ended the season with a 15 point, 12 rebound effort vs. South Dakota State in the opening round of the WNIT (3/20/14).

2012-13 - Sophomore Season: Became eligible in December after final exams...played in 22 games, starting eight times...averaged 10.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 25.0 minutes...scored 14 points in debut at Northern Kentucky (Dec. 16)...had 14 points and five blocks at IUPUI (Dec. 18)...had 16 points, eight rebounds and five blocks vs. Illinois State (Dec. 30)...scored 16 points at UIC (Jan. 5)...had 13 points and eight rebounds before fouling out vs. former team Xavier (Jan. 17)...had first career double-double in first career start with 14 points and 10 boards at UMass (Jan. 23)...had 12 points and nine rebounds vs. Rhode Island (Feb. 7)...had 13 points and five blocks in league tourney vs. Saint Louis (March 8).

At Xavier: Played in 12 games for Xavier before transferring to Butler at semester...averaged 3.2 points and 4.4 rebounds per game while playing 15.5 minutes per game.

High School: Four-year starter at 2A Indiana girl's basketball powerhouse Heritage Christian...helped high school to state championships in 2008 and 2009...named 2011 Female Athlete of the Year and City Player of the Year by the Indianapolis Star...averaged 16.8 points and 9.7 rebounds as a senior at Heritage Christian...posted career prep averages of 13.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.1 blocks and 1.7 assists.

Personal: Born Dec. 20, 1992...daughter of Rick and Jewellia Stratman...has a brother, Ben, and a sister, Haley...undecided on a major.