Spartan alum Theresa Pusateri's athletic career at Michigan State has spanned three varsity sports; field hockey, softball and basketball. The 22-year-old Homewood, Ill.-native brings years of experience and the same attitude of spirit and determination that allowed her success as an NCAA Division I athlete to her position as volunteer assistant coach in 2004. Pusateri's career highlights are as follows:
2002: Played in 17 games... Member of the Leadership Group... Received Team Spirit Award... Joined the MSU women's basketball team in November and saw action in eight games.
2001: Played in all 22 games... Took seven shots and scored two goals. 2000: Played in 14 games, starting three...her first career goal was the game-winning goal against Iowa (10/13)... Member of the Spartan softball team, posting a .222 average and 14 runs... Registered a .957 fielding percentage.
Pre-MSU: A three-year varsity letterwinner for coach James Chasey at Homewood-Flossmoor High... Scored 18 goals as a senior to lead the Vikings to a 13-7 record and a third-place finish in the state... Earned first-team all-state honors as a junior and senior... Twice named team MVP... Three-time team captain... Three-year all-conference selection in basketball... Earned all-conference honors in softball four times... Named Female Athlete of the Year as a senior.
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