Brandie Radde has apparently left the University of Louisville women’s basketball team. Coach Jeff Walz has yet to make an official announcement but the conclusion is inescapable.

Brandie Radde takes her three-point shooting with her.
Brandie Radde's shooting will be missed.

The 5-foot-11 junior guard never made the trip for the Providence game, and she is no longer listed on the Lady Cards’ official roster. Radde’s departure came days after she started for the Lady Cards against UConn. She played 12 minutes in that game while being held scoreless.

Radde started in six of the Lady Cards’ 21 games this season, averaging 3.8 points per game. She also was averaging 19 minutes of playing time.

The Niles, Michigan native was considered a three-point shooting specialist, hitting five of nine attempts and collecting 19 points in a recent 76-60 win over South Florida. She was second only to Angel McCoughtry in three-point attempts.

Thanks to Sonja for the heads up.

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The Lady Cards climbed to No. 5 in the Associated Press poll this week, their highest ranking ever. They play Syracuse at 7 tonight at Freedom Hall. See Sonja’s pre-game report here.

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The UofL baseball team held its first official full-squad practice Sunday at the Trager Center. The 2009 season-opener is at SEC foe Florida on Friday, Feb. 20, the first in a three-game series in Gainesville.  The home-opener is Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at Jim Patterson Stadium.

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By Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

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  1. The word from UofL is that Radde has decided to leave the team and concentrate on her academics so she can apply to medical school.

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