April 24, 2014

Wisconsin’s Wurtz takes medical redshirt

Wisconsin Badger senior women’s basketball player, Taylor Wurtz, has elected to take a

Taylor Wurtz

Taylor Wurtz

medical redshirt for the remainder of the 2012-13 season.  The 6’0 guard has been bothered by a re-occurring back problem this season.

Wurtz is scheduled to have surgery on Thursday before a six-to-eight week recovery period.  She will slowly progress into rehabilitation activities and return for the 2013-14 season.

Wurtz played in the first five games of the season, averaging 12 points and 7 rebounds per game but has missed the last eight games due to her back problem.