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#23 Rusne Augustinaite

Rusne Augustinaite - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Sophomore
Hometown Šiauliai, Lithuania
Last School Montverde Academy (Fla.)
Height 6-0
Major Business Administration
Rusne Augustinaite - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Honors and Awards

  • 2023-24 ACC Rookie of the Week (Feb. 19)

2023-24 (Freshman): ACC Rookie of the Week (Feb. 19)…Appeared in all 33 games and earned the start in 17…Capped her freshman season averaging 10.8 points per game to finish fourth on the team in scoring…Led Jackets with 71 made three-pointers…Shot 35.3 percent from three-point distance…Added 14 points to the scoreboard against Coastal Carolina (11/6) in season-debut…Was 5-of-9 from the field and hit a team-high four three-pointers, while pulling down five rebounds…Followed chipping in another 14 points in the win over Furman (11/11)…Earned the start against the Paladins and finished with three treys, five rebounds and two assists…Recorded third-straight game scoring in double-figures win comeback win at Rice (11/16)…Hit six field goals in win over Kennesaw State (11/19) to finish with 14 points for third time this season…Also dished out three assists against the Owls…Pulled down season-high seven rebounds against New Mexico (11/24) in the Cancun Challenge and finished with eight points…Had career night against Florida (11/29) in the ACC/SEC Challenge, dropping career-high 30 points on personal best 10-of-20 from the field…Hit 6-of-10 from three-point distance for personal-best in 3-pointer field goals made and finished with four rebounds and two assists…Finished with 12 points, four rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Mercer (12/5)…Added nine points, five rebounds and career-high five assists in win against Georgia State (12/10)…Tallied 16 points in the win at Georgia (12/16), leading Tech with two three-pointers…Also had six rebounds against the Bulldogs…Led Tech offensively against USC Upstate (12/20) with 14 points, hitting team-high four three-pointers…Added 15 points at No. 22 Florida State (12/29), hitting team-high four three-pointers and matched season-best with seven rebounds…Contributed eight points in first ACC win against Virginia (1/4)…Recorded 10th game in double-figures with 14 points at Pitt (1/7), hitting a trio of three-pointers in the win…Dropped 14 points in win against Clemson (1/11), hitting a trio of three-pointers, while adding four rebounds and three assists… Held scoreless for first time this season at Duke (1/14)…Converted clutch four-point play with 29 seconds left against North Carolina (1/18) to cut the score to three points…Finished with 11 points and three rebounds against the Tar Heels…Finished with nine points and two steals in win over Boston College (1/21)… Finished with 17 points at No. 19 Virginia Tech (1/25), while tying for team-high on the glass with five…Hit seven field goals, including team-best three triples, against the Hokies…Made trio of three-pointers against Florida State (1/28) to finish with nine points…Chipped in six points on two three-pointers against No. 14 Notre Dame (2/1)…Finished with six points at No. 23 Syracuse (2/8) behind a triple and a trio of free throws…Contributed 10 points against Miami (2/11), hitting a pair of three-pointers in the process….Produced 14 points in win at Clemson (2/15) on six field goals…Chipped in eight points at No. 6 NC State (2/18), connecting on a pair of three-pointers…Scored 14 points against No. 20 Louisville (2/22) on pair of three-pointers and going 4-for-4 at the free throw line…Connected on a trio of three-pointers against Wake Forest (2/25) to add 14 points to the scoreboard…Added 13 points in the win over Pitt (3/6) in the ACC Tournament, hitting a team-high three triples…Contributed 11 points against Duke (3/7) in the second round of the ACC Tournament…Chipped in six points at Mississippi State on a pair of three-pointers in the first round of the WBIT.

Attended Montverde Academy in Montverde, Fla….Helped program to a 2022 GEICO High School Nationals Championship…McDonald’s All-American nominee…Also brings international playing experience with the Lithuanian National Team…Competed in the FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain…Played seven games for Lithuania, averaging 26.5 minutes, 10.0 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, while shooting 41.2 percent from the floor…Helped her home country bring home the 2022 U18 Women’s European Championship title…Playing in Greece and facing Spain in the championship game, earned the start, played 25 minutes and finished with five points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal…Also helped guide Lithuania to a runner-up finish in the 2019 U16 Women’s European Championship after averaging 24.3 minutes, 6.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in the tournament.

PERSONAL: Chose to attend Georgia Tech because of the family environment, prestigious institution, basketball program and location…Started playing basketball at the age of three…Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as winning the 2022 U18 Women’s European Championship.

MAJOR: Business Administration

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