Height: 6' 1"
Hometown: Versailles, OH
High School: Versailles
Senior co-captain Justine Raterman started all 30 games for the Flyers this season...Led the team with 14.4 ppg and 6.4 rebounds per game...Shot an outstanding 85 percent from the free-throw line, and 45 percent from the field...Scored a season-high 32 points against Duquesne, tying her prior career high...Led the team in offensive rebounds with 60...Second on the team in blocks with 21... Raterman holds "NCAA Division I era" Dayton records for career points (1,832), career rebounds (915), career field goals made (674) and career free throws made (300 tied for first)…Also at Dayton, Raterman is third in career free throw percentage (.811) and sixth in career field goal percentage (.496)...Scored 20+ points on eight different occasions this season...Led the Flyers with 48 three-pointers, nailing a career high seven against South Florida...Recorded five double-doubles throughout the season...Against Arkansas in the NCAA tournament, Raterman poured in 14 points, and grabbed eight rebounds...Named Atlantic 10 First Team for a second consecutive season...Was an Atlantic 10 All-Academic Honoree...Named Atlantic 10 Tournament Most Outstanding Performer and All-Championship Team...Became the first player in the Atlantic 10 to be named to four consecutive All-Championship teams…Named a Lowe’s Senior CLASS First Team All-American...Since UD transitioned to D-I women’s basketball in 1984-85, Raterman is Dayton’s modern-era all-time leading scorer.
Raterman added another impressive year to her Flyer career...She started in the 32 games that she played....Led the team in scoring with an average of 16 points per game...Notched a career-high in points (32) in the two overtime thriller against Penn State...Became the 20th Flyer to reach 1,000 career points after putting up a game-high 26 against Wright State (11/29/10)... She is just the eighth UD player to accomplish the feat in her junior season... Poured in 30 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field and a career-high 13-of-14 from the free throw line against Saint Louis (1/12/11)...Got first double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds against George Washington (1/19/11)... Dished a season-high six assists against La Salle (1/26/11)... Named First Team All-Atlantic 10 and named to the All-Championship Team for the third consecutive season...Invited to the USA Basketball’s World University Games but had to decline due to injury....Named UD’s Most Valuable Player.
Justine Raterman followed up her phenomenal freshman year with sensational sophomore campaign. She led the Flyers in scoring with 12.9 ppg and scoring 426 points in total. Her 12.9 ppg was 11th in the conference. She shot 52 percent from the field which was the fourth best in the conference. She was also a killer from long distance as she shot 36 percent from three point range which was third best on the team. She was second on the team in three pointers made with 37 and first in attempts with 103. She played and started in every game this season for UD, averaging 26.4 minutes a game. Justine was also proficient from the charity stripe as she shot 82 percent from the free throw line, good for 6th in the conference. She also was unselfish as she finished fourth on the team in assists with 41. She proved to be an all around player by her display on the boards. She was third on the team in rebounds, accumulating 191 for an average of 5.8 rpg. She was second on the team in offensive rebounding averaging 2.1 per game and third on the team in defensive rebounding with 3.7 per game. Justine really performed in the biggest games as she recorded 24 points in a game against Xavier, ranked sixth in the nation at the time. She also scored a game-high 19 in the A-10 semifinal loss to Temple. She also had some important baskets in the Flyers’ NCAA first round win against TCU. She led the team in points 14 times including a 17-point performance against the number one seeded Tennessee in the NCAA Tournament. One of her best performances came in a home win against local rival Wright State when she was able to tally 25 points, the second highest single game mark on the team for the 2009-2010 season. She also led the team in blocks in that game with two. She was named to the All-Atlantic 10 Team as well as being a member of the A-10 All-Championship team. She also excelled in the classroom as she was a member of the A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2008-09 Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year and Honorable Mention Justine Raterman had easily one of the best seasons of any Flyer freshman in over a decade starting 34 of 35 games. Raterman was a nine-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week and led UD with nine double-doubles on the season (fourth in the A-10). Raterman ranked third in rebounding and 10th in scoring nationally among all Division I freshmen. Raterman led UD in scoring (13.1 ppg), rebounding (8.5 rpg), field goal percentage (.459), and three-point field goal percentage (.395). She finished second on the team in steals (0.9 spg). She is one of only three players to rank in the top 10 in both scoring and rebounding in the Atlantic 10. She is ninth in scoring and fourth in rebounding. She was named to the A-10 All-Championship team after leading UD during the league tournament with an average of 14.7 points per game and 8.0 rebounds per game during the tournament. She scored a game-high 19 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the field including 6-of-7 shooting from the line in the defeat of Saint Louis in the first round. The Versailles, Ohio native tallied her eighth double-double of the season to lead UD past the nationally-ranked Xavier Musketeers in the quarterfinals. Raterman tallied 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win. Competing against nationally-ranked Old Dominion on Nov. 25, Raterman scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for her first double-double of the season. Of the 27 points she scored, 16 came in the first half alone. She finished the game 11-of-21 from the floor. During the Buckeye Classic Tournament, Raterman averaged 17.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, and 2.5 bpg on the weekend to be named to the All-Tournament Team. On Dec. 10, she recorded a career-best 16 rebounds which put her in a tie for first place for the most rebounds in a game by a UD freshman. Versus Loyola Chicago she went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc, 8-of-11 from the field, and a perfect 4-of-4 from the line recording 24 points. She has scored in double-figures 22 times and grabbed double-digit rebounds 13 times. In conference play, she averaged a team-best 12.5 ppg and 6.9 rpg. She also led in field goal percentage hitting 45 percent of her shots from the floor (58-of-127). Raterman finished fourth all-time in most points in a season by a freshman at UD. She finished second all-time in most rebounds in a season by a freshman at UD. In addition, she is in the record books in free throws attempted (5th, 105), free throw accuracy (4th, .743), three-pointers attempted (1st, 119), three-point accuracy (2nd, .395), blocks (T-3rd, 21), and minutes played (1st, 32.4).
A two-sport athlete at Versailles High School who excelled in basketball and volleyball...On the hardwood, she was named 2008 Midwest Athletic Conference Basketball Player of the Year...2008 First Team All-Ohio in Division III...2008 Division III State Tournament MVP...2008 Southwest District Player of the Year...2008 District 9 Player of the Year...McDonald's All-American Nominee...2008 Daily Advocate Athlete of the Year...2008 Rae Burick Women in Sports Award winner...2008 MVP Magazine Player of the Year...Finished high school career as the all-time leading scorer and rebounder at Versailles...Led team to the 2008 Division III state title...Elected to Midwest Athletic Conference Basketball First Team all four years...Named to the Dayton Daily News Division III First Team all four years...Was named First Team All-Ohio in Division III volleyball in 2006 and 2007...Also in volleyball, was conference player of the year in 2007, District 9 Player of the Year in 2005 and 2007, and first team all-conference three times.
Justine is the daughter of Jim and Karen Raterman... She has two sisters (Jacki, age 31, and Julie, age 26) and one brother (Joe, age 27)...She is an AYA Math Education major and plans to become a high school math teacher...Born on July 6, 1990.