Perth Redbacks player Lisa Wallbutton on mission to be selected for New Zealand Tall Ferns for Rio Olympics

Perth Redbacks player Lisa Wallbutton on mission to be selected for New Zealand Tall Ferns for Rio Olympics

Lisa Wallbutton has her sights set on the Rio Olympics.
Lisa Wallbutton has her sights set on the Rio Olympics.

PERTH Redbacks SBL player Lisa Wallbutton is on a journey to compete in the Rio Olympics.

Earlier this month, Wallbutton was named one of the 14 players to be selected for the New Zealand Tall Ferns squad.

Wallbutton will take part in international touring matches throughout China and Europe, aiming to be selected for the final team.

The final team will compete at an Olympic qualifying tournament in France next month.

Wallbutton has a game average of 10.3 points per game, 10.7 rebounds per game and a block per game.