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Ivana Catic

Position G
Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Zrenjanin, Serbia
High School Mt. deChantal Academy (Wheeling, W.V.)

Catic[apos]s 2008-09 Game-by-Game, Career Stats and Career Highs in PDF Format

Career Honors:
•2008-09 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
•2008-09 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2008 Lew Perkins Leadership Award Winner
•2007-08 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
•2007-08 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2006-07 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
•2006-07 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2005-06 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll

2008-09 (Senior):
Saw action in all 36 games, starting the final 26 of the season … Averaged a team-leading 3.7 assists per game, which also ranked sixth in the Big 12 Conference … Led the Big 12 in assist-to-turnover ration at 2.2, which also ranked 12th in the NCAA… Her 134 assists on the season ranked 10th on the Kansas single-season assist chart … Finished her KU career in fourth on the Jayhawk all-time assist chart with 406 dimes … Also finished her career tied for sixth place on the KU chart for games played with 122 in her four-year career … Dished a season-high nine helpers in a win over San Jose State (Dec. 3, 2009) … Had eight assists and just one turnover in KU[apos]s win over Nebraska (March 12, 2009)in the 2009 Big 12 Championship … Turned in a season-high 10 points in a win over Nebraska (Feb. 28, 2009) … Recorded five or more assists in 12 games … Had 31 assists compared to just six turnovers in KU[apos]s five-game WNIT run … Averaged 2.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game … Led KU in free throw percentage on the year at .853 (29-of-34) … Tabbed Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the third-straight season … Earned Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll for the fourth-consecutive year.

2007-08 (Junior):
Appeared in all 33 games, starting 30 at the point guard position … Averaged 3.5 points per game, while recording a team-best 105 assists on the year … Dished out a season-high eight assists versus Saint Louis on Dec. 2, 2007 … Scored in double-digits in four games, posting 10 points versus Marquette (Dec. 6, 2007), Boston (Dec. 30, 2007), Xavier (Jan. 4, 2008) and Colorado (Feb. 13, 2008) … Led KU in assists in 17 contests, while leading the Jayhawks in steals in 10 games … Made 21-of-25 free throws on the season, good for a team-leading 84.0 percent … Named the Lew Perkins Leadership Award winner at the 2008 team banquet … Tabbed Academic All-36g 12 First Team for the second-straight season … Earned Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll for the third-consecutive year.

2006-07 (Sophomore):
Played in 23 games, starting seven … Scored nine points in a game twice (UMKC & at Indiana) … Played a season-high 38 minutes at Indiana (Dec. 21, 2006) … Recorded a season-high four steals against UMKC (Nov. 16, 2006) … Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Earned Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll for second-consecutive season.

2005-06 (Freshman):
The only freshman to appear in all 30 games … The starting point guard in 25 outings … Finished fourth on the team with 7.7 points per game to go with a team-high 4.6 assists per outing … Was the first freshman since Erica Hallman to lead the club in assists … Ranked seventh in the Big 12 in assists and assist/turnover ratio (1.80) … Also added an average of 2.4 rebounds and a team-high 1.3 steals in 29.8 minutes per contest … Blocked two shots … Scored 10 or more points on 11 occasions including a high of 16 points, which she did twice … Pumped in 16 points to go with six assists and three rebounds against Northeastern (Nov. 27, 2005) … Posted 16 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals against La Salle (Dec. 30, 2005) … Dished a season-high 10 assists versus Birmingham-Southern (Dec. 2, 2005) … Passed out five or more assists in 15 games … Played 30 or more minutes 17 times including playing all 50 minutes in KU[apos]s double-overtime win over Wisconsin (Dec. 11, 2005) … Had her best Big 12 game against Iowa State (Feb. 4, 2006) when she tallied 15 points, seven assists, two rebounds and a steal … Third on the team in 3-point field goals made with 19 … Drained two or more treys in five contests … Drew six charges and was credited with 72 floor burns … Was the first player off the bench in four of the five games she did not start … Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s 3.0-3.99 Honor Roll.

High School:
A 2005 graduate of Mount deChantal Academy in Wheeling, W.V. … Won the three-point competition and earned the Individual Sportsmanship Award at the Myrtle Beach Holiday Tournament … Coached by John Rowan … Won the Presidential Honor for having a GPA over 4.0 … Averaged 13 points and seven assists while playing in Zrenjanin, Serbia and Montenegro in 2003-04 … Prior to coming to the United States, Catic also played in the Serbia & Montenegro Junior National and National Team programs … A 2001-02 European All-Star … Helped her team to a third place finish in the European Championships in 2001-02, and a fourth place finish in 2004 … Named MVP of the Junior National Championship in 2002.

Daughter of Vesna and Dragan Catic … Born in Zrenjanin, Serbia … Majoring in Management and Leadership.