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Marija Zinic - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Marija Zinic

Position F
Height 6'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Novi Sad, Serbia
High School Svetozar Markovic HS

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

Career Honors:
•2008-09 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2008-09 Academic All-Big 12First Team
•2007-08 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2006-07 Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll
•2006-07 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

2008-09 (Senior):
Saw action in 12 games … Averaged 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game … Turned in eight points and four rebounds versus Sacred Heart (Nov. 14, 2008) … Knocked down 4-of-6 shots from the field versus SHU … Had a season-high five boards in a win at Saint Louis (Nov. 23, 2009) … Had four rebounds andtwo points versus New Mexico State (Jan. 4, 2009)…Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 Honors … Named to the Athletics Director[apos]s Honor Roll for the third-consecutive year.

2007-08 (Junior):
Played in four games … Averaged 1.8 points and 1.0 rebounds per game … Scored three points versus Evansville (March 24, 2008) … Pulled down two rebounds at Nebraska (Jan. 12, 2008) … Made 3-of-4 shots on the year, good for 75.0 percent … Named to the Athletics Director[apos]s Honor Roll for the second-straight year.

2006-07 (Sophomore):
Played in 24 games, starting 10 … Named to the Metro Sports/WBCA All-Tournament Team after scoring 31 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in KU[apos]s first two games of the season … Scored in double-figures four times and pulled down five or more rebounds on 10 occasions … Played career-high 28 minutes in season opener against Seton Hall (Nov. 11, 2006) … Named to the Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll … Selected Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.

2005-06 (Freshman):
Utilized primarily as the first player off bench, seeing time in 29 games … The first player to check-in a team-high 12 times … Averaged 5.9 points and 3.9 rebounds in 19.1 minutes of action per game … Also added 15 assists, 13 steals and five blocked shots … Led all underclassmen and finished fourth overall on the team from the charity stripe with a 72.9 percent free throw accuracy … Scored in double-figures in five contests including each of the last three games of the season … Registered a career-high 17 points in the final game of the season against Ole Miss (March 19, 2006) in the WNIT to go along with six boards, two assists and a steal … Sank 12-of-12 free throws and finished with 14 points and seven rebounds against Kansas State at the Big 12 Tournament (March 8, 2006) … Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds and pumped in eight points against UMKC (Dec. 7, 2005) … Played at least 15 minutes in 22 games … Drew two charges … Led the Jayhawks in scoring in two games and rebounding in three contests … Her 3.9 rebounds per game ranked fourth on the squad.

High School:
A 2005 graduate of Svetozar Markovic HS in Novi Sad, Serbia … Competed for numerous national teams in Serbia & Montenegro including the Junior National Team in the summer of 2005 … Also competed in the European Championship for Cadettes (2001) and the U18 European Championship for Women (2004) … Posted averages of 10 points and six rebounds during the qualifying rounds of the U18 European Championship for Women in 2004 to help her team to a fourth place finish.

Joins Ivana Catic as natives of Serbia….born in Novi Sad, Serbia … Majoring in Communication Studies.