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Jelena Vucinic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nelson, New Zealand

High School:
Waimea College

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

Twitter:
@j_vucinic4

Jelena Vucinic

04/11/2014

@LATechSports Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Honor Roll

More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor

03/13/2014

UTEP Holds Off Techsters

Miners use 17-2 run to pull out win

03/04/2014

Techsters Host FIU Wednesday

LA Tech looking to gain momentum heading to C-USA Tournament

02/19/2014

Walter Leads Techsters to Road Win

Lady Techsters host Rice Saturday at 6 p.m.

11/29/2013

Jackson, Frazier Lead Techsters To Win

Lady Techsters improve to 40-2 all-time against Privateers

10/21/2011

Basketball Bonanza & Halloween Carnival

Basketball Bonanza and Halloween Carnival from Oct. 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center

2013-14: Earned the C-USA Spirit of Service Award ... Earned the Spirit of Service Award (team) and the Lady Techster Award (vote of team) ... Named to the C-USA Honor Roll ... Saw action in 18 games, making one start ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.8 rebounds per game ... Shot 29 percent from field and 6-of-15 from three-point line ... Scored a season-high six points in an overtime win at Tulsa on Feb. 19 ...

2012-13: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Saw action in 28 games, making 14 starts ... Averaged 4.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game ... Shot 30 percent from the field, 56 percent from the free throw line and 15-of-67 from the three-point line ... Totaled 31 assists and 21 steals ... Scored a season-high 17 points in a two-point win over Central Arkansas while adding a career-high four assists along with four steals in the game ... Scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds in a road loss at San Jose State ... Scored 12 points in a come-from-behind road win at Idaho ... Totaled a career-high five steals and scored six points in a loss at Seattle ...

2011-12: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Saw action in 21 games during the year, making two starts ... Averaged 3.6 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game ... Shot 29 percent from the field and 82 percent from the free throw line ... Was 12-of-43 from the three-point line ... Scored a career-high 21 points in a triple overtime win over Prairie View at the St. John's Chartwell Holiday Classic while playing 51 of 55 minutes ... Scored 13 points in a win over Tennessee Tech ... Scored seven points and grabbed a career-high five rebounds in a loss at Nevada ... Scored six points and grabbed three rebounds in a loss to Fresno State in WAC Tournament championship game ...

2010-11: Received the Lady Techster Award which goes to the player who best exemplifies the essence of what being a Lady Techster is all about ... Saw action in 11 games as a true freshman ... Averaged 1.3 points, 0.4 rebounds and 0.4 steals per game ... Shot 22 percent from the field and 25 percent (4-16) from the three-point line during the year ... Recorded four steals and one assists ... Scored a career-high three points four different times ... Scored her first collegiate points (three-pointer) in a win over Prairie View A&M ... Pulled down a career-high two rebounds in win over Hawaii ... Recorded a career-high three steals in the NCAA Tournament game against Rutgers ...

High School: Lettered for five years at Waimea College while playing for her mother, Tatjana Zizic ... The school competed in the Nelson Women's A Grade ... Helped lead the program to the 2008 and 2009 South Island Premiership Championship titles ... Was named team captain in 2008-2009 ... Named team MVP for four straight years ... Was a national tournament team selection for four straight years ... Helped lead the program to three consecutive Top 4 finishes in the national tournament ... Was a member of the 2009 national high school champion volleyball team ... Was the 2009 Sports Captain for Waimea College ... Was the track and field champion for her high school from 2005 through 2009 and the cross country champion from 2005 through 2009 ... Earned numerous awards in high school, including the 2009 Janet Hunt Cupt for Excellence in academics and sports, the 2009 Girls Prefect Cup for general excellence in sports and the 2007 Glue Family Cup for greatest achievement in sports ...

National Team Experience: Has plenty of national team experience, including the 2006 National Under 16 Team, 2007 National Under 18 Team, 2008 National Under 19 Junior Tall ferns, 2009 National Under 21 Emerging Tall Ferns, and 2010 National Under 20 Team ... Was the top scorer on the 2010 National Under 20 Team at the Australian U20 State Championships (sixth leading scorer in the tournament) ...

Personal: Daughter of Tatjana Zizic and Jan Suchanek (stepfather) and Nenad Vucinic and Jasmina Davicevic (stepmother) ... Has two brothers, Jovan and Milan ... Both of her parents played international basketball ... Her father played for the national New Zealand Team and is the current head Coach of the national team ... Her mother played for Yugoslavian age group teams and also for the New Zealand national team ... Born Aug. 1, 1991 in Nelson, New Zealand.