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Tatjana Marincic

position

Guard/forward

Height

6-1

Class

Senior

Hometown

Mississauga, Ontario

High School

T.L. Kennedy HS

At Miami
During her three-year career at Miami, Marincic has seen her role with the Hurricanes steadily increase each season – a trend that should hold true once again in her senior year…A consistent player who is most productive on the wing, but can also crash the boards.

2004-05 (Junior)
Started 7-of-28 games played…Averaged 4.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game…Ranked first on the team in field goal percentage (.473) hitting 43-of-91 shots from the floor…Fished second on the team in free throws made (37) and in blocked shots (14)…Scored in double figures in six games and had over five rebounds in five games…Scored a career-high 16 points against Oregon (11/26)…Played the entire 40 minutes against the Ducks…Posted the first double-double of her career with a personal-best 10 rebounds along with 10 points against Coppin State (1/2)…Hit 5-of-7 shots from the floor against Georgia Tech (1/23)…Hit all of her first 14 free throw attempts of the season.

2003-04 (Sophomore)
Saw action in 25 games…In 12.0 minutes per game, averaged 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest…Set career highs in a number of categories, including points, rebounds and assists…Scored a career-high 12 points and matched her career high of six rebounds in 19 minutes of action against St. John’s (2/10)…Recorded a career-high seven assists with four steals against Dartmouth (12/16)…Grabbed a career-high six rebounds against Florida International (12/2).

2002-03 (Freshman)
Played in 22 games as a true freshman…Averaged 1.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 9.2 minutes per game…Scored a season-high eight points against Florida International (12/14)…Had a season best four rebounds against Morris Brown (11/25) and then again against Florida Atlantic (12/16).

Prior to Miami
Played for T.L. Kennedy High School…Was named to the Toronto Star First Team and the Toronto Sun First Team…Ranked the No. 1 player in Ontario by Ontario Top 50 recruiting service…Led her AAU team, Southern Ontario to the Bronze Medal at the Provincial Championship her junior year…In her three-year career with Southern Ontario she became the program’s all-time leader in games (122), points (1,653), rebounds (1,221), assists (259), blocks (235) and steals (356).

Personal
Born in Tuzla, Bosnia…Majoring in international finance and marketing…Enjoys reading, listening to music and hanging out with friends…Was named to the 2005 ACC Academic Honor Roll.