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Julie Wojta #2 Guard/Forward

Julie Wojta

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Background

Minnesota Lynx
2012: Played in one game with the Lynx … Made her WNBA debut against Tulsa, notching two rebounds through four minutes on July 12.

WNBA Offseason
2012-13: Played for Belgium’s Belfius Namur ... Averaged 15.8 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.1 steals per game through 27 Beligum League games ... Averaged a team-best 14.5 points per game with 7.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game through six EuroCup contests.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
• John R. Wooden All-American (2012)
• Associated Press Second Team All-American (2012)
• Capital One Second Team All-American (2012)
• Horizon League Player of the Year (2012)
• Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
• Horizon League All-Defensive Team (2012)
• All-Horizon League First Team (2012)
• Horizon League All-Tournament Team (2011)
• All-Horizon League Second Team (2010, 2011)

Redshirt Senior (2011-12): First player in program history to be drafted in the WNBA … Received the Beth Gantz Award, awarded annually to the women’s basketball player who demonstrated a high level of leadership and sportsmanship … Earned John R. Wooden All-America recognition … Was named to the Associated Press All-America Second Team … Named a Capital One Second Team All-American … Garnered Horizon League Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors … Named to the All-Horizon League First Team and All-Defensive Team … Led the Horizon League in scoring average (19.5) and steals per game (3.8) … Finished second in the league in field goal percentage (51.3) and fourth in free throw percentage (79.9) … Led the team in scoring and rebounding in the Horizon League Tournament, averaging 19.7 points and 9.3 rebounds per game in addition to tying a tournament record with 12 steals, garnering tournament MVP honors … Holds the program individual season record with 127 steals … Owns the program Division I record with 35 career double-doubles … Earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors four times during the season … One of three players in program history to rank among the top six in both career scoring and rebounding … Scored her 1,000th career point in the season opener at North Dakota State on Nov. 11 while posting a double-double with a game-high 21 points and 11 rebounds.

Redshirt Junior (2010-11): Named to the All-Horizon League Second Team … Finished second in the league in assist-turnover ratio (1.6) dishing out 131 assists and committing 83 turnovers … Ranked fifth in the league in steals per game (2.3) with 81 total assists … Averaged 14 points and 10.3 rebounds in the Horizon League Tournament, posting two double-doubles … Averaged 12.3 points and 3.7 rebounds during the NCAA Tournament.

Redshirt Sophomore (2009-10): All-Horizon League Second Team honoree … Ranked second on the team and fourth in the league in scoring average (14.0) … Notched 21 double-figure scoring games, including 10 20-point contests.

Redshirt Freshman (2008-09): Played in 22 games as a freshman, averaging 8.2 minutes per game … Led the freshman class in rebounds (46) and free throw percentage (64.3) … Scored a season total 42 points.

Freshman (2007-08): Redshirted

Mishicot High School: Played for Coach Michael Leroy at Mishicot High School in Francis Creek, Wis. … Two-time Olympian Conference Player of the Year … Two-time Herald Times Reporter Player of the Year honoree … Two-time all-county selection … Earned Associated Press honorable mention all-state honors as a junior … Averaged 17.6 points and 13.0 rebounds a game while leading Mishicot to an Olympian Conference title as a junior … Averaged 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore … Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a freshman after averaging 12.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.

Personal

Julie Nicole Wojta … Daughter of Paul and Jeanne Wojta … Has two older brothers, Brian and Kevin … Graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2012 with a degree in accounting and business administration.

Career Transactions

Signed with San Antonio as a free agent on February 26, 2013 … Selected by the Minnesota Lynx in the second round (18th overall) of the 2012 WNBA Draft.