Inside Wyoming Women's Basketball with Tijana Raca

Oct. 21, 2015

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Q: When did you start playing basketball and who inspired you the most to continue your basketball career?
A: I started playing basketball when I was seven years old, but I was a swimmer at the same time. I was a swimmer for two years and then I decided continuing playing basketball only. My family, especially my parents who were basketball coaches inspired me the most to continue my basketball career. They always wanted me to do my best and never give up on something.

Q: What are you looking forward to most about playing for the University of Wyoming?
A: I am looking forward to improving my game, get better every day as a team, to do our best every practice and win as many games as we can.

Q:How would you describe your style of play, and what have you been working on the most to improve your game in the off season?
A: I have passion for the game, disciplined and patient. Also I never give up and I do not like losing. I have been working more on my ball handling and I have done running trainings to improve my speed.

Q: Who are some of your favorite basketball players and why?
A: My favorite basketball player is Milos Teodosic. He is from Serbia and plays for the Serbian national team. He is my favorite player because I like his style of play, he is a great passer and scorer. He is a leader, he plays smart and he always plays with his heart.

Q: What is your favorite part about being from Greece and what do you miss the most?
A: I spent the last three years in Greece, especially in Thessaloniki which is how they called it, a city of love. What I miss the most is being with my adorable family, my mum's food and having fun with my friends.