Images from the Wyoming Cowgirl's 2008 NCAA Tournament First Round game against Pitt, March 22nd.
Photos from throughout the career of Wyoming senior forward and 2007-08 All-America candidate Hanna Zavecz
2006 Wyoming Cowboy and Cowgirl Basketball Media Day, 10/18/06
UW This Season: A First Team All-Mountain West and Defensive Player of the Year selection...has started in all 30 games for the Cowgirls this season...is averaging a team leading 13.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.6 blocks per game...is shooting 137-336 (.408) from the field and 120-187 (.642) from the free throw line...in conference games, she averaged 13.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, while leading the way with 3.3 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.6 blocks per game...ranks second in blocks (1.60 bpg), third in assist/turnover ratio, fourth in assists (3.63 aspg), seventh in scoring (13.9 ppg), 11th in rebounding (6.1 rpg) and steals (1.6 spg) in the MWC...in league games, she ranked second in blocks (1.62 bpg), fourth in assist/turnover ratio, fifth in assists (3.25 aspg), seventh in scoring (13.4 ppg), 11th in steals (1.69 spg) and 12th in rebounding (5.8 rpg)...recorded her first double-double of the season with ten points and 11 rebounds against San Diego State (3/12/08)...had a season high 28 points against BYU (3/5/08)...had 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists against UNLV (2/23/08)...finished with a season high 14 rebounds against Air Force (2/16/08)...had 27 points, while shooting a career high .846 (11-13) from the field against Air Force (1/16/08)...followed that up with 21 points, seven rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots against San Diego State (1/19/08)...averaged 24 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and two blocks in those two games to earn MWC Player of the Week honors for January 21, 2008...was 19-for-24 (.792) from the field, 4-for-6 (.667) from beyond the arc and 6-for-9 (.667) from the free throw line...finished with a season high five blocks against San Francisco (1/3/08) and TCU (1/12/08)...recorded four blocks plus three steals, while shooting 5-9 (.556) from the field against Northern Colorado (12/17/07)...finished with 25 points and five assists while playing 45 minutes against Wisconsin (11/20/07)...played 37 minutes against Idaho State (11/9/07) and scored 14 points, along with five rebounds and five assists...followed that up with 18 points and eight rebounds against Saint Louis (11/18/07)...moved in to second in free throws made (468), free throw attempts (666), assists (429), blocked shots with 159 and steals with 223, fifth in three-point field goal attempts (440) and field goal attempts (1,375), sixth in three-point field goals made (146) and seventh in field goals made (561)...with 17 points against New Mexico (1/4/07), she reached 1,000 points for her career and currently sits in fourth place overall with 1,736...is in ninth place in career rebounds with 742..has scored in double-figures 23 times this season...has led the team in scoring ten times and rebounding nine times this season...earned MWC Player of the Week honors for November 26 after scoring 25 points while adding seven rebounds and five assists against Wisconsin (11/20/07)...she was 7-14 (.500) from the field, 4-5 (.800) from beyond the arc and 7-8 (.875) from the free throw line in a season high 45 minutes of play...was also named to the All-Tournament Team at the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge...recently earned ESPN the Magazine First Team All-District VII honors.
Junior (2006-07): A First Team All-MWC selection for the second year in a row, while earning All-Tournament Team honors during the conference championships...was also named the MVP of the WNIT after averaging 17.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game...started in 35 games, while averaging 32.8 minutes during the season for the Cowgirls...led the team in scoring (13.9 ppg), assists (3.8 aspg), steals (1.7 spg) and blocked shots (1.4 bpg)...was second in rebounding (5.1 rpg)...shot 148-346 (.428) from the field, 45-111 (.405) from beyond the arc and 147-196 (.750) from the free throw line...ranked second in three-point field goal percentage (45-111, .405) and blocks (1.40 bpg), third in assists (3.83 aspg), fourth in assist to turnover ratio (1.21), seventh in the scoring (13.9 ppg) and steals (1.69 spg), eighth field goal percentage (148-346, .428) and 11th in free throw percentage (147-196, .750) in overall games...in MWC games, she was first in blocks (1.50 bpg), third in three-point field goal percentage (21-52, .404) and assists (3.56 aspg), fourth in steals (1.75 spg) and assist to turnover ratio and 11th in scoring (11.9 ppg)...played in a career high 52 minutes while scoring a season high 28 points and six blocked shots in the semifinals of the WNIT against Kansas State (3/28/07)...had 23 points, while recording seven assists against Colorado State (1/25/07)...finished with 22 points while recording a season high eight assists vs. Montana (12/29/06)...the previous game against Idaho (12/28/06), she had a season high 11 rebounds...recorded 23 points while shooting 15-19 (.789) from the free throw line against Nevada (11/25/06)...shot a career high .778 (7-9) against Charlotte (11/24/06), while finishing with 16 points and four assists...recorded seven rebounds, five assists and four steals against Colorado (11/21/06)...had 19 points, while playing 43 minutes against Kansas State (11/17/06)...finished with a team high 15 points and six rebounds in her first start of the regular season against San Francisco (11/12/06)...also had five assists, two steals and one blocked shot...averaged 19.5 points, three rebounds, 2.5 assists and one blocked shot per game, which helped her earn All-Tournament Team honors at the Coors Classic...earned All-Tournament team honors at the Lady Griz Classic...reached double-figures in scoring in 27 of 35 games including eight straight, along with two double-doubles...led the team in scoring 12 times and rebounding 11 times on the season...an Academic All-MWC selection for the third time in her career.
Sophomore (2005-06): A First Team All-Mountain West Conference selection for the first time in her career, while also earning Defensive Player of the Year honors...started in all 30 games during the season while averaging 33.9 minutes per game...averaged a team leading 14.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks per game...shot 135-350 (.386) from the field and 116-160 (.725) from the charity stripe...ranked second in steals (2.30 spg) and assists (3.90 aspg), fourth in blocked shots (1.27 bpg) and scoring (14.4 ppg) and eighth in rebounding (6.7 rpg) in the MWC...in league games, she was second in steals (2.06 spg) and blocked shots (1.12 bpg), third in assists (3.94 aspg), seventh in rebounding (6.6 rpg) and ninth in scoring (13.7 ppg)...had a season high 27 points while shooting 10-17 (.588) from the field in the Cowgirls WNIT game against Nebraska (3/22/06)...finished with a career high 15 rebounds against TCU (3/8/06) in the opening round of the MWC tournament...scored 18 points and had six assists, three steals and three blocked shots in the win over New Mexico (2/15/06)...followed that up with 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots against BYU (2/18/06)...for the week, she averaged 19.0 points and 5.0 rebounds, while collecting 11 assists, five blocks and five steals...shot an average of 50.0 percent from the field (14-for-28), including 8-for-16 from beyond the arc (.500), which helped her earn MWC Player of the Week honors for Feb. 20, 2006...played 43 minutes while finishing with 18 points and six assists against Colorado State (1/25/06)...recorded her first double-double of the year with 16 points and 13 rebounds against TCU (1/7/06)...had 20 points while shooting 6-11 (.545) from the field against Denver (12/4/05), which started a streak of seven double-figure games in a row...recorded 14 points, six assists and five steals against Kansas State (11/28/05)...finished with ten points, eight rebounds and five assists against Colorado (11/21/05)...in the Cowgirls season opener against Sacramento State (11/19/05), she finished with nine points, three rebounds, steals and assists...recorded double-figures 23 times during the year, including a stretch of seven in a row...also had three double-doubles...was the leading scorer 13 times and the led the way in rebounding 13 times during the year...was named the MVP of the Wyoming Shoot-Out...earned Academic All-MWC and Scholar Athlete honors for the second year in a row.
Freshman (2004-05): A Second Team All-MWC selection for the 2004-05 season...played and started in all 28 games as a true freshman...started in the first game of her career against Kansas State (11/19/04)...finished second on the team averaging 14.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and a team leading one block per game...shot 141-343 (.411) from the field and 85-123 (.691) from the free throw line...finished the season sixth in scoring (14.3 ppg) and blocked shots (.86 bpg), eighth in rebounding (6.4 rpg), ninth in steals (1.7 spg), tenth in free throw percentage (85-123, .691) and 15th in field goal percentage (141-343, .411) in the MWC...in conference games, she ranked sixth in scoring (14.0 ppg) and steals (1.79 spg), seventh in blocks (0.86 bpg) and 11th in rebounding (5.6 rpg)...tied a season high with 11 rebounds while scoring 22 points against San Diego State (2/17/05)...had a career high 32 points and seven blocked shots against BYU (1/13/05)...shot 10-18 (.556) from the field and 8-9 (.889) from the charity stripe...recorded her first double-double of her career with ten points and a season high 11 rebounds against Boise State (12/30/04)...shot a season high 7-11 (.636) from the field against Ohio (12/11/04) and San Diego State (1/22/05)...recorded ten rebounds and had a career high five steals against Colorado-Colorado Springs (11/21/04)...had nine points and three blocks against Kansas State (11/19/04)...recorded double-digits in 21 of 28 games, which included a stretch of 14 in a row...also had three double-doubles...an Academic All-MWC and Scholar Athlete selection for the first time in her career.
High School: A three-time Junior All-Australian Camp selection while attending the Australian Institute of Sport Academy...for three years, Zavecz represented the Victoria Province at the National Championships on the Under 16, 18 and 20 Teams...in 2001, she was a team captain on the Under 16 Team, and helped lead the Under 20 Team to a Gold Medal in 2003...coached at the Institute by Phil Brown...played club for Bulleen in the Victorian Basketball League which was coached by Raquel Conel...chose Wyoming over several schools, including Idaho State, Georgia Tech, and Memphis.
Personal: Full name Hanna Elizabeth Zavecz...born August 21, 1985...the daughter of Peter and Marianne Zavecz...has two older brothers, Tom and Christian...majoring in human nutrition and food