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 Whitney Zachariason 4
Whitney Zachariason
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Central Arkansas Christian

Last College:
Arkansas

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Experience:
2L

PHOTO GALLERY

INTANGIBLES...
Graduated on December 18, 2010, and began working on a master's degree in January 2011 ... After transfering from Arkansas, sat out the 2007-08 spring semester and 2008-09 fall semester to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy.

2010-11 [SENIOR]...
Played in 23 of 37 games, including nine of 16 Big 12 contests, at both the No. 3 and 4 spot ... Hauled down a then-season-high four boards vs. Rice ... Scored a season-high seven points vs. SLU ... Saw first Big 12 action of season vs. Oklahoma State ... Made first start of season and second of career vs. Missouri on Senior Night ... Hauled down a career-high 10 boards vs. Missouri ... Named to fall semester Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll, posted a 4.0 GPA ... Averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebound a game ... One of two players to earn the team's Academic Award.

2009-10 [JUNIOR]...
Earned Academic All-Big 12 second team recognition ... Played in 22 games as a junior, averaging 2.0 points and 1.1 rebounds ... Played seven or more minutes eight times with four double-digit games ... Saw one minute of action in NCAA Tournament play against both Fresno State and No. 1 Connecticut ... Led Baylor in scoring with a career-high 17 points, draining a career-high five treys, in BU's Big 12 Championship first-round win over Colorado ... Also registered career-highs in minutes (25) and rebounds (5) against the Buffaloes ... Played five minutes at No. 20 Iowa State, but did not register any statistics (att. two field goals) ... Grabbed two rebounds in four minutes at No. 12 Oklahoma ... Two points and a career-high three steals in seven minutes vs. Colorado ... Had three points in four minutes at Missouri ... Scored a then-career-high seven points in 14 minutes vs. UT-Pan American ... Grabbed career-high tying four rebounds vs. Texas State ... Had four points and two blocks in seven minutes vs. Tennessee Tech ... Named to fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2008-09 [SOPHOMORE]...
Arkansas transfer played in 17 games after becoming eligible with the Lady Bears' Dec. 20 game at Oregon, averaging 0.9 points and 1.0 rebounds ... One of six Lady Bears named to the 2008 fall semester Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Had one point, hitting a key free throw late, in Lady Bears' second-round NCAA Tournament win over No. 16 South Dakota State ... Made first career start in Baylor's first-round NCAA Tournament win over UTSA, responded by establishing career-highs for points (four) and minutes (12) ... Collected a career-high four rebounds in eight minutes at Kansas ... Saw first action as a Lady Bear at Oregon.

BEFORE BAYLOR...
Transferred to Baylor from Arkansas at the beginning of her freshman year ... Played in the Lady Razorback's two exhibition games in September in Canada before leaving the program prior to the regular season.

HIGH SCHOOL...
Enjoyed a successful high school basketball career during which she scored 2,922 points, hauled down 1,206 rebounds and led her Central Arkansas Christian (CAC) team to a 142-12 record ... CAC's career scoring leader ... Led the Mustangs to three state championships, spanning two divisions (two at AAA and one at AAAA) and was named MVP of all three state tournaments ... Earned numerous all-district, all-region and all-state honors throughout her prep career ... Averaged 25.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game as a senior ... Named Ms. Basketball Arkansas in 2006 and 2007 and earned first-team all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Also earned three letters in volleyball and track and was voted Miss Central Arkansas Christian her senior season.

PERSONAL...
Full name is Whitney Leigh Zachariason ... Nickname is "Z or Whitter" ... Daughter of John and Dawn Zachariason, both of North Little Rock, Ark. ... Born Nov. 26, 1988, in Little Rock, Ark., will turn 21 the day before Baylor plays Idaho ... Has an older brother, David (22) ... Chose Baylor because it has become a very successful program with great coaches and players ... Enjoys playing volleyball and cooking in her spare time ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Active in Beta Club, Key Club, Mustang Club and has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity ... General studies major.

CAREER STATS
Year GP GS Min Avg TP Avg FGM FGA Pct 3FGM 3FGA Pct FTM FTA Pct OR DR TR Avg PF DQ Ast TO Blk Stl
2008-09 17 1 80 4.7 15 0.9 4 13 .308 1 6 .167 6 8 .750 7 10 17 1.00 13 0 1 2 0 2
2009-10 22 0 123 5.6 43 2.0 12 32 .375 8 23 .348 11 13 .846 4 20 24 1.09 12 0 7 12 5 7
2010-11 24 1 213 8.9 37 1.5 9 33 .273 2 17 .118 17 21 .810 17 31 48 2.00 9 0 9 12 7 8
TOTAL 63 2 416 6.6 95 1.5 25 78 .321 11 46 .239 34 42 .810 28 61 89 1.41 34 0 17 26 12 17
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