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Anete Kirsteine
25  Anete Kirsteine

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Riga, Latvia

Last College:
Seward Community College

Height:
5-11

Position:
G

Experience:
TR

PRIOR TO UTEP: Standout guard who has played the past two seasons at Seward Community College ... earned All-Jayhawk West second-team honors and WBCA All-America honorable-mention accolades after averaging 11.3 points and 4.4 rebounds as a freshman in 2011-12 ... nailed 65 three pointers, the eighth-highest single-season sum at the school ... hit 46 percent from beyond-the-arc, the second-best connection rate ever at Seward ... tallied 20 double-digit scoring contests, including a season-high 20 points against rival Garden City ... enjoyed a great start to the year as a sophomore, pacing the team in both scoring (15.6) and rebounding (7.6) through five games before sustaining a season-ending injury ... in high school in Latvia she averaged 24.9 ppg and 5.3 rpg and was twice named the Latvian Youth League MVP ... name is pronounced Ah-net Ker-steine-uh ... daughter of Sarma Kirsteine ... is an only child ... a business management major ... would sing a Latvian song if she had to compete in a talent show ... listens to music and enjoys talking with friends in her free time ... started playing basketball in the second grade ... favorite basketball player is Anete Jakabson (Zogota) ... born 2/2/92 (Riga, Latvia).

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