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Daria Kryuchkova
Daria Kryuchkova

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moscow, Russia

Last College:
Jacksonville College

Height:
6-3

Position:
F

Experience:
2 letters

Daria Kryuchkova Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics

Of Note: Junior college transfer from Jacksonville College in Jacksonville, Texas

2013-14: Played in three games, starting one, averaging 4.3 minutes per game ... averaged 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game ... netted two points against Northern Illinois (Nov. 17), going 1-of-1 from the field ... also added one block against the Huskies ... scored three points, going 3-of-4 from the line, and added two rebounds at Milwaukee (Nov. 14) ... started her first game as a Badger vs. Northwestern (March 2)

2012-13:
Played in 15 games, averaging 4.9 minutes per game ... scored a career-high 12 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and pulled down a career-best six rebounds vs. Delaware State (Dec. 28) ... scored first career points (2) and blocked a shot against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 15) ... made Badger debut against Alabama (Dec. 1), pulling down one rebound ... averaged 1.1 points and 0.7 rebounds per game

2011-12 (at Jacksonville College): NJCAA Academic All-American ... averaged 4.8 points and 7.7 rebounds per game ... played in all 19 games, shooting 46.5 percent from the field and 71 percent from the free throw line ... member of the President's List for having a 4.0 grade point average ... member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society
2010-11 (at Jacksonville College): Averaged 3.9 and 3.2 rebounds per game
High School: Named team most valuable player as a junior

Personal: Mother is Konstantinova Svetlana ... mother played professional basketball in Russia ... nicknames are Dar and DD ... born April 4 ... major is Russian

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Career Highs

Points: 12 vs. Delaware State, 12-28-12
Field Goals: 6 vs. Delaware State, 12-28-12
Field Goal Att: 8 vs. Delaware State, 12-28-12
Field Goal %: 1.000 (1-1) vs. NIU, 11-17-13
3-pt FG: --
3-pt FG Att: --
3-pt FG%: --
Free Throws: 3 at Milwaukee, 11-14-13
Free Throw Att: 4 at Milwaukee, 11-14-13
Free Throw %: .750 (3-4) at Milwaukee, 11-14-13
Rebounds: 6 vs. Delaware State, 12-28-12
Assists: --
Steals: --
Blocks: 1 (4x), MR vs. Northern Illinois, 11-17-13
Minutes: 13 vs. Delaware State, 12-28-12

Off the Court with Daria

Favorites - Spots on campus: Discovery Building, Union South; Cartoon Character: Since you guys are not familiar with Russian cartoons, I will say Scooby Doo; Movies: Love and Basketball (typical thing for a basketball player), Pretty Woman, all old Russian movies; TV Show: Desperate Housewives; Book: Theatre by William Somerset Maugham; Car: Infiniti; Athlete: Michael Jordan; Sports team: Lakers
First started basketball (age/grade): When I was 13
Most memorable basketball game: Junior League Tournament in Penza, Russia
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: Team spirit
Before each game, I am: Focusing, Visualizing
One word that describes the team: Unity
One word that describes me: Determined
My teammates say I am: Russian cake
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Gather together and chat
Most memorable basketball achievement: The best player of the basketball school (in Moscow)
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: If you make a shot from the mid court, you can get more than 3 points
What is the first basketball memory that you have? Broken arm!
This summer, I: I had summer school, I was working in Union South as a student supervisor, and I worked out.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? No. 23, classic!
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? A celebrity
The best thing about Madison is: Resourceful
Fantasy job/career: Registered dietitian, owner of an organic store
Person most admired/role models: Eric Liddell (runner from Chariots of Fire)
I can't live without: My mom
My secret addiction is: Cats
My favorite quote or motto is: NEVER GIVE UP

ON WISCONSIN
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