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Jacki Gulczynski
Jacki  Gulczynski


Carol Stream, Ill.

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Jacki Gulczynski Photo Gallery | 2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics

Honors: 2013 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 17, 2012, after tallying back-to-back double doubles ... first UW player to be honored as a POW in four seasons ... 2013 and 2014 Academic All-Big Ten

2014-15: Only Badger to have played and started all 28 games ... averaging 30.3 minutes per game which is fourth on the team ... ranks fourth on the team with 9.4 points per game ... has scored in double figures in 11 games ... holds the team’s best free throw percentage (.844) on 27-of-32 shots from the line ... second on the team and sixth in the Big Ten with her .408 3-point percentage (51-of-125) ... places 13th in the Big Ten for total treys made (51), averaging 1.8 per game ...grabs 4.7 rebounds per game for second on the team ... marked her first double-double of the season against Iowa (Feb. 26), leading the team with 19 points and 11 rebounds ... scored 19 points against Northwestern (Feb. 22) ... recorded a career-best 3-point percentage at Nebraska (Feb. 15) going 4-for-4 behind the arc ... scored a game high 23 points against Penn State (Jan. 6), going 7-of-11 (63.6 percent) from the field, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range ... had 18 points at Miami (Dec. 4) ... put up 17 points vs. Marquette (Dec. 6) and grabbed eight rebounds ... added 15 points at Drake (Nov. 23) and 11 points vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 20) ... scored a game-high 16 points at Northwestern (Jan. 1), going a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line ... adds 1.7 assists per game ... third on the team with 30 blocks (1.1/game) ... dished out a career-high six assists against Minnesota (Jan. 4)  ... tallied eight points and eight rebounds at Indiana (Jan. 11) ... logged 13 points and seven rebounds against Rutgers (Jan. 18) ... tallied 14 points, three assists and five rebounds vs. Iowa (Feb. 8) 

Played in 28 game, starting 27, averaging 31 minutes per game ... ranked fourth on the team with 8.0 points per game ... scored in double figures in eight games ... had four double-doubles--14 points and 13 rebounds at Milwaukee (Nov. 14); 13 points and 12 rebounds against Mercer (Nov. 29); a season-high 23 points and 13 rebounds vs. Indiana (Jan. 15); and 21 points on 4-for-5 shooting from 3-point range and a career-high tying 15 rebounds vs. Ohio State (Feb. 2) ... added a career-high six blocks vs. the Hoosiers ... recorded 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks at Alabama (Nov. 21) ... tallied 15 points at Michigan on 5-of-7 shooting from the field, tying a career-best four 3-pointers (Jan. 9) ... netted 15 points and nine rebounds against Northern Illinois (Nov. 17) ... had 11 points on career-best 5-for-5 shooting from the field vs. Michigan State (Feb. 20) ... ranked third on the team with 6.7 rebounds per game ... had double-figure rebounds in six games ... led the team with 44 blocks (1.4 per game), which ranked eighth in the Big Ten ... had at least one block in 23 games ... added 0.9 assists 0.4 steals per game ... had a season-high three assists in two games and a season-high two steals in two games

2012-13: Started all 31 games, averaging 33.6 minutes per game ... averaged 13.0 points and 5.9 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures the last 23-of-24 games ... netted 21 points, including a perfect 4-for-4 from the line against Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament (March 8) ... went 5-for-5 from the line against Illinois at the Big Ten Tournament (March 7) ... scored a team-best 19 points against Nebraska (Feb. 28) ... led UW with 16 points at Northwestern (Feb. 23) ... netted a team-best 19 points against Purdue (Feb. 14) ... had a career-high five blocks against Indiana (Feb. 10) ... scored a career-high 32 points at Ohio State (Feb. 7) ... made a career high six free-throws against the Buckeyes and played in all 50 minutes in the double overtime game ... scored a career-high four 3-pointers against Penn State (Jan. 31) ... recorded a double-double at Iowa (Jan. 24) with 13 points and 10 rebounds ... scored 14 points, all in the second half, against Ohio State (Jan. 20) ... netted 10 points and 10 rebounds at Penn State (Jan. 17) ... played all 40 minutes against Minnesota (Jan. 6), scoring 19 points and grabbing six rebounds ... scored 13 points at Nebraska (Jan. 2) ... netted 24 points and 13 rebounds in her second career double-double against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 15) ... also had a two blocks vs. the Panthers ... tallied her first career double-double vs. Florida Atlantic (Dec. 10) as she led the team with a then career-best 11 rebounds and 16 points ... had her third-straight double-double at Green Bay (Dec. 23) with 12 points and 10 rebounds ... netted 14 points against Marquette (Dec. 5) ... netted a career-high five assists vs. Alabama (Dec. 1) ... had a career-best two steals at Washington State (Nov. 18)

Made first career appearance at BYU (Nov. 23), scoring three points ... scored four points vs. Montana State (Nov. 25), pulling down a season-best six rebounds ... scored six points against Drake (Dec. 11), including two 3-pointers ... netted seven points against Green Bay (Dec. 23) in a career-high 25 minutes ... marked a career-best eight points in Big Ten opener against Ohio State (Dec. 30)

High School: Four-time member of the varsity basketball team at Bartlett High School for coach Denise Sarna ... holds school single-game record with 11 blocks ... four-time all-conference selection, four-time all-area and two-time conference Player of the Year ... named Associated Press first team all-state in 2011 ... named third team all-state in 2010 ... earned honorable mention all-state honors in 2008 and 2009 ... IBCA second team all-state ... selected to the Chicago Tribune and ESPN all-area team ... two-time all-area captain ... named Female Athlete of the year in 2011 ... received the Sportsmanship Award in 2009 ... named team MVP from 2009-2011 ... selected to the Dundee Crown All-Tournament team three consecutive years ... played for the Illinois Rising Stars Elite for coach Tom Hohenadel ... team was Music City Madness consolation champions in 2009 ... earned fourth place at the Illinois state tournament in 2010 ... selected to the All-Tournament team in every tournament senior summer ... three-year member of the varsity volleyball team ... named all-conference in 2011 ... selected as team MVP ... four-year member of the varsity softball team, earning all-conference honors in 2011 ... received team Sportsmanship Award ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... named Academic All-Conference 2009-2011

Personal: Parents are Mike and Jackie Gulczynski ... has two brothers , Lenny and Mike ... Lenny was killed in Iraq at the age of 19 on Sept. 17, 2008 ... major is civil engineering


Career Highs

Points: 32 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Field Goals: 12 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Field Goal Att: 22 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Field Goal %: .692 (9-13) vs. Eastern Illinois, 12-15-12
3-pt FG: 6 vs. Penn State, 1-6-15
3-pt FG Att: 10 vs. Penn State, 1-6-15
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (4-4) vs. Nebraska, 2-15-15
Free Throws: 6 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Free Throw Att: 7 vs. Purdue, 2-14-13
Free Throw %: 1.000 (13x), MR (4-4) vs. Purdue, 3-8-13
Rebounds: 15 (2x; MR vs. Ohio State, 2-2-14)
Assists: 6 vs. Minnesota, 1-4-15
Steals: 2 (9x; MR at Florida, 12-10-14)
Blocks: 6 vs. Indiana, 1-15-14
Minutes: 50 at Ohio State, 2-7-13
Double-Doubles: 9

Why Wisconsin?

"I loved the campus and location. I fell in love with the Terrace and the water.
It has the major I wanted and I loved the team."

Off the court with Jacki

Favorites-Spot on campus: Memorial Union; Cartoon Character: Pluto; Movie: Remember the Titans; TV Show: One Tree Hill; Book: Heaven is for Real; Car: 1969 Ford Mustang; Athlete: Kevin Durant; Sports team: Chicago Bears
First started basketball: Seven years old
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: My teammates
Before each game, I: Fix my head band and wristband so they fit perfectly before going on the court.
Best UW road trip: Our BYU/Colorado Thanksgiving Tournament trip. We were gone for a week and it gave us a big opportunity to grow closer.
One word that describes the team: Sporadic
One word that describes me: Dedicated
My teammates say I am: Hard working
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Just hang out. There is never a dull moment.
Most memorable basketball achievement: Being to MVP for the Illinois All-Star game
Favorite place to play: The Barn at Minnesota. It's so different. The raised floor is unlike any other court we play on.
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: A shot at half court would be four points
This summer, I: Took Math 234 and had workouts Monday-Thursday. In July, we took a team trip to Six Flags Great America. After Six Flags, six of our players came home with me to my home for the weekend. We went to the zoo on Saturday morning and later that night we all attend the Lt. Dan Band Rockin' for the Troops concert. All of the proceeds went directly the troops overseas.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? 35 was one of my best friends' numbers so when I was a freshman in high school and I had the choice between 34 and 35 I chose 35. I've been wearing it ever since.
Who is ...the funniest player on the team? Taylor The best-dressed player? Tessa The sloppiest? Nicole
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? Playing volleyball at the college level or going to college somewhere I could get an academic scholarship.
The best thing about Madison is: The people. Everyone loves their Badgers!
Dream as a collegiate player: Making and being a high contender in the NCAA tournament
Fantasy job/career: Work for a sports company and creating state of the art new equipment
Persons most admired/role models: My parents and my brothers
I can't live without: The safety and well being of my parents and brother
My secret addiction is: Chips and salsa
If I could change one thing about myself: I'd be an early riser
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? One Tree Hill
If you could be a cover of a magazine it would be? Sports Illustrated
The best sporting event you ever attended was? The 2010 Wisconsin vs Ohio State football game. Camp Randall was crazy!
You won't catch me eating: Whipped cream. Yuck!
Nobody knows how much I love to: Cook
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: The computer
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Australia
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Backpacking through Europe
If I could live in any time period, it would be: There is no time like the present!
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: I'd love to be artistic. I wish I could draw or sculpt.
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: Jesus, Sir Isaac Newton, Abraham Lincoln
If I had a million dollars: I would give a portion of it to my parents to put away for retirement, spend it on a nice house and car, and save it for down the road when I will need it.
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Visit Europe
Post-college plans: Coach basketball or get a job with an engineering firm
Career goal: With whatever occupation I have I want to make an impact on people's lives. I want to make a difference.
Most famous person I've ever met: General Petraeus (director of the CIA)
If I was Coach Kelsey for the day, I would: Throw my team a party!
If I could have one superpower, it would be: To fly
My dream date would be: dinner and a walk on the beach with Taylor Lautner
What are you most thankful for? My family
What are you passionate about? Our armed forces
My favorite websites are: Google and Netflix
My favorite quote or motto is: "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Confucius

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