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Lin Zastrow
Lin  Zastrow


Jefferson, Wis.

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Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
2007-08 30/0 18.0 .410 .389 .608 4.4 22 25 11 5.5
2008-09 33/31 27.8 .404 .275 .750 4.4 46 36 28 7.3




.484 .000 .667 4.8 46 24 22


2010-11 27/27 34.3 .516 .474 .811 6.2 61 23 11 14.1
Career 122/90 26.7 .460 .329 .726 4.9 175 108 72 8.6

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2011 All-Big Ten second team ... 2011 All-Big Ten Defensive Team ... 2011 Academic All-District ...
2009 World Vision Invitational All-Tournament ... 2009-10 and 2008-09 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2007-08 All-Big Ten Freshman Team by coaches

Of note: Great reach and ability to score; also a great passer for a post player ... wears No. 33 in honor of Larry Bird ... collects pens, has more than 3,000 in her collection

2010-11: Played and started 27 games ... started the first four games of the season before injuring a knee vs. Kansas (Nov. 21) ... did not play vs. Marquette (Nov. 24) or at the Concord Hilton Thanksgiving Classic (Nov. 26-27) ... also did not play due to head injury at Michigan State (Jan. 6) ... returned to action against Minnesota (Jan. 9) and scored 21 points ... had double-figure scoring in 19 games ... tied or led the team in scoring in 12 games and in rebounding in nine games ... was second on the team with 6.2 rebounds per game ... second on squad with 14.1 ppg ... posted 18 points in final game of career against Illinois State in second round of WNIT (March 20) ... led the Badgers over Butler in the first round of the WNIT with 22 points ... dished off a career-high seven assists vs. the Bulldogs ... led team with 21 points against Indiana (Feb. 23) ... notched fifth-career double-double vs. Michigan (Feb. 19) with 11 points, 10 rebounds ... slated a career-high 23 points including a career-high eight free throws (8-of-8 shooting) against Michigan State (Feb. 3) ... captured career-high 12 rebounds and seven free throws at Minnesota ... grabbed a season-high two steals against Purdue (Dec. 30) ... scored the game-tying basket with 12 seconds left at Wyoming (Dec. 15), sending the game into overtime ... played a career-high 43 minutes at Wyoming ... shared team-high honors with 17 points vs. Milwaukee (Dec. 12), finishing 7-of-7 from the free throw line ... led the Badgers' with 18 points on 9-of-9 shooting from the field at Green Bay (Nov. 18)

Started all 32 games ... averaged 10.2 points and 5.0 boards per game over the last five games ... earned her first all-tournament honor at the World Vision Invitational; finished second on the team with 9.3 points per game over three games; scored the game-winning shot vs. Oregon (Nov. 28) as time ran out ... fourth on the team with 8.3 points per game; also tied for second on the team with 4.8 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high 19 points vs. Northwestern (Jan. 31) ... recorded a double-double at Indiana, scoring 13 points and tying her career best with 10 rebounds (Jan. 28) ... hit a career-best 85.7 (6-of-7) from the field vs. Oregon, tallying 12 points ... had double-figure scoring in 13 games, including back-to-back-to-back double-digit scoring efforts in the Big Ten Tournament with 10 points vs. Purdue (March 5) and 14 points vs. Ohio State (March 6) and the NCAA tournament with 11 points vs. Vermont (March 21) ... scored 12 points, all in the second half, vs. Cleveland State (Nov. 22) ... pulled down eight rebounds vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 19) and eight boards vs. CSU ... dished out a career-high five assists vs. North Dakota (Nov. 15) and vs. Ohio State (Dec. 6) ... had 11 points, seven boards, three assists, two steals and two blocks vs. Vermont (March 21) in the NCAA tournament

2008-09: Started 31 games and played in 33 games; missed the last game of the season due to ankle injury ... second on the team with 4.6 rebounds per game ... double-figure scoring in 11 games ... tied her then-career best with 18 points vs. Iowa (Dec. 22); also hit a career-best 2-of-2 from 3-point land ... led the team in scoring in three games ... third on the team with 7.3 points per game ... second on the team with an 75.0 (45-of-60) free throw percentage ... was one rebound shy of three career double-doubles--finished with 11 points and a team-high nine rebounds vs. Drake (Nov. 20); had 13 points and nine rebounds at Indiana (Jan. 15); and totaled 14 points and nine boards vs. Indiana (Feb. 16)... had a career-high three steals vs. Michigan State (Feb. 22)... tied her then-career high with four assists twice this season ... had a career-high five blocks vs. UW-Milwaukee (Dec. 2); ranked 11th in the Big Ten with 1.09 blocks per game

2007-08: Named to the 2008 Big Ten All-Freshmen team by the coaches ... tallied a season high four assists vs. Indiana (Feb. 20) ... first showed she can be an impactful Big Ten player with 15 points and five rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Ohio State (Jan. 20) ... had her best game of the year at Penn State (Feb. 3), with her first career double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds ... had 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting to lead team vs. Iowa (March 2) ... had her breakout game vs. Mississippi with 11 points on 5-11 shooting, and nine rebounds in 24 minutes (Nov. 23) ... averaged 0.83 blocks per game, which was ninth best in the Big Ten

High School: One of Women's Sports Net Magazine's Top 100 players in the country and Street and Smith's honorable mention ... first-team all-conference player in both volleyball and basketball, she played all five positions for the Eagles leading them to a 22-2 record and Southern Lakes Conference title ... member of Jefferson's 2005 WIAA Division 2 state championship team ... named the 2007 Associated Press Player of the Year and Wisconsin Miss Basketball ... earned first-team all-state honors while averaging 20.4 points, 11.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.1 steals per game as a senior ... finished her career with 1,627 career points for an average of 16.6 points per game ... team was a school record 80-18 over the course of Zastrow's four-year tenure ... other career stats include 911 rebounds (9.2 per game), 321 assists (3.3 per game), 224 steals (2.3 per game) and 322 blocks for 3.3 per game ... had a record-setting performance as a sophomore in a 2005 WIAA state tournament semifinal with 10 blocks as part of a triple-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds ... set an all-tournament mark with 17 blocks and was named to the all-tournament team ... member of the National Honor Society, ranked sixth in her class with a 3.9 grade point average ... had a double-double 10 points and 12 rebounds for the D-2 South team in the WBCA senior game

Personal: Parents are John and Denise Zastrow ... has one brother Chris and one sister Jen ... major is business management ... nickname is Stilts

Career Highs

Points: 23 vs. Michigan State, 2-3-11
Field Goals: 9 at Green Bay, 11-18-10
Field Goal Att: 17 vs. Illinois State, 3-20-11
Field Goal %: 1.000 (9-9) at Green Bay, 11-18-10
3-pt FG: 2 (2x; MR vs. Northwestern, 2-10-11)
3-pt FG Att: 4 vs. Baylor, 11-29-08
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (2-2) (2x MR vs. Northwestern, 2-10-11)
Free Throws: 8 vs. Michigan State, 2-3-11
Free Throw Att: 9 (2x; MR at Minnesota, 1-20-11)
Free Throw %: 1.000 8-8 vs. Michigan State, 2-3-11
Rebounds: 12 at Minnesota, 1-20-11
Assists: 7 vs. Butler, 3-16-11
Steals: 3 vs. Michigan State, 2-22-09
Blocks: 5 vs. Milwaukee, 12-2-08
Minutes: 43 at Wyoming, 12-15-10
Double-Doubles: 5

Why I Chose Wisconsin

"It's a great school and close to home."

Off the Court with Lin Zastrow

Favorites: Subject: History ... Foods: Pickles and olives ... Color: Lime green ... Vacation spot: Anywhere ... Sports other than basketball: Volleyball and football ... Spot on campus: State Street ... Restaurant in Madison: Potbelly ... Cartoon character: Scooby Doo ... Book: Anything Harry Potter ... Movie: National Treasure ... Form of Transportation: Moped ... TV show: John & Kate Plus 8 ... Board game as a kid: Carrom
Persons most admired: My mom and dad
In preseason training I worked on: Strength and mentality
My most prized possessions are: My blankets
Most memorable basketball achievement: Winning the 2005 state championship
Dream as a collegiate player: Be the best I can be
If I could bring one thing from my hometown toMadison,it would be: My family
If I could have any job, I'd be: Working with children
What is significant about your jersey number? It is Larry Bird's number.
What motivates you? Not wanting to lose
IfI could be ona magazinecover, it would be: Sports Illustrated
The best sporting eventI haveever attended was: Bears vs. Packers football game
One word that describes me: Unique
One word that describes the team: Funny
Nobody knows how much I love to: Collect pens
My teammates say I am: Shy
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: i-Pod
How many songs in your i-Pod? About 600
When I have free time I like to: Read
If I could live any place in the world, it would be: Around my family
If I could meet three people from throughout history, they would be: Jesus, Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln
If I had a million dollars: I'd hopefully invest or spend it wisely
The best gift I have ever received is:My i-Pod
IfI could spend a week anywhere in the world,it would be:Washington D.C. - I like history.
Favorite event in the Summer Olympics: Basketball
Something I have to do before turning 40: There is a lot I want to do.
Career goal: Do what I love

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