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  Taryn Wicijowski
Taryn Wicijowski

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Regina, Saskatchewan

High School:
National Elite Developmental Academy

Height:
6-3

Position:
F

Experience:
3L

01/25/2013

Women's Basketball vs. Stanford

Utah fell to No. 6 Stanford 44-65

01/13/2013

Utah vs. No. 23 Colorado (AP)

Utah women's basketball

01/08/2013

Utah vs. No. 23 Colorado - AP Photo Gallery

Utah vs. No. 23 Colorado - AP Photo Gallery

01/12/2012

Utah vs. No. 4 Stanford - AP Photo Gallery

Utah vs. No. 4 Stanford - AP Photo Gallery

Levrets on Wicijowski: "Taryn is a very gifted post player. She plays the game with an incredible level of intelligence. Her basketball IQ is off the charts. Obviously, she has had many accolades in her career as far as being an all-Pac-12 caliber player. We expect her to come in and be who she has been and help lead this team to play the best basketball that it can."

Fast Breaks: Two-time All-Pac-12 Conference selection ... has been in the top 10 in the Pac-12 in both scoring and rebounding the past two seasons ... sixth player in school history with at least 1,500 career points and 800 career rebounds ... 10th member of Utah's 1,500-point club as she ranks 10th in school history with 1,595 career points ... 95 points away from tying Mikki Kane-Barton (1,690 from 1989-93) for ninth ... second in school history with 337 offensive boards and needs four more to set a new school record, currently held by Kim Smith (341 from 2002-06) ... seventh in the school record book with 875 total rebounds and needs three more to pass Sandy Kovach (877 from 1979-83) for sixth ... seventh with 538 defensive rebounds and three shy of tying current Utah video coordinator Morgan (Nelson) Warburton (541 from 2005-09) for sixth ... .532 career shooting percentage is fifth all-time at Utah ... 376 made free throws is eighth in school history and four away from moving into seventh and past Karen Alcorn (379 from 1988-92) ... already fifth in school history with 542 career free throw attempts and 12 away from tying Kane-Barton (554 from 1989-93) ... fifth all-time at Utah with 119 career blocks and she needs four more to tie Kristi Rose (1996-99) for fourth ... seventh with a 7.7 career rebounding average ... two-time all-Pac-12 selection in 2011-12 and 2012-13 and was in the top 10 of the Pac-12 in both scoring and rebounding during each of those seasons ... 2010 Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year ... solid player in the post and a consistent shooter ... has gained valuable experience in international competition with Canada ... two-time academic all-conference.

2014-15: Leads Pac-12 with 36.3 minutes per game ... second with 8.2 defensive rebounds per game (10th in NCAA) ... third (19th in NCAA) with 11.2 rebounds per game ... tied for sixth with 3.0 offensive rebounds per game ... seventh with 1.4 blocks per game (131st in NCAA) ... 10th with 15.2 points per game (178th in NCAA) ... 15th (246th in NCAA) in free throw percentage (.761, 35-46) ... leads team (118th in NCAA) with a .485 (50-103) shooting percentage ... five games with 10 or more points and five with 10 or more rebounds ... four double-doubles is third in Pac-12 and 28th in NCAA ... career highs of 36 points and 19 rebounds against San Jose State (11/14), including a pair of free throws that sent game to overtime ... 14 points, three rebounds and two assists at Creighton (11/20) ... six points, four rebounds and a block at Nebraska (11/23) ... named to Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team ... 13 rebounds, nine points, two assists and season-high two steals against Ole Miss (11/28) ... 18 points and nine rebounds with a block, steal and an assist against Portland (11/29) ... 20 points and 17 boards with season-high two blocks and two assists against Utah State (12/3) ... 10 points, eight rebounds and season-high three blocks against UNLV (12/6) ... nine points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals against Idaho State (12/10) ... 15 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks against BYU (12/13).

Wicijowski's 2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics

2013-14: Sidelined with ACL injury.

2012-13: Honorable mention all-Pac-12 ... ranked 21st in the NCAA and third in the Pac-12 in field goal percentage (.523) ... eighth in the conference in scoring (14.3) and 10th in rebounding (7.3) ... tied for seventh in the Pac-12 in free-throw percentage (.755) and ninth in offensive rebounds (2.7) ... 33 blocks and 16 steals ... 65 assists ... 16 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven assists vs. Denver (11/10) ... reached 1,000 career points with 20 vs. Southern Utah, including 10-of-10 from the free-throw line, with 15 rebounds (11/13) ... 17 points with three blocks vs. Michigan (11/16) ... 16 points vs. Weber State (11/24) ... 21 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and six assists vs. Utah State (11/27) ... career-high 26 points vs. Hawaii (12/1) ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Dec. 3 for performances against Utah State and Hawaii ... 15 rebounds in a double-double performance against BYU (12/1), including 16 points ... 17 points vs. North Dakota (12/29) ... three blocks with 11 points vs. California (1/4) ... double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds vs. Colorado (1/8) ... 16 points vs. Colorado (1/13) ... 16 points vs. Arizona State (1/20) ... missed three games after sustaining a knee injury against Stanford (2/1), returning against Oregon (2/8) with 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds ... 19 points vs. Arizona State (2/15) ... double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arizona (2/17) ... 11 rebounds and five assists vs. Washington (2/22) ... 22 points with nine rebounds vs. Washington State (2/24) ... 18 points vs. Oregon (3/3) ... 14 points vs. Arizona in the Pac-12 Tournament (3/7) ... 12 points, six rebounds and two steals vs. Long Beach State in the WNIT (3/20) ... 23 points, including an 11-of-13 performance from the free-throw line with three blocks against San Diego in the WNIT (3/25) ... double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds vs. Pacific in the WNIT (3/28) ... double-double with 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds against Kansas State in the WNIT (4/3) ... WNIT All-Tournament team, averaging 14.7 points and 9.3 rebounds with seven blocks ... first-team Pac-12 all-academic team.

2011-12: First-team all-Pac-12 ... media all-Pac-12 ... fifth in the Pac-12 in rebounding (8.7) ... 10th in the Pac-12 in scoring (13.2) ... 11 double-doubles tied for fifth in the Pac-12 ... seventh in the conference in field-goal percentage (.498) ... seventh in the Pac-12 in blocked shots (1.3) ... eighth in the conference in defensive rebounds (5.9) while ranking ninth in offensive rebounds (2.8) ... three 20-point games ... 14 10-rebound games ... 43 blocks ... 46 assists ... .673 free-throw percentage (107-of-159) ... scored 20 points with nine rebounds against Southern Utah in first game back since ACL surgery a year ago (11/13) ... double-double against Michigan with 16 points and 12 rebounds (11/17) ... 15 points and three blocks against Arkansas (11/20) ... 11 points with four assists vs. Detroit (11/25) ... 12 points and seven rebounds vs. South Alabama (11/26) ... 20 points and eight rebounds with three blocks vs. Weber State (12/1) ... 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting and 5-of-5 from the free-throw line with eight rebounds against Texas Southern (12/17) ... 12 points with four assists against New Mexico State (12/21) ... double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, including a career-high four blocks against Utah Valley (12/28) ... double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Colorado (12/31) ... 12 points against Washington State (1/5) ... nine points, 10 rebounds and two blocks vs. Washington (1/7) ... double-double against Stanford with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and a career-high four blocks (1/12) ... double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds against Arizona (1/19) ... 10 points, nine rebounds and two steals against Arizona State (1/21) ... 14 points vs. UCLA (1/26) ... double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. USC (1/28) ... team-high 19 points with nine rebounds against Oregon (2/2) ... double-double against Oregon State with 16 points and 10 rebounds (2/4) ... three blocks and 10 rebounds against Arizona State (2/9) ... 20 points, including 8-of-10 from the free-throw line, against Arizona (2/11) ... team highs with 16 points and nine rebounds against Colorado (2/18) ... double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds with two blocks against Cal (2/23) ... 15 points vs. Stanford (2/25) ... 10 rebounds and nine points vs. Oregon State (3/1) ... double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds against Oregon (3/3) ... scored 18 points to lead Utah against Colorado in the Pac-12 Tournament (3/7) ... double-double against Utah State in the WNIT with 15 points, 11 rebounds, and a career-high tying four blocks (3/15) ... double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds with two blocks against Washington in the WNIT (3/18) ... first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District ... first-team Academic all-Pac-12.

2010-11: Redshirted after tearing her ACL in late November ... preseason all-MWC ... averaged 10.7 points and 9.0 rebounds in three games ... six blocks ... 62.5 field-goal percentage ... 10 rebounds with seven points in season opener against SMU (11/12) ... double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, along with a career-high four blocks, vs. Weber State (11/16) ... 11 points vs. Stanford (11/19).

2009-10: MWC Freshman of the Year and second-team All-MWC ... MWC All-Tournament Team ... led the MWC and ranked 10th in the nation in field-goal percentage (57.8) ... 14.8 scoring average ranked fifth in the MWC and led all freshmen ... 6.3 rebounds per game ... 3.3 offensive rebounds per game ranked fourth in the MWC ... 105 offensive rebounds ranked third in a season at Utah ... 24 blocks ... .659 free-throw percentage ... averaged 33.9 minutes per game ... MWC Player of the Week on Dec. 7 ... scored 12 points with seven rebounds and three steals in first collegiate game vs. Utah State (11/13) ... first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Minnesota (11/17) ... 15 points against Stanford (11/27) ... double-double vs. Weber State with 16 points and 14 rebounds along with two blocks (12/1) ... six of 14 points came in overtime against Idaho State (12/2) ... 20 points with eight rebounds and two blocks vs. Westminster (12/12) ... 23 points with a pair of steals against Oregon (12/22) ... 16 points (including eight free throws) with three steals and four rebounds against TCU (1/9) ... double-double vs. New Mexico with 13 points and 10 rebounds (1/12) ... 11 rebounds vs. UNLV (1/16) ... 16 points vs. San Diego State (1/20) ... career-high 24 points with nine rebounds and two blocks against Air Force (1/23) ... 22 points against Colorado State (2/3) ... 23 points and eight rebounds in four-overtime game against TCU (2/10) ... 17 points at New Mexico (2/13) ... double-double vs. San Diego State with 15 points, 10 rebounds (2/21) ... 24 points against Air Force in MWC Tournament with three steals (3/9) ... 22 points and eight rebounds against New Mexico in MWC Tournament, including six in overtime (3/10) ... scored nine points on a perfect 4-of-4 from the field, collected five rebounds, handed out three assists and blocked a shot in the MWC Tournament vs. TCU (3/12) ... team-high 19 points with seven rebounds vs. San Diego State in MWC Tournament (3/13) ... 21 points against Saint Mary's in the WNIT (3/21) ... tied for the team-high with 15 points against Cal in the WNIT (3/23).

High School: Averaged 8.3 points and 8.1 rebounds per game as team captain for the Canada Junior National Team at the FIBA World U19 Championship in 2009, as Canada finished fourth at the championships ... led all players with 16 rebounds against the USA at the U19 Championship ... played in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2008, leading the team to a second-place finish ... led Leboldus HS to two championships in the SHSAA Provincia Hoopla Finals (2006 and 2007), along with a second-place finish in 2008... was also a standout hockey player for the Regina Rebels.

Personal: Daughter of Laurice and Tim Wicijowski ... has two siblings, Amelia (20) and Eric (17) ... brother plays football for the University of Regina ... born Jan. 31, 1991 ... earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology (emphasis in Cellular and Molecular Biology) and Psychology with a minor in Chemistry ... currently working on a minor in Nutrition ... pronounced tear-IN witch-OW-ski.

Career Highs
Points	 36 vs. San Jose State (11/14/14)
Rebounds 19 vs. San Jose State (11/14/14)
FGM	 15 vs. San Jose State (11/14/14)
FGA	 23 vs. San Jose State (11/14/14)
3 FGM 	 1, seven times (last vs. BYU, 12/13/14)
3 FGA	 2, five times (last vs. BYU, 12/13/14)
FTM	 11, twice (last vs. Pacific, 3/28/13)
FTA 	 13 vs. San Diego (3/25/13)
Assists	 7, twice (last vs. BYU, 12/13/14)
Steals	 3, three times (last vs. Air Force, 3/9/10)
Blocks	 4, four times (last vs. Utah State, 3/15/12)
Minutes	 50 vs. TCU (2/10/10)

2014-15 Season Highs Points 36 vs. San Jose State (11/14) Rebounds 19 vs. San Jose State (11/14) FGM 15 vs. San Jose State (11/14) FGA 23 vs. San Jose State (11/14) 3 FGM 1, twice (last vs. BYU, 12/13) 3 FGA 2, twice (last vs. BYU, 12/13) FTM 7 vs. Portland (11/29) FTA 10 vs. Portland (11/29) Assists 7 vs. BYU (12/13) Steals 2, twice (last vs. Idaho State, 12/10) Blocks 3, twice (last vs. BYU, 12/10) Minutes 42 vs. San Jose State (11/14)

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