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Jelena Antic

Class: Sophomore
Position: G/F
Height: 6-2

Previous School: Liberty Christian Academy

Hometown: Skopje, Macedonia

2009-10 (Fr.): Fashioned a strong freshman season … made the Big South All-Freshman team … became Liberty's first three-time Big South Freshman of the Week since Kristal Tharp in 2001-02 … ranked third on the team in rebounding (5.1 rpg) and fourth in scoring (8.4 ppg) … made her collegiate debut versus Navy, in the title game of the Navy Classic on Nov. 21, posting five rebounds and a trio of assists … recorded her first double-double against Glenville State (12/5), consisting of 12 points and a team-high 10 rebounds … finished with 11 points and eight rebounds in her first of eight appearances in the starting lineup, against Cornell (12/28) at the Marriott Cavalier Classic … her other double-double (19 points, 10 rebounds) came versus Longwood on Jan. 12 … four days later, she shot 7-for-7 from the field in a 14-point, three-steal outing against Presbyterian College (1/16) … scored in double figures in three of the last four regular-season outings … contributed nine points to Liberty's Big South Championship title game victory over Gardner-Webb (3/14) … had 10 points and seven rebounds against Kentucky (3/20) in her NCAA Tournament debut … voted MVP for the 2010 U20 European Championship for Women Division B, representing Macedonia … she finished as the tournament's leading scorer (25.0 ppg) and rebounder (12.3 rpg).

Prep: Played three years of high school basketball locally, at Liberty Christian Academy … led the Bulldogs to their first-ever Virginia Independent Schools (VIS) Division I state runner-up finish as a senior, after reaching the state semifinals as a junior … tallied 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in the 2009 state championship tilt … named the VIS Division I State Player of the year as a senior, as she posted 20.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg and 5.0 apg from the point guard position … first-team all-state honoree in 2008-09, after making the second team the previous year … two-time first-team all-conference perfomer … Lynchburg News & Advance Player of the Year as a senior … has also gained experience playing for the Macedonia Under-19 National Team.

Personal: Daughter of Svetislav and Olivera Antic … birthday is June 17 … her father played professional basketball in the former Yugoslavia and has served as a coach in Macedonia … graphic design major.