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#10 Blaise Stanicic
Position: Attack
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: The Key School
Experience: 2 Letters

Salyer On Stanicic: "Blaise is a playmaker who has a knack for creating offensive opportunities everywhere in the pool. She is an intelligent player who knows the game and how to take advantage of other team's mistakes. Blaise returns as a second year co-captain, because she persistently proves she is a leader players want to follow."

Career: Ranks tied for second in school history in points (192), third in goals (111), first in assists (81), third in shots (347) and 10th in shooting percentage (.320).

As a Junior (2008): Smashed the Maryland single-season record for assists with 44... played in 37 games, including 35 starts... scored on more than one third of her shots (.342), resulting in 39 goals (fifth on team)... had the second most points of any Terp in a single season (83), trailing only current teammate Rachel Jordan... fourth on the team in steals with 52... dished an assist in 23 games, including a five-assist game against Indiana (3/1)... had a season-high five points vs. the Hoosiers... led the team in goals on seven occasions, five of which came in April... had a season-high four goals vs. Princeton (4/5).

As a Sophomore (2007): Led the team with 16 assists and finished third with 59 points... scored 43 goals on only 131 shots (.328 shooting percentage was second on the team)... only Terp player to finish season with positive ratios in kickouts drawn-to-kickouts and steals-to-turnovers... started all 34 matches... led or tied for team lead in goals in nine matches... scored at least one goal in 24 different games... season-high three goals came in five different matches.

As a Freshman (2006): Started 31 games and saw action in all 33... scored 29 goals and registered 21 assists... also tallied a team-high 46 steals.

Before Maryland: Played on the Naval Academy Aquatics Club Water Polo Team for nine years... member of the U.S. Junior National Team... two-time member of the Youth National "B" team... four-time member of the Northeast Zone Team.

Personal: Parents are Miriam and Mladen Stanicic... has one brother, Maro (28)... became the first All-American in Maryland Water Polo history as an honorable mention in 2008... made the Dean's List for Fall 2006 and Spring 2007... Student Athlete Advisory Council member since 2007 and secretary for the 2008-2009 school year... majors in English.

Stanicic's Career Statistics

Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Sh.	Sh.Pct.	Stls	KO	KOD	TO
2006	33/31	29	21	50	102	.284	46	21	13	29
2007	34/34	43	16	59	131	.328	25	17	27	22
2008	37/35	39	44	83	114	.342	52	19	15	31
Totals	104/100	111	81	192	347	.320	123	57	55	82

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