Prep ... Cardinal Spellman (2014) ... Honor Roll ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Ranked as No. 117 prospect by ASGR ... Two-time Bronx Player of the Year (2013-14) ... All-city first team (2014) ... Scored 1,604 points in high school, graduating as Cardinal Spellman's all-time leading scorer ... MSG Varsity Dream Team (2014) ... Played in NYC Mayor's Cup (2014) ... All-City second team (2013) ... Led Spellman to a city finals appearance as a junior, finishing the year as her team's leading scorer and rebounder ... All-Bronx team, New York Post second team and MSG Varsity second team as a sophomore (2012).
Personal ... Full name: Maria Jovita Backman ... Birthday: February 24, 1996 ... Daughter of Andre and Maria Backman ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Wants to study business and finance.
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