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Maria  Backman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bronx, N.Y.

High School:
Cardinal Spellman

Height:
6-1

Position:
G


07/29/2014

Summer Session with Maria Backman

Women's Basketball Summer Session with Maria Backman

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Junior (2016-17)
• Has played in 22 games this season, averaging 5.9 minutes per game
• Scored 13 points and grabbed two rebounds against Niagara (Nov. 13)
• Recorded three points and three rebounds against American (Dec. 22)
• Grabbed eight rebounds and scored two points against Maryland (Jan. 19)
• Finished with four points in five minutes of play against Nebraska (Feb. 23)

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Averaged 1.5 points and 1.1 rebounds per game
• Appeared in 23 games off the bench
• Scored a season-high five points in three contests
• Converted a three-point play in the first half against Wisconsin (Feb. 11)

Freshman (2014-15)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 15 games, averaging 0.6 points and 0.9 rebounds per game
• Scored a career-best seven points and grabbed a career-high five rebounds against Western Michigan (Nov. 23)
• Also scored two points against San Diego State (Nov. 29)

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
• Maria Jovita Backman
• Birthday: Feb. 24, 1996
• Daughter of Andre and Maria Backman
• Enrolled in LS&A
• Majoring in Political Science

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