Zara Saydjari
Zara  Saydjari

Hometown:
Skowhegan, Maine

High School:
Skowhegan Area


Senior (2010)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Started all 22 games for the Wolverines ... Tied for third on the team with six goals scored ... Assisted on U-M's game-winning goal vs. #5 Ohio State (Nov. 7) ... Tallied a hat trick in the regular-season finale at Indiana (Oct. 30) ... Scored both goals in a 2-1 win vs. #6 Michigan State (Oct. 1) ... Earned a second-half assist at #14 Penn State (Sept. 26) ... Netted the game-tying goal in the second half vs. #14 James Madison (Sept. 10) ... Assisted on U-M's first goal at #19 Albany (Sept. 8) ... Registered 29 shot attempts on the year with 14 on frame.

Junior (2009) ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-Big Ten... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Started all 21 games ... Scored three goals and tallied one assist ... Recorded one game-winning goal (vs. Temple on Sept. 4).

Sophomore (2008)... Appeared in all 20 games, starting four ... Posted first-career multi-goal effort with two goals in home finale vs. Miami of Ohio (Oct. 31) ... Netted the game-winning goal en route to a 1-0 win over No. 4 Michigan State (Oct. 17) ... Notched a first-half assist vs. Ohio State (Oct. 5) ... Posted Michigan's first goal against California (Sept. 25) ... Tallied first collegiate goal in the first half against Saint Louis (Sept. 13), scoring U-M's second marker en route to a 10-0 win ... Earned first collegiate assist in the first half vs. Ball State (Sept. 12) ... Made first career start vs. Wake Forest (Aug. 31) at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

Freshman (2007)... Appeared in 16 games as a reserve ... Took her first career shots on goal (2) vs. Old Dominion (Sept. 7) ... Also fired a shot against Louisville (Sept. 14) ... Made collegiate debut vs. North Carolina at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge (Aug. 25).

Prep... Graduated from Skowhegan High School (2007) ... Two-year National Honor Society (2006, '07), serving as president as a senior ... Four-year High Honor Roll ... NFHCA High School National All-Academic squad ... Named to the 2005 NFHCA High School All-America second team ... NFHCA High School All-Northeast Region team (2005) ... Maine Field Hockey Association All-State first team (2005) ... Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team (2005) ... Morning Sentinel All-Star second team (2004) ... Registered 35 career goals and 23 assists ... Skowhegan HS posted a 70-2 record during her tenure and won four straight Maine Class A state championships ... Also participated in basketball and track and field, qualifying for the 2007 Maine State Championships in the shot put and 4x100-meter relay.

Club/Junior Team... U.S. Under-16 Team (2005) ... Twice competed at the AAU Junior Olympics (2004, '05) ... Four-time participant of the USFHA Futures Tournament (2003, '04, '05, '06) ... Three-time Futures Elite selection (2003, '04, '05).

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in Spanish ... Born on May 24, 1989 ... Daughter of Razi and Cheryl Saydjari.

Year GP GS G A TP Shots GWG DS PS
2007 16 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
2008 20 4 5 2 12 24 1 0 0
2009 21 21 3 1 7 31 1 0 0
2010 22 22 6 3 15 29 1 0 0
Career 79 47 14 6 34 87 3 0 0

 



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