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Rosie Tarnowski
Player Profile:
Rosie Tarnowski 1269732
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Archbishop Wood HS
Experience: 2 Letters


Rosie Tarnowski
Rosie Tarnowski
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Archbishop Wood HS




Appeared in 118 career games, second most in WSU history...finished with 526 points and 423 rebounds.

SENIOR (2011-12): Appeared in all 33 games, made 12 starts...averaged 5.6 ppg and 3.4 rpg in 18.5 mpg...recorded 28 assists, 15 steals and seven blocks...knocked down the second most 3-pointers on team, finished with team-best .346 (28-81) 3-point shooting percentage...shot .412 (61-148) from the floor...started and scored 10 points at No. 12/14 Penn State (Nov. 11) at the Lady Lion Classic...started, scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds in win over UNC-Wilmington (Nov. 13) at Lady Lion Classic...scored five points and grabbed three boards in the win over Prairie View A&M (Nov. 26) at the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands...had six points and five rebounds against No. 24 Gonzaga (Nov. 30)...posted season-highs of 14 points and eight rebounds in the win over UC Riverside (Dec. 11)...scored seven points and recorded four boards against No. 14/13 Louisville (Dec. 19)...had six points and four rebounds at No. 11/13 Ohio State (Dec. 22)...started, hit three 3-pointers and matched a season-high with 14 points against Washington (Jan. 14)...knocked down a three in six straight games (Jan. 28-Feb. 16)...recorded 11 points, four assists and three rebounds in the win over Arizona (Jan. 28)...scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds at Washington (Feb. 26)...scored 13 points and recorded four boards it the home win over UCLA (Mar. 1)...hit three 3-pointers, had 11 points and seven rebounds against USC (Mar. 3)...knocked down three 3-pointers and finished with 11 points in the quarterfinal round win over USC (Mar. 8) at the Pac-12 Tournament...named to Pac-12 All-Academic first team...named to WSU All-Academic team...named a Pac-12 Conference Postgraduate Scholarship recipient...presented WSU's Rob Oviatt Strength and Conditioning Award and WSU's Beulah M. Blankenship Outstanding Student-Athlete Award.

JUNIOR (2010-11): Appeared in 29 games...averaged 1.3 ppg, 1.1 rpg and 8.3 mpg...scored five points in season-opener at Saint Mary's (Nov. 12)...played a season-high 18 minutes at UC Davis (Nov. 14)...had five points against Nebraska...scored a season-high seven points in the win over Long Beach State at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu (Nov. 27)...scored four points against USC (Dec. 31)...named to Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic second team.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10): One of seven Cougars to appear in each of the team's 30 games...made 26 starts...scored a season-high 10 points against Nevada (Dec. 22)...was WSU's third-leading rebounder, averaging 4.6 boards per game...tied for the team high with three-double digit rebounding efforts, including a career-high 13 against Montana State (Dec. 11)...led or tied for the team high in rebounding three times...went a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line against Portland (Dec. 13)...led or tied for the team high in both assists and steals twice...recorded a block in 10 games...averaged 4.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.7 steals in 25.6 minutes per game.

FRESHMAN (2008-09): Appeared in 26 games during her debut season, making 20 starts...started each of her first 18 games...missed four games with a virus, and returned to the line-up against Washington (Mar. 6)...scored in double figures nine times, including each of her first three career games...scored a career-high 16 points in her debut, WSU's season-opener at Texas Tech (Nov. 17)...led the Cougars in rebounding five times...led the Cougars in assists eight times...led WSU in steals three times...recorded a career-high five assists against Milwaukee (Dec. 7)...registered a career-high five steals against Hawaii (Dec. 22)...pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds against Hawaii (Dec. 19)...recorded multiple-block games against both Hawaii (Dec. 22) and Arizona (Jan. 31)...went a perfect 4-of-4 from the 3-point line against Arizona (Jan. 31) en route to 12 points...rebounding average of 5.3 ranked second on the team in 2008-09, sixth on WSU's freshman NCAA list and 17th in the Pac-10...139 rebounds on the season are the eighth-most by a Cougar freshman in NCAA history...2.2 offensive rebounds per game ranked 15th in the throw percentage (.677) ranks sixth amongst WSU freshman in NCAA history, while her 42 free throws made rank 10th...ranked third on the team in assists (49)...averaged 7.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 0.9 steals in 25.3 minutes per game...named co-recipient of both the Most Inspirational and Coaches' Awards at WSU's season-ending banquet.

Four-year letterwinner for head coach Jim captain as a junior and senior...named All-Catholic League as a FRESHMAN...named to the Archbishop Wood Christmas All-Tournament Team...named first-team All-Catholic League as a SOPHOMORE...named to the End of the Trail and Bishop Walsh All-Tournament most valuable player...MVP of the Scholastic Play by Play Game...tore her ACL as a JUNIOR...earned the Northwest Girls' Inter-county Basketball League Award...recognized as the top senior girls' basketball player in Philadelphia by the William Markward Memorial Basketball Club as a SENIOR...first female to be honored in the 62-year history of the club...led squad to a 23-3 record and the Catholic League was ranked as one of the top 20 teams nationally by a number of publications...named first-team All-Catholic League and Associated Press third-team All-State...McDonald's All-America nominee...played AAU basketball with FENCOR, which won three national championships (2002, 2004 and 2005) and finished as a national semifinalist twice (2003 and 2006).

Rosemarie Tarnowski...born in Philadelphia...parents Ray and Lori...brothers Ray and Anthony...father Ray played basketball for Philadelphia University and played professionally overseas...4.0 grade-point average in high school...Kiwanis Student of the Month...member of student council, serving as an executive board member for two years and as vice president as a senior...participated in the peer leadership program for three years...high school's intramurals coordinator...plans to major in communication.

Points 16, at Texas Tech (11/16/08)
FG Made6, at Texas Tech (11/16/08)
FG Attempts11 (three times), Last - Saint Mary's (12/3/09)
3-Point FG Made4, Arizona (1/31/09)
3-Point FG Attempts 6 (twice), Last - USC (1/3/10)
Free Throws Made6, Portland (12/13/09)
Free Throw Attempts 7, at Washington (1/3/09)
Rebounds13, at Montana State (12/11/09)
Assists5, Milwaukee (12/7/08)
Steals5, at Hawai'i (12/22/08)
Blocked Shots2 (three times), Last - at Arizona State (2/18/12)
Turnovers7, at UCLA (1/22/09)
Minutes35, UCLA (1/21/10)

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