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Deanna Kuzmanic

School

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Position
Guard
Major
Mathematics with a minor in STEM Education

Classroom

Deanna Kuzmanic carries a 3.93 career GPA, majoring in mathematics with a minor in STEM Educations. She was named to the 2018 C-USA All-Academic Team and 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team, and she is four-time member of the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll and a four-time recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal.

Character

Kuzmanic is a two-time team captain (junior and senior). She is always the first one to practice and the last one out and has represented UAB at media days for the previous three seasons. Kuzmanic earned the 2018 C-USA and UAB Spirit of Service Award.

Community

Kuzmanic has logged 115 hours of community service since her freshman year. She completed 17 hours of reading to the local elementary schools in the Birmingham area. Kuzmanic logged 24 hours of being a reading mentor and helped out with the local area Miracle League Baseball Games.

Competition

Kuzmanic has started every game of her career. She was named to the 2018 Conference USA First Team, became the 28th member of the school’s 1,000-point club as a junior, ranks 23rd in program history in scoring, and ranks fourth all-time for career three-pointers made. Kuzmanic led the team in scoring as a junior finishing with 13.9 a contest and guided UAB to its first postseason win since 2007. She helped the Blazers to their first C-USA regular season championship in school history.