Zsuzsa Tarnai
Zsuzsa Tarnai


Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Jedlik Anyos Gimnaziehe

Last College:
Casper (Wyo.) CC



2002-03: Started 25 of the 28 games that she appeared in?averaged 9.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game?finished 10th in school-history with a career 3-point shooting percentage of 32.4 percent?posted four double-doubles throughout the season?finished the season shooting 32.7 (32-for-98) from beyond the three-point arc?tallied a career-best 25 points and nine buckets, including four three-pointers made, and 11 rebounds against Cleveland State on January 16th?set a career-high in rebounds with a 14-point, 12-board performance against Wright State on January 2nd?matched her career-high in rebounds with a 18-point, 12-board performance against Youngstown State on March 1st?posted her first double-double of the season against Chicago State with a team-high 16 points and 10 rebounds on December 19th?had eight points and dished out a career-high five assists against Illinois State on December 5th?scored 17 points against UW-Milwaukee on January 9th?connected for three treys and finished with 13 points against Akron on November 24th?had 10 points and seven rebounds against Alabama on December 16th?scored 15 points, including three treys, along with eight rebounds against Western Kentucky on December 22nd?posted 11 points and nine rebounds against Wright State on February 5th?tied a season-high with four treys and finished with 16 points against Cleveland State on February 20th.

2001-02: Appeared in 26 games and earned the starting nod in 12 contests?averaged 7.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game?garnered MVP honors at the Home Run Inn Thanksgiving Invitational?selected to the Tesoro Invitational All-Tournament team in Hawaii?was named the Horizon League Player of the Week for the week of November 19th?scored a game-high 19 points, including five three-pointers against St. John?s on November 18th?totaled a team-high 14 points and five rebounds in a 77-66 victory over Air Force on November 24th?scored 17 points in 19 minutes of action against Alcorn State on November 25th?scored in double-figures in 11 of the 26 contests that she played in?finished the season shooting 32.3 percent (41-for-127) from beyond the three-point arc?tallied first-career double-double against Butler on January 19th with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Prior to UIC: Starred for two seasons at Casper Community College in Casper, Wyoming?led the Thunderbirds to the Region IX tournament title and ninth place finish in the nation as a freshman?all-conference and all-region honoree following both seasons at Casper CC?was rated the 20th best junior college player in the country by the All Star Girls Report Newsletter?ranked first on her squad in three-point field goal percentage as a sophomore?was also the captain of the T-Birds during the 2000-01 campaign.

Prep: Honed her basketball skills at Jedlik Anyos Gimnaziehe Basketball Club in Budapest Hungary?was a member of the Hungarian Junior National Team.


Parents: Bela Tarnai, Jolan Kalnasi

Birthday: May 22, 1981

Major: Psychology