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Janka Deckerova
Janka Deckerova

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bratislava, Slovakia

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons High School

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/15/1981

Major:
Business


About Deckerova: Returns for her final season at Florida Atlantic...is one of the team=s leading three-point threats...one of three Lady Owls from Coach Dugan's first recruiting class of 2000-01.

Junior (2002-03): Played in 27 games and started seven...averaged 5.1 points and 1.2 rebounds...moved into fourth-place, all-time, in FAU history in career three-pointers...scored 10 or more points six times...had a season-high 18 points December 16 at Miami...game was the middle of a three-game stretch in which she averaged 13.3 points...also went 10-for-19 (.526) from three-point range in that stretch...had 15 points against American on November 23...connected for three or more three-pointers in five games...tied a career-high with four three-pointers in Miami game...second on the team in total treys...second on the team, shooting .844 from the line...that mark plus last year's are two of the top-five best in FAU history.

Sophomore (2001-02): Played in 30 games and started 18...averaged 7.5 points and 1.1 rebounds...led the team with 34 three-pointers...scored at least 10 points in 11 games...had a season-high 20 points March 2 at Samford...connected from beyond the arc four times on December 15 against Miami and March 2 at Samford...had at least two treys in 10 games...led the team with a .848 free throw percentage.

Freshman (2000-01): Played in 28 games and started 13...averaged 5.3 points and 1.8 rebounds...scored a career-high 24 points February 24 against Central Florida...finished season strong, averaging 23.6 minutes in final seven games along with 10.9 points and 3.6 rebounds...grabbed a career-high eight rebounds February 15 at Troy State...one of five players to play in every game...second on the team in three-pointers...had at least two treys in five separate games.

High School: Attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL...played for Gregg Lasher...set school record for three-pointers in a season (96)...all-county first-team selection as a senior...all-state honorable mention...all-county third-team as a junior.

Personal: Business major...daughter of Maria Deckerova and Jan Decker...born October 15, 1981 in Bratislava, Slovakia...goal is to play professional basketball in Europe...sister of former Lady Owl Barborka Deckerova, who played from 1998-2000.

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