| Jelena Zunic
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
rowed for the first varsity eight in eight races and with second varsity boat for two
paced the first varsity boat to a fifth-place finish at the Head of the Oklahoma with a time of 15:01.99 (Oct. 4) ... added a sixth-place finish in the single, crossing the finish in 18:47.95.
earned a second-place finish with the first varsity eight at the Head of the Colorado, clocking a time of 17:15.5 (Oct. 25) ... notched a victory in the single with a time of 22:45.4.
helped UT's top boat to a fourth-place finish (16:49.4) at the Head of the Hooch (Nov. 1) ... recorded a fourth-place finish in the single (22:03.8).
propelled the first varsity eight to a victory at the Fighting Nutria, completing the race in 28:30 (Feb. 14)
lifted Texas' first varsity eight (3:19.15) and first varsity four (3:43.90) to victories at the 1,000-meter Heart of Texas regatta (March 7)
aided in the first varsity eight's wins over Duke (6:44.7) and UCF (7:08.6) at the Longhorns Invitational (March 20-22)
paced the first varsity boat to a head-to-head victory over Kansas, finishing the race in 7:06.5 (April 4)
helped Texas' second varsity eight to a victory at the Big 12 Championship as the Longhorns captured the inaugural Big 12 title (May 2)
member of the second varsity eight boat that placed fifth in the petite final at the South/Central Regional, finishing the race in 6:35.1 (May 16-17)
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08)
rotated between Texas first, second and third boat, earning a spot in the top boat's lineup five times
teamed with Tajana Lovric to claim third place in the women's pair at the Head of the Oklahoma (10/13), finishing in 19:10.47
helped the second varsity eight to a second-place finish at the Head of the Colorado (10/27), crossing the finish in 17:47.10
paired with Lindsay Foster to claim a sixth-place finish at the Head of the Colorado, completing the race in 21:47.2
aided the first varsity boat in its second-place effort at the Heart of Texas (3/8), finishing in 3:19.9
paced UT's top boat to four straight wins at the Longhorn Invitational (3/21-23), knocking off No. 19 Wisconsin, Central Florida, Duke and Iowa
lifted the first varsity eight to a victory over Kansas (3/29), finishing in 6:50.1
paced the Longhorns' first varsity eight to their seventh straight Big 12 Invitational title, posting a winning time of 6:37.9
helped the Horns' top boat advance to the A/B semifinals and the B finals at the NCAA South/Central Regional (5/17-18)
Rowed for the Croatian National Team in 2005 and 2006 at the Brno International Junior Regatta
Full name is Jelena Zunic ... born Sept. 22, 1988 in Zagreb, Croatia ... is the daughter of Branko and Jasminka Zunic ... has one brother, Nikola (22) ... her brother is a member of the Croatian National Rowing team and rows collegiately for California ... selected to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in Spring 2009 ... psychology major.