Sanja Orozović

Sanja Orozović (Serbian: Сања Орозовић; born 11 May 1990 in Subotica, SFR Yugoslavia) is Serbian-Hungarian[1] professional basketball player who currently plays for KR of the Icelandic top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna. In 2018, she won the Women Adriatic Basketball Association championship with Budućnost Bemax.

Sanja Orozović
No. 6 KR
PositionPower forward
LeagueÚrvalsdeild kvenna
Personal information
Born (1990-05-11) 11 May 1990
Subotica, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian / Hungarian
Listed height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Listed weight79 kg (174 lb)
Career information
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006–2010Spartak Subotica
2010Partizan
2010–2011Spartak Subotica
2011–2013Athlete Celje
2013–2015PEAC-Pécs
2015–2016Okzhetpes Kokshetay
2016Spartak Subotica
2016–2017TS Ostrovia
2017Partizan 1953
2017–2018Budućnost Bemax
2018Geas Basket
2018Spartak Subotica
2018–2019Breiðablik
2019–presentKR
Career highlights and awards
  • WABA Champion (2018)

Playing career

After playing the previous seasons for Spartak Subotica, Partizan, Athlete Celje, PEAC-Pécs, Okzhetpes Kokshetay and Okzhetpes Kokshetay,[2] Orozović spent the majority of the 2017-2018 season with Budućnost Bemax where she won the Women Adriatic Basketball Association championship on 25 March 2018.[3][4] In April 2018, she signed with Geas Basket[5][6] and went on to average 13.7 points in 6 games.[7]

Orozović started the 2018-2019 season with Spartak Subotica, averaging 22.3 points and 10.8 rebounds in 6 games in the First Women's Basketball League of Serbia,[8] before leaving the club in November 2018 and signing with Breiðablik of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[9] In her first game for Breiðablik, she scored 28 points in a narrow 78-74 loss against Stjarnan, including 20 points in the fourth quarter alone.[10] On 24 November 2018, she scored a season high 32 points in Breiðablik's first victory of the season.[11][12] For the season she averaged 20.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists.

Prior to the 2019–20 season, Orozović signed with Úrvalsdeild powerhouse KR.[13] In her debut, she scored 25 points, including the go-ahead basket with 15 seconds remaining, in KR's 80-79 victory against Keflavík.[14]

References

  1. "Geas Basket, convince Sanja Orozovic al suo battesimo in Italia". specchiosesto.it (in Italian). 5 April 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  2. "Za Sanju Orozović u Spartaku vrata uvek otvorena". 4 December 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  3. "Sanja Orozović, košarkašica Budućnosti – preko Zvezde na vrh!". montenegroclick.me (in Serbian). 2 October 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  4. "Sanja Orozović pojačala Budućnost". 2 August 2017. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. "Il Geas Basket si rinforza per vincere: arriva Sanja Orozovic". nordmilano24.it (in Italian). 27 March 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  6. "Geas Basket, mercoledì a Pordenone esordio di Sanja Orozovic". specchiosesto.it (in Italian). 3 April 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  7. "Sanja Orozovic". playbasket.it (in Italian). Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  8. "Sanja Orozovic signs with Breidablik". Eurobasket.com. 8 November 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  9. Davíð Eldur (2 November 2018). "Sanja Orozović til Breiðabliks". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  10. Helgi Hrafn Ólafsson (7 November 2018). "Stjarnan hafði betur í grannaslagnum – Sanja flott fyrir Blika". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  11. "Fyrsti sigur Breiðabliks í höfn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 24 November 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  12. Víkingur Goði Sigurðsson (24 November 2018). "Umfjöllun og viðtöl: Breiðablik - Skallagrímur 85-79 - Breiðablik komið á blað". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  13. Ólafur Þór Jónsson (23 August 2019). "Komnar og farnar í Dominos deild kvenna". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  14. Helgi Hrafn Ólafsson (7 October 2019). "Umfjöllun og viðtöl: KR - Keflavík 80-79 - KR vann háspennuleik í Vesturbænum". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 October 2019.
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