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SARA BEJEDI

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SARA BEJEDI - Women's Basketball - Florida State Seminoles

Sara's Profile

(Updated June 2022)
position
Guard
height
5'7"
Instagram
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year
Senior
hometown
Helsinki, Finland
other college
Arizona State
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Junior Season at Florida State (2021-22):

  • Played in all 31 games during the 2021-22 season, averaging a career-high 16.9 minutes per game.
  • Averaged 6.4 points, 2.1 assists and 1.7 rebounds per game.
  • Had seven games with four or more assists, including a pair of 5-assist performances vs. Milwaukee and Purdue.
  • Recorded six games with multiple 3-point field goals made, going 3-of-3 in FSU’s first-ever win vs. Notre Dame.
  • Excelled as a more aggressive point guard, showing off her ability to draw contact and create foul trouble for the opposition.
  • Finished with four double-digit scoring games with a career-high 21 point game against top-seeded NC State in the ACC Tournament.
  • Had five points and two rebounds in 12:35 vs. UNF.
  • Dealt five assists in 12:15 along with six points vs. Milwaukee.
  • Recorded seven points, drew six fouls and had three assists vs. Jacksonville.
  • Made her first career start at FSU vs. Grambling State, finishing with eight points, four boards and three assists in 20:45.
  • Recorded 11 points against Purdue.
  • Add eight points and drew five fouls against Florida.
  • Totaled nine points, including one 3-point field goal, as well as four assists vs. Wake Forest at home.
  • Had seven points with two assists at Clemson.
  • Totaled eight points and two steals vs. Miami at home.
  • Dished out four assists vs. Virginia.
  • Big game vs. No. 20 Notre Dame: 12 points (3-of-3) from three.
  • Had nine points and two assists at Syracuse.
  • Added 10 points and three assists vs. No. 22 Georgia Tech.
  • Delivered eight points and drew eight fouls vs. BC in ACC Second Round.
  • Career-best 21 points (8-of-11) vs. NC State in ACC Quarterfinals.

Sophomore Season at Florida State (2020-21):

  • Averaged 5.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists in four games played in 2020-21.
  • Saw first action as a Seminole vs. Virginia with three points, two rebounds, and two assists in 8 minutes.
  • Chipped in with seven points vs. Pitt.
  • Added eight points and three assists at Virginia Tech.

Freshman Season at Arizona State (2019-20):

  • Played in 31 games alongside several experienced guards at Arizona State.
  • Finished fourth on the team with 17 3-point field goals.
  • Averaged 10.8 minutes per game
  • Scored a season-high 16 points vs. New Mexico.
  • Debuted with 12 points vs. Air Force on Nov. 5, 2019.

Before Arizona State:

  • Has played two years on the Finnish Senior National Team.
  • In U18 play, she averaged 18.5 points and 5.0 assists to help her national squad win a Nordic championship.
  • Averaged 17.0 points in an eight-game tournament where she earned EuroBasket.com All-European Championship second-team honors in the U18 division.
  • Played for the Helsinki Basketball Academy since 2016, averaging 21.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists in the 2018-19 season.
  • Dropped 38 points and 34 points in the 2018-19 year.

All About Me:

  • Born: June 18, 2000.
  • Parents: Justin and Mounia Bejedi.
  • Major: Criminology.
  • How would you describe your fashion style?: Classy and boujee with a switch up.
  • What is your favorite pair of sneakers you own?: All of them.
  • What is your pre-game hype song?: Over by Drake.
  • Who is your role model? Why?: My parents, they love me unconditionally and set an example.
  • Who is your favorite super-hero?: Hulk.
  • If your TikTok went viral, what would the video be?: A basketball video with Kourtney.
  • Favorite place to visit in Tallahassee: Cascades Park.
  • Why did you choose your jersey number?: I started basketball after watching Skylar Diggins-Smith play at Notre Dame, and she played with No. 4.
  •  Who is a professional athlete that inspires you?: Derrick Rose.
  • My go-to breakfast: Waffles, eggs, and turkey bacon.
  • My dream job: To play in the WNBA, be a lawyer, and an artist all at the same time.
  • If you started your own podcast, what type of conversations would you spend time on?: Struggles with being a D1 athlete and what it takes to get to the top.
  • My favorite Coach Sue moment: When she starts feeling the music before practice and dances.