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August 12, 1983|
|Listed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota (born August 12, 1983 in Riga) is a Latvian basketball player who plays for UMMC Ekaterinburg and formally for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. She is a daughter of former VEF Rīga star player Andris Jēkabsons.
Jēkabsone-Žogota played for Dynamo Moscow. She joined the club in 2006-07 season after Ainārs Zvirgziņš was named head coach of the team. Before that she played for USO Mondeville and CJM Bourges Basket, both which are teams from France.
In 2007, Jēkabsone-Žogota played for the Latvia women's national basketball team in EuroBasket Women 2007. It was her second finals, where Jēkabsone-Žogota was the second-leading scorer behind Belgium's Ann Wauters with 17.2 points per game. She was also named to the EuroBasket Women 2007 all-tournament team.
At the 2008 Olympics she was fourth in scoring with 15.8 points and also was second with 4.0 assists per game.
In 2009, Jēkabsone-Žogota was signed as a free agent by the Connecticut Sun of the Women's National Basketball Association. She joined the team at the end of June and played in her first game on July 2 at Indiana.
- Dynamo Moscow
- CJM Bourges Basket
- USO Mondeville
- TTT Rapa
- WBC Spartak Moscow Region
- Fenerbahçe Istanbul
- UMMC Ekaterinburg
- Named FIBA Europe Young Women’s Player of the Year in 2005.
- Named EuroBasket Women 2005 2nd team.
- Named EuroBasket Women 2007 1st team.
- EuroCup Women winner with Dynamo Moscow in 2007.
- Named FIBA Europe Women's Player of the Year 2007.
- Named EuroBasket Women 2009 team.
- "Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota Čikāgā kļūst par WNBA čempioni" (in Latvian). nra.lv. 13 September 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota at the Latvijas Olimpiskā Komiteja (in Latvian)
- Anete Jekabsone-Zogota at the International Olympic Committee
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Profile at EuroBasket Women 2007 page
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