Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota

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Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota
Anete Jekabsone-Zogota by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Personal information
Born (1983-08-12) August 12, 1983 (age 35)
Riga, Latvia
Listed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
Playing career1997–present
PositionShooting guard
Career history
2009–2010Connecticut Sun
2014Phoenix Mercury
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

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.[1] 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.

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  1. ^ "Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota Čikāgā kļūst par WNBA čempioni" (in Latvian). 13 September 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.

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