Prior to UTSA
Putnicki was a four-time honor roll and four-time academic all-district selection at Gunter High School, where she held a 4.2 GPA  and helped the Tigers to a Texas UIL Class 3A State Championship her senior year…led Gunter to the state semifinals in her sophomore year, ahead of the state runner-up finish in her junior year...collected a slew of accolades with the Tigers, including District 11 Blocker of the Year in both her junior and senior years…Putnicki was a Glen Rose All-Tournament team selection in her junior and senior years…was voted Gunter Teammate of the Year as a senior, and was named Most Improved Player across her freshman and sophomore seasons…. broke the school blocking record in her junior year, before shattering the mark again while amassing 450 total blocks…Putnicki clubbed at  Dallas Skyline with the 16 Black squad, where she broke the club-wide blocking record in her sophomore year while winning most improved in her sophomore and junior seasons. 

Born 12/27/04 … parents are Thaddeus and Melanie Putnicki ... has a sister, Sarah ... uncle’s Billy and Michael played baseball at UTSA in the 90s … was a four-time academic all-district … majoring in business marketing with a minor in sports management.