Laura Sweeney leds the Wildcats with 16 points
Sweeney scores career high 29 points in victory
Laura Sweeney Records a Double-Double with 15 Points and 11 Rebounds
Sweeney leads Villanova with game-high 14 points
Laura Sweeney Scores A Season-High 26 Points.
VILLANOVA: Expected to be a mainstay in the Villanova guard rotation...Possesses outstanding defensive skills...Plays the game with great intensity...Outstanding free throw shooter.
2011-12: Played in all 34 games and averaged 24.1 minutes per game...Averaged 6.9 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest...Connected on 63-of-168 for .376 from the field and 28-of-73 from behind the arc for .383...Led team in free throw shooting at .820 (82-of-100)...Ranked second on the team in assists with 70...Recorded 28 steals...Tallied 11 double figure scoring games...Scored a career-high tying 17 points against Pittsburgh...Tied a Villanova school record for free throw percentage in a game when she went a perfect 10-of-10 from the charity stripe in the season opener against Michigan State...Named to the Big East Academic All-Star Team.
2010-11: Started 15 of the 30 games she played in and averaged 5.3 ppg., 2.7 rpg., and a team-best 2.4 assists per contest in 26.5 minutes per game; Shot .336 from the floor (50-of-149), .255 from three-point range (12-of-47) and .800 from the foul line (48-of-60); Netted a career-high 16 points versus South Florida; Had double figures in points in four of the last seven games of the season.
Notre Dame Academy: Named to the ESPN Hoopgurlz Top 100 as the 13th ranked point guard in the class of 2009, in addition to being named to the Premier Basketball Report's 2009 National Top 100 players in the ocuntry and to the Sporting News honorable mention team ... Missed the first 22 games of the 2007-08 season due to injury, but returned to play in the final nine contests of the season and helped lead her team to a second consecutive Pennsylvania Independent Schools state championship by averaging 11.8 points per game ... Third all-time leading scorer in Notre Dame Academy history ... Nominated for the McDonald's All-America team ... Received first team all-state, All-Southeastern Pennsylvania and All-Delaware County honors in addition to being a first team All-Inter AC choise and an ESPN Magazine/RISE first team All-Area choice.
Personal: One of three daughters of James and Dianna Kane ... Father and Uncle, Pat, both played baseball at Villanova ... Born 5/27/91.