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Jennifer Hilgenberg

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Readington, N.J.

High School:
Immaculata HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
03/26/1983

VILLANOVA: Co-Captain...Slated as a starter at small forward...Will be one of the team's top defenders...Has good athleticism and quickness.

JUNIOR SEASON 2003-04: Started all 30 games and averaged 7.1 ppg., 2.9 rpg., and 1.8 apg. in 27.0 minutes per game...Shot 41.9 percent from the field (83-198), 36.6 percent from three-point range (26-71), and 72.4 percent from the foul line (21-29)...Tied a school record for free throw percentage in a game with a 10-for-10 effort versus Fairfield. She becomes just the third player in school history to go 10-for-10 from the charity stripe in a game; Registered two points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal versus LSU...Made 5-of-9 from the field, including a 4-of-6 effort from three-point range for 14 points to go with three rebounds and three assists in 35 minutes against Valparaiso...Registered nine points on a 3-of-4 effort from three-point range in win at Howard...Scored a career-high 17 points on 3-of-7 shooting from the field, 1-of-1 from three-point range and a 10-of-10 effort from the foul line...Recorded two assists, a steal and a block versus Elon in the first round of the New Mexico Tournament...Tallied six points on 2-of-6 shooting, including a 2-of-2 effort from three-point range to go with four assists and two rebounds in 33 minutes of action against New Mexico in the championship game of the New Mexico Tournament...Had two rebounds, one assist and a steal versus Penn...Registered four points, six rebounds and three assists in win at La Salle...Recorded nine points on 4-of-6 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range) to go with one rebound and two steals versus Saint Joseph's...Registered seven points, five rebounds, a block and a steal in win at Temple...Scored 10 points on 5-of-11 shooting to go along with a career-high five assists, three rebounds, two steals, and one block versus Columbia...Recorded eight points on 4-of-13 shooting to go with three rebounds, two steals and an assist in loss at Boston College...Had nine points on 4-of-6 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range) with three rebounds and an assist against Miami...Recorded six points, two assists, one rebound and a steal versus Rutgers...Registered a team-high 13 points on 6-of-13 shooting (1-of-3 from three-point range) to go with four rebounds and a steal in 28 minutes at Virginia Tech...Made 6-of-10 from the field for 12 points and had seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in 38 minutes against Seton Hall...Registered four points on 2-of-5 shooting to go with four rebounds and a steal at Notre Dame...Tallied 10 points on 4-of-7 from the field to go with a career-high tying five assists, four rebounds and a steal in 27 minutes against Syracuse...Registered two assists in 27 minutes at Georgetown...Made 4-of-5 from the field and 3-of-4 from three-point range for 11 points in win at St. John's...Registered nine points on 3-of-7 shooting, including a 3-of-5 effort from three-point range in win over Pittsburgh...Tallied two points, three rebounds and an assist at Providence...Made 3-of-6 from the field, 2-of-4 from three-point range and 5-of-6 from the foul line for 13 points to go with six rebounds and three assists versus West Virginia...Registered two points, one rebound and one assist versus St. John's...Tallied three rebounds, one assist and a steal at Seton Hall...Registered nine points on 4-of-7 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range) in 30 minutes versus Pittsburgh...Made 3-of-6 from the field for six points and had a career-high tying eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in 33 minutes at Pittsburgh...Registered eight points on 4-of-10 shooting to go with three assists and two rebounds in 32 minutes versus West Virginia in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals...Registered nine points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal versus Mississippi in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Tallied four points, two steals, one rebound and one assist against Purdue in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

SOPHOMORE SEASON 2002-03: Played in 33 of 34 games and averaged 2.3 ppg., and 2.2 rpg., and shot 31.1 percent (33-106) from the field and 3-of-15 from three-point range (20 percent) in 12.2 minutes per game....Posted two rebounds and one assists in season-opening win at St. Joseph's on Nov. 22...Shot two-of-two from the field for four points on Nov. 26 against Howard...Grabbed two boards in 15 minutes of action versus the Lady Bison...Shot 0-for-four from the field, but had three rebounds and one steal in 17 minutes against Ohio State in the Coors Classic opener on Nov. 29...Went scoreless on 0-of-three shooting versus Colorado in the Coors Classic title game on Nov. 30...Had three rebounds and one steal in 23 minutes against the Buffaloes...Posted two points, two rebounds, one block and one steal in 13 minutes of work against Penn on Dec. 4...Scored four points on two-of-three shooting from the field and had one assist in seven minutes on Dec. 7 versus La Salle...Had two points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist at UMass on Dec. 11...Tallied two points, one rebounds and one steal versus Temple on Dec. 21...Registered two points, six rebounds, a career-high three assists and one steal against Brown in first round of Wildcat Christmas Classic...Tallied two points, four rebounds, a career-high four assits and a steal against Fairfield...Tallied four points, a career-high eight rebounds (6 offensive), two steals and an assist versus St. John's...Registered five points and a steal in 18 minutes at West Virginia...Tallied three rebounds and one assist in 10 minutes at Rutgers...Grabbed three rebounds against Seton Hall...Had two assists and one rebound in 17 minutes against Penn State...Had one assist in 10 minutes at Connecticut...Recorded a season-high eight points on 4-of-5 shooting to go with three rebounds, two assists and a block at Miami...Registered two rebounds and an assist in three minutes against Boston College...Recorded four points and three rebounds in 21 minutes at Pittsburgh...Scored six points on 3-of-5 shooting including four points in a decisive 6-0 run in the second half...Recorded four points, one rebound and a steal in 12 minutes versus Providence...Had two points on 1-of-1 shooting in two minutes against Notre Dame in Big East Tournament first round game...Grabbed one rebound in four minutes against Miami in Big east semifinals...Tallied three rebounds, one assist and one steal versus Connecticut in Big East finals...Had eight points on 4-of-9 shooting to go with eight rebounds, one assist and a steal in 31 minutes versus St. Francis in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting (2-of-2 from three-point range) to go with six rebounds, and two assists in 25 minutes versus George Washington in the NCAA Tournament Second Round...Registered three points and a rebounds against Colorado in the Sweet 16...Logged 10 minutes versus Tennessee in the Elite Eight.

FRESHMAN SEASON 2001-02: Played in all 29 games; Averaged 3.0 ppg., and 1.2 rpg. in 9.2 minutes per game...Saw three minutes at Penn State and scored two points on one-for-one shooting and one steal...Recorded two rebounds, one block and three steals in 14 minutes versus Quinnipiac...Scored eight points on 4-of-8 shooting to go with three rebounds and a block at LaSalle...Tallied seven points on 2-of-4 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range) and 2-of-2 from the foul line...Tallied two points, one steal and one block versus Pennsylvania...Scored 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting to go with eight rebounds, two steals and one assist...Had three points on 3-of-4 foul shots versus West Virginia...Scored four points on 1-of-2 shooting from the field and 2-of-3 from the foul line to go with three rebounds and one assist at Providence...Made 2-of-2 from the field for four points in win at Seton Hall...Made 2-of-3 from the field including one three-point field goal for five points to go with one rebound and a steal in 13 minutes in a loss to Connecticut...Went 2-of-2 from the foul line for two points in win at WVU...Shot 2-of-3 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line for six points in win over Miami...Scored six points on 2-of-5 shooting in loss at Syracuse...Scored four points on 2-of-3 shooting at North Carolina...Scored two points on 1-of-3 shooting at Rutgers...Tallied five points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal versus Pittsburgh...Scored four points on 2-of-5 shooting in win over Georgetown...Scored eight points on 2-of-3 shooting, including a 2-of-2 from three-point range and a 2-of-2 from the foul line in win at Notre Dame...Recorded two points, two rebounds and one assist in eight minutes versus Miami in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament...Scored four points in eight minutes versus Pepperdine in first round of NCAA Tournament...Recorded three points, two rebounds and an assist against Oklahoma in second round of NCAA Tournament.

IMMACULATA HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in basketball under head coach Pam Balogh and two varsity letters in soccer...Named to the All-State second team following her junior and senior seasons...Holds the school scoring record with over 1,000 points in her four-year career...Selected the Most Valuable Player of her team for three consecutive years.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the School of Commerce and Finance at Villanova...One of three children of Cindy and the late Greg Hilgenberg...Mother played tennis at the University of Dayton...Father played Football at the University of Dayton...Born 3/26/83 in Summit, N.J.

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