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Jenea Skeeters

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mishawaka, Ind.

High School:
Mishawaka HS

Position:
Forward

VILLANOVA: All-Conference candidate...Co-Captain...Versatile performer who can score inside and outside...Possesses three-point shooting range... Tough competitor with a good work ethic...Team's leading returning scorer.

JUNIOR SEASON (1998-99): Received All-Big Five first team honors... Started all 28 games at small forward...Averaged a team-high 11.9 ppg and finished second on the team with 4.5 rpg in 32.0 mpg...Led the Wildcats in scoring in 12 of the team's 28 games...Scored in double-figures in 19 contests, surpassing the 20-point mark four times...Had seven rebounds against both opponents in the PNC Wildcat Classic...Had 10 points on five-of-10 shooting in a 63-36 blowout-win over LaSalle...Recorded a game-high 21 points, shooting nine-of-20 from the field versus St. Joseph's...Tallied 15 points and five rebounds in 40 minutes against Notre Dame...Shot seven-of-12 from the floor for a game-high 18 points versus Providence...Was eight-of-15 from the field for a team-high19 points, to go along with five rebounds and three assists versus Providence...Scored a game-high 15 points on six-of-12 shooting, and added three assists and three steals against Miami...Had an outstanding all-around performance versus Pittsburgh scoring 11 points, tallying a career-high five steals, and matching her career-best with four assists...Scored 17 points, tied a season-high with seven rebounds and added a career-best five assists against Rutgers...Tallied a game-high 16 points on five-of-12 shooting versus Syracuse...Has a career-high 29 points, shooting 10-of-20 from the floor, three-of-eight from three-point range, and six-of-six from thee foul line against Georgetown...Added a season-high eight rebounds, a career-high five assists and three steals.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1997-98): Started all 29 games at small forward...Averaged 10.1 ppg and 2.9 rpg in 32.0 mpg...Recorded nine points and four assists versus LaSalle...Recorded 12 points and three steals against UAB...Had a game-high 16 points in win over Va. Tech in St. Mary's Tournament Championship game...Named to the St. Mary's All-Tournament Team...Netted a season-high 17 points against Penn and equaled season-bests with five rebounds and three steals...Led all scorers with a season-high 22 points against Seton Hall...Registered a career-best five steals against Seton Hall...The 22-point effort versus Seton Hall was the third 20-point game of her career...Tallied 12 points and tied her season-high with five rebounds versus Syracuse...Has reached double figures in all three games against Syracuse in her career...Registered 15 points and seven rebounds against West Virginia...Scored 12 points on six-of-11 shooting from the field...Scored 14 points on six-of-12 shooting in win over Providence...Shot seven-for-nine from the field to score 18 points in loss at Miami...Registered 11 points in loss versus Notre Dame in Big East Tournament.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1996-97): Earned Big East All-Rookie team honors...Named Philadelphia Big 5 Rookie of the Year...Chosen as the Big East Rookie of the Week on four different occasions (12/2, 12/16, 2/10, 2/23)...Played in all 28 games, starting the final six at the small forward...Averaged 29.7 minutes per game...Finished second on the team in scoring with a 12.8 ppg average...Led team in field goals made with 135 and free throws made with 61...Tallied 357 points which was a team-high...The 357 points is the third highest total ever by a Villanova freshman...Led team in scoring in Big East games with a 13.1 ppg average...Shot 37.7% (84-for-223) from the field and 38.9% (21-for-54) from three-point range...Connected on 46-of-67 (68.7%) from the charity stripe...Finished third on the team in rebounding with a 4.6 rpg average...Registered double figures in points in 20 of Villanova's 28 games...Recorded best game of her career against Syracuse (1/9/97) with 28 points and 11 rebounds...Tallied 23 points, six rebounds and a career-best five three-point field goals in her homecoming game at Notre Dame (2/19/97)...Went seven-for-14 from the field and four-of-six from behind the arc en route to scoring 19 points at No. 1 ranked Connecticut.

MISHAWAKA HIGH SCHOOL: All-State selection from 1992-1996 (1992-93 Honorable Mention, 1993-94 fourth team, 1994-95 third team, 1995-96 first team) ...Two-time conference MVP...Named to the 1996 Indiana All-Star team and the 1996 North/South All-Star squad...1996 All-American Honorable Mention ...Earned South Bend Tribune All-Star distinction from 1992-1996 ...Two-time South Bend Tribune Player-of-the-Year (1994-95 & 1995-96) ...Mishawaka's all-time leader in scoring, rebounding, free throw percentage and field goal percentage... Averaged 24.8 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 3.3 apg and 1.2 spg in her senior season... Honor Roll student.

PERSONAL: Liberal Arts major at Villanova University...Daughter of Jeffrey Skeeters and Pamela Scarberry... Born 8/26/77 in Mishawaka, Ind.

SKEETER'S CAREER STATISTICS

yr       g/gs   FG-FGA     FG%   3FG-3FGA  3FG%  FT-FTA   FT%   REB  AST  STL   PTS-AVG
96-97    28-6   135-330   .409   26-72    .361   61-94   .649   111   29   17   357-12.8
97-98    29-29  113-263   .430   21-65    .323   45-86   .523    84   29   32   292-10.1
98-99    28-28  125-292   .428   20-61    .328   63-100  .630   125   65   32   333-11.9
TOTALS   85-63  373-885   .421   67-198   .338   169-280 .603   320  123   81   982-11.6
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