Wildcats Celebrate Successful 2012-13 Season
Rachel Roberts Leads Wildcats to 72-38 Win Over Providence.
Seniors Will Be Honored During Final Home Game of Regular Season
Sweeney leads Villanova with game-high 14 points
Connecticut Uses Decisive First Half Run To Take Control
VILLANOVA: Experienced performer who will see playing time at point guard... Possesses very good ball handling skills...Has good court vision and a good understanding of the Wildcat system.
2011-12: Started 33 of the 34 games at the point guard position and averaged 19.4 minutes per game...Ranked third on the team in assists with 68...Averaged 1.1 points per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest...Tallied 11 steals...Shot 12-of-66 from the field (.181) and 8-of-53 from behind the arc (.150)...Went 5-of-8 from the foul line (.625)...Scored a season-high seven points at DePaul...Dished out a season-high five assists on two occasions (vs. Univ. of Sciences & Connecticut)...Member of the Big East Academic All-Star Team for the third straight year.
2010-11: Started 24 of 31 games and averaged 2.5 ppg., 2.1 apg., and 2.2 rpg in 23.7 mpg; Shot .226 from the field (19-of-84), .217 from three-point range (13-of-60) and .862 from the foul line (25-of-29); Scored a career-high 12 points versus Lehigh on Nov. 23, 2010.
2009-10: Started 11 of 29 games played and averaged 2.2 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest ... Had 35 assists with 30 turnovers and also tallied nine steals ... Shot 23-of-71 (.324) from the field, 13-of-35 (.371) from three-point range and 6-of-7 (.857) at the foul line ... In regular season conference games averaged 2.3 points and 1.2 rebounds per contest while playing 17.0 minutes per game and starting two of 16 outings ... Played 25 minutes off the bench in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship against Marquette and tallied four points, thre rebounds and three assists while shooting 2-of-6 from the field.
Germantown Academy: First team all-state selection in 2008 ... All-Southeastern Pennsylvania honoree and first team all-league selection ... Scored over 1,000 points during her high school career and is her school's all-time record holder for career assists ... Also lettered three years in field hockey.
Personal: Born in Chalfont, Pa... Youngest of four daughters of Michael and Beverley Carey... Has three sisters, Ashley, Brooke and Devon... Ashley and Brooke both played Division I basketball, Ashley at Winthrop and Brooke at Columbia, while Devon is currently a redshirt junior guard at Loyola (Md.) ... Father, Michael, was a member of the University of Pittsburgh football team and played professionally for the Oakland Raiders.