Emily Leer and Caroline Coyer Score 17 Points Each
Wildcats Have Their Nine-Game Big 5 Winning Streak Snapped
Emily Leer Scores A Career-High 24 Points In The Victory
Wildcats Connect On A School Record Tying 18 Three-Point Field Goals
Sweeney records third consecutive double-double
VILLANOVA: Hard worker who plays the game with great intensity...Outstanding three-point shooter...Will battle for playing time in the Wildcat backcourt.
2014-15: Started five of the 30 games she played in and averaged 9.3 minutes per game…Averaged 2.1 ppg. and 1.3 rpg…Made 22-of-88 from the field (.250), 16-of-67 from behind the arc (.238) and 3-of-6 from the foul line (.500)…Scored a season-high nine points on 3-of-7 shooting from long distance at Cal State Fullerton…Pulled-down a career-best 10 rebounds versus Sacred Heart…Had eight points on two occasions against Chattanooga and Providence.
2013-14: Started seven of the 28 games she played in and averaged 2.0 points per game and 1.0 rebounds per contest in 6.4 minutes per game...Connected on 21-of-76 from the field (.276) and 13-of-50 from three-point range (.260)...Tallied 29 rebounds, 12 steals and four assists...Scored a career-high 17 points on 6-of-15 shooting from the field and a 5-of-13 effort from three-point range in a career-best 23 minutes...The five triples represent a career-high...Registered 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting (3-of-7 from three-point range)...Grabbed a career-high four rebounds against Xavier...Tallied a career-best three steals at Lehigh.
2011-12: Saw time in 12 games and averaged 3.5 minutes per game...Scored 12 points and shot 3-of-16 from the field and 3-of-10 from three-point range...Made 3-of-4 from the foul line...Recorded six rebounds, two assists and two steals... Played a career-high 14 minutes versus Univ. of the Sciences.
Newton South High School: Averaged 16.9 ppg., 7.5 rpg., 3.2 apg., during senior season; 2011 McDonald's All-American nominee; 1st team Dual County League All-Star (2009, 2010); Daily News Tribune All-Star; Two-year team captain; Four-year varsity letterwinner; 1,000 point career scorer.
Personal: Oldest of four children of Steve and Ginni Burton; Father played football at Northwestern, while mother was a swimmer at Northwestern; Born July 1, 1993.