Wildcats Celebrate Successful 2012-13 Season
Laura Sweeney leds the Wildcats with 16 points
Tournament Berth Marks 10th in Program History for Wildcats in NCAA Postseason
Taylor Holeman and Rachel Roberts both score 14 points in 61-56 loss.
The Wildcats Set A Big East Tournament Record With 17 Three-Point Field Goals
VILLANOVA: Expected to be one of the team's top performers...Excellent long range shooter...Good defender who has a great grasp of the Villanova system.
2011-12: Started all 34 games at the two-guard spot and averaged 29.4 minutes per game ...Finished second on the team in scoring with an 8.6 points per game average...Shot 102-of-269 from the field (.379) and 56-of-141 from three-point range (.397)...The 56 triples were the second most on the team...Shot .667 from the foul line (32-of-48)...Averaged 3.7 rebounds per game...Tallied 57 assists and 25 steals...Earned a spot on the Big East Academic All-Star Team...Named MVP of the Iona Tournament after registering two-game totals of 31 points and connecting on 11-of-20 from the field, including a 5-of-11 effort from three-point range... Registered 16 double figure scoring games, including in four of the last five games of the season...Tied a career-high with 18 points at West Virginia...Grabbed a career-high tying eight rebounds against Saint Joseph's...Tied a career-high in steals with five at Marquette.
2010-11: Started 22 of 26 games and averaged 8.1 ppg. (third on team) and 2.3 rpg., in 25.1 mpg; Shot .369 from the floor (75-of-203), .367 from behind the arc (40-of-109) and .800 from the charity stripe (20-of-25); Recorded eight double figure scoring games, including a career-high 18 points versus Siena; Pulled-down a career-best six rebounds against Drexel.
2009-10: Came out of a planned redshirt midway through the season ... Started all 14 games she played in and averaged 3.9 points per game and 1.1 rebounds per contest while playing 18.1 minutes per game ... Shot .282 from the field (20 71), .281 from three-point range (9-32) and was 6-of-11 from the foul line ... All but one of the regular season contests she played in was against BIG EAST foes ... Played 14 minutes in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship versus Marquette.
Mercy High School: Three-time first team All-State selection by the Connecticut High School Coaches' Association, the Hartford Courant and the New Haven Register ... As a junior in 2007-08, averaged 22.5 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per contest, 2.3 steals per game and 2.4 assists per contest ... Scored 1,700 points and ranks second all-time in scoring at Mercy ... Two-time conference MVP.
Personal: Business major ... One of two children of Zane and Cora Roberts ... Born 7/18/91 in Manchester, Conn.