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Heather Scanlon

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Drexel Hill, Pa.

High School:
Cardinal O'Hara

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/03/1987

VILLANOVA: Experienced performer who will provide the Wildcats with height at the center position... One of the team's best defensive players...Has good rebounding skills.

2009-10:Played in 23 games with 10 starts while battling injuries for part of the season ... Saw 20.2 minutes of action per game and finished the year fourth on the team in scoring and second in rebounding with 5.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... Tallied 33 assists, 17 steals and seven blocked shots ... Made .363 (49-135) of her attempts from the field and shot .260 (19-73) from three-point range ... Converted on .588 (10-17) of her free throw attempts ... During regular season BIG EAST play started eight of 11 contests and averaged 5.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game in an average of 18.1 minutes per contest ... Shot .465 from the field (20-43) versus BIG EAST foes.

2008-09: Appeared in all 33 games and made four starts ... Played 21.0 minutes per game while averaging 5.3 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest ... Third on the team in rebounding ... Tallied 34 assists, 50 turnovers, 14 blocked shots and 11 steals ... Made 66-of-156 (.423) from the field, including 23-of-75 (.307) three-pointers, and hit 21-of-27 (.778) free throws ... In regular season BIG EAST games, came off the bench in all 16 games and averaged 5.4 points and 3.6 rebounds in 21.4 minutes per contest ... Registered 16 assists, 24 turnovers, six blocks and eight steals ... Shot .413 (31-75) from the floor, .275 (11-40) from three-point range and .867 (13-15) at the foul line ... In two BIG EAST Championship games, tallied six points, three rebounds, one assist and a block ... Scored five points with one rebound and one assist in the NCAA Tournament against Utah.

2007-08: Redshirted.

2006-07: 2006-07: Played in 27 games with 11 starts and averaged 13.1 minutes per contest ... Contributed 2.1 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... Shot .418 (23-of-55) from the field and .476 (10-of-21) from the foul line ... Tallied 13 assists, steals and seven blocked shots.

Cardinal O'Hara High School: Four-time All-Philadelphia Catholic League selection (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006) ... Two-time Philadelphia Catholic League Player of the Year (2005, 2006) ... Named first team All-State in 2006 ... Earned Delaware County Daily Times Player of the Year accolades in 2006 ... Scored 1,123 career points.

Personal: Liberal Arts major ... One of four children of Bill and Judy Scanlon ... Sister Christen played basketball at Saint Joseph's, while sister Catherine played basketball at Drexel ... Born 10/3/87.

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