Emily Suhey
Emily Suhey

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boalsburg, Pa.

High School:
State College

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/20/1989

01/03/2013

Sweeney Has Made the Most of Her Time at Villanova

Fifth-year senior has helped Wildcats to a 10-2 start

12/30/2012

Villanova Defeats Dartmouth to Improve to 10-2

Laura Sweeney Leads The Way With 22 Points

11/19/2012

Wildcats Down Bloomsburg in Exhibition Play

Freshman Caroline Coyer led the way with 15 points.

04/10/2012

Perretta Named Big Five Coach of the Year

Sweeney, Burford and Suhey Also Honored

03/22/2012

Villanova Falls at Colorado in WNIT Third Round

Emily Leers Leads The Wildcats With 16 Points In The 48-47 Loss

12/01/2011

Women's Basketball vs. Delaware

Villanova competed against Delaware at the Pavilion on November 22, 2011

VILLANOVA: Outstanding three-point shooter...Hard-worker who will battle for playing time at forward...Has a good understanding of the Villanova system.

2011-12: Started one of the 32 games she played in and averaged 7.4 minutes per game ...Named to the Philadelphia Big Five All-Academic Team...Earned a spot on the Big East Academic All-Star Team for the third straight year...Averaged 2.5 points per game...Shot 26-of-68 from the field (.382) and 21-of-56 from three-point range (.375)...Went a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line...Tallied 12 assists and five steals...Had a season-high 12 points against University of the Sciences and LaSalle...Made a season-best four three-point field goals against University of the Sciences and LaSalle.

2010-11: Started one of 29 games and averaged 2.7 ppg., and 1.3 rpg., in 9.0 minutes per contest; Shot .292 from the field (28-of-96), .235 from three-point range (19-of-81) and .667 from the free throw line (2-of-3); Scored a season-high 15 points versus Marist; Named to the Philadelphia Big Five All-Academic Team.

2009-10: Appeared in 26 games and made five starts ... Averaged 4.3 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in only 11.8 minutes per contest ... Shot .342 (40-117) from the field and was a proficient .357 (30-84) from three-point range ... Went 2-of-2 at the foul line ... Tallied 20 assists with only 16 turnovers and had 10 blocks and nine steals ... Played in all 16 regular season BIG EAST games and made four of her five starts on the year ... Averaged 5.1 points and .17 rebounds versus conference opponents while shooting .349 both from the field (29-83) and from three-point range (22-63) ... Came off the bench in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship versus Marquette and saw 14 minutes of action, during which she contributed three points, three rebounds, one assist and a blocked shot.

2008-09: Redshirted.

State College Area High School: Four-year letterwinner ... As a junior and senior was named to the District 6 All-Offensive and All-Defensive teams ... Previously was the District 6 Freshman of the Year ... Second team All-State in Pennsylvania as a senior ... Named the Centre County MVP in All-Star Senior Game against Blair County ... Second all-time leading scorer at her school with over 1,500 career points ... Holds school record for most rebounds in a season and is the Centre County leader for free throw percentage in a season (81% as a senior) ... Was a Faculty Scholar and earned High Honor Roll status all four years.

Personal: Born 9/20/89 in Charlottesville, Va. ... One of four children of Paul and Carolyn Suhey ... Siblings are Kara (25), Kevin (24) and Paul (18) ... Father and brother both played football at Penn State ... Plans to major in Civil Engineering.

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