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Amanda Swiezynski

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Exeter, N.H.

High School:
Exeter

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
03/18/1988

VILLANOVA: Returning to action after playing in just seven games last year due to a knee injury...Extremely intelligent player who has a good grasp of the Villanova style of play...Excellent passer with good court vision..

2009-10:Started six of the team's first seven games and played 25.9 minutes per game ... Was injured three minutes into the contest against Saint Joseph's on December 7 and missed the rest of the season ... Averaged 3.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game ... Tallied 17 assists and committed just 11 turnovers with two blocks and six steals ... Shot .310 (9-29) from the field, .167 (4-24) on three-pointers and 1.000 (1-1) on free throws.

2008-09: Played in 29 games and started four, averaging 9.6 minutes per contest ... Shot .344 (11-32) from the field, .222 (4-18) from three-point range and .000 (0-1) at the foul line while contributing 0.9 points and 0.9 rebounds per game ... Tallied 14 assists, 22 turnovers, eight blocks and eight steals ... Played in 14 regular season BIG EAST games off the bench and averaged 9.5 minutes per outing ... Collected 11 points (0.8/game) and 13 rebounds (0.9/game) with four assists, seven turnovers, five blocks and three steals ... Had two points, one rebound, three assists and a steal in two BIG EAST Championship games ... Played 11 minutes in the NCAA Tournament against Utah.

2007-08: Appeared in 32 games off the bench and averaged 8.5 minutes per game ... Averaged 0.8 points and 1.1 rebounds per game ... Shot .231 (9-39) from the field, .182 (4-22) from three-point range and made 2-of-2 free throws ... Totaled 20 assists, 12 turnovers, four blocked shots and 12 steals ... Averaged 8.0 minutes per game in 15 regular season BIG EAST contests and had eight points and 22 rebounds (1.5 rebounds per game) ... Played in all three WNIT games and averaged 10.7 minutes per contest.

2006-07: Redshirted.

Exeter High School: Earned first team All-State honors as a senior in 2006 ... Garnered second team All-State accolades as a junior in 2005 ... Two-time All-State Honorable Mention (2003, 2004) ... Two-time High School All-American Honorable Mention selection (2005, 2006) ... Selected to play in the Senior Twin State game ... Garnered nine varsity letters in high school (four in basketball, three in volleyball and two in lacrosse) ... Named Honorable Mention All-State in lacrosse in 2005 and 2006 ... Two-time All-State honoree in volleyball (2005, 2006).

Personal: Liberal Arts major ... One of three children of Skip and Amy Swiezynski ... Mother was a track & field athlete at New Hampshire ... Father played football at New Hampshire ... Born 3/18/88 in Exeter, N.H.

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