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Jenna Viani

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Poughkeepsie, NY

High School:
Our Lady of Lourdes

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/29/1984

VILLANOVA: Versatile performer who can play both guard positions and the small forward spot; Good three-point shooter who can also put the ball on the floor and get to the basketball; Has good basketball instincts.

JUNIOR SEASON 2004-05: Started all 17 games before suffering a season-ending knee injury...Averaged 5.8 ppg., 2.4 rpg., 2.4 apg., in 27.7 minutes per game and shot 41.2% from the field, 36.4% from three-point range and 70.8% from the foul line...Tallied eight points on 3-of-4 shooting from the field to go with four rebounds, four assists and two steals versus Penn State...Registered three points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal at Fairfield...Tallied eight points on 3-of-8 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range/1-of-1 from foul line) to go with two rebounds and an assist versus North Carolina...Registered four points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal against Texas Arlington...Scored a team-high 14 points on 5-of-12 shooting to go with four rebounds, four assists and a steal in 35 minutes at GW...Recorded two points, two rebounds and two assists at Penn...Had two points, three rebounds and three assists versus LaSalle...Posted eight points on 3-of-4 shooting from the field and a 2-of-2 effort from the foul line to go with one rebound and one assists at Saint Joseph's...Recorded nine points, four rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes versus Temple...Tallied eight points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal versus Kansas State...Totaled eight points, five asists, four steals and three blocks versus Manhattan...Had six points, one rebound and one assist against Providence...Recorded two points, four assists, two steals and a rebound versus Notre Dame...Pulled down three rebounds, made one steal and scored one points against Boston College...Connected on 3-of-6 from the field and 2-of-2 from the foul line for eight points to go with four rebounds, three assists and a steal at Connecticut...Recorded eight points, three assists, two rebounds and a block versus Georgetown...Suffered a season-ending knee injury in win over West Virginia after tallying two assists in nine minutes of action.

SOPHOMORE SEASON 2003-04: Played in all 30 games and averaged 5.4 ppg., and 1.7 rpg., in 19.1 minutes per contest...Shot 33.1 percent from the floor (51-for-154), 32.1 percent from three-point range (25-for-178) and 72.0 percent from the foul line (36-of-50)...Scored nine points on 3-of-8 shooting (2-of-7 from three-point range) to go with two rebounds, one assist and one steal versus LSU...Had six points and two assists in 18 minutes against Valparaiso...Registered seven points, five rebounds and two assists in 21 minutes against Howard...Scored seven points to go with three rebounds and three assists versus Fairfield...Scored eight points to with three rebounds and a steal against Elon in the first round of the New Mexico Tournament...Shot 4-of-6 from the field, 2-of-2 from three-point range and 1-of-2 from the foul line for 11 points to go with three rebounds, two assists and a block versus New Mexico in the championship game of the New Mexico Tournament...Scored a career-high 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting (2-of-3 from three-point range/3-of-5 from foul line) to go with three rebounds, three assists and a steal versus Penn...Went 2-of-4 from the foul line for four points to go with two rebounds and a steal in win at La Salle...Recorded five points on 2-of-4 shooting, including a 1-of-2 effort from three-point range to go with four assists in 19 minutes against Saint Joseph's...Scored 11 points on 3-of-6 shooting (1-of-3 from three-point range/4-of-5 from foul line) to go with two assists and a rebound versus Temple...Tallied one point and one steal in 10 minutes of work versus Columbia...Had a career-high tying 13 points on 4-of-8 shooting (5-of-5 from foul line) in a loss at Boston College...Recorded two points and four rebounds versus Miami...Registered two points, a rebound and an assist against Rutgers...Had one rebound, one steal and an assist at Virginia Tech...Registered two assists in eight minutes against Notre Dame...Recorded two points, two rebounds and an assist in 26 m8inutes at Notre Dame...Scored seven points on 2-of-3 shooting with all three shots coming from behind the arc to go with two rebounds and two steals versus Syracuse...Scored a career-high 16 points on 5-of-12 shooting, including a 4-of-8 effort from three-point range to go with a career-high six rebounds, a career-best three steals and two assists in loss at Georgetown...Made 3-of-11 from the floor, including a 3-of-8 effort from three-point range for nine points in win at St. John's...Tallied three points, two assists, one steal and a rebound in win over Pittsburgh...Made 4-of-7 from the field, including a 2-of-4 effort from three-point range for 10 points to go with three rebounds and an assist at Providence...Had seven points on 1-of-1 shooting from three-point range and a 4-of-4 effort from the foul line to go with two assists and a rebound against West Virginia...Recorded five points, a career-high seven assists, a career-high tying three steals and a rebound in win over St. John's...Had one assist and one rebound at Seton Hall...Recorded one block in six minutes versus Connecticut...Registered two points, three rebounds and an assist in 14 minutes at Pittsburgh...Had one assist in 18 minutes versus West Virginia in the Big East Tournament quarterfinal round...Registered five points and one rebound versus Mississippi in first round of the NCAA Tournament...Had one assist and one steal against Purdue in second round of the NCAA Tournament.

FRESHMAN SEASON 2002-03: Played in 30 of 34 games and is averaged 1.9 ppg., 0.8 rpg., and shot 28.3 percent (15-53) from the field and 35.7 percent from three-point range (10-28) in 7.5 minutes per contest....Was scoreless (0-for-2 FG) in five minutes of action versus Saint Joseph's...Made one steal against the Hawks...Had three points on one-of-five from the field and one-of-three from three-point range against Howard on Nov. 26...Also had one steal in eight minutes versus the Lady Bison...Grabbed one rebounds in the Coors Classic opener against Ohio State on Nov. 29...Played three minutes versus Colorado in the Coors Classic title game on Nov. 30...Scored a season-high five points on one-of-two shooting from three-point range and two-of-two from the foul line on Dec. 4 at Penn...Had three rebounds and two assists versus the Quakers...Dished out one assist in two minutes of work at UMass on Dec. 11...Had two points and one rebound versus Temple on Dec. 21...Had two assists and one rebound versus Brown...Scored 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting (1-of-1 from three-point range) to go with three rebounds and one assist versus Fairfield...Played seven minutes at Connecticut and missed her only shot attempt...Scored three points on 1-of-4 shooting (1-of-2 from three-point range) and had on rebound in 12 minutes versus Boston College...Scored four points and had one rebound in 15 minutes versus Syracuse...Had one steal in six minutes in home loss to Rutgers...Scored seven points on 1-of-2 shooting from the field, 1-of-1 from three-point range and 4-of-4 from the foul line to go with a season-high tying three rebounds, one assist and a steal in 12 minutes against Providence...Played 25 minutes versus Miami in Big East semifinals and had three points on 1-of-7 shooting, a season-high five assists and two rebounds...Recorded five points on 1-of-4 shooting (3-of-4 from foul line) to go with one assist and one rebound in win over Connecticut in championship game of the Big East Tournament...Played four minutes versus St. Francis in the first round in the NCAA Tournament and had one assist...Went 2-of-2 from the foul line in four minutes in the second round of the NCAA Tournament versus George Washington...Recorded one point and one rebound in seven minutes versus Colorado in the Sweet 16...Registered three points, two steals, one rebound and one assist against Tennessee in the Elite Eight.

OUR LADY OF LOURDES HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in basketball...First team All-League and second teamm All-State as a freshman in 1999...A first team All-League and first team All-State performer as a sophomore in 2000...MVP of the Public/Federation State Finals in 2000...Most Valuable Player of the Section One Finals in 2000...First team All-League and first team All-State in 2001...USA Today All-America honorable mention in 2001...MVP of the Section One Finals as a junior...A first team All-League and first team All-State player for the third consecutive season...MVP of the Public/Federation State Championships...Most Valuable Player if the Section Finals in 2001...Finalist (top 100) for the McDonald's All-American Game...Third team USA Today All-American in 2002...Scored over 2,000 career points...Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Nursing major ... One of three children of Alan and Shelly Viani ... Sister, Julianne, is currently a member of the Marist College women's basketball team ... Born 2/29/84 in Schenectady, N.Y.

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