On Rooney: A well-rounded player with great speed ... Her tremendous energy is invaluable to the Wildcats on both ends of the pool ... Creative offensive player who can score in a variety of ways ... A team captain bringing great knowledge and outstanding leadership to the squad.
2006: Showcased her well-roundedness with exceptional numbers in all statistical categories ... Recorded 25 points with 17 goals and eight assists ... Tallied 23 steals and 22 ejections drawn.
2004: Important part of the team's defense with 32 steals ... Tallied nine goals and 12 assists.
Fenwick High School: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and three-year letterwinner in water polo ... All-American swimmer in 2000 ... Member of the all-conference team all four years ... Named all-conference in water polo all four years ... Recipient of the Lawless Female Scholar Athlete Award (2003) and the Spanish Student Award (2003).
Personal: Born 3/6/85 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... Second of four children of Rob and Linda Rooney ... Siblings are Bobby (24), Aileen (19) and Reid (17) ... Father played football and was a center at Illinois State ... Brother, Bobby, was a pitcher for the Illinois State baseball team ... Majoring in Biology.