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Georgia

Schweitzer

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Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Pataskala, Ohio
High School: Bishop Hartley

Bio

Career: Two-time ACC Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001 ... 2001 Kodak All-America ... 2001 Naismith National Player of the Year finalist ... 2001 Associated Press third team All-America ... 2001 first team United States Basketball Writers Association All-America ... two-time Kodak/WBCA District II All-America ... two-time first team All-ACC selection ... led Duke to a 59-5 record in Cameron Indoor Stadium over her four years at Duke ... left Duke as the most winningest senior class in Duke history at the time with 111 career victories leading the Blue Devils to  four consecutive NCAA Tournaments, an Elite Eight, National Championship Game, Sweet 16, won two ACC Tournament titles, and three regular season titles ... became the first Duke player to notch 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 400 assists, and 150 steals in a career with her six rebounds on Feb. 26 against North Carolina ...  Schweitzer finished her career with 1,620 points, 533 rebounds, 428 assists, and 171 steals ... her 65 three-pointers made in 2000-01 ranks tied for second on Duke’s season charts ... ranks eighth on Duke’s all-time points list (1,620), ninth in field goals made (1,248), second in three-point field goals made (202), third in three-point field goals attempted (504), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (40.1%), eighth in assists (428) and eighth in double-figure scoring games (80) ... holds the Duke record for consecutive games with at least one three-pointer made (25).

As a Senior (2000-01): Kodak All-America .. ACC Player of the Year ... Naismith National Player of the Year finalist ... Associated Press third team All-America ... first team United States Basketball Writers Association All-America ... first team All-ACC ... nominee for Conseco Nancy Lieberman Step Up Award ... Notched a Duke single season record for three-point field goals made with 65, while posting 155 attempts to rank as the third-best total ... posted 26 games with double-figure scoring and 21 games with four or more assists ... in the ACC stats, Schweitzer ranked 10th in scoring (14.1), fourth in field goal percentage (.479), second in 3-point field goal percentage (.419), third in assists (4.12), second in 3-point field goals made (1.91), and third in assist/turnover ratio (1.52) ... in ACC games only, she ranked 14th in scoring (14.0), second in assists (4.56), second in 3-point field goal percentage (.421), tied for first in 3-point field goals made (2.00), and first in assist/turnover ratio (1.74).

As a Junior (1999-2000): Named ACC Player of the Year, Duke Classic Most Valuable Player, two-time ACC Player of the Week (Nov. 29, Dec. 6), Bahamas SunSplash Shootout All-Tournament, All-ACC first-team, ACC All-Tournament first-team, and NCAA Division I Kodak Women’s All-America Finalist (1 of 48) ... started all 34 games, averaging a team-high 31.4 minutes per contest ... posted double figures in 28-of-34 games ... opened the 1999-00 campaign with a game-high 16 points against UNC Greensboro ... scored 21 points, taking a career-high 22 shots, including eight from beyond the arc,  versus Boston College ... scored 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting, including 3-of-4 three-pointers, against Vanderbilt ... hit 7-of-12 shots for a game-high 16 points against Florida A&M ... earned Duke Classic MVP and ACC Player of the Week honors after scoring a game-high 18 points, including a career-best 7-of-9 performance from the foul line against Penn State in the Classic title game ... earned ACC Player of the Week honors for the second consecutive week after setting a then career high with 24 points against Virginia, hitting 4-of-5 from three-point range and 8-of-12 from the field ... set a new career high in the very next game with 27 points at Virginia Tech; tied two other career highs with nine field goals and seven free throws ... scored a game-high 20 points versus Liberty in the SunSplash Shootout; also dished three assists and grabbed three steals to earn All-Tournament team honors ... scored a team-high 22 points versus George Mason; tying a career-high with nine field goals ... posted a game-high 18 points versus Georgetown on 5-of-10 shooting; also dished four assists ... nearly notched a double-double with 25 points and a season-high nine rebounds against Maryland; shot 4-of-5 from beyond the arc and also had five assists and two blocks ... led all scorers with 16 points at Georgia Tech; hit 2-of-3 from three-point range and had three assists ... played all 45 minutes in the overtime game at N.C. State; had two field goals and three assists ... had a game-high 16 points with four assists, two three-pointers and three steals versus UNC ... hit a season-high 78 percent from the floor (7-of-9) for 16 points versus Maryland; also had three assists and a steal ... scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-14 shooting; hit three treys and went 4-of-5 from the line; also had five rebounds ... was a game-high scorer with 12 points at Wake Forest; went 5-of-6 from the line ... reached the 1,000-point plateau with 14 points versus N.C. State ... named ACC Live’s Player of the Game at Clemson with 14 points; also went 6-of-9 from the line and had two three-pointers ... scored 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting versus Florida State; dished five assists ... had a game-high 18 points against FSU in the opening round of the ACC Tournament; shot 7-of-13 from the field and dished four assists ... scored a team-high 16 points against UNC in the ACC Finals; had three assists, four rebounds and two steals ... scored 11 points with five rebounds and four assists against Campbell in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament; also had two steals ... tied a game high with 25 points against Western Kentucky in the NCAA second round on 8-of-17 shooting; went 7-of-8 from the foul line and had six rebounds ... tallied 14 points and seven rebounds in the Sweet 16 game against LSU.

As a Sophomore (1998-99): Appeared in all 36 games, starting 32 contests ... posted double-figure scoring in 17 games, including a four-game streak from Dec. 8 to Dec. 28 ... finished third on the team in three-pointers, hitting 40 with a team-high .417 shooting average from beyond the arc ... was third on the team in assists per game (2.9) and tied for second in total blocks (14) ... was the team and game high scorer four times with 17 points against UNC Asheville, 22 versus UCLA, 17 against Georgia Tech and 22 against Tennessee in the East Region Final ... set a new career-high at UCLA with 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting; matched that total against the Lady Vols ... dished out a career high eight assists against Maryland ... was a perfect 3-of-3 against Virginia from three-point range, part of a 14-point night ... sunk 7-of-8 field goals for a career-high shooting percentage (.875) against Georgia Tech on Jan. 7 ... had a team season high and career high 15 rebounds as part of a double-double effort against UNC on Jan. 22 (12 points) ... contributed eight points, grabbed three offensive boards, two assists and two steals at Virginia ... added 13 points at Georgia Tech ... was a perfect 3-of-3 from the floor (2-of-2 from three-point range) and dished out three assists against Wake Forest, despite not starting due to a bruised knee ... was the second-leading scorer at Clemson with 16 points, including a career-high 6-of-6 from the free throw line; also pulled down five rebounds, all defensive ... leading scorer versus N.C. State, scoring 14 points on 4-of-8 shooting, including 5-of-6 from the free throw line; also pulled down eight rebounds, seven of which were defensive boards ... had a game-high eight rebounds against Clemson in the ACC semifinals ... scored 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including two three-pointers; also had two steals and one block against Holy Cross in the opening round of NCAAs ... had a game-high 22 points on 7-of-11 shooting, also recorded five rebounds in Duke’s East Region final win over Tennessee to earn Region MVP honors ... scored 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting, including 2-of-4 from three-point range with five rebounds and three assists against Georgia in Final Four ... held scoreless, but pulled down four rebounds and had an assist against Purdue in NCAA title game.

As a Freshman (1997-98): ACC All-Freshman team honoree who made an immediate impact in her rookie campaign ... averaged 25.5 minutes a game while playing in all 32 games with 15 starts; also averaged 7.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists a game ... ranked third on the team in free throw percentage with a .741 mark, and was perfect from the line in nine games ... had her appendix removed on March 3, but returned for Duke’s NCAA Tournament games ... played 21 minutes in her first collegiate game against UNC Greensboro; scoring six points and dishing two assists with no turnovers against the Spartans ... had a game-high five assists and four rebounds against Notre Dame ... produced nine points, four rebounds and two blocks versus Detroit in the San Juan Shootout .. notched the first double-digit scoring game of her career against Southern Illinois with 12 points, including a perfect 4-of-4 from the line, two rebounds, three assists and two steals ... had 10 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals against then eighth-ranked Illinois in the Championship game ... had eight points and five assists against Ohio University in the Duke Women’s Basketball Classic ... against Michigan, notched a season-high 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field and 2-of-6 three pointers; also had three assists, five rebounds and no turnovers against the Wolverines ... had seven points, two rebounds, three assists and two steals against UCLA ... produced eight points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal against Kent in the State Farm Classic ... hit two three-point shots and had nine points, two rebounds, two assists, two steals and no turnovers against then 12th-ranked Florida in the State Farm Classic championship game ... pulled down a career-high six rebounds at home versus Georgia Tech, including four offensive boards; also had four points and two steals against the Yellow Jackets ... had the best game of her career to date at then seventh-ranked North Carolina -- playing with a sublexed left shoulder, put in a season-high 20 points, including 4-of-6 three point buckets; also went 7-of-11 from the field, grabbed four rebounds, a steal and had no turnovers in 30 minutes ... earned her first collegiate start at home against Florida State, scoring nine points and taking two steals ... named ACC Rookie of the Week for her efforts against UNC and FSU ... scored seven points and dealt three assists in Duke’s 93-66 win at home over 11th-ranked Virginia ... scored 15 points in the second half and 17 for the game, shooting 7-of-9 from the field at home against Wake Forest; also made 3-of-4 from three-point range and had two assists, two rebounds and a steal ... dealt a team-high four assists and took a team-high three steals on the road at Georgia Tech ... pulled down a team and career-high eight rebounds at home against fifth-ranked North Carolina; also scored nine points, including 3-of-5 three pointers, dealt four assists and took two steals against the Tar Heels ... was one of five players to hit double-digits in Duke’s 79-67 win at Florida State; also had 10 points and took a career-high five steals ... dealt a season-high seven assists against Georgia Tech in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals ... scored 10 points, had three boards, three assists, a block and two steals against North Carolina in the ACC semifinals ... scored 13 points and dealt four assists with no turnovers against Middle Tennessee State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... had just two points but pulled down six boards in the Elite Eight versus Arkansas ...

Prior to Duke: Four-time letterwinner for coach Toni Roesch at Bishop Hartley High School ... also lettered in volleyball and track and field ... captain of basketball team for three seasons ... team MVP four-straight years ... county and district Player of the Year as a senior ... also earned first-team All-Ohio honors in her final season ... led team to the state finals as a senior ... reached the 1,000-point plateau midway through her junior year ... holds school record for most blocked shots ... three-time All-League selection ... led 17 and under AAU team to a national championship in 1997 ... AAU All-America selection in 1996 and ‘97 ... team MVP and All-League selection in volleyball two years ... also placed fifth in the 4x200-meter relay at the state track meet ... member of her high school’s honor roll and the National Honor Society ... Latin Scholar Award winner.

Personal: Full name is Georgia Marie Schweitzer  ... born January 31, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio ... daughter of George and Helen Schweitzer ... has two older brothers, Aaron and Andy and a younger sister, Holly ... majored in Environmental Science and is also studying a Pre-Med curriculum.

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