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Carolyn Swords
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sudbury, MA

High School:
Lincoln-Sudbury

Height:
6-6

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
07/19/1989

03/21/2014

Women's Basketball Players Find Success Overseas

Eagles have six players playing professionally

02/20/2014

Women's Basketball To Play At Clemson Tonight

Eagles-Tigers at 7 p.m.

02/10/2014

ACC Names Kelly Hughes Rookie of The Week

Women's Basketball guard Kelly Hughes averaged 23 points in two games this week.

02/08/2014

Women's Basketball To Play at FSU

Eagles-Seminoles at 1 on NESN on Sunday

01/25/2014

Women's Basketball To Host Wake Forest On Sunday

Eagles to honor Alumni at halftime

Carolyn Swords Final Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Carolyn's Photo Gallery

2010-11 (Senior)
Honors: Team MVP ... AP All-American Honorable Mention Team ... State Farm Region 2 Team ... All-ACC first team ... Top 30 Midseason Naismith Watch List ... Recipient of the ACC Postgraduate Scholarship ... All-ACC Academic team ... All-Academic Jesuit first team ... Preseason Naismith Watch List...Wade Tropy Watch List...ECAC First Team ... All-ACC Preseason List ... John R. Wooden Preseason List... All Jesuit Player of the Week, Feb. 10 ... ACC Player of the Week, Nov. 29 and Jan. 24 ... All-Jesuit team, Nov. 22 ... TD Bank Classic MVP ... Junkanoo Jam Tournament MVP ... Team Captain ... Is only the second player in WBB history to lead the country in field goal percentage three straight years, the first was fellow ACC player Crystal Langhorne (Maryland)...Her career field goal percentage of 67.6 is fourth of all-time in the NCAA record books.

Highlightss
Became the second all-time leading scorer in BC's history when she notched 27 points and 12 rebounds in the first round game of the ACC Tournament vs. NC State on March 3 ... She finished her career with 2,029 points, only the second player in BC history to reach 2,000 points ... Is No. 1 rebouder of all-time at BC with 1,159 boards ... No. 1 in blocks with 178 ... No. 1 in career FG percentage (67.6 career) .... Has led the country in field goal percentage all season ... Finished the season with 16 double-doubles, a new program high ... Finished with 46 career double-doubles, a new program record ... Leaves the Heights as the leader in all-time games played and starts (133) ... Scored in double-figures in 111 games .. Notched double-figures in boards in 50 games ... Grabbed 12 or more rebounds in 21 games ... Notched 15 or more rebounds in five games ... Scored 20 or more points in 23 games.

Game-By-Game:

Had 16 points and 18 rebounds vs. Boston University on Nov. 12...Notched 16 points and 13 rebounds vs. Hartford on Nov. 15...Scored 26 points and had 12 rebounds in the win over Dartmouth on Nov. 19. In the second game of the TD Bank Classic, Swords notched her fourth consecutive double-double (16 points, 11 rebounds) in the win over Vermont and earned the tournament MVP honors...She was named ACC Player of the Week and was named to the Jesuit Team on Monday, Nov. 22 for her efforts...Shot 8-for- 9 from the floor and 7-for-7 from the free throw line, including 4-for-4 in the final minute and finished with 23 points vs. Penn State on Dec. 2...Played just 17 minutes and scored 20 points in the win over UMass on Dec. 5...Had 12 points, three blocks and three steals in the win over Holy Cross on Dec. 8...Scored 20 points, grabbed six boards, three blocks and two steals in the win over Rutgers on December 12....In the win over UNC-Wilmington on Dec. 19, Swords shot 9-for13 from the floor, 5-for-5 from the charity stripe and and six rebounds...In the Eagles loss to Michigan, Swords had 16 points and eight boards...On Dec. 30 vs. Northeastern, Swords had a double-double (22 points, 10 rebounds) ... Swords notched a season-low two points and grabbed four boards while battling foul trouble throughout the game vs. Dayton....Scored the game-winning basket in the win over Harvard. Finished with a season-high 28 points, nine boards and three blocks....Shot 4-for-4 from the foor and finished with 11 points, four rebounds and two steals in the loss to UNC on Jan. 9....Had 13 points and eight boards in the win over No. 13 Maryland on Jan. 13...Notched her seventh double-double (23 pts, 13 rebs) vs. Miami on Jan. 16...Went over the 1,00 rebound mark as she grabbed 19 boards and had 15 points, five assists in win over NC State on Jan. 20...Had 22 points, six boards in loss to Georgia Tech...Had her worst night of the season as she played 13 minutes and had four points before fouling out with 8 min. to play...Notched her ninth double-double of the season with 17 points, 12 rebounds vs. Wake Forest on Jan. 31...Notched her 10th double-double with 28 points (11-for-11 from the floor) and 11 rebounds in win over V-Tech on Feb. 3... Had 13 points and eight boards in the win over Clemson on Feb. 6 ... Had 23 points and 13 boards vs. Miami ... Notched 14 points, grabbed 10 boards in her first career win over Virginia ... Recorded her 13th double-double of the season with 14 points, 11 boards vs. Maryland on Feb. 27 ... In the ACC Tournament, she scored 27 points and grabbed 12 boards in loss to NC State ... Notched nine points and 11 boards in the win over Yale in the WNIT on March 17 ... Notched her 15th double-double of the season with 21 points and 16 boards vs. St. Joe's on March 19 ... Had 23 points and 15 rebounds in loss to UVA on March 24 ... Had seven double-doubles in the final eight games of the season.

2009-10 (Junior)
Awards and Honors: WBCA State Farm All-America finalist & Region 2 Team ... All-ACC First Team ... All-ACC Tournament Second Team ... Preseason Naismith Watch List ... Wade Trophy Watch List ... John R. Wooden Award Preseason Watch List ... All-ACC Preseason list ... Hoops For Cure Tournament MVP ... ACC Player of the Week - 11.30.09 ... Surf `n Slam All-Tournament team ... Named to the preseason "Wade Watch" list for the State Farm Wade Trophy Division I Player of the Year and the John R. Wooden Award preseason list.

Team Information: Co-captain along with teammate Brittanny Johnson ... Averaged 14.4 points and 9.1 rebounds a game ... Led the nation and ACC in field goal percentage for the second season (66.4%) ... Led the ACC rebounds per game (9.1 rpg.), offensive and defensive boards and double-doubles with 12 overall and four in the conference ... Had 10 points and 13 rebounds vs. Vermont on Nov. 22 ... Notched a double-double (24 points, 17 rebounds), while shooting 11-for-14 from the floor, in a win over Fresno State on Nov. 27 ... Had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the win at SMU on Nov. 28 ... Shot 5-for-5 from the floor, grabbed five boars in the win over Iowa in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge on Dec. 2 ... Shot 8-for-9 from the floor, had 25 points and nine boards vs. Monmouth on Dec. 5 ... On Dec. 10 vs. Michigan, she had 14 points and nine rebounds ... Ran off six consecutive double-doubles vs. Wright State, California, San Diego, BU, Dartmouth and NC State (17 pts., 16 rebs.) ... Against No. 21 Georgia Tech, she shot 6-for-6 from the floor, had 12 points and grabbed nine boards ... Had 14 points (10-for-10 from the foul line) and grabbed nine boards in the win over No. 6 Duke on Feb. 4 ... Notched 14 points, nine boards and four blocks in the win over No. 18/21 UNC on Feb. 11 ... Had 16 points and 14 boards in a loss to Wake Forest on Feb. 14 ... In the first win over Maryland in the history of the program on Feb. 25, Swords had 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks ... In the ACC Tournament, Swords averaged 14 points and n ine boards in three games ... She had 11 points, seven boards and five blocks in the win over No. 8 FSU on March 5 ... Against NC State in the ACC semifinal game, she finished with 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor, 6-for-6 from the free throw line and grabbed 10 rebounds along with four blocks ... Had double-figures in scoring 26 times and on the boards 13 times ... Led team in scoring 11 times, rebounding 22 times and blocks 19 times ... Is an officer and team representative for SAAC.

2008-09 (Sophomore)
Named a finalist for the State Farm All-America team ... Earned All-ACC second team, ACC All-Academic team, ACC All-Tournament team, ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 second team ... Named ACC Player of the Week twice (Jan. 12, Dec. 15) ... Played and started in all 35 games ... Led the team in scoring (15.4 ppg.) and rebounding (9.0 rpg.) ... Led the country in field goal percentage (67.8). Is the first BC player to finish the season as an individual national statistical champion ... Joined the Eagles 500 Point-500 Rebound Club on March 1, 2009 when she notched 14 points and nine rebounds against NC State ... Owns the individual single game high for most shots made when she hit 15-of-17 shots for 33 points against Holy Cross on Nov. 18 ... Her 21 rebounds against NC State on Jan. 29 is the second highest rebounds ever recorded in the program's history. She became the second player to grab over 20 boards in a game ... She now has 557 rebounds which places her 11th in career rebounds ... The 422 field goals made is 14th on the all-time list, while the 86 career blocks places her in fifth on the all-time list ... Owns the single season individual record for most rebounds with 316 and broke her own record of highest field goal percentage in the single season by shooting 67.8 percent from the floor ... The 230 field goals made this season places her in third on the single season individual record books ... Scored in double figures in 30 of 35 games ... Led the team in scoring 14 times and rebounding 25 times this season ... Recorded 13 double-doubles ... Reached a career-high in points (33) against Holy Cross on Nov. 18. She also grabbed 15 rebounds ... Recorded a double-double (11 pts., 13 rebs.) against JMU on Nov. 28 in the final of the Caribbean Challenge ... Shot a sizzling 9-for-10 from the floor against Florida International to finish the game with 19 points, 11 rebounds on Dec. 14 ... In the ACC season opener, she shot 7-for-12 from the field and finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the win over then ranked Georgia Tech ... Notched 19 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Virginia Tech on Jan. 11 ... Shot 11-for-13 from the floor and had 29 points and six rebounds in the win over Clemson on Jan. 23 ... On Jan. 29, scored 14 points and recorded a career-high 21 rebounds against NC State ... Shot 5-for-5 and had 12 points and seven rebounds in a loss to Duke on Feb. 2 ... Scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the win over Miami on Feb. 16 ... In a tough loss to Virginia, she scored 31 points and had 10 rebounds on Feb. 22 ... At the ACC tournament, she earned tournament team honors by averaging 19 points and six rebounds against Miami (20 pts., 7 rebounds) and Florida State (17 points, 5 boards) ... In the WNIT Tournament, she notched a double-double in three of the four games ...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honor ... Received the Outstanding Scholar Athlete for the sophomore class.

2007-08 (Freshman)

Played and started all 33 games ... Second leading scorer (13.7) and rebounder (7.3) ... Led the team and was third in the country in field goal percentage of 64.2, which is now a new single season record at BC ... Averaged 30.1 minutes a game ... Earned five double-doubles and notched double figures in scoring 26 times ... Led the team in scoring in 15 games and in rebounding 11 times ... Named to the All-ACC Freshmen team and earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic team ... Was named ACC Rookie of the Week four times ... Had 14 points and seven rebounds in the WNIT semifinal game vs. St. John's on March 27 ... Scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds in win over Vermont in WNIT on March 24 .. Scored her career-high 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds vs. Maryland on Jan. 10 ... Was perfect from the field in four games - 4-for-4 vs. Wagner; 1-1 vs. La Salle; 8-for-8 vs. Miami and 6-for-6 vs. Georgia Tech ... Had 16 points, nine rebounds and four steals vs. Northwestern and earned a spot the Mildred & Ralph L. White Invitational All-Tournament team ... Earned her first double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds vs. Wagner ... Shot 61.5 percent from the foul line on the season but went 14-for-15 in the final six games of the year ... Her 451 points is third on the all-time freshman list ... She is second to only teammate Stefanie Murphy on the all-time freshman rebounding list ... Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honor ... Received the Outstanding Scholar Athlete for the freshman class ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll.

Before BC
Was the 2006-07 Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year ... Was a member of the 2006-07 Boston Herald Dream Team ... Is a two-time member of the Boston Globe Super Team ... MVP of the Dual County League ... A three-time DCL All-Star ... Helped Lincoln-Sudbury capture the Division 2 Massachusetts State Championship ... Averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds a game and finished her career with 1,212 total points ... A 2006 Herald All-Scholastic ... A three-time All-Metrowest Newspaper first-team selection ... team captain in 2006-07.

Personal
Born on July 19, 1989 ... Carolyn has a brother John and sister Marybeth ... Carolyn and her siblings reside in Sudbury with their Aunt Susan Halliday and cousins Rob and Russ, who both played lacrosse at Bowdoin ... A National Honor Society student and a member of the Cum Laude Society ... Will graduate in May with a degree in communications.

Career Highs

Points: 33 vs. Holy Cross, (11/18/08)
FG made: 15 vs. Holy Cross (11/18/08)
FG attempted: 17 vs. two opponents, most recent vs. Virginia
FT made: 10 vs. Duke (2/4/10)
FT attempted: 12 vs. Clemson (1/23/09)
Off. Rebounds: 8 vs. Fresno State (11/27/09)
Def. Rebounds: 14 vs. NC State (1/29/09)
Total Rebounds: 21 vs. NC State (1/29/09)
Assists: 5 vs. NC State (1/20/11)
Steals: 4 vs. two opponents most recent vs. NC State (3/5/10)
Blocks: 5 vs. two opponents most recent vs. FSU (3/6/10)
Minutes: 39 vs. Maryland (1/10/08)

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