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Carolyn Swords

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Played in 16 games (started two) during the 2013 season…tied her career high with three blocked shots on July 2… led the Sky in rebounds for the first time this season with 7 on July 7.

Played in 30 games (started nine)…Had second highest field goal percentage in WNBA at .571…Had career high 16 points and matched career high nine rebounds on September 20 vs. Atlanta…Recorded 14 points and six rebounds in win at Connecticut on August 26…Pulled down a career high five offensive rebounds vs. Minnesota on September 11.

In her first season in the WNBA, Swords played 29 games and started four ... Swords averaged 2.7 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Her best game came on September 8th at Minnesota where Swords picked up nine points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out four assists and recorded three blocks, all season highs.

Swords is the second all-time leading scorer in Boston College history with 2,029 career points. She is the all-time leader in several categories at Boston College including rebounds (1,159 career), blocks (178 career), and field goal percentage (67.6 career). Swords scored in double figures in 111 games and rebouded in double figures in 50 games. She was named to the All-American Honorable Mention Team as a senior.

During the 2011/ 2012 offseason Swords played for Mariana in Spain then moved to Turkey to play for Istanbul Universitesi.


  • Born on July 19, 1989
  • One of five siblings
  • Was a National Honor Society student and a memer of Cum Laude Society
  • Graduated from Boston College with a degree in Communication
  • Favorite food "chocolate"
  • Favorite book "To Kill a Mockingbird"
  • Career Transactions

    Drafted by the Chicago Sky with the 15th overall pick in the 2011 WNBA Draft