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Georgia Schweitzer | 22
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2003
Statistics
 PPG .9
 RPG 1.10
 APG .4
 EFF+ 1.56
Position:  G-F
Born: 01/31/79
Height: 6-0 /  1,83
Weight: 160  lbs. / 72,6  kg.
College: Duke '01
Career Highlights
  • Ranked 12th among rookies in assists and 20th in rebounding

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BACKGROUND

2002:
Averaged 4.1 ppg in 30 games (nine starts) ... Poured in a career-high 17 points with a season-high six rebounds Aug. 4 vs. Seattle ... It was her first double-figure effort of the year, and her first start since June 18 at Portland (16 straight bench outings); Minnesota was 5-4 in her starts ... Averaged 22.8 mpg in her last eight games, after totaling just 19 minutes in the previous five (two DNP-CDs) ... Netted a team-high 13 points (4-for-7 FG, 3-for-4 3FG, 2-for-2 FT) with three rebounds and a steal in 23 minutes Aug. 11 vs. Los Angeles ... Handed out a season-high five assists Aug. 2 vs. Phoenix ... Topped the team in assists in four games ... Swiped a career-high four steals July 31 at Seattle ... Blocked a career-high three shots June 4 at Seattle ... Committed just 17 turnovers in her last 24 games (364 minutes) ... Connected on 51.9% from two-point range, and made 12 of her last 22 treys (54.5%).

2001:
Completed her rookie campaign with averages of 3.6 ppg, 2.1 rpg and 1.4 apg ... Appeared in 24 games with eight starts ... Ranked 12th among rookies in assists and 20th in rebounding ... Established three season highs (14 points, eight rebounds, 38 minutes) July 13 at New York, her first start of the year ... Handed out a season-high six assists Aug. 5 vs. Sacramento ... Hit 41.7% (25-for-60) of her two-point attempts on the year compared to 18.6% (8-for-43) of her three-point attempts ... Committed only 17 turnovers in 423 minutes (1 TO every 24.9 minutes) ... Came off the bench in all eight August games (with the Lynx going 5-3), after eight consecutive starts ... Totaled just 33 minutes in Minnesota's first 14 contests (drawing eight DNP-CDs) ... Shot 23.2% (13-for-56) from the field in her last 13 outings — including 1-for-22 from three-point range — after a five-game stretch at 48.6% (17-for-35) ... Notched three double-figure scoring efforts.

COLLEGE:
Averaged 11.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 3.1 apg in 136 games during her career at Duke ... Named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001 ... Selected to the All-ACC First Team in 2000 and 2001 ... Ranks first in school history in three-point field goals (202) and three-point attempts (504) ... Her 40.1% three-point field goal percentage is second in school annals ... Finished her career in Duke's top 10 in the following categories: assists (428, third), field goals made (579, fourth), field goals attempted (1,248, fourth), steals (171, fifth) and free throw percentage (72.6%, 10th) ... Posted 79 double-digit scoring efforts ... Became the 14th Duke player to top 1,000 career points ... A member of Duke's 1999 Final Four Team ... 2000-01: Selected as a Kodak All-American ... Named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team, the United States Basketball Writers Association All-America First Team and Basketball Times All-America First Team ... Earned 2001 ACC Tournament MVP honors and named to the ACC All-Tournament First Team ... Averaged 14.1 ppg and 4.7 rpg in 34 games ... Shot 47.9% (175-for-365) from the field ... Scored 532 points, fourth-best on Duke's all-time single-season list ... Only the seventh Blue Devil player to eclipse 500 points in a season ... Tied a collegiate career high with 27 points against Wake Forest (3/2/01) in the ACC Tournament ... Dished out a career-high nine assists vs. North Carolina (1/25/01) ... Set a career-high seven steals vs. Oral Roberts (12/19/00) ... 1999-00: Earned All-ACC First Team honors after averaging a career-high 15.6 ppg and 4.0 rpg ... Selected as a member of the 2000 ACC All-Tournament Team ... Named an NCAA Division I Kodak Women's All-America finalist ... Started all 34 games and averaged a team-best 31.4 mpg ... Posted double-figure scoring efforts in 28 games ... Earned ACC Player of the Week honors twice (11/29 and 12/6) ... 1998-99: Averaged 10.0 ppg on 48.9% (132-for-270) shooting ... Started 32 of 36 contests ... Posted double-figure scoring efforts on 17 occasions ... Shot a team-high 41.7% (40-for-96) from beyond the three-point arc ... 1997-98: Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team ... Averaged 7.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg and 2.3 apg in 25.5 mpg ... Appeared in all 32 games, drawing 15 starting assignments.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of George and Helen Schweitzer
  • Has two brothers, Aaron and Andy, and a sister, Holly
  • Her hobbies include reading, watching movies and free-style writing
  • Has a German shepherd named Mickey
  • Lists her favorite food as pizza, her favorite color as royal blue and her favorite movie as Tommy Boy
  • Her pregame ritual is listening to the Dixie Chicks
  • Nickname is "G"
  • Says if she was not a basketball player, she would be an athlete in another sport or a complete bookworm
  • A former cheerleader
  • Participated in volleyball, track and soccer as a youth
  • Wears a size 10 shoe
  • In the offseason, serves as an assistant coach for her alma mater, Duke
  • A member of the first class of women's basketball players (along with Lynx teammate Michele Van Gorp) inducted into the Duke University Hall of Honor on Jan. 19, 2002



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