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Ketia Swanier #8 Guard
- Born: Aug 10, 1986
- Height: 5-7 / 1,70
- Weight: 150 lbs. / 68,0 kg.
- College: Connecticut
- Years Pro: 5
BackgroundWNBA CAREER CAPSULE
• 2009 WNBA Champion with Phoenix Mercury
• Averaging 2.5 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in five seasons in the WNBA
• Played first season with Connecticut Sun and next three seasons with Phoenix Mercury
• Has played in at least 25 games every season of her career.
2012: Played in all 34 games, including two starts ... Averaged 2.2 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game ... Made her first start with the Dream June 24 at New York, and dished out a season-high nine assists in just 19 minutes … Her 66 assists ranked sixth on the team ... Averaged 2.5 points while playing in two playoff games.
2011: Averaged 2.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and a career-high 2.3 assists per game … Appeared in 29 games, including four starts … Led the Mercury in assists three times … Led the Mercury in steals six times … Recorded a career-high nine assists against Tulsa on September 8 … Missed five straight games with a swollen left eye after receiving and elbow from Sparks guard Kristi Toliver.
2010: Averaged 3.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game … Played in 23 games … Shot career-high 39.1% from field … Recorded a career-high 17 points against Tulsa on July 22.
2009: Averaged 2.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game … Appeared in 33 games.
2008: Averaged 1.6 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists … Appeared in 25 games and recorded six starts as a rookie.
College: Earned the inaugural BIG EAST Sixth Man of the Year Award as a senior after leading the conference with a 2.10 assist to turnover ratio … Finished her career at UCONN as the only player in school history to rank among the top 10 career leaders in games played (142), assists (479) and steals (247) … 2008 All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention … Over her final two seasons at UCONN, she averaged 4.2 assists per game … Scored in double figures 16 times during her four-year collegiate career.