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#25 Swayze Black
Position: Forward
Height: 6'3"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Brookhaven, Miss.
High School: Brookhaven HS
Major: Sport Commerce
Born: 11/27/1989
Swayze Black Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2012

CAREER
Athletic post player who played in 93 career games with 18 starts ... Finished her career with 170 points and 203 rebounds.

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Saw action in 30 games with 13 starts ... Produced 1.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Tossed in four points and swatted three shots in the win over the Golden Lions on Nov. 21 ... Scored four points in six minutes against UCLA on Dec. 13 ... Collected a career-best three steals against Lamar on Dec. 18 ... Matched a career high with two assists and added four points at Ole Miss on New Year's Day ... Played 11 minutes and scored two points against Alabama on Jan. 8 before injuring her left knee at the 10:20 mark in the second half ... Did not return for the remainder of the contest ... Provided the Lady Tigers' with arguably their biggest shot of the regular season in the come-from-behind overtime win at East Tennessee State on Jan. 24 ... Scored six points and tallied a season-high seven rebounds in 21 minutes ... Scored the game-tying putback at the buzzer at the end of regulation that sent it to overtime ... Contributed four points and three rebounds against No. 5 Kentucky on Feb. 5 ... Grabbed five rebounds, including several late in the game, at Arkansas on Feb. 16 ... Injured right ankle in practice on March 1 and did not play in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the SEC Tournament ... Returned to floor in 10 minutes off the bench against Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game on March 4.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Saw action in 24 games and averaged 1.9 points and 2.4 boards per contest ... Had five rebounds in 20 minutes of action versus Tulane on Nov. 23 ... Came off the bench and played well in the World Vision Challenge ... Scored six points with eight rebounds with one block and one steal in 23 minutes versus Lehigh on Nov. 26 ... Tossed in eight points and was 3-of-3 from the floor with four boards in eight minutes against UTSA on Dec. 16 ... Played exceptionally well off the bench against Ole Miss, seeing 16 minutes of action and scoring six points with three boards ... Was her most extensive playing time since the win over Lehigh in November ... 2-of-2 with four points in six minutes off the bench against Florida on Jan. 23 ... Pulled down seven rebounds -- her second-highest total in a game this season and most in an SEC game -- in 14 minutes of action at Ole Miss on Feb. 6.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10) 
Added depth to LSU's frontcourt ... Posted 2.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... Played in 22 games with five starts ... Played 23 minutes in the season-opener against Centenary as she grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds ... Scored 10 points in 22 minutes versus Nicholls State on Nov. 22 ... Worked her way into the starting lineup for five straight games starting at Florida on Feb. 11 ... Played 20 minutes, tallying four points with two steals and two rebounds against the Gators ... Scored six points and was 2-of-2 from both the floor and the free throw line at Auburn on Feb. 14.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Talented post player who saw playing time off the bench ... Played in 17 games with no starts ... Averaged 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds per game ... Chipped in seven points and three rebounds in her debut against #16/14 Notre Dame on Nov. 16 ... Scored six points on a perfect 3-of-3 from the floor at Centenary on Dec. 20 ... Played perhaps her best game of the year at Mississippi State on Feb. 8 ... Came off the bench and scored six points with a team-high six rebounds in 18 minutes of action ... Added two steals and her defensive play in the second half kept LSU alive in the game against the Lady Bulldogs.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year starter at Brookhaven High School ... Led team to state runner-up finish as a junior ... Member of the Jackson Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Averaged 13.2 points and 10 rebounds in 2007 ... Named Most Valuable Defensive Player of the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Game after recording seven points, six rebounds and three blocks ... Coached by Freda Craft ... Member of the National Honor Society and graduated with honors.

PERSONAL
Full name is Swayze Kee Larlle Black ... Born on Nov. 27, 1989, in McComb, Miss. ... Daughter of Willie and Dorothy Black ... Has four siblings, Maceo, Pashen, Dana and Carlin ... Chose to attend LSU because "I wanted to continue the winning tradition and help lead the Lady Tigers to their first national championship" ... Majored in sports administration commerce ... Graduated from LSU in Dec. 2011.

BLACK'S CAREER HIGHS
Points, 10, vs. Nicholls State; Nov. 22, 2009
Rebounds, 13, vs. Centenary; Nov. 15, 2009
Field Goals, 3, several times; last at ETSU; Jan. 24, 2012
FG Attempts, 5, three times; last vs. Ole Miss; Jan. 20, 2011
3-Pt Field Goals, n/a
3-Pt FG Attempts, n/a
Free Throws, 6, vs. Southeastern Louisiana; Dec. 22, 2009
FT Attempts, 6, twice; last at McNeese State; Dec. 16, 2011
Assists, 2, several times
Steals, 3, vs. Lamar; Dec. 18, 2011
Blocks, 3, vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Nov. 21, 2011
Minutes, 25 , , vs. Arkansas; Jan. 22, 2012

 

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