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Photos from Loyola's games against Canisius (quarterfinals), Manhattan (semifinals) and Marist (championship game).
Women's Basketball hosted Virginia in the WNIT Second Round.
#25 - Erica DiClemente
2009-10 (Senior): Started and played in all 30 games for the Greyhounds...Played in a total of 1,029 minutes with an average of 10.7 points per game ... Shot 77-percent from the free-throw line and had a total of 150 rebounds, averaging 5.0 per game and had 52 assists... She also had four total blocks and 27 steals for the Greyhounds...She had five games where she had 19 points....Her best rebounding came against Fairfield (1/10) where she had 13.... Her highest assists came against Army (11/15) and she had two steals on three occasions...Her highest blocked shots came against Saint Peter's (1/10) where she had two...She scored 14 points and had six rebounds against La Salle...Against Marist (2/19), she recorded 40 minutes with 19 points, shooting 70-percent from the field...She also had five rebounds, two assists and two blocks... In her career so far, DiClemente has played in a total of 96 games, averaging 23.4 minutes per game, while shooting 40-percent from the field and 77-percent from the free-throw line...Has a total of 326 rebounds, 91 assists, eight blocks and 61 steals...Has scored 726 points and averaged 7.6 points per game.
2008-2009 (Junior): Had left ACL reconstruction surgery on January 7, 2009, performed by Dr. John O'Donnell... Played in and started six games before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Mount St. Mary's (12/1)... Averaged 9.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game before the injury... Scored 14 points, 10 in the second half, against Towson (11/19)... Also had a career-high three steals against the Tigers... Scored 11 points and had five boards against South Florida (11/16)... Led the team with 38 minutes played and eight rebounds against Harvard (11/15)... Scored nine points on 4-of-9 shooting.
2007-2008 (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games and started 12 for the Greyhounds... Averaged 5.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game... Started the first nine games of the season and scored in double-figures for the first five... Made 4-of-10 shots and had four rebounds against Drexel (11/9) and led the team with 10 points against Villanova (11/11)... Scored 12 points, to go with seven rebounds and four assists, at La Salle (11/14)... Scored nine of her 11 points in the first half at Maryland (11/20)... Grabbed six rebounds and had two steals at Mount St. Mary's (12/1)... Scored all seven of her points in the first six minutes against UMBC (12/3)... Made 3-of-5 shots and led the team with seven rebounds against Niagara (12/7)... Came off the bench for the first time against Columbia (12/22) and scored 13 points in 20 minutes... Made 5-of-8 field goals against the Lions... Returned to the starting lineup and scored 12 points on 5-of-9 field goals in 32 minutes against Siena (1/18)... Made 4-of-5 shots and scored eight points at Saint Peter's (2/3)... Started and played a season-high 35 minutes against the Peahens at home (2/10)... Had a career-high eight rebounds... Set a season-high with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, 2-of-2 from behind the 3-point arc, against Rider (2/15)... Pulled down six rebounds, blocked a shot and had a steal against the Broncs... Scored six points in a 4:12 stretch against Rider in the MAAC First Round (3/6), helping Loyola pull away with the win... Also had five rebounds in the game.
2006-2007 (Freshman): Named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team... One of only two members of the team to play in all 30 games... Started six contests, including five in a row from February 3-19... Averaged 5.9 points and 2.0 rebounds per game... Saw 14.9 minutes of playing time per game... Made her collegiate debut at Columbia (11/10), scoring five points in six minutes... Received 16 minutes of playing time, grabbing two rebounds and scoring six, going 4-of-4 from the free-throw line, at UMBC (11/17)... Scored 15 points on 6-of-8 from the field in 18 minutes against Towson (11/25)... Tallied nine a week later at Mount St. Mary's (12/2)... Scored four in her first MAAC contest, at Marist (12/8), then had 12 points and four rebounds at Rider (12/10)... Although she only played seven and nine minutes at Manhattan (1/12) and Siena (1/14), respectively, she scored seven in each game... Posted 11 points and had a season-high six rebounds and two steals against Niagara (1/19)... Scored nine on 4-of-5 shooting against Iona (1/25)... Played a season-high 31 minutes in a starting role against Rider (2/11)... Scored a season-high 16, making 8-of-8 free throws, at Iona (2/19)... Scored eight in only 12 minutes of action in the MAAC Quarterfinals against Canisius (3/2).
High School: Earned five varsity letters, four in basketball, one in track and field, for the Wissahickon High School Trojans... A captain of the basketball team as a junior and senior under Coach Steve Ebert... Averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds and two steals per game as a senior... Shot 72-percent from the free-throw line that year... Named her team's Most Valuable Player all four seasons... Earned All-Conference First Team her final three years of high school... Second Team All-Conference as a freshman... Named a Suburban I Scholar-Athlete all four years... Earned eight Athlete-of-the-Week honors over her career and was the local Player-of-the-Year as a junior and senior... Earned All-State Honorable Mention as a junior and senior... Named the conference MVP four times... Scored her 1,000th point as a junior, finishing her career with 1,520... Honor Roll student all four years... Earned the Co-Currucular Senior Award and the Most Athletic Award as a senior... Involved in the Key Club and Health Careers Club...Played club basketball for Philadelphia Belles under Coach Kevin Lynch.
Personal: Erica Suzanne DiClemente... Born in Philadelphia... The daughter of Phil and Nancy DiClemente... Has two siblings, a brother Phil and sister Laura... Graduated in May 2010 with a degree in business marketing and is working on her masters in guidance and counseling.