31 Amanda Pape
31 Amanda Pape
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stamford, CT
High School: Trinity Catholic
Position: G
2006-07 Team Captain 2005-06: The 2006 Northeast Conference Player of the Year...Pape captured the league's scoring title averaging 17.9 points over 31 starts...She also led the league in steals with 101 (3.26 spg)...She earned her second spot on the All--NEC First Team after winning four Choice Hotels NEC Player of the Week awards during the season...She excelled off the court as well, earning a spot on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I second team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as well as a spot on the Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll for second straight season...For the second-straight year, she was a All-NEC Preseason pick...Pape was named the NEC Tournament MVP after leading the Pioneers to their first ever conference title by averaging 18.0 points and 8.3 rebounds with 11 steals and nine assists in the playoffs...She finished the year sixth in the NEC in rebounding (7.3 rpg) but fourth in offensive rebounds with 108 (3.48 rpg); 13th in field goal percentage (43.4%), seventh in assists (3.26 apg), ninth in free throw percentage (75.9%) and fourth in assist/turnover ratio (101 assists/89 to/1.13)...On December 20th, Pape became the 12th player in school history to eclipse the 1,000 point mark at Ohio State...She went on to finish the year with 555 points, ranking second on the all-time list for points in a season...Heading into her senior year, Pape is third on the SHU All-Time Scoring list with 1,425 points in her three seasons in the Red & White...She finished the season scoring double figures in 30 of the Pioneers 31 games while posting seven double double performances...She recorded the first 30 point game in SHU's Division I history with 30 points against Mount St. Mary's on February 13th...·Her 17.9 points per game average ranks fourth all-time for points per game in a single season...Her 188 field goals ranks second all-time for field goals in a single season and her 173 free throws in 2006 ranks first all-time for free throws in a season...In her career, her 490 field goals ranks fourth all-time, her 429 career free throws ranks 2nd all-time and her 617 career rebounds ranks 9th all-time...She is the first player in School History to score over 1,000 career points (1,425), grab over 600 rebounds (617), pass out over 200 assists (231) and make over 200 steals (255), all done in just three years. 2004-05: In 2004-05, Pape followed her stellar freshman season with a spot on the All-NEC first team...She played and started all 29 games...Scored in double figures in 26 of 29 games...5th in the NEC in scoring (15.1 ppg) and 6th in rebounding (7.0 rpg)...Lead the team and was second in the league in steals with 75...Handed out 71 assists on the season including a career-high eight in the playoffs against the Mount (3/5/05)...Averaged a team-high 36.7 minutes per game and played 40 minutes on nine occasions...Finished with four double double games...Tallied a season-best 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting with 11 rebounds at Robert Morris (1/22/05)...Named a Preseason All-NEC selection to start the year. 2003-04: She exploded onto the scene as a freshman in 2003-04 when she was selected as the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year...Also voted to the All-NEC second team and the NEC All-Rookie team...Played in all 29 games with 28 starts...Became the first freshman in school history to lead the team in scoring at 15.1 points per game...Her 437 points on the year ranks fourth on the all-time list for points scored in a season...Ranked 7th in the league in scoring and 10th in rebounding...Second on the team with 6.4 boards per game...Lead the team in steals with 75, ranking her 2nd in the NEC at 2.59 spg...Shot 47.6% from the field (147-309) and got to the free throw line 191 times knocking down 139 (72.8%)...Recorded five double-doubles on the season...Finished as the Pioneers leading scorer 15 times in 2003-04...Had eight games where she scored 20 points or more...Poured in a career-best 28 points in win over Yale (12/3/03), the most by any freshman in the Division I era. Prior to SHU: A four-year standout on the basketball court at Trinity Catholic High School for head coach Tom Kriz...Selected Gatorade Female Player of the Year in Connecticut as a senior...Ranks second among Connecticut's Top Scorers in Girl's High School Basketball History...Nominated to the McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Team as a senior...Guided her team to the CT State Championship in 2002 and 2003...Named to the CT Coaches Association All-State Tournament Team her senior year...An All-State selection each of her four years of high school...An All-FCIAC selection her freshman through senior seasons...A three-time member of the CT Post Super 15 in the State...Named to Hartford Courant Best of the Best in 2001 and 2002...selected to the ESPN/Starter All-State Team in 2002...named the Madison Square Garden Tri State Athlete of the Week once as a sophomore and twice as a senior...Eclipsed the 1,000 point mark as just a sophomore and finished her career with 2,429 total points...Became Stamford, CT all-time leading scorer her senior year...Was also an All-State cross country runner as a freshman...An honor roll student all four years of high school...Recipient of the Presidential Scholar Award. Personal: Amanda Elizabeth Pape Born: 10/7/85. Parents: Richard and Linda Pape. Siblings: Ryan and Dylan Pape. Favorite Athlete: Sue Bird. Favorite Book: Catcher in the Rye. Favorite Movie: Wedding Crashers. Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy. Hobbies: Shopping. Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan