20 - Colleen Rooney
Colleen Rooney
Height: 6-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Centennial, Colo.
High School: Regis Jesuit (Colo.)
Position: Forward

FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: Got more minutes as the year went on, playing a season-high 11 at BYU (Feb. 23) ... played a then-season-high 6 minutes and blocked a shot at San Diego (Feb. 2) ... played in her first WCC game vs. San Diego (Jan. 9) ... scored during five minutes of action at SMC (Jan. 26) ... made her first collegiate appearance at Fresno St. (Nov. 13) ... scored her first basket in victory over UNC (Nov. 16) ... played 4 minutes in the first half against Princeton (Dec. 19).

HIGH SCHOOL: Starred at Colorado’s Regis Jesuit High School … 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee … helped the Raiders win the 2009 Colorado Class 5A state championship as a sophomore … senior leader on Regis’ 2010-11 team that advanced deep into the state tournament … named First Team All-Continental League as a senior ... three-year varsity letter-winner … played with SCU teammate Ruta Zurauskyte as a freshman and sophomore … selected to play in The Show 2011 All-Star Game … Battle of the Rockies All-Star selection … part of Santa Clara’s nationally recognized recruiting class, announced in November 2010 … was twice given Regis Jesuit’s women’s basketball’s ‘Raider Award’ for all-around excellence on and off the court.

PERSONAL:
Born in Denver, Colo. as the daughter of Dave and Donna Rooney … has two older brothers, Brian and Kevin who were both college athletes … has a sister-in-law, Lindsay … graduated with honors from Regis Jesuit, earning a 3.9 cum GPA … drew praise as an all-state academic honoree … enjoys running and has two puppies, Paisley and Stella … hopes to become a physical therapist or athletic trainer … majoring in Biology.