Women's Basketball

Alana Wirth
Alana Wirth

Class: SR

Hometown: Mesa, AZ

Height: 5-9

An excellent defensive player ... Creative scorer in the paint with great range on her jumper ... Extremely hard worker who will be looked upon to provide leadership ... Can finish with both hands around the basket ... Expected to contribute greatly to the success of the team.

JUNIOR (2005-06): One of only three Buccaneers to start all 29 contests ... Ranked first in the team in total rebounds with 210, 11th in the SSC ... Ranked sixth in the SSC in total minutes played ... Fifth on the squad with 33 steals ... Fourth on the team in a field goal percentage shooting, 45.3 percent from the floor.

SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Started all 28 games at forward for the Bucs ... Ranked 10th in the SSC and second on the team with 6.4 rebounds per game ... Was the team’s leading rebounder in ten contests ... Third on the squad with 30 steals ... Fourth on the team with a field goal percentage of .453 ... Fifth on the squad with 1.9 field goals made per game ... Notched 35 assists and six blocks, while averaging 4.4 points.

FRESHMAN (2003-04): Played in 28 games, starting 10 ... Averaged 1.8 points and 3.0 rebounds ... Dished out five assists and recorded 15 steals ... Shot 39.3 percent from the field ... Led the team in rebounding in four contests, including an 11-rebound performance in the season opener at Florida Memorial ... Registered double-digit rebounds on three occasions ... Third on the team with 1.3 offensive rebounds.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in basketball and volleyball at Seton Catholic ... Averaged 12.9 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game as a senior for coach Karen Self ... Set school record with 1,007 career rebounds ... Earned All-State honors as a junior and senior ... Named an Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete and earned the Seton Catholic Scholar-Athlete award in 2003.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Alan and Diane Wirth ... Oldest of six siblings, including Christina, Joe, Theresa and twins LeaAnne and Jennifer. Christina is a sophomore at Vanderbilt.

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