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#55 - Sylwia Zabielewicz
2009-10 Women's Basketball
POS.
C
HT.
6'6"
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Warsaw, Poland
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Generala Wladyslawa Andersa (Midland)
Sylwia Zabielewicz
2008-2009: Appeared in all 30 games during first season at Valpo, making 19 starts for the Brown and Gold ... scored a season-high 20 points in the overtime victory at Detroit on Jan. 10 ... made 7-of-9 from the floor and was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line against the Titans in that win ... tallied 10 points at home against Loyola (Chicago) on Jan. 17 ... scored eight points in the game at Loyola (Feb. 12) while grabbing six boards ... had seven rebounds at 22nd-ranked South Dakota State on Dec. 21 ... registered five or more rebounds on six different occasions ... registered a season-high two assists at home against Green Bay (Feb. 26) ... tallied three steals in the game at Loyola ... had a pair of blocked shots in the upset victory over nationally-ranked Purdue on Dec. 10 as well as at Green Bay on Jan. 31 ... finished the season shooting 76% from the free throw line, third best on the team ... played a season-high 32 minutes at Detroit.

Midland: Played in 28 games for the Lady Chaparalls as a sophomore ... averaged 6.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in 2007-2008 ... shot 44.4% as a sophomore from the floor ... scored a career-high 25 points against Western Texas on Mar. 8, 2008  making 11-of-18 shots from the field ... also grabbed 13 rebounds against Western Texas ... had 10 boards against Odessa (Jan. 21) and Southeastern Illinois (Mar. 21) in 2007-2008 ... recipient of Lady Chap Award as a sophomore ... appeared in 28 games and started six as a freshman for Midland ... averaged 5.5 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in 2006-2007 ... shot 46.0% from the field as a rookie ... led team with 14 points against Temple College on Mar. 8, 2007 ... had nine rebounds against Frank Phillips College (Mar. 1) ... voted team’s Most Improved Player as a freshman ... played for coach Ron Jones.

Poland: Averaged six points and six rebounds per game for Warsaw ... led team to a fourth place finish in the Polish National Championships ... played for coach Maciej Gordon.

Personal:
Sylwia is the daughter of Krzysztof and Maria Zabielewicz ... born January 13, 1987 ... major is chemistry.