Player Profiles

Caroline                           Szwed
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Height: 5-7
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: M


At West Virginia In 2012
  • Medical redshirt
At West Virginia In 2011
  • Started all 22 matches in the midfield
  • Worked 13 matches of 90-plus minutes
  • Voted team MVP
  • Multi-assist game (2) against Syracuse
  • Scored a goal in Big East quarterfinal win over Seton Hall
  • Was outstanding in Big East Championship weekend, playing 168 minutes in two matches
  • Tied career high in shots with three against Seton Hall and Villanova
At West Virginia In 2010
  • Started 22 matches at defensive center mid
  • Recorded two goals and three assists for seven points on the season
  • Both goals were game-winners: at Bowling Green and versus Connecticut
  • Logged 18 matches of 60-plus minutes
  • Took three shots in wins over Pitt and Villanova
At West Virginia In 2009
  • Big East All-Rookie Team
  • Started all 23 matches, playing 80-plus minutes in 15 contests
  • Played the most minutes of any freshman in 2009, totaling 1,851
  • Led the team in assists with six; first rookie to lead WVU in assists since 1999
  • First collegiate assist on Chelsey Corroto’s goal against Duquesne
  • First collegiate goal was game-winner, a header, to knock off Marquette at home
  • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/12)
  • Registered team-best sixth assist in NCAA opening-round match against Loyola (Md.)
In High School
  • Honor roll student at St. Ignatius of Loyola
  • Won a Bronze medal with the Canadian National Team at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship in Trinidad & Tobago
  • Started every match of the 2008 U-17 World Cup
  • Twice nominated for the prestigious adidas Canadian Player of the Year award (07, 08)
  • Won a Bronze medal with Ontario at the 2007 BMO Financial Group U-16 Girls National All-Star Championship
  • Daughter of Marek and Agata Szwed
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is November 18
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in English in 2013
  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Dean’s List
  • President’s List
  • Multiple training camps with U-20 Canadian National Team (2009)

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