AMANDA DACEK

GANNON UNIVERSITY

Position: Guard

Height: 5-7

Class: Redshirt Junior

Hometown: Middleburg Heights, Ohio

High School: Berea

 

Dacek is expected to compete for a starting spot as a guard. The junior enters her fourth season with the team after redshirting during her first season at Gannon in 2007-08. She has been one of Gannon’s best players off the bench the last two seasons. Dacek is a great passer with the ability to create scoring opportunities.

 

2009-10 Season: Played in 25 games … was a PSAC Scholar-Athlete … was perfect from the field against Ferris State, scoring eight points on 4-of-4 shooting … dished out eight assists and grabbed a career-high five rebounds against Alaska Fairbanks… recorded first career block against East Stroudsburg … played a season-high 19 minutes against Central State University … scored eight points on 4-of-5 shooting against the Marauders … finished the season 32-of-59, shooting 54.2 percent.

2008-09 Season: Played in 22 games … was a PSAC Scholar-Athlete … scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Concord during her first collegiate game … was 2-for-2 from three-point range against the Lions … recorded first career double-double with 13 points and 12 assists against Salem International … added a season-high six steals against the Tigers … was 5-of-8 from the field and 2-of-3 from long range against Salem International … reached double digits in minutes played 12 times, including nine of the first 11 contests.

 

2007-08 Season: Redshirted.

 

High School: Played for Mike Pearl at Berea (Ohio) High School … named conference MVP as a senior … landed a spot on the all-district honorable-mention squad as a senior … averaged 13.4 points, 3.8 assists and 2.2 steals as a junior … was a four-time all-conference selection … earned all-conference honorable-mention accolades as a freshman … named to the second team as a sophomore … landed a spot on the first team as a junior and senior … dominated the Berea team awards, being named Most Complete Player every year … named Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year during her career … was a member of the honor roll.

 

Personal: Nursing major … has two sisters and two brothers … daughter of Denise and Dave Dacek.

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 13 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08

Rebounds: 5 vs. Alaska Fairbanks, 11/26/09

FG Made: 5 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08 
FG Att.: 8 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08

3FG Made: 2 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08; at Concord, 11/15/08

3FG Att.: 3, three times, last at Lock Haven, 2/28/09

FT Made: 4 at Lock Haven, 2/28/09

FT Att.: 5 at Lock Haven, 2/28/09 
Assists: 12 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08

Steals: 6 vs. Salem International, 12/3/08

Blocks: 1 vs. East Stroudsburg, 1/3/10