Updated Oct. 24, 2007
Spent first season of college basketball playing for Eikenberg at UMKC...hard-nosed player who the Saluki coaches describe as having "great basketball IQ"...difficult to defend with her strength and size...a tough competitor..has the ability to control a game...will be the go-to at the three.
Started all 32 games as a junior, second on the team in points (11.7 ppg), rebounds (5.3 rpg), blocks (24) and assists (79)...first on the team in steals at 1.75 per game... ranked 13th in The Valley in scoring, fifth in steals and eighth in blocked shots...recorded a career-high 11 rebounds at Kansas State (Mar. 17) in the second round of the Women's National Invitational Touranment...named MVC Player of the Week Jan. 15.
Played in all 28 games, starting 17...second on the team and 12th in the conference in scoring at 12.9 points per game...led the team in rebounds, at 4.9 per game, and steals at 1.5 per game, top-20 in the league...averaged 2.8 assists per game, ranking 14th in the MVC...shot .387 from behind the arc, fourth in the conference...scored a career-high 28 points twice, at Murray State (11/22/05) and Illinois State (12/30/05)...was named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week Nov. 28.
Played 29 games and made seven starts...averaged 7.4 points and 3.2 rebounds, and ranked second on the team in both blocks (11) and steals (31).
As a Prep
A first-team Missouri Class 5A selection after averaging 18.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.4 steals a game as a senior at Parkview High School...led coach Shelly Jones' squad to a 23-3 record and No. 8 ranking in the final state poll that season...earned all-conference and all-district honors as a junior and senior...scored 1,262 career points as a four-year starter...also a four-year starter at catcher for the PHS softball team...a three-time all-city, all-conference and all-district softball player, who helped PHS to a pair of city championships...earned 12 varsity letters in five different sports and was inducted into Parkview High's Hall of Fame.
Full name is Jayme Josanne Sweere...born July 9, 1985...majors in Radio/TV, carrying a 3.52 GPA...daughter of Bob and Susan Sweere. ..has one brother, Joe.