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Grace Sawatzke
Player Profile:
Grace Sawatzke 1912042
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monticello, Minn.
High School: Monticello High School
Major: Human Resource Mgmt & Spanish

2016-17 (Redshirt sophomore): Played in all 31 games with 12 starts ... Scored a career-high 11 points at Idaho (Feb. 11) ... Finished the season making six of her final 10 three-point tries ... Had three games with five or more assists (all wins) ... Notched a career-best six assists in the win over Mary (Dec. 13) ... Averaged 2.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... Named to the All-Big Sky Academic Team ... Earned second varsity letter.

2015-16 (Sophomore):
Red-shirted due to injury.

2014-15 (Freshman): Played in 17 games in a reserve role ... After seeing sporadic time through first three months of the season (7 games, 32 minutes), played in 10 of the final 11 games down the stretch ... Racked up 18 minutes in a win over Portland State (Feb. 19), scoring three points but grabbing a career-high seven rebounds ... Filled the stat line at Southern Utah in a breakout game, scoring 10 points and adding three steals, three rebounds and two assists in a career-high 22 minutes of work ... Finished the season with averages of 1.6 points and 1.2 rebounds per game ... Named to the All-Academic Big Sky Team ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Awarded 15 varsity letters across three sports at Monticello High School ... Earned six as a sprinter and jumper for the track and field team and four more playing tennis to go along with five basketball letters ... Four-time all-conference in track and three-time all-conference honoree in tennis .. Part of the school-record holding 4x400 relay squad ... Co-MVP of the Mississippi 8 Conferfence as a senior, part of her four all-conference accolades in hoops ... An all-state member as a senior and participated in the 2014 all-star game ... Holds the single-season and career records for scoring, assists and steals at Monticello ... Led the Magic to three state tournament appearances in Class 3A ... Averaged 16.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.6 steals per game in her final season.

Personal: Daughter of Pat and Michelle Sawatzke ... Majoring in Spanish ... A three-year National Honor Society member.

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