25   Colette Swensen
Colette Swensen


Davie, FL

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas



  • 2006 media guide bio in PDF Format

    2006: Will serve as team captain for the first time in her career.

    2005: Appeared in 17 matches...impor-tant role player who won FSU soccer's Christy Peacock Award at the end of year banquet... Swensen was the only player to receive an award from the coaching staff...a tireless worker, Swensen earned increased playing time as the season wore on playing in both ACC Tournament and NCAA Tournament matches ...recorded the first goal of her career in the game versus The Citadel...recorded the first game-winning assist of her career against FAU ...took seven shots on the year, six of which were put on frame. (in the ACC) played in seven ACC matches this season...saw her contributions in ACC play increase significantly after playing in just one conference game her first two seasons at FSU...recorded two shots with one on frame in ACC play. (in the NCAA Tournament) played in both of Florida State's NCAA Tournament wins during the opening weekend...the only sub to play versus UNC in the epic 110 minute NCAA quarterfinal match...played 58 minutes versus the Tar Heels...doubled her previous career total for NCAA Tournament games played... recorded the first game-winning assist of her career and the first postseason point of her career against FAU...traveled to her second College Cup in 2005 and played in a national semifinal for the first time in her career.

    2004: Appeared in three games and made the first start of her career versus FIU...also saw action in games versus Jacksonville and Clemson. (in the ACC): appeared in one ACC game...the first ACC action of her career came against Clemson.

    2003: Appeared in six games in 2003... provided depth in the FSU midfield...recorded two shots and an assist on the year...one of five FSU freshmen to record at least one point. (in the ACC) did not see any game action in the conference during the 2003 campaign. (in the NCAA) appeared in her first NCAA Tournament as she saw time during FSU's win over Ivy League champion Dartmouth. (2003 Highlights) combined with Alli Ferreri on a goal in a win over UCF. It was the first point of her Seminole career.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Varsity soccer 1999-2002...scored eight goals and recorded 12 assists her senior year...member of runner-up state championship team in 2001 and 2002... varsity cross country 1999-2002...cross country captain 2001 and 2002...2nd team Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel 2001 and honorable mention honors in 2002...varsity track & field from 1999-2002...Florida State Champs Track 1999-2002.

    CLUB: Member of Team Boca form 2000-03...Final Four in 2001...Florida state runners-up in 2002 and 2003.

    ACADEMIC: Four-year member of the honor roll...National Honor Society for two-years ...advanced placement literature and U.S. history in 2002 and advanced placement language and composition in 2003.

    PERSONAL: Worked for topdrawer-soccer. com covering U-14 National Team Camp...had a poem published in Young Poet's Society in 1999...major is creative writing... daughter of Brian and Francine Swensen.


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