Jamee Swan is a fiery, passionate forward that will give Colorado a much needed post presence. She is a dynamic rebounder who has the strength to finish down low, but can also move to the outside and play with her face to the basket.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Marana High School in Tucson, where she was highly regarded as the top prospect in the state of Arizona. She was ranked as the eighth best forward in the nation and the 38th best overall player by ESPN HoopGurlz. Swan averaged 20.8 points, 12.8 rebounds, 3.4 blocks and 3.0 steals as a senior, earning All-Southern Arizona, first team All-Division I, and Division I Player of the Year honors from the Tucson Citizen. A 2012 Sporting News honorable mention All-American, she had a double-double in all but one contest with game highs of 42 points and 19 rebounds. Despite missing 10 games of her senior season with an injury, Swan received honorable mention to the WBCA All-America team and was a McDonald’s All-America nominee. Swan averaged 19.6 points, 13.4 rebounds, 4.1 blocked shots and 4.1 steals for the Tigers as a junior, earning first team All-Southern Arizona and Southern Arizona 4A1 Player of the Year honors from the Tucson Citizen. She was also the Arizona Daily Star Player of the Year and a member of the Class 4A All-State first team. Swan was a 2009-10 Class 4A All-State performer as a sophomore, averaging 21.5 points, 15.2 rebounds and 6.3 blocks per game. Swan earned a total of 12 varsity letters at Marana, also participating in volleyball and track & field. She was the Arizona 2011 Division II state champion in the shot put. Swan played club basketball with the Arizona Elite out of Phoenix.
Academics: An open option major, Swan was a three-year member of the Marana High School Student Council and kept a 3.1 GPA.
Personal: Born on Jan. 26, 1994, she is the daughter of Diane Swan. She has one younger brother, Ryan (15) who is a sophomore in high school and plays basketball, football and volleyball. Her mother Diane coached her in high school at Marana.