|Previous College:||University of Georgia|
Started 31 games and played in 33 in his first season at Tech after sitting out the 2009-10 season as a transfer...averaged 9.7 points per contest...was named Tennessee Tech’s Outstanding Male Athlete for the year and was the squad’s Co-MVP...became known for his clutch shooting as he hit five game-winning shots as well as the three-pointer that sealed a win for the Golden Eagles against Murray State in the OVC semifinals...was named to the OVC All-Tournament team for his role over Tech’s three games in which he averaged 9.7 points and 7.3 assists per game...also named to the OVC All-Newcomer team and was an NABC All-District selection...led the OVC in assists, averaging 6.4 per game and reaching double-figure assists in six games, including a season-high 12 helpers against Southeast Missouri on Dec. 21...also led the OVC in steals, averaging 2.1 per outing and snatching five or more steals five times, including a season-high six against SIU Edwardsville on Feb. 22...also led the league with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.8...was the best three-point shooter on the team, hitting 36 percent (36 of 100) of his shots from behind the arc...scored in double-figures 14 times and poured in a season-high 22 points at Eastern Illinois on Jan. 27...was a 75 percent free-throw shooter and pulled down three rebounds per game.
Sat out the 2009-10 season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
2008-09 (at Georgia):
Played in 31 of Georgia’s 32 games as a sophomore, including 17 starts…averaged 4.3 points and 2.9 assists in 20 minutes per game…was second on the team in assists with 89 and steals with 35.
2007-08 (at Georgia):
As a freshman, had an instant impact at Georgia, becoming the only freshman to have double-digit assists in his first career game, as he had 10 helpers in his college debut against Jacksonville State…hit the game-winning 3-pointer in the 2008 SEC tournament against Kentucky, which propelled the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament…scored a career-high 12 points against Hawaii, and matched that mark twice.
Was a first-team all-state selection his senior year at Dunwoody High School…averaged 19.7 points, 4.2 assists, 3.4 steals and 3.1 rebounds his senior season…as a junior, helped Dunwoody to its second consecutive Class 3A state title while averaging 10.3 points and 6.3 assists per game...in his four-year high school career, including two seasons at Flowery Branch High School, scored 2,368 total points and made the state playoffs all four years.
PERSONAL: Full name is Zachary Douglas Swansey...son of Ron and Cherlyn Swansey...born December 20, 1988...majoring in fitness and wellness.