30 Sofia Recupero
30 - Sofia Recupero
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Whitestone, N.Y.
High School: Saint Francis Prep
Position: F
Major: Nursing
gp 15
pts/g 8.0
fg % 52.1
3pt % 22.2
ft % 48.6
reb/g 6.7
a/g 2.3
  • Three-year letter-winner who has played in 78 games and made 58 starts during her career at Scranton
  • Has averaged 16.7 minutes, 7.5 points, and 4.5 rebounds per game over her first three seasons
  • Has totaled 587 points, 353 rebounds, 108 assists, 49 blocks, and 21 steals
  • Broke out in her junior season, earning All-Landmark Conference honors for the first time in her career, while also being named the MVP of the Landmark Championship Game
  • Is 13th in program history in career field goal shooting percentage at 48.9% (233-of-476)

Junior Season (2018-19)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Became the team’s primary force in the middle during the season, finishing the year averaging 9.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game
  • Shot 50.4 percent from the floor on the year (119-of-236)
  • Earned All-Landmark Conference honors for the first time in her career after starting and playing in 30 games at forward
  • Had 13 double-digit scoring games on the year, including three double-doubles
  • Posted six double-digit rebound games, the best coming at Elizabethtown on Jan. 5, as she snatched a career-best 12 ‘boards
  • Posted her best game of the season in the Landmark Conference championship game vs. Elizabethtown on Feb. 24, as she finished with a game-high 22 points and 11 rebounds
  • Had another double-double in the Landmark semifinals vs. Moravian, finishing with 14 points and 11 rebounds; was named the MVP of the Landmark championships for her efforts in the tournament
  • Other 22-point game came vs. nationally-ranked Ithaca on Dec. 15 inside the Long Center on 10-of-13 shooting from the floor
  • For her efforts against Ithaca and Capital, she was named both the MVP of the Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic and the National Jesuit Player of the Week for the first time in her career
  • Dished out a career-best eight assists in the win over Christopher Newport in the Sweet 16 on Mar. 8; the mark was the sixth best in an NCAA Tournament game in program history
  • Had 9 points and 9 rebounds in NCAA Elite 8 win over Tufts on Mar. 9

Sophomore Season (2017-18)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Appeared in all 30 games and made 28 starts while averaging 15.9 minutes per game
  • Scored 218 points and pulled down 166 rebounds to average 7.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game
  • Also contributed 41 assists, 21 blocks, and nine steals
  • Shot 47.5 percent from the field and 59.0 percent from the free throw line
  • Scored a career-high 21 points in a season-opening win over King's on November 17
  • Reached double-figures in scoring on nine occasions
  • Hauled in a career-best nine rebounds in a win at Susquehanna on January 10
  • Blocked a career-high four shots in a 59-58 overtime win over Juniata in the Landmark Conference championship game on February 24 in the Long Center

Freshman Season (2016-17)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in 18 games in her first season in the program, averaged 7.4 minutes per contest
  • Averaged four points a game, along with 2.4 rebounds
  • Also had 14 assists, five blocks, and two steals
  • Scored in 12 of the 18 games she played in on the year; season-best performance came at Drew on Feb. 8, where she scored 12 points on 5-fo-7 shooting from the floor
  • Had nine points against Drew at home on Jan. 25, and back-to-back eight points outings at Susquehanna on Feb. 15 and vs. Goucher at home on Feb. 18
  • Snatched six total rebounds in a game three times on the year (vs. King's, Nov. 26; at Drew, Feb. 8; vs. Goucher, Feb. 18)
  • Dished out four assists at Penn State-Abington on Jan. 3

Career Highs

  • Points: 22, on two occasions
  • Rebounds: 12, at Elizabethtown, Jan. 5, 2019
  • Assists: 8, vs. CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT, Mar. 8, 2019 
  • Blocks: 4, vs. JUNIATA, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Steals: 2, vs. Elizabethtown, Jan. 27, 2018

Awards/Honors

  • All-Landmark Conference Second Team (2018-19)
  • Landmark Conference Championship MVP (2019)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Dec. 17, 2018)
  • National Jesuit Player of the Week (Dec. 18, 2018)
  • MVP of 2018 Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic
  • 2018 WPI All-Holiday Tournament Team
  • The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Nov. 20, 2017; Feb. 25, 2019)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2018, 2019)

Personal/High School

  • Prepped at Saint Francis Prep, earning four letters in basketball.
  • Was a 2016 Division I Second Team selection and a 2015-16 All-New York City Girls Honorable Mention pick.
  • 2016 Times Ledger All-Queens Second Team pick.
  • Two-time selection to the Tablets Girls High School All-Start Basketball Team (2014-15, 2015-16). 
  • The daughter of Sania and Greg Recupero.
  • Father is an alumnus of Stony Brook, while mother graduated from Baruch.
  • Has a younger brother, Matthew.

 

Recent Games
Dec 21 Rosemont W, 100-44
Dec 28 vs. No. 9 George Fox L, 54-44
Dec 30 vs. St. Vincent W, 63-57
Jan 11 Elizabethtown L, 78-70
Jan 15 at Moravian W, 74-48
Jan 18 at Catholic L, 65-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 4
Games started 14 3
Minutes 336 87
Minutes per game 22.4 21.8
FG 50-96 14-24
FG Pct 52.1 58.3
3PT 2-9 0-2
3PT Pct 22.2 0.0
FT 18-37 3-7
FT Pct 48.6 42.9
Off rebounds 36 8
Def rebounds 65 21
Total rebounds 101 29
Rebounds per game 6.7 7.3
Personal fouls 46 13
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 34 7
Turnovers 28 9
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 0.8
Steals 13 3
Blocks 17 3
Points 120 31
Points per game 8.0 7.8
Points per 40 min 14.3 14.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 vs. Ursinus W, 75-64 1 27 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 16 at Gwynedd Mercy W, 91-74 1 26 4-11 36.4 0-1 0.0 2-6 33.3 10
Nov 23 at King's (Pa.) W, 77-69 1 26 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-6 50.0 9
Nov 24 vs. Wilkes W, 78-42 1 24 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 26 Marywood W, 78-35 1 17 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 3 at No. 8 DeSales W, 59-48 1 28 5-6 83.3 1-1 100.0 5-8 62.5 16
Dec 7 at Goucher W, 69-35 1 14 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 18 Elmira W, 95-43 1 16 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 19 Misericordia W, 75-57 1 25 5-7 71.4 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 12
Dec 21 Rosemont W, 100-44 1 15 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 8
Dec 28 vs. No. 9 George Fox L, 54-44 1 20 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Dec 30 vs. St. Vincent W, 63-57 1 25 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Jan 11 Elizabethtown L, 78-70 1 29 5-11 45.5 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 10
Jan 15 at Moravian W, 74-48 - 15 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Jan 18 at Catholic L, 65-62 1 29 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Jan 22 Susquehanna   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Juniata   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Drew   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Elizabethtown   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Susquehanna   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Catholic   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Moravian   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Juniata   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Drew   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Goucher   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 vs. Ursinus W, 75-64 1 27 5 3 8 0 1 0.0 0 2 3 0
Nov 16 at Gwynedd Mercy W, 91-74 1 26 4 6 10 7 1 7.0 2 1 3 0
Nov 23 at King's (Pa.) W, 77-69 1 26 3 5 8 3 5 0.6 0 2 4 -
Nov 24 vs. Wilkes W, 78-42 1 24 3 3 6 1 2 0.5 0 2 3 0
Nov 26 Marywood W, 78-35 1 17 4 4 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 3 at No. 8 DeSales W, 59-48 1 28 4 4 8 2 2 1.0 0 1 4 0
Dec 7 at Goucher W, 69-35 1 14 2 7 9 1 1 1.0 1 1 1 0
Dec 18 Elmira W, 95-43 1 16 0 4 4 3 0 - 1 0 3 0
Dec 19 Misericordia W, 75-57 1 25 0 2 2 5 2 2.5 2 1 4 0
Dec 21 Rosemont W, 100-44 1 15 1 2 3 1 0 - 3 2 1 0
Dec 28 vs. No. 9 George Fox L, 54-44 1 20 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 2 1 4 0
Dec 30 vs. St. Vincent W, 63-57 1 25 4 6 10 2 3 0.7 0 2 4 0
Jan 11 Elizabethtown L, 78-70 1 29 0 4 4 5 2 2.5 1 0 4 0
Jan 15 at Moravian W, 74-48 - 15 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 1 4 0
Jan 18 at Catholic L, 65-62 1 29 6 8 14 0 3 0.0 1 1 4 0
Jan 22 Susquehanna   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Juniata   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Drew   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Elizabethtown   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Susquehanna   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Catholic   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Moravian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Juniata   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Drew   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Goucher   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 18 - 7.4 1.5-3.1 48.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.0-1.6 64.3 4.0
2017-18 30 28 15.9 2.9-6.1 47.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.5-2.6 57.1 7.3
2018-19 30 30 23.1 4.0-7.9 50.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.8 69.4 9.9
2019-20 15 14 22.4 3.3-6.4 52.1 0.1-0.6 22.2 1.2-2.5 48.6 8.0
Total 93 72 17.6 3.0-6.2 49.5 0.0-0.1 15.4 1.5-2.4 61.2 7.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 18 - 134 27-56 48.2 0-1 0.0 18-28 64.3 72
2017-18 30 28 477 87-184 47.3 0-3 0.0 44-77 57.1 218
2018-19 30 30 693 119-236 50.4 0-0 - 59-85 69.4 297
2019-20 15 14 336 50-96 52.1 2-9 22.2 18-37 48.6 120
Total 93 72 1640 283-572 49.5 2-13 15.4 139-227 61.2 707
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 18 - 7.4 8.1-16.7 48.2 0.0-0.3 0.0 5.4-8.4 64.3 21.5
2017-18 30 28 15.9 7.3-15.4 47.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 3.7-6.5 57.1 18.3
2018-19 30 30 23.1 6.9-13.6 50.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.4-4.9 69.4 17.1
2019-20 15 14 22.4 6.0-11.4 52.1 0.2-1.1 22.2 2.1-4.4 48.6 14.3
Total 93 72 17.6 6.9-14.0 49.5 0.0-0.3 15.4 3.4-5.5 61.2 17.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 18 - 7.4 1.2 1.2 2.4 1.2 0.0 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.1 0.3
2017-18 30 28 15.9 1.9 2.1 4.1 1.8 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.5
2018-19 30 30 23.1 2.2 4.1 6.2 2.2 0.0 2.2 1.9 1.2 0.4 0.9
2019-20 15 14 22.4 2.4 4.3 6.7 3.1 0.0 2.3 1.9 1.2 0.9 1.1
Total 93 72 17.6 1.9 2.9 4.9 2.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.1 0.4 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 18 - 134 22 22 44 21 0 14 13 1.1 2 5
2017-18 30 28 477 58 64 122 53 0 27 38 0.7 7 16
2018-19 30 30 693 65 122 187 67 1 67 56 1.2 12 28
2019-20 15 14 336 36 65 101 46 0 34 28 1.2 13 17
Total 93 72 1640 181 273 454 187 1 142 135 1.1 34 66
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 18 - 7.4 6.6 6.6 13.1 6.3 0.0 4.2 3.9 1.1 0.6 1.5
2017-18 30 28 15.9 4.9 5.4 10.2 4.4 0.0 2.3 3.2 0.7 0.6 1.3
2018-19 30 30 23.1 3.8 7.0 10.8 3.9 0.1 3.9 3.2 1.2 0.7 1.6
2019-20 15 14 22.4 4.3 7.7 12.0 5.5 0.0 4.0 3.3 1.2 1.5 2.0
Total 93 72 17.6 4.4 6.7 11.1 4.6 0.0 3.5 3.3 1.1 0.8 1.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 14 22.4 3.3-6.4 52.1 0.1-0.6 22.2 1.2-2.5 48.6 8.0
Conference 4 3 21.8 3.5-6.0 58.3 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.8-1.8 42.9 7.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 5 5 20.4 3.4-6.6 51.5 0.2-0.8 25.0 0.6-1.0 60.0 7.6
Away 6 5 23.0 3.5-6.3 55.3 0.2-0.5 33.3 2.2-4.5 48.1 9.3
Neutral 4 4 24.0 3.0-6.2 48.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.5-1.2 40.0 6.5
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Wins 12 11 21.5 3.2-6.2 51.4 0.2-0.5 33.3 1.2-2.7 46.9 7.8
Losses 3 3 26.0 4.0-7.3 54.5 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.0-1.7 60.0 9.0
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November 5 5 24.0 2.6-7.2 36.1 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.2-2.8 42.9 6.4
December 7 7 20.4 3.6-5.6 64.1 0.3-0.6 50.0 1.4-2.6 55.6 8.9
January 3 2 24.3 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.7 0.0 0.7-1.7 40.0 8.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 14 336 50-96 52.1 2-9 22.2 18-37 48.6 120
Conference 4 3 87 14-24 58.3 0-2 0.0 3-7 42.9 31
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 5 5 102 17-33 51.5 1-4 25.0 3-5 60.0 38
Away 6 5 138 21-38 55.3 1-3 33.3 13-27 48.1 56
Neutral 4 4 96 12-25 48.0 0-2 0.0 2-5 40.0 26
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Wins 12 11 258 38-74 51.4 2-6 33.3 15-32 46.9 93
Losses 3 3 78 12-22 54.5 0-3 0.0 3-5 60.0 27
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November 5 5 120 13-36 36.1 0-3 0.0 6-14 42.9 32
December 7 7 143 25-39 64.1 2-4 50.0 10-18 55.6 62
January 3 2 73 12-21 57.1 0-2 0.0 2-5 40.0 26
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 14 22.4 6.0-11.4 52.1 0.2-1.1 22.2 2.1-4.4 48.6 14.3
Conference 4 3 21.8 6.4-11.0 58.3 0.0-0.9 0.0 1.4-3.2 42.9 14.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 5 5 20.4 6.7-12.9 51.5 0.4-1.6 25.0 1.2-2.0 60.0 14.9
Away 6 5 23.0 6.1-11.0 55.3 0.3-0.9 33.3 3.8-7.8 48.1 16.2
Neutral 4 4 24.0 5.0-10.4 48.0 0.0-0.8 0.0 0.8-2.1 40.0 10.8
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Wins 12 11 21.5 5.9-11.5 51.4 0.3-0.9 33.3 2.3-5.0 46.9 14.4
Losses 3 3 26.0 6.2-11.3 54.5 0.0-1.5 0.0 1.5-2.6 60.0 13.8
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November 5 5 24.0 4.3-12.0 36.1 0.0-1.0 0.0 2.0-4.7 42.9 10.7
December 7 7 20.4 7.0-10.9 64.1 0.6-1.1 50.0 2.8-5.0 55.6 17.3
January 3 2 24.3 6.6-11.5 57.1 0.0-1.1 0.0 1.1-2.7 40.0 14.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 14 22.4 2.4 4.3 6.7 3.1 0.0 2.3 1.9 1.2 0.9 1.1
Conference 4 3 21.8 2.0 5.3 7.3 3.3 0.0 1.8 2.3 0.8 0.8 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 5 20.4 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.4 0.0 3.2 1.0 3.2 1.4 0.6
Away 6 5 23.0 3.2 5.3 8.5 3.3 0.0 2.3 2.5 0.9 0.7 1.2
Neutral 4 4 24.0 3.0 4.3 7.3 3.5 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 1.8
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Wins 12 11 21.5 2.5 4.0 6.5 2.8 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.8 1.3
Losses 3 3 26.0 2.0 5.7 7.7 4.0 0.0 2.0 2.3 0.9 1.3 0.7
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November 5 5 24.0 3.8 4.2 8.0 2.6 0.0 2.6 2.0 1.3 0.4 1.4
December 7 7 20.4 1.6 4.3 5.9 3.0 0.0 2.1 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.1
January 3 2 24.3 2.0 4.7 6.7 4.0 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 14 336 36 65 101 46 0 34 28 1.2 13 17
Conference 4 3 87 8 21 29 13 0 7 9 0.8 3 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 5 102 5 16 21 12 0 16 5 3.2 7 3
Away 6 5 138 19 32 51 20 0 14 15 0.9 4 7
Neutral 4 4 96 12 17 29 14 0 4 8 0.5 2 7
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Wins 12 11 258 30 48 78 34 0 28 21 1.3 9 15
Losses 3 3 78 6 17 23 12 0 6 7 0.9 4 2
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November 5 5 120 19 21 40 13 0 13 10 1.3 2 7
December 7 7 143 11 30 41 21 0 15 10 1.5 9 8
January 3 2 73 6 14 20 12 0 6 8 0.8 2 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 14 22.4 4.3 7.7 12.0 5.5 0.0 4.0 3.3 1.2 1.5 2.0
Conference 4 3 21.8 3.7 9.7 13.3 6.0 0.0 3.2 4.1 0.8 1.4 1.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 5 20.4 2.0 6.3 8.2 4.7 0.0 6.3 2.0 3.2 2.7 1.2
Away 6 5 23.0 5.5 9.3 14.8 5.8 0.0 4.1 4.3 0.9 1.2 2.0
Neutral 4 4 24.0 5.0 7.1 12.1 5.8 0.0 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.8 2.9
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Wins 12 11 21.5 4.7 7.4 12.1 5.3 0.0 4.3 3.3 1.3 1.4 2.3
Losses 3 3 26.0 3.1 8.7 11.8 6.2 0.0 3.1 3.6 0.9 2.1 1.0
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November 5 5 24.0 6.3 7.0 13.3 4.3 0.0 4.3 3.3 1.3 0.7 2.3
December 7 7 20.4 3.1 8.4 11.5 5.9 0.0 4.2 2.8 1.5 2.5 2.2
January 3 2 24.3 3.3 7.7 11.0 6.6 0.0 3.3 4.4 0.8 1.1 1.1