20 Hannah Passafuime
20 Hannah Passafuime
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Soquel, CA
High School: Soquel High School
Position: Guard

As a Sophomore in 2009-10: An Honorable Mention All-Ivy Selection ... Led Brown in scoring with 9.3 points-per-game, which ranked 16th overall in the Ivy League.... Scored in double-figures nine times and led the team in scoring in six ... Lit up for a career-high 25 points during the Brown BEAR Basketball Classic against UMass, and followed it up with a 17-point performance against Morgan State to be named to the All-Tournament Team ... Also earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Hawk Classic after solid performances against St. Joseph's and South Carolina ... Averaged a team-high 30 minutes-per-game, and shot 74 percent (65-88) from the free-throw line to rank ninth in the Ivy League ... Grabbed 3.2 rebounds per-game and was second on the team in steals with 37 ... Started in 27 of 28 games for the Bears.

As a Freshman in 2008-09: Started in seven of 16 games before sustaining a season-ending injury ... Lit up for a career-high 16 points against West Virginia and was selected to the Dead River Company Classic's All-Tournamen Team ... Also named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week on Dec. 1 ... Had back-to-back double-digit scoring games against Boston University (11 pts) and Long Island University (14 pts) ... Posted 11 points and grabbed nine boards in a big win against Bryant ... Played 24 minutes per game and shot 31 percent from the field for 6.7 points-per-game ...

Before Brown: A four-year starter and two-year captain ... Was a 2007-2008 Cal Hi Sports Division III First Team All-State selection and a Santa Cruz Sentinel Female Athlete of the Year ...Scored 2,142 career points, received the 2007-08 KION Scholar Athlete of the Year award, and was also an All-Northern California First Team selection ... Was named the MVP of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League two consecutive years, and led the California Central Coast Section in scoring during her junior and senior seasons ... Averaged 23.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game her senior year, and scored a career-high 49 points in a Central Coast Section quarterfinal playoff game.

Personal: Hannah Rose Passafuime is the daughter of Phillip and Debra Passafuime ... Has one brother, Ben, and one sister, Lauren ... Concentration is Education & Public Policy.

Career Highs:
Points: 25, vs. UMass (12/5/09)
Rebounds: 9, vs. Bryant (1/10/09)
Assists: 5, vs. Yale (1/15/10)
Steals: 4, vs. Yale (1/15/10)
Blocks: 1, twice


Superpower I would want ... To fly
Favorite Food ... Anything my mom cooks, especially her chocolate chip cookies and tortellini
Pre-game ritual ... Splitting a cookie with Caroline from Meeting Street
What I wouldn't do for a million dollars ... Leave my family and friends
Favorite movie EVER ... Waiting for Guffman
TV show I want to be on ... So You Think You Can Dance (with Sheila)
Teammate I would change places with ... Taylor Masaschi or Carly Wellington because they both have bulldogs
The three things I would take on a deserted island ... My phone, my dogs and Mr. Hippo
Place I want to travel ... Greece
Why I chose Brown ... The people, the curriculum, the location, the opportunities and my team
Favorite sport other than basketball ... Softball
Pet Peeve ... When people are not on time
Where I would spend $1,000 ... On plane tickets to travel as many places as possible
Most hated conditioning drill ... Shuttles
Where I see myself in 10 years ... Living somewhere in California and working in public education
If I had 24 hours to live, I would ... Go for a run on the beach, eat good food, and be with my family and friends


Hannah Passafuime's Career Statistics
2008-09 16-7 390/24.4 40-130 .308 13-48 .271 14-20 .700 25 27 52 3.3 19 0 15 31 4 10 107 6.7
2009-10 28-27 843/30.1 81-259 .313 32-114 .281 65-88 .739 27 63 90 3.2 45 0 38 78 2 37 259 9.3
TOTAL 44-34 1233/28.0 121-389 .311 45-162 .278 79-108 .731 52 90 142 3.2 64 0 53 109 6 47 366 8.3