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Wilmington Resident Helps College Team to First Ever Tournament Berth

Amanda Keane graduated Wilmington High School is 2011 and is now on the Roger Williams University women's bask

Wilmington resident Amanda Keane. Photo: Roger Williams University.
Wilmington resident Amanda Keane. Photo: Roger Williams University.
Amanda Keane graduated Wilmington High School in 2011. But her basketball success has continued at the college level.

Keane is a junior at Roger Williams University and is a member of the women's basketball team that was recently selected to its first-ever Division III NCAA tournament.

The Hawks put together a 22-6 overall record and notched a conference mark of 14-3 to earn an at-large berth to the tournament.

Keane and Roger Williams will take to the hardwood on Friday night versus SUNY Plattsburgh, in a game hosted by Bowdoin College in Maine.

During her junior season, Keane is fourth on the Hawks in scoring. She averages 6.2 points per game off the bench in addition to 3.6 rebounds per contest. The Wilmington resident average close to 19 minutes per game and has started twice.

The daughter of former Wilmington High School coach Jay Keane, Amanda was captain her senior year with the Wildcats, and played four varsity seasons of basketball in addition to earning letters in volleyball and lacrosse.

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