3 Stephanie Merlo
3 Stephanie Merlo
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bangor, Pa.
High School: Pocono Mountain East
Position: G
At A Glance: Signed with the Bonnies in November 2002 ... adds depth and another three-point shooter to the backcourt.

High School: Finished her high school career with over 1,800 points ... totaled 319 three-point field goals, ranking her ninth all-time in U.S. girls high school basketball records ... as a senior, averaged 14.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... led Pocono Mountain East to a 22-4 record and the district playoffs ... was named to the first team all-league for the second year in a row ... also averaged 14 points a game as a junior ... coached by Len Litzi ... played at Pius X high school her freshman and sophomore seasons ... was a fifth team All-State selection as a freshman and sophomore ... averaged 21 points per game as a sophomore ... drained 178 three-pointers over two seasons.

Personal: Born November 20, 1984 ... played AAU basketball for the Philadelphia Belles (age 11-15) and then the Delaware Valley Comets (17) ... helped the Comets to a ninth place showing at the AAU national tournament ... daughter of Cynthia and Gary Merlo ... a business marketing major.