Women's Basketball



Amber Smith
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Amber Smith

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Moreno Valley, Calif.

High School:
Canyon Springs High School

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

SENIOR (2013-14) - Appeared in all 31 games for Nevada during her final season, making five starts ... logged 497 minutes on the court, averaging 16.0 minutes per game ... saw at least 20 minutes of playing time in eight contests, including a season-high 26 minutes against Idaho (11/29) ... tallied 144 points on the year, averaging 4.6 points per game, the first 100-point season of her four years ... scored in double figures twice, putting up 11 points against Idaho (11/29) and 10 at New Mexico (3/1) ... scored at least two points in 29 of 31 games in which she played ... grabbed 80 total rebounds (26 off, 54 def) to average 2.6 boards per game ... tied her career-high of seven rebounds twice in back-to-back games, against Idaho (11/29) and Wake Forest (11/30) ... dished out 38 assists (career-high), posted two blocks and eight steals ... shot 36 percent (51-of-140) from the field, hit six three-pointers and hit 84 percent (36-of-43) of her shots from the free throw line ... registered three assists four times, against Idaho (11/29), at Utah State (1/11), versus Boise State (3/4) and at UNLV (3/7) ... scored in 21 straight games to end the season ... collected at least one rebound in 28 of 31 contests ... finishes her four-year career at Nevada with 340 points (2.9 ppg), 207 rebounds (1.8 rpg), 83 assists, seven blocks, 27 steals, a .330 field goal percentage and a .775 free throw percentage in 117 career games played (12 starts)

JUNIOR (2012-13) - Made appearances in all 31 games, making seven starts ... racked up 437 minutes on the court to average 14.1 minutes per game ... played a season-best 34 minutes near the end of the season against Colorado State (3/9) where she put up a career-best 17 points ... scored 96 points on the year, averaging 3.1 points per game ... along with her 17-point performance, she posted two additional games in double figures, scoring 12 points at Wyoming (1/12) and 13 points versus New Mexico (2/2) ... pulled down 65 total rebounds (18 off, 47 def) to average 2.1 boards per game ... collected season-high seven rebounds early in the season at UC Irvine (11/17) ... dished out 28 assists, posted three blocks and 10 steals ... recorded career-best five assists versus Air Force (3/12) in the conference tournament play-in-game ... shot 30 percent (35-of-118) from the field, hit seven three-pointers, and hit 68 percent (19-of-28) of her free throw attempts

SOPHOMORE (2011-12) - Appeared in 29 games, logging 207 minutes of playing time, averaging 7.1 minutes per game ... racked up season-high 13 minutes in back-to-back games, at Cal State Fullerton (12/10) and against Oregon (12/14) ... totaled 53 points on the year, averaging 1.8 points per game ... scored season-high six points against Utah State (2/16) on 3-of-4 shooting, adding four rebounds ... compiled 36 total rebounds (14 off, 22 def) to average 1.2 rebounds per game ... shot 32 percent (20-of-62) from the field, drained one three-pointer, and connected on 75 percent (12-of-16) of her free throws ... dished out 11 assists and posted one block at Fresno State (1/14) and five steals

FRESHMAN (2010-11) - Saw time in 26 games during her rookie season ... logged 134 minutes on the court, averaging 5.2 minutes per game ... played a season-high 13 minutes at Louisiana Tech (1/22), scoring five points ... tallied 47 points on the year, averaging 1.8 points per game ... grabbed 26 total rebounds (4 off, 22 def) to average 1.0 rebounds per game ... dished out six assists, posted one block versus Illinois State (12/20) and four steals ... shot 32 percent (13-of-41) from the field, hit two three-pointers, and connected on 79 percent (19-of-24) of her free throws ... scored season-best seven points at Sacramento State (11/17), adding three rebounds and two assists ... pulled down season-high four rebounds against Arizona (12/2) ... scored in 16 of her 26 games played

HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from Canyon Springs High School in 2010 after leading the Cougars to four consecutive Inland Valley Conference championships ... Named first team Inland Valley League three times in a row, 2008-10 ... Earned all-state and Athlete of the Year honors as a senior ... Named California Interscholastic Federation first team all-state girls basketball in 2009 and 2010 ... Selected for ESPN Rise's Cal-Hi Sports All-State Girls Basketball Team, which recognizes California's top-25 girl's high school basketball players

PERSONAL - Human development and family studies major ... Daughter of Samuel Smith and Lisa Teshome ... Has four siblings, Lauren (20), Jalen (18), Kassandra (15) and Samari (12) ... Likes to draw, swim, sleep and watch Grey's Anatomy when she's not playing basketball ... Also recruited by Louisville, Cal State Long Beach, UC Riverside, Fresno State, Pepperdine and St. Mary's

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