Women's Basketball

 

2   Amber Dillon
Amber  Dillon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Dorchester, Mass.

High School:
Brookline

Last College:
The University of Maine

Height:
5-2

Position:
Guard


02/22/2015

Early Deficit Proves Too Much For UMass At VCU In 65-43 Loss

Timbilla falls one rebound shy of a double-double with 10 points, nine rebounds against the Rams

02/18/2015

Pierre-Louis Nets 1,000th Career Point In 60-49 Win Over Davidson

Senior forward records 11th career double-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds in the victory

02/05/2015

Women's Basketball Readies For Saturday Contest At La Salle

Minutewomen look to earn second victory of the season over the Explorers

01/24/2015

Turnovers Plague UMass In Loss At Richmond, 64-44

Dillon scored nine second-half points in loss to the Spiders

01/21/2015

Fordham's Range Stops UMass Women's Basketball, 65-42

Minutewomen unable to rebound from first half struggles in loss at Rose Hill Gym

03/01/2015

MBB VS. URI

MBB VS. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/12/2015

WBB VS. GMU

WBB VS. GMU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/11/2015

WBB VS. GW

WBB VS. GW Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/07/2015

WBB VS. SLU

WBB VS. SLU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

12/14/2014

WBB VS. HOLY CROSS

WBB VS. HOLY CROSS Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Amber Dillon

2014-15 - Redshirt-Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Scored six points, created two steals and dished out an assist at Western Michigan (11/14) ... Was 2-for-3 from the floor and 4-of-6 at the line for eight points to go with three rebounds and two assists in the win at North Texas (11/21) ... Provided 11 points (5-8 FG, 1-2 FT) with two boards and a pair of assists without a turnover in 26 minutes off of the bench in the comeback win over UCF on Nov. 30 ... Shot 3-for-7 from the floor for six points to go with a pair of rebounds, two assists and a steal against Harvard (12/3) ... Chipped in six points, four rebounds and a steal during 12 minutes in the win over Holy Cross (12/14) ... Went 3-for-5 on field goals for six points to go with four assists and only one turnover during 21 minutes in the win at Boston University (12/28) ... Added another six-point game at St. Bonaventure (1/3), where she added two boards, an assist and a steal without committing a turnover in 15 minutes ... Earned seven points, three assists, a steal and one block against Saint Louis (1/7) ... Was 3-for-5 from the floor and 2-of-3 on free throws with two assists in the 71-68 win over La Salle (1/15) ... Hit a free throw that extended the lead to 71-68 over the Explorers with six seconds to play and had four of her eight points during the last four minutes of the game as the Minutewomen held on for their eighth win of the season.

2013-14 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Provided 2.6 points in 11.1 minutes per game over 27 appearances during her first season competing for the Minutewomen ... Hit 31.3 percent of her field goal attempts as she went 26-for-83 from the floor ... Also dished out 23 assists ... Made her first appearance with the Minutewomen in the season-opener against Western Michigan (11/8), recording two points, a pair of rebounds and a steal in nine minutes ... Played 10 minutes against Central Michigan (11/10), earning three points, two assists and one rebound ... Her only basket during the upset win over Rutgers (11/20) was a jumper made at the halftime buzzer to give UMass a 33-28 lead ... Was 3-for-6 from the floor for six points, a rebound and an assist at Holy Cross (11/26) ... Added four points on a 2-for-4 performance from the floor to go with an assist over 11 minutes of action at Maine (11/29) during the Black Bear Thanksgiving Tournament ... Was 2-of-5 from the floor and 1-for-2 on free throws for five points against Dayton (1/22), adding a steal in 13 minutes ... One of five Minutewomen who scored in double-figures with a career-high 11 points against George Washington (1/29), also dishing out three assists and earning a pair of steals ... Scored 10 points and dished out three assists at Rhode Island (2/5), her second consecutive game scoring in double-digits ... Added eight points, including six earned through seven free throw chances, against St. Bonaventure (2/8) ... Tallied six points (2-3 FG, 2-2 FT) with a rebound and assist over 20 minutes on the court against Saint Joseph's (2/27).

2012-13 - Redshirt-Freshman: Sat out the season as per NCAA transfer policies ... Eligible to play for the Minutewomen in 2013-14 as a redshirt-sophomore.

2011-12 - Freshman (at Maine): Played in 27 games, averaging 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per contest ... Hit 35.2 percent of her field goals (32-for-91) while averaging 13.4 minutes per game ... Tallied a career-high nine points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field in a contest at the University of Albany on Feb. 11 ... Earned four rebounds on three separate occasions for the Black Bears.

Before UMass: Played point guard at Brookline High School ... Averaged 18 points, five assists and three steals per game as a team captain during her senior season ... Tallied over 1,000 points in her career at Brookline while also being named an all-star her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was an all-tournament honoree following the 2009-10 Christmas Tournament ... Won a bronze medal while playing in Europe at the Junior Olympics.

Personal: Born on June 24, 1993 ... Daughter of Lisa and Jason Dillon.

Career Highs (Updated Monday, Feb. 23, 2015)
Points: 11, twice, last vs. UCF (Nov. 30, 2014)
Rebounds: 4, 4x, last vs. Holy Cross (Dec. 14, 2014)*
Field Goals Made: 5, twice, last vs. UCF (Nov. 30, 2014)
Field Goals Attempted: 11, twice, last vs. Saint Louis (Jan. 7, 2015)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 1, 4x, at VCU (Feb. 22, 2015)*
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 3, at VCU (Feb. 22, 2015)
Free Throws Made: 6, 2x, last vs. St. Bonaventure (Feb. 8, 2014)
Free Throws Attempted: 8, vs. Davidson (Feb. 18, 2015)
Assists: 4, at Boston University (Dec. 28, 2014)
Steals: 2, 5x, last at Western Michigan (Nov. 14, 2014)*
Blocks: 1, 4x, last at Rhode Island (Feb. 4, 2015)*
Minutes: 30, 2x, last at Rhode Island (Feb. 5, 2014)*
*Also achieved while at the University of Maine

Miscellaneous Statistics (Updated Monday, Feb. 23, 2015)
Double-Digit Scoring Games: 3, last vs. UCF (Nov. 30, 2014)

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