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2   Amber Dillon
Amber Dillon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Jamaica Plain, Mass.

High School:
Brookline

Last College:
The University of Maine

Height:
5-2

Position:
G


03/03/2014

Minutewomen Begin A-10 Tournament Versus George Mason

UMass will battle the Colonials at the Richmond Coliseum on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m.

02/21/2014

Long-Time Foe Rhode Island On Deck For Minutewomen

Women's basketball challenges the Rams in the Mullins Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23

02/14/2014

Second Contest Of The Season Against GW Next For UMass

Women's hoops faces the Colonials on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m.

02/12/2014

George Mason Tops Massachusetts On The Road

Balanced scoring with five Minutewomen in double-figures not enough during 101-73 loss

02/05/2014

Comeback Attempt By Women's Hoops Thwarted At Rhode Island

The Minutewomen were within one basket of the Rams during the second half before dropping 73-64 game

02/27/2014

WBB vs. SJU

WBB vs. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/23/2014

WBB vs. URI

WBB vs. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/19/2014

WBB vs. RICHMOND

WBB vs. RICHMOND Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/29/2014

WBB vs. GW

WBB vs. GW Photos by Thom Kendall '93

12/04/2013

WBB vs. BU

WBB vs. BU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Amber Dillon

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.

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