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32   Amber Sneed
Amber Sneed

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Princeton H.S.

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
12/02/1980


2001-02 Season:

Played in all 30 games, making 21 starts ... averaged 30.5 minutes, 8.6 points and 6.0 rebounds per game ... ranked second on the team with 42 steals and third with 53 assists ... recorded 10 double-figure scoring performances and four double-figure rebounding games ... tied a career-high with 18 points at Memphis (Dec. 9) ... scored 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds at Richmond (Jan. 13) ... scored 14 points in games vs. La Salle (March 1) and vs. Richmond (March 2) ... scored 13 points vs. Fordham (Jan. 26) ... ranked 12th in the A-10 averaging 2.27 offensive rebounds per game ... pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Richmond (March 2) ... had a career-high seven offensive rebounds vs. Alabama (Dec. 29) ... recorded a career-high four steals at Memphis (Dec. 9) ... ranked second on the team with a .675 free throw percentage (54-80) ... had five assists in games at Holy Cross (Nov. 16), vs. Rider (Dec. 30) and at St. Bonaventure (Feb. 21).

2000-2001 Season:

Played in all 29 games, starting 28 ... finished third in scoring with 8.9 points per game and second in rebounding with 5.3 rebounds per game, both career-highs ... her career-best 100 defensive rebounds and 31 steals also ranked second on the team in those categories ... one of three Minutewomen to score and pull down a rebound in all 29 games ... had 11 double-figure scoring games including a team- and career-high 18 points at Xavier (Jan. 12) ... scored 16 points two days later at Dayton (Jan. 14) ... also led the team against Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 31) and Fordham (Feb. 8) with 14 and 17 points, respectively ... recorded her first career double-double with those 17 points and a then-career-best 11 rebounds at Fordham ... also grabbed 11 rebounds in the team's next game against Duquesne (Feb. 11) ... tied her then-career-high with four offensive boards against Holy Cross (Nov. 26) and set a new personal-high with eight defensive rebounds against both Fordham and Duquesne ... was perfect from the line seven times finishing with a .629 free throw mark (61-for-97).

1999-2000 Season:

Played in all 29 games, starting 19 of them ... averaged 19.3 minutes per game, including a season-long 39-minute stint at Temple (Feb. 6) ... led the team from the field, shooting .484 (60-124) ... finished fourth from the charity stripe shooting .559 (19-34) ... finished eighth in scoring with 5.2 points per game ... shot .500 percent while averaging eight points, three rebounds and 2.5 steals per game at Virginia Tech (Jan. 13) and vs. No. 25 George Washington (Feb. 17) to earn Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week honors ... scored in double-digits twice with 15 points at Rutgers (Jan. 2) and 10 at Rhode Island (Feb. 27) ... led the team in scoring with 15 points at Rutgers and nine at Temple (Feb. 6) ... scored in 19 straight games from Dec. 29 to March 5 ... hit a season-high six field goals at Rutgers ... went a perfect 3-for-3 from behind the arc vs. George Washington (Feb. 17) ... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds four times including the game vs. Boston College (Nov. 27) when she led the team in rebounding ... had a then-career-high four offensive boards at Temple ... had three steals at Temple (Feb. 6) and vs. George Washington (Feb. 17).

Prior to UMass:

A graduate of Princeton (Ohio) High School (1999) ... earned four letters in basketball ... played for Jerry Stein ... averaged 12.3 points, seven rebounds and five assists per game as a senior ... was a two-time Greater Miami Conference selection, earning second team honors as a junior and first team honors as a senior ... was a two-time second team All-District player ... was a two-time District 16 All-Star ... earned All-State honorable mention and team MVP honors as a senior ... also played four years of volleyball ... earned All-GMC honors as a junior and was named All-District ... awarded with the Viking Cup, which honors the most outstanding two-sport female athlete ... was team captain of both basketball and volleyball as a senior ... holds basketball school records for points (938) and blocks as well as most kills in volleyball (788).

Personal:

Born Amber Evon Sneed on December 2, 1980, in Cincinnati Ohio ... daughter of Clifford and Alice Sneed ... a BDIC major in Sports Marketing.

Amber Sneed at UMass

YEAR
GP-GS
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-FGA
Pct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Rebounds
Avg.
Ast
Blk
St
Pts
Avg.
1999-00
20-19
60-124
.484
13-30
.433
19-34
.559
37-63-100
3.4
23
5
20
152
5.2
2000-01
29-28
95-270
.352
8-48
.167
61-97
.629
54-100-154
5.3
44
5
31
259
8.9
2001-02
30-21
98-244
.402
7-30
.233
54-80
.675
68-113-181
6.0
53
5
42
257
8.6
Career
88-68
253-638
.397
28-108
.259
134-211
.635
159-276-435
4.9
120
15
93
668
7.6

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