Freshman Year (2011-12) Notes: Career-high 10 points vs Texas State ... fifth on team with .391 field goal percentage.
Season Highlights: Played in 29 games ... scored seven points and had two steals in Texas Tech debut vs New Mexico ... scored seven points and had five rebounds and three steals vs Louisiana-Monroe ... scored career-high 10 points and had two steals vs Texas State ... had four points, four rebounds and three steals vs UT-Arlington ... had five points, one steal, one assist and two rebounds vs Western Kentucky ... scored four points at Texas A&M ... had four points at Baylor ... had six points, three rebounds and one steal in WNIT First Round vs Eastern Illinois.
2011 graduate of Class 5A Cibola High School in Albuquerque, N.M. ... As a freshman: Named team's Newcomer of the Year ... selected first team all-district and second team all-state and all-metro ... team was district champions ... As a sophomore: Was named first team all-state, all-metro and all-district ... was team's Offensive Player of the Year and District Player of the Month once ... team finished second in the state tournament as she scored a game-high 23 points ... As a junior: Named second team all-state and first team all-metro, while being selected first team all-district and District Player of the Year ... twice named District Player of the Month ... team's Defensive Player of the Year ... As a senior: Named the state of New Mexico's Player of the Year ... also named Albuquerque Metro Player of the Year and District Player of the Year ... was first team all-state, all-metro and all-district ... became Cibola High School's all-time leading rebounder with 965 rebounds ... holds the record for most assists in a season ... averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and four steals ... was a McDonald's All-American candidate, a WBCA All-Star candidate and Gatorade Player of the Year candidate ... played in the North/South All-Star game ... was the 13th-ranked guard in the country by ESPN HoopGurlz, as well as the No. 76 overall player.
Played for the New Mexico Heat Elite along with teammates Antiesha Brown, Haley Schneider and Ebony Walker.
Amber Selene Battle ... born July 12, 1993, in Albuquerque, N.M. ... daughter of Marcie and Bruce Battle, Jr. ... father and mother both graduated from the University of New Mexico where father played basketball and mother ran track ... has an older brother, Bruce, and a younger sister, Tatyana ... was a member of the Black Student Union while in high school ... hobbies include basketball, shopping and poetry ... career goal is to be a children's counselor ... undeclared on a major.