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Amber Battle
Amber Battle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Cibola

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


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Junior Year (2013-14)
Notes: All-Big 12 Second Team Selection ... Led team with 493 points, 16.4 points per game average, 108 free throws made, 221 rebounds, 7.4 rebounds per game average, 34 steals and 34.3 minutes per game ... Scored career-high 32 points on Jan. 14 , 2014 vs. Kansas State ... First Lady Raider to score 30 points or more in a game since 2007 ... Ended the season as the only guard in the Big 12 Conference to be ranked in the top 10 for points per game, rebounds and steals ... Ended season with six double-doubles - the most by a Lady Raider since 2012.

Season Highlights: Started and played all 30 games ... Averaged 16.4 points per game - second most by a Lady Raider in a season since 2003 ... Scored 10 points or more in 25 games and 20 points or more in nine games ... Scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games ... Had six double-doubles ... Had 21 points and 11 rebounds in season opener vs. Texas-Pan Am ... Scored 17 points and 14 rebounds vs. New Mexico for back-to-back, double-doubles ... Scored 23 points in opening game of Barclays Invitational in Brooklyn, New York ... Scored 28 points and was 7-for-7 from free-throw line against Florida Atlantic ... Scored 26 points and 11 rebounds against Abilene Christian ... Had 23 points vs. TCU ... scored career-high 32 points vs. Kansas State on 10 of 15 shooting from field and 11 of 13 from free-throw line ... Scored 24 points vs. Iowa State ... Scored 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. Kansas ... Had 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. Oklahoma State ... scored game-high 23 points in first Big 12 Tournament start vs. TCU.

Sophomore Year (2012-13)
Notes: Averaged 2.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... scored career-high 12 points at New Mexico in first career start ... scored career-high 10 rebounds vs Southern Utah ... had six or more rebounds in four games ... scored twice in double figures.

Season Highlights: Played in all 32 games while making first career start on Nov. 15 at New Mexico ... scored career-high 12 points at New Mexico ... scored career-high 10 rebounds vs Southern Utah ... scored four points and seven rebounds vs New Orleans ... scored seven points and seven rebounds vs Houston ... scored eight points at Oklahoma ... scored seven points vs Baylor ... scored nine points vs West Virginia.

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.

High School
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.

AAU
Played for the New Mexico Heat Elite along with teammates Antiesha Brown, Haley Schneider and Ebony Walker.

Personal
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.

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