Position
Guard
Height
5'6
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Irmo, S.C.
High School
Dutch Fork HS

(updated 5/11/04)

FRESHMAN (2003-04)
Played in 11 games … Scored her first collegiate point at Rice on Nov. 29 … Had a career-high six assists against Sam Houston State on Dec. 15… Poured in a career-best four points against Southeastern Louisiana on Dec. 20.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a five-year starter for coach Anne Long at Dutch Fork … Played in the 2003 WBCA All-Star game and had three assists and six rebounds in 19 minutes of play … Named to the Adidas All-America team after her senior year … Averaged 19.8 points 6.0 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 3.7 steals as a senior … Recorded 1,908 career points in five years … … Was a three-time all-region, all-area and all-state … Named a Street & Smith’s honorable mention All-American as a senior … One of the Top 5 female players in South Carolina in 2003 and was a finalist for 4A Miss Basketball in the state … Helped her team to three regional titles and two state runner-up finishes … Led Dutch Fork to a No. 35 national ranking in 2002 with a 29-1 record … Also ran track and played volleyball at Dutch Fork and was the two-time state runner-up in bodybuilding … Played AAU basketball with LSU teammate Marian Whitfield on the GA/Lina 76ers for coaches Kelvin Powell and Ken Griffin.

PERSONAL
Full name is Amber Danine Long … Born May 30, 1985 in Columbia, S.C. … Daughter of Rudy and Dr. Connie Long … Has one brother, Carl (21) … Has played basketball since she was in the sixth grade … Her father, Rudy, played football at Wofford University … Expected to major in criminal justice and minor in Spanish.

Career Highs
Points 4 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Dec. 20, 2003
Rebounds 3 vs. Sam Houston State, Dec. 15, 2003
Field Goals 2 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Dec. 20, 2003
FG Attempts 5 vs. Sam Houston State, Dec. 15, 2003
3-Pt FG Attempts 1 vs. Sam Houston State, Dec. 15, 2003
Free Throws 2 vs. UL-Monroe, Dec. 13, 2003
FT Attempts 2 vs. UL-Monroe, Dec. 13, 2003
Assists 6 vs. Sam Houston State, Dec. 15, 2003
Steals 3 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Dec. 20, 2003
Minutes 25 vs. Sam Houston State, Dec. 15

2003-2004
OPPONENT PTS REB A BLK S
at Rice 2 0 1 0 0
UL-Monroe 2 0 2 0 0
Sam Houston State 2 3 6 0 2
Kent State 2 1 1 0 0
Richmond 0 1 0 0 0
Southeastern La 4 0 3 0 3
at Alabama 0 0 1 0 0
Arkansas 3 0 0 0 0
Ole Miss 0 1 0 0 0
1 vs. Ole Miss 0 0 0 0 0
2 vs. Austin Peay 0 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 15 6 14 0 6

* – denotes starter – 1 – SEC Tournament – 2 – NCAA Tournament

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