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42  Amber Cunningham
Amber Cunningham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Pilgrim HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


As a Junior (2004-05) -- Played in all 33 games, starting 11... Career-high 13 points in Jan. 22 win over Nevada... Nine rebounds against San Jose State on March 11 was a season best... Averaged 19 minutes a game, scoring 4.8 points and nabbing 2.7 rebounds an outing... One of the top long-range shooters on the team, hit 25 of 79 treys.

As a Sophomore (2003-04) -- Was one of two Owls to start in all 32 games... Tied her career high 12 points at home against Nebraska, connecting on a personal-best five buckets... Scored double-digit points five times... Finished the year sixth on the squad with a 5.3 points per game average... Grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds, twice... Dished out a career-high five assists at Boise State... Third on the squad with 2.1 assists per game.

As a Freshman (2002-03) -- Played in 24 games, starting in the last seven... Scored a career-high 12 points against SMU in just her second start... Made first career start against Louisiana Tech and responded with a team-leading six rebounds to go along with five points and two assists... Had eight points against Wyoming in the North Star Invitational in Fairbanks, Alaska.

High School -- 2002 graduate of Pilgrim School in Los Angeles, Calif... A four-year starter and letterwinner for coach Kevin Blue and the Patriots... Averaged 19.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 4.1 steals per game as a senior, leading the Patriots to the CIF Southern Regional 5A finals... Four-time Heritage League MVP and first-team all-CIF Southern Section... Named the CIF Southern Section player of the year in 2000, 2001 and 2002... Three-time Los Angeles Times Central City first-team honoree... Led her team to the CIF Southern Section title all four years... Averaged 17.1 points and 9.4 rebounds an outing during her career... Also lettered in swimming, softball and volleyball.

Personal -- Full Name: Amber Brittany Cunningham... Born: Jan. 5, 1984, at Los Angeles, Calif. ... Parents: David and Sylvia Cunningham of Los Angeles, Calif. (two brothers) ... Rice Major: psychology... College: Wiess.

Career Highs -- Points: 13, vs. Nevada 1/22/05... Minutes: 32, vs. Louisiana Tech, 02/20/03... Rebounds: 10, twice, last at Boise State 01/08/04... Assists: 5, at Boise State, 01/08/04... Blocks: 2 vs. Southern Methodist 01/03/04... Steals: 3, twice, last vs. Stephen F. Austin, 12/05/03.

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