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Amber Harris's Bio

About Amber Harris

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS / TRANSACTIONS

  • Drafted fourth overall pick by the Minnesota Lynx in 2011 WNBA Draft
  • WNBA Champion with Minnesota Lynx (2013, 2011)
  • Signed by the Chicago Sky Training Camp on March 31, 2017

2013 HIGHLIGHTS WITH MINNESOTA:

  • Appeared in five of Minnesota’s seven playoff games, averaging 0.8 points and 0.8 rebounds per game as the Lynx won the 2013 WNBA Championship

2012 HIGHLIGHTS WITH MINNESOTA:

  • Finished her third season with the Lynx by appearing in 27 games
  • Appeared in six of Minnesota’s nine playoff games, averaging 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game… Scored nine points on 4-of-6 shooting in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals vs. Los Angeles
  • Sidelined for the first three contests after suffering a sprained left ankle in the May 10 preseason game at Connecticut, and missed the last four of the season due to illness
  • Averaged 3.5 ppg and 1.9 rpg in 8.9 mpg while shooting 40.0% from the floor, 38.9% from three-point range and 68.2% from the FT line… Misfired on her final six three-point attempts, after an 11-game stretch that saw her convert seven of nine
  • Shot 31.6% (6-for-19) over her last six games, on the heels of an 11-game run at 47.2% (25-for-53)
  • Totaled nine points and six rebounds (in 11:22) in the Aug. 25 victory at Atlanta
  • Chipped in a season-high 10 points July 5 at Los Angeles, her second double-figure outing of the year (fifth career)
  • Contributed 10 points June 27 vs. Phoenix; her assist (three) and block (three) totals in that game are career bests
  • Hauled in a team- and season-high seven rebounds June 15 at Phoenix

2011 HIGHLIGHTS WITH MINNESOTA:

  • Appeared in six postseason contests as the Lynx won the 2011 WNBA Championship… Averaged 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds per game
  • Saw action in 27 games during her rookie season with Minnesota, drawing five DNP-CDs and missing the final two contests due to concussion suffered Sept. 4 at New York
  • Averaged 3.3 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 10.3 mpg, while shooting 39.8% from the field and 74.2% from the FT line
  • Collected season highs with 12 points and three blocks at New York on Sept. 4; she tallied 10 points in the fourth quarter, part of her third double-double scoring night this year
  • Played 17:22 at Chicago on Aug. 12, her high total since logging 20:59 vs. Tulsa on June 7; she played 15+ minutes eight times, averaging 65.3 ppg and 4.8 rpg in those games… Shot 47.4% (27-for-57) over her final 21 appearances, following a 23.1% (6-for-26) start to the year
  • Had 11 points and a season-high eight rebounds June 5. vs. Los Angeles.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Named the 2011 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year
  • Four-time All-A-10 First Team honoree
  • First Musketeer to be honored as a WBCA State Farm All-American in 2009-10
  • All-time blocked shots leader at Xavier
  • Only second player in school history to surpass the 2,000-point, 1,000-rebound mark
  • Averaged a career-high 18.7 points and 10.2 rebounds per game over her senior year in leading Xavier to the NCAA Tournament
  • Scored 20 or more points 37 times in her career, including 14 times her senior year… Sat out the 2008-09 season due to an injury

PERSONAL

  • Born on January 16, 1988 in Indianapolis, IndIana
  • Daughter of Briggette Boyd
  • Graduated in the spring of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts
  • Currently pursuing a degree in criminal justice
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