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NC A&T Women's Basketball BIO
14 Amber Calvin

Superb shooter who has captured the imagination of fans with her ball handling skills and no-look passes...Looks to pursue the Aggies all-time assist record currently held by Ta'Wuana "Tweet" Cook...Comes into the season with 208 assists, 186 shy of breaking the record...Over her career, has been one of the most prolific shooters in the MEAC...Has a career .369 3-point shooting percentage and a .830 free throw shooting percentage....Coming into the 2012-13 season, she has scored 753 points, grabbed 198 rebounds and collected 110 steals...Has played in 62 games with 54 starts.

2011-12 Season:  Played in 29 games with 28 starts...Averaged 13.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals...Shot .340 from the floor, .362 from 3-point range and .834 from the free throw line...Was named the 2011-12 North Carolina A&T Female Athlete of the Year...Recorded 117 assists, the sixth-highest total by an Aggie in a single season...Led the team in assists and minutes and ranked 10th in the conference in scoring...Ranked first in the league in free throw percentage, fourth in assists and fourth in 3-point field goal percentage...Scored in double figures 21 times, including eight straight games from Nov. 18-Dec. 21, and in the last seven games of the regular season... Led the team in scoring eight times, in assists 19 times and in steals nine times...Also ended the year with five 20-plus point performances, which was the most on the team...Earned the 2011-12 Women's Basketball Top Scorer award...Scored 24 points aided by a career-high six 3-pointers on Nov. 18 against Liberty....Posted 17 points and seven assists in a win over N.C. Central on Dec. 3...Tallied a team-high 20 points, five assists and two steals at Morgan State on Jan. 21...Two days later, finished with a team-high 18 points and added seven rebounds...Scored on a 3-pointer and hit two free throws late in a win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Jan. 28...Led the Aggies with  19 points, including four 3-pointers, six rebounds and a steal at Florida A&M on Feb. 6...Posted her fifth career 20-plus point game on Feb. 25 with 23 points and nine assists on five 3-pointers in a win over S.C. State...Set a new career-high with 33 points on 13-for-13 from the free throw line in a win at Savannah State on Feb. 27...It was the single-best scoring game by an Aggie during the season, and also helped Patricia Cage-Bibbs win her 500th career game...She was instrumental in putting the Aggies in position to have the greatest comeback in program history by scoring 24 of her 26 points in the second half against Coppin State in the second round of the MEAC Tournament, helping the Aggies climb out of a 23-point hole to a five-point lead before losing 78-74 in Winston-Salem, N.C.

2010-11 Season: Missed the season with a knee injury.

2009-10 Season: Played in 33 games with 26 starts...Named to the MEAC's All-Rookie Team at season's end...Tied for the team lead in assists with 2.8 per game...Also averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 27.4 minutes per game...Shot .411 from the field, .378 from the 3-point arc and .822 from the free throw line...Scored in double figures 19 times and scored 20 or more points twice...Led the team in assists a team-best nine times...Led the team in scoring seven times, which was second-best on the team...Dished out five or more assists seven times during the season...Made her first career start on Nov. 20 against Chicago State in the Preseason WNIT...Scored 18 points on 5-for-6 shooting in a 95-78 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Dec. 15...Played 40 minutes, posted 20 points, dished out six assists and had seven rebounds in a 67-56 win over Morgan State on Feb. 1...Followed that performance with eight points and six assists against Delaware State on Feb. 6...Named MEAC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 8 for her two performances...Averaged 22.0 points and shot .414 percent from the field and was 8-for-18 from 3-point range in the Aggies three WNIT postseason games...Scored eight of the Aggies first 11 points in their blowout win of Wake Forest in the WNIT first round at Wake Forest...Finished with 19 points and was 4-for-8 from 3-point range...Had 24 points on 7-for-7 from the free throw line and 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range in the Aggies WNIT win over UNC Charlotte in Charlotte...Named A&T Female Rookie of the Year for her standout performance. 

High School: Averaged 18.4 points, 8.1 assists, 3.8 steals and 2.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore...Was widely considered the best player in the state after leading South View to the Class 4A state championship as a sophomore...Named to the All-State team during the 2005-06 season...Named state MVP in 2007...Led team to a 28-2 overall record as a senior...Ranked 20th in the state of North Carolina...Played at the varsity level all four years.

Personal: Full name is Amber Calvin...She is the daughter of Don and Patricia Calvin...Has two siblings, Ashley and Austin and was born on March 15, 1991...Majors in sports science and fitness management and plans to pursue a coaching career...Her other interests include writing...Spent the summer attending classes and working out...Her favorite book is Green Eggs & Ham and her favorite food is lasagna.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
High School: South View
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