Ambrosia Anderson Athlete Profile

#33 Ambrosia Anderson

Ambrosia Anderson
Position: Forward Height: 6-2 Roster Years: 2002-2006 Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO Last School: Doherty High School



All-America

  • 2006 AP Honorable Mention
  • 2006 Kodak Honorable Mention

Personal

Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado...attended Doherty High School...mom's name is Jill...majoring in geographic information systems.

Before BYU

Two-time All-State, All-Area, All-Star in basketball...named Top 70 Blue Chip Player...named in the Top 25 Street & Smith Basketball team

Stats

Year  G/GS  FG-FGA %     FT-FTA   %  3-pts   %    Pts.  Reb.  A    BL.   St.  TO
02-03 31/3   55-154.357  8-12 .667   15-45  .333  133   96   19    7     16   34
03-04 28/4  100-244.410  46-60 .767  21-59  .356  267  157   38    2     21   43
04-05 29/4  119-282.422  44-61 .721  30-98 .306   312  141   45    8     36   53
05-06 32/32 220-53.413   69-107.645  64-176.364   573  240   64   17     40   93     
TS  120/43 494-1,213.407 167-240.696 130-278.468 1,285 634  166   34    113   223


2002-2003 | Freshman Year

At the end of her first year playing college basketball she played in all 31 games and got the starting nod in three of those (at no. 21 George Washington, at NC State and against the University of Alabama at the Triple Crown from Albuquerque, New Mexico)...picked up a team high and a personal best 14 points against UNLV on 2/20/03 and had a season and career high 11 rebounds vs. New Mexico on 2/6/03...two times she had team high seven rebounds, the first vs. UNM on 3/8/03 the final regular season conference game and at the team's last game of the year at Colorado in the first round of the NCAA tournament... was also perfect from the free throw line against SDSU making all five attempts...overall, she finished in fifth place in
points on the team with a total of 133 for an 4.3 average...placed fourth in three categories, field goals made with 55 and a 1.8 average, free throw made category with eight, and total rebound with 96...was third on the team in 3-pt field goals made with 15...finished fifth on the team in three other categories, offensive rebounds with 22, defensive rebounds with 74 and blocks with seven.

2003-2004 | Sophomore Year

Final player notes: was named to the Honorable Mention All-MWC Team...played in 28 of 29 games, starting in four (@ UNLV on 2/5/04, vs. Utah on 1/31/04, vs. Air Force on 1/24/04, and vs. New Mexico on 1/22//04), played an average of 19.7 minutes per game ...tied for first place in rebounds with 5.8 per game...was the leading rebounder in a total of eight games and the leading scorer in seven games...had five double doubles on the season, including two league games {SDSU and AFA}...was fourth in three-point percentage .359 (21-59), third in points with 9.5 points per game, third in field goal attempts with 244 for an average of 8.7, third in field goals made with a total of 100 with an average of 3.6, is third on the team with free throws made with a total of 50 at an average of 2.1 per game, had the third best rebound average on the team at 5.6 for a total of 157.
In MWC action...started in four of 14 games, scoring in double figures in eight league games ...picked up her fourth double double of the season and career with 22 points and 13 rebounds vs. Utah on 1/31/04, the 13 boards were a new career high vs. New Mexico she picked up a team high 13 points...and vs. AF where she tallied 11 points... she tallied a team high 12 points at CSU and that same number of points at Wyoming.
In all games... she tallied a career high 22 points and grabbed11 boards for her third double double other career and the third this season vs. USF on 1/3/04...has returned to action after not playing for a couple of games after suffering a grade one sprained ankle against CS Fullerton on 12/09/03...tied her season and career high 12 rebounds at Santa Clara on 12/4/03...picked up her second double double of her career with a season/team high 21 points against TCU on 11/29/03, she also tallied 11 rebounds in the same game... against Clemson she picked up her first double double of her career with the 17 points and a team high 12 rebounds.

2004-2005 | Junior Year

Final player notes: was the second leading scorer on the team, netting 312 points for 10.4 ppg... made 119 field goals and 30 three-point field goals which was the second best on the team... also averaged 2.0 free throws made and 4.7 rebounds per game, third best on the team...averaged 1.0 offensive and 3.7 defensive rebounds per game... led the team with 1.2 steals per game... recorded 45 assists for an average of 1.5 per game, fourth best on the team... had 10 games where she led the team in steals, was team leader in scoring in seven games, rebounds in five games, blocked shots in five games and assists in three games... was 16th in the conference in scoring at 10.4 ppg, 12th in field goal percentage at .427 and 11th in defensive rebounds at 3.7 per game... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Invitational... played in all games and started in four... picked up a season high 20 points and 12 rebounds vs. SEMO on 12/10/04... it was her first double double of the year and sixth overall... she scored in double figures in 13 of 30 games... recorded a season high five assists at the UNM game on 1/20/05... had a season and career high four steals in the game vs. AF on 02/17/05.

2005-2006 | Senior Year

Final player notes: garnered two All-America citations, she was named Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press and Honorable Mention All-America by the Kodak/WBCA NCAA Division I Basketball Team ... named MWC Co-Player of the Year ... garnered an All-Tournament Team citation at the 2006 MWC Championships and was also named MWC First Team All-Conference ... in January 2006 was honored as the Deseret Morning News Athlete of the Month ... ranked first in scoring 18.0 and in rebounds 7.4 on the team for the year ... finished the year scoring in double figures in a total of 30 of 32 games ... was the leading scorer in 29 of 32 games and the leading rebounder in 17 of 32 games ... led the team to the 2006 MWC Regular Season Champions ... led the team to the 2006 MWC Championships title game ... in the MWC ranks second in scoring 18.8 and third in rebounding with an 7.5 average ... also was seventh in three-point field goal percentage with .364 (64-176), and sixth in three-point field goal with a 2.00 average ... in the conference also ranks 11th in offensive rebounds with a 2.03 average and fourth in defensive rebounds grabbing 5.47 per game ... scored a team and game high 20 points vs. Iowa in the first round of the 2006 NCAA Championships for her 29th game of the year scoring in double figures... picked up her 14th career and eighth double double with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. TCU on 3/10/06 in the semifinal game of the MWC tournament ... during the quarterfinal game vs. CSU on 3/8/06 tallied 20 points ... in the game @ CSU on 3/2/06 where the Cougars clinched the league's regular season title, she tallied her 13th career double double and seventh this season with 22 points and 12 rebounds .. she had her 12th career double double and sixth this year with 17 points and 10 rebounds @ SDSU on 2/22/06 .... picked up her 11th career double double and fifth this season with 24 points and 10 rebounds in the game @ TCU on 1/25/06, in the same game tallied six three pointers, a new season and career high ... became only the 18th player in BYU women's basketball history to eclipse the 1,000 point club after tallying 14 points @ Wyoming on 01/18/06 with a total of 1,285 at the end of the season which ranks her 14th of 18 on the list ... recorded fourth double double of the year against Portland 12/30/05 with 17 points and 10 rebounds ... scored 19 points against Weber 12/28/05 ... added her third double double of the year with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. UVSC on12/17/05 marking her ninth overall ... in the home game vs. NAU, she tied her season and career high points with 26 on the day to go along with her team high six rebounds... picked up her second double double of the year (eighth overall) with 22 points and 11 boards at Stony Brook on Nov. 30 ... named MWC Player of the Week on Nov. 28 ... tallied her first double double of the season and seventh overall with the 21 points and 12 rebounds vs. UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 26 ... had two impressive offensive outputs with 25 points against CS Northridge and a career and season high 26 points against UCLA on Nov. 22.

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