Amber Norton - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#25 Amber Norton Season 2006-07


Class Freshman
Height 6'1''
Hometown Louisville, Ky.
High School Assumption

Wallpaper | Amber Norton Photo Gallery 2007-08: Saw reserve action in the post in 28 games this season… Returned to the floor in win over No. 12/11 Georgia after missing the previous three games… Missed the Lipscomb, Princeton, Mississippi State and LSU games while nursing a leg injury… Eight points, including 4-of-4 shooting at the free throw line, against No. 12 California… Had four points and three rebounds in 16 minutes of reserve action against No. 10 Duke… Scored 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting in win over Iowa State, marking the third double-figures scoring output of her career… Connected on 3-of-3 field goals to score six points in Vanderbilt’s season-opening win over UAB… Came away with two steals against Furman… Averaged 13.3 minutes per game through the first three contests. 2006-07: Appeared in a reserve role in 32 of the Commodores’ 34 games as a freshman… Averaged 2.6 points in 8.3 minutes per game… Scored in double-figures twice, including a season-high 14-point performance against Lipscomb in the VU Holiday Classic… Seven rebounds against the Bisons was also a season high…Saw more than 15 minutes of action in seven games, including conference games against Alabama and Auburn… Came down with a season-high three offensive rebounds in win at Kentucky… Only missed games against LSU (regular season) and Bowling Green. High School (Assumption): Started all four years for Bob and Martha Todd’s Assumption High Rockets… Averaged 16.6 ppg and 7.5 rpg in 115 career games to total over 1,900 points and 860 boards… Earned second-team All-America honors from the WBCA… Selected first-team All-State by the Louisville Courier-Journal and Lexington Herald-Leader… Received Co-Player of the Year and All-Tournament honors in Region VII… Led team to Boyd Holiday Tournament Championship during freshman season, earning Tournament MVP honors… Repeated feat at the Papa John’s Holiday Tournament the following season… Honorable-mention All-American by Street & Smith’s following junior year… AAU teammate of fellow VU freshman Merideth Marsh… The Family, coached by Kevin Merriweather, was ranked nation’s No. 1 traveling team… Won consecutive Indiana state championships in 2004 and 2005… Co-captain of the Kentucky All-Star team. Personal: Daughter of Michelle and Michael Buckley… Won first AAU state championship in 2000 in Kentucky 12U division… That team also placed fourth nationally… Member of the AHS Beta Club… Majoring in Sociology. Off the Court with Amber Norton: Favorite Pro Athlete: Derek Jeter Sporting Event I’d Most Like to Attend: The Olympics Favorite Board Game: Guess Who Favorite television networks: TNT and Bravo Favorite restaurant in my hometown: Wicks Favorite meal in the Hendrix Room: Fried shrimp Favorite city in Spain:: Valencia Favorite family vacation: Hawaii Favorite class this semester: Sociology 242: The Urban Community My dream job: Food critic My day can’t start until: I wash my face One rule I’d change in college basketball: Increase the foul limit I wear my jersey number because: It’s the best number ever! Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: A lot of pictures My advice to young people is: Always have fun! Not many people know that I: Like country music

Year G-GS Min/Avg FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb-RPG A T B S Pts-PPG
2007-08 30-0 263/8.8 35-81 .432 0-0 18-30 .600 39-1.3 6 22 9 10 88-2.9
2006-07 32-0 265/8.3 32-72 .444 0-0 20-44 .455 60-1.9 6 29 4 6 84-2.6
Career 62-0 528/8.5 67-153 .438 0-0 38-74 .514 99-1.6 12 51 13 16 172-2.8