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  Amber Curry
 

Amber Curry


 

 
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Concord, Calif.

High School:
Clayton Valley

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF/OF

Experience:
2V

B/T:
S/R

01/04/2012

Curry Named To College Sports Madness BIG EAST Preseason All-Conference First Team

Junior led team in batting average and slugging percentage as a sophomore on the way to first team all-BIG EAST honors.

As a sophomore in 2011: Appeared in 44 games, starting 43 ... led team in batting average (.357) and slugging percentage (.589) ... second on the team in on-base percentage (.417) ... first on the squad with 16 stolen bases on just 18 attempts ... named to 2011 All-BIG EAST first team ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI, a run scored, and two stolen bases against UNC Greensboro (Feb. 13) ... went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored against UT-Martin (March 6) ... went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Maryland (March 12) ... went 1-for-3 with a walk, three stolen bases and three runs scored against James Madison (March 18) ... went 2-for-3 with a double, and RBI and a stolen base against DePaul (April 2) ... went 3-for-6 with four RBI and a run scored in two games against Seton Hall (April 6) ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against Providence (April 10 ... went-3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored against Villanova (April 14) ... named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a freshman in 2010: Became one of St. John's biggest offensive weapons as a freshman in 2010, playing in all 51 games with 50 starts ... posted team highs with 37 runs scored, 20 stolen bases, two triples (tied) ... 20 stolen bases tied for third in the BIG EAST and 0.39 stolen bases per game average ranked 84th among all NCAA Division I players ... played in all 51 games, making 50 starts, and finished the year with a .312 batting average (48-of-154), six home runs, 21 RBI, six doubles, two triples and 13 walks ... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for week of April 26-May 2 when she hit. 353 (6-of-17) with three home runs, one double, six RBI and five runs scored ... totaled 14 multi-hit games ... in 22 BIG EAST games, hit .290 with 18 hits four home runs, 12 RBI, two doubles, two triples and 10 stolen bases ... had a strong career debut against Liberty (Feb. 14), going 2-for-3 with one run scored and two stolen bases ... scored career-high three runs against Youngstown State (Feb. 19) ... hit first career home run, a three-run shot to right, against Creighton (March 12) ... stole career-high three bases in first game of doubleheader at Syracuse (April 7) ... had a strong game in second half of a doubleheader at Louisville (April 24), going 2-of-4 with two RBI, two doubles, two runs scored and two stolen bases ... hit three home runs in doubleheader vs. Rutgers (May 1), starting with a two-run shot in the first game and a two-run shot to tie the second game followed by a walk-off solo homer to left.

Before St. John's: Was a letterwinner for Clayton Valley from 2007-09 and earned first-team all-league honors all three years ... led Clayton Valley to the league championship as a senior in 2009 and was named team MVP ... broke the Clayton Valley batting record in 2007 with a .577 average ... in 2006, was named MVP of her team for freshman year at Concord High School.

Personal: Born in Martinez, Calif. ... daughter of Thomas David Bossett and Lisa Elaine Bossett ... has four older siblings, Angalida, Karmyn, Jennifer and David and one younger brother, Thomas Jr. ... hopes to become a psychiatrist.

Career Statistics

Year Avg. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT
2010 .312 51-50 154 37 48 6 2 6 21 76 .494 13 1 42 0 .369 0 6 20-21
2011 .357 44-43 129 24 46 7 1 7 32 76 .589 13 1 22 0 .417 1 5 16-18
Totals .332 95-93 283 61 94 13 3 13 53 152 .537 26 2 64 0 .391 1 11 36-39

Career Highs:
Hits: 2, 14x, last vs. Notre Dame (5/9/10)
Runs: 3 vs. Youngtown State (2/19/10)
RBI: 3, 2x, last vs. Rutgers (5/1/10)
At Bats: 5 vs. Youngtown State (2/19/10)

Curry Up Close ...
Favorite Book: A Million Little Pieces
Hero/Role Model: Oprah
Favorite pro athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite moment in sports: When we win a really intense game.
Most Influential Person In Your Athletic Career: My sister Angie because she is like another mom to me and always helps me with my softball problems, even though she never played.

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