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A first team All-Big Ten selection (coaches) and a second team All-Conference honoree (media), Brown etched her name into the Penn State record books during her senior season...Drafted by the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks with the 38th overall pick...Was selected to the Kodak/WBCA All-Region 6 team...Finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award...Penn State's Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winner...Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week (1/15 and 1/29)...ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District II choice and Academic All-Big Ten selection...Broke the Penn State single-season rebounding record with 317 caroms...Led the Big Ten in rebounding (overall and conference only), the first Lady Lion to accomplish that feat...Ranked 21st in the NCAA in rebounding (10.2)...Broke the Penn State career field goal percentage record (.589)...Became just the second player in school history to accumulate 1,000 points, 800 rebounds and 150 blocked shots...Recorded 14 double-doubles, which was second in the Big Ten...Led the Big Ten in double-doubles in conference play with 10...Surpassed the 1,000 point mark at Purdue (12/31), finished her career 21st on the Penn State all-time scoring list (1,233)...One of three players to rank in the Top 10 in the Big Ten in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and blocked shots...Broke the Big Ten Tournament record for rebounds in a game with a career-best 18 boards against Illinois in the quarterfinal round (3/2)...Reached double figures in the scoring column in 22 games, including seven contests with 20 or more points...Tied her career-high with 29 points in an overtime win over Xavier (12/7)...Started the season with an 18-point, 17-rebound performance in front of her hometown crowd at Drexel (11/10)...Finished her career fifth in Lady Lion history with 172 blocked shots...Dished out a career-best five assists on five occasions...Rejected a career-best seven shots in a near win over nationally-ranked Ohio State at the BJC (1/11)...Was perfect from the field on five occasions, including a string of 15-straight field goals made...Had a breakout game versus Michigan State (1/25) with 27 points, 14 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals...Registered double-digit rebounds on 15 occasions...Had 20 games with nine or more rebounds...One of two players (Charity Renfro) to start every game.
Competed with the Canada Senior National Team in the 2006 FIBA World Championships.
A second-team All-Big Ten selection (coaches) and a third-team All-Conference honoree (media), Brown asserted herself in 2005-06 as one of the Big Ten's premier post players...Also excelled in the classroom garnering Academic All-Big Ten honors and second-team CoSIDA Academic All-District accolades...Ranked sixth in the league in scoring (15.6), fourth in rebounding (7.3), second in field goal percentage (.593) and second in blocks (1.97)...One of only two players in the conference to rank in the top 10 in the league in all those categories...Ranked 12th in the NCAA in field goal percentage...Ranked 39th in the country in blocks...Tallied six double-doubles on the year...Scored a career-high 29 points vs. Purdue (2/5)...Added eight rebounds and four blocks in that game...Drastically increased her playing time, averaging nearly 30 minutes per game, including three games logging 40 minutes...Improved her free throw percentage from last season by more than 15 percentage points...One of three Penn Staters to rank in the Big Ten Top 15 in free throw percentage...Reached double-digit scoring figures in 26 games and double-digit rebounding marks on six occasions...Tied her career high in blocks with six vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) (12/22)...Swatted at least four shots six times and three shots 10 times.
Competed with the Canada Senior National Team for the second straight summer, helping that team qualify for the 2006 FIBA World Championships.
Started 28 of 30 games...Had three double-doubles during the season...Was second on the team in rebounding with 6.2 per contest...Finished the regular season fifth in the Big Ten in defensive rebounds with 4.7 per contest...led the team in blocks and had a season high six at Illinois (2/13)...Also finished the regular season ranked fifth in the Big Ten in that category with 1.6 per contest...One of two Lady Lions to shoot over .500 on the year... Reached double digit scoring figures 10 times during the season and double digit rebounding figures five times...Tallied a career high 14 rebounds against Northwestern (2/20).
Traveled to Australia with the Big Ten All-Stars...also trained with the Canada Senior National Team.
Appeared in 33 games...averaged 3.7 ppg and 2.8 rpg on the year...reached double-digit scoring figures four times, including a season-high 14 at Saint Joseph's in front of family and friends in her hometown of Philadelphia...Made her career debut versus #12/14 LSU, scoring seven points and snagging one rebound in 10 minutes...Tied a Penn State NCAA record with six blocks versus Hampton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/21)...Shot 54.7 percent from the field on the year, the 11th-best mark for a freshman in Lady Lion history.
Averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks per game as a senior while leading team to a 22-5 mark and a league championship...broke school record for career points (2,266) and free throw percentage (.810)...set school's single-game scoring record as a junior with 44 points...led team to league titles as a sophomore and junior...named First Team All-Philadelphia Area...First Team Southern Chester County (1999-2003)...2003 Southern Chester County Player of the Year...Pennsylvania All-State Second Team choice in 2003...played AAU ball for the Philadelphia Comets for six seasons...was a member of two third-place squads at the AAU Nationals (1998 & 99)...three-time AAU Mid-Atlantic Champions (1999-2002)...three-time Nike All-American (2001-2003)...WBCA Honorable Mention All-American...two-time Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-America choice (2002 & 2003)...named 44th-best player nationally in the Class of 2003 by Blue Star...selected to the McDonald's High School Basketball Top-100 list...also lettered for three years in varsity volleyball..graduated with a cumulative GPA of 4.2...earned the Presidential Academic Award, the Jeffrey Houser Academic/Athletic Award and was a member of the Nat'l and French Nat'l Honor Societies...won the 2003 Outstanding Female Athletic Award.
Full name is Amanda Claire Brown...born December 1, 1984 in Montreal, Quebec...parents are Andrew and Cheryl Brown...has two sisters Shanna (24) and Alyssa (16), and a brother Stephen (19) ...enrolled in the college of science with career ambitions of becoming a child psychiatrist. Sister Shanna holds a degree from Penn State while brother Stephen is currently enroolled.