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The Lady Lions return 11 members from last season’s WNIT squad, add three talented newcomers
Carter, Page share Most Outstanding Player, Frazier earns Defensive Player of the Year
Women's Basketball: Courtside with Coquese - Episode 901
Penn State fell to Michigan, 77-48, in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
The Lady Lions defeated Illinois 83-57 in the tournament's first round.
Career Notes and Records
Missed her true freshman season after suffering an injury at the end of the first quarter of the 2015-16 season opener...Finished her redshirt freshman season ranked No. 4 on the freshman games started list (32) and No. 5 in rookie assists (134).
2016-17 (Redshirt-Freshman Season)
Season: Started all 32 games, tying Louise Leimkuhler (1979-80) for No. 4 on the freshman games started charts...Ranks No. 5 in Lady Lion freshman assists laurels with 134 career assists, a total that ranks No. 32 on the single season charts. Rankings: Finished No. 13 in the NCAA and tied for No. 2 in the B1G in assist-turnover ratio (2.73)...Ranked No. 11 in the Big Ten at 4.2 assists per game.
Drexel (11/11): Scored two points and pulled down four rebounds in her season debut after missing 2015-16 due to injury...Dished out a team-high four assists...Added one steal. Saint Peter’s (11/13): Posted a career-high and team-high nine assists...Scored six points and had one steal. Akron (11/16): Handed out five assists and scored seven points in 31 minutes...Went 3-for-4 from the free throw line...Grabbed two rebounds and had two steals. No. 13 Tennessee (11/20): Reached double digits for the first time in her career with 11 points...Dropped three 3-pointers...Dished out two assists. vs. Georgia State (11/24): Went 3-for-6 from 3-point range to score 10 total points...Handed out a team-high six assists. vs. Georgetown (11/25): Scored two points and had three rebounds...Added two assists. at Boston College (11/30): Drained one 3-pointer for her only points and had one assist in 23 minutes. Marshall (12/3): Handed out a team-best seven assists and swiped three steals in 23 minutes. at Holy Cross (12/7): Scored four points, going 2-for-2 from the free throw line...Dished out a team-best six assists...Had four steals. Pittsburgh (12/10): Notched 13 points and dished out five assists...Dropped three 3-pointers...Pulled down two rebounds. American (12/18): Hauled in two rebounds...Had two assists and one block. Iona (12/20): Scored eight points, including two 3-pointers...Tied a team-high with six assists...Had one steal. Indiana (12/28): Notched four points, going 2-for-2 from the free throw line...Grabbed three rebounds...Tied a team-best three assists and had one steal. at Rutgers (12/31): Scored a team-best 17 points with a career-best four 3-pointers made...Dished out a team-high four helpers and added a team-best three steals...Grabbed three rebounds. Iowa (1/3): Was 1-of-4 players to notch double-figures with 13 points...Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds...Handed out six helpers. at Purdue (1/7): Scored nine points...Led the team with two assists...Added four rebounds. at No. 3 Maryland (1/11): Went 11-for-19 from the floor for a career-high 22 points...Tied a team-high four rebounds...Dished out a team-best eight helpers...Had one steal. Wisconsin (1/16): Scored five points and had five rebounds...Did not commit a turnover...Added two blocks. Nebraska (1/19): Scored nine points with one 3-pointer made...Grabbed two rebounds...Had three assists. at Indiana (1/23): Scored six points and added two assists...Tied a team-high two steals...Had one rebound. Illinois (1/29): Dished out a team-best eight assists to mark her 11th game in the season with 5-or-more assists...Scored eight points...Pulled down four rebounds...Had a team-best two steals. at Ohio State (2/1): Scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds, including four offensive boards...Tied a team-best four assists...Added a team-high four steals. at Northwestern (2/5): Notched seven points...Grabbed two rebounds and handed out two assists...Posted one steal. Minnesota (2/8): Dished out seven assists...Scored nine points, going 4-for-6 from the field and 1-of-2 from the free throw line...Pulled down six rebounds. Purdue (2/11): Notched eight points and three rebounds...Handed out two assists...Added one block. at Illinois (2/14): Scored eight points and pulled down six rebounds...Dished out three assists...Added one steal. at Michigan State (2/22): Went 4-for-4 from the free throw line and scored six points...Handed out two helpers. Michigan (2/26): Scored nine point and had a team-high four helpers...Tied a team-best two steals...Grabbed four rebounds. vs. Minnesota (3/2): Scored two points with three rebounds...Dished out five assists, her 13th game of the season with 5-or-more helpers...Added two steals. Ohio (3/17): Ranked second on the team with 12 points...Added three rebounds and two assists...Did not commit a turnover in 29 minutes. Fordham (3/19): Posted her 13th game of the season with 5-plus assists and two-or-fewer turnovers, handing out five helpers to just one misstep...Scored 15 points to rank second on the team...Was 7-for-15 from the floor, including 1-for-3 from 3-point range...Added five rebounds and a team-best four steals.. Virginia Tech (3/23): Poured in 10 points on 5-for-15 shooting...Notched a team-high seven rebounds...Added two assists, one blocked shot and one steal.
2015-16 (Freshman Season)
Season: Appeared in one game...Was injured at the end of the first quarter against Holy Cross (11/13)...Missed the final 30 games of the season due to injury (knee). Holy Cross (11/13): Connected on her first career 3-point attempt...Finished with three points and one rebound before leaving the game due to injury.
Rated among the nation’s premier point guards by all five of the recruiting services...Ranked as a top-35 recruit by Prospect Nation (No. 16), Blue Star Basketball (No. 19), Collegiate Girls Basketball Report (No. 31), ESPN/HoopGurlz (No. 32 ) and All Star Girls Report (No. 35)...Selected team captain twice...Missed her senior season due to injury...Was a 2014-15 Sporting News Preseason High School All-America honorable mention choice prior to her senior season...Averaged 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game during her junior campaign...Led SJCHS to a 25-7 overall record and the 2014 District of Columbia State Athletic Association championship...Named first team All-WCAC and first team Washington Post All-Metropolitan during her junior season...Earned second team all-conference and honorable mention all-metro as a sophomore...Helped the Cadets to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title as a sophomore...Participated in USA Basketball U16 (2013) and U17 (2014) Trials...Played AAU ball for the Maryland Lady Terps.
Full name is Amari Nicole Carter...Daughter of Maurice Carter and Erika Anderson...Has one older sister, Alexis...Intended major is labor & employment relations...Born September 18, 1997 in Washington, D.C.