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Princeton W. Basketball BIO
14 Amanda Berntsen

Sophomore Year (2013-14): Saw action in 29 games, making 18 starts ... Made her first career start and played 27 minutes, tallying five points, two assists and a rebound at Rutgers on Nov. 10 ... scored a career-high 14 points after shooting a career-best 6-for-9 from the field at Navy on Dec. 6 ... notched 10 points and a career-high eight rebounds against Illinois State on Dec. 18 ... matched a career-high with eight boards and added nine points versus Dartmouth on Feb. 1 ... scored 10 points off the bench, going 4-for-6, with two rebounds, two assists and a steal in 12 minutes against Yale on Feb. 15 ... finished with 12 points, going 4-for-6 from the floor and 3-or-3 from charity stripe at Yale on Feb. 28 ... had nine points on 3-of-6 shooting with three assists and three steals at Brown on Mar. 1.

Freshman Year (2012-13): Saw action off the bench in 23 games ... averaged 1.7 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.6 assisters per game ... made college debut, playing four minutes at St. Joe’s on Nov. 11 ... scored first career points (4) at Marist on Nov. 17 ... netted six points vs. UMBC on Dec. 2 ... scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in eight minutes of work at Brown on Feb. 9 ... had five points, four assists, three steals and two rebounds vs. Columbia on Feb. 22 ... scored eight points, going 3-for-3 from the field and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc against Brown  on Mar. 9.

Before Princeton: A 2012 graduate of Chatham High School ... a four-year letterwinner and three-year starter for the Cougars ... helped guide CHS to a 106-17 overall record during career ... is the all-time leading scorer (men and women) at Chatham ... the sixth-leading scorer in Morris County ... a McDonald’s All-America nominee ... a four-time all-conference selection, including three first-team honors ... twice earned Morris County Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-County accolades ... a Daily Record three-time All-Area selection, including two first team nods ... Star Ledger three-time All-State Group 3 selection ... as a senior, named Daily Record, Star Ledger and Coaches Association Morris County Player of the Year ... two-time Group 2 State runner-up and runner-up MVP both times ... Cougars were three-time sectional and conference champions ... three-time county tournament runner-up  ... one of top-10 scorers in New Jersey as a senior ... 2011-12 Chatham captain and team MVP ... as a sophomore, junior and senior named by the Star Ledger as one of the top-10 girls players in the state ... also was a four-year starter in soccer, earning all-county, all-conference and All-State honors ... played one year of lacrosse ... Played AAU basketball for the New Jersey Northstars for two years, earning All-State recognition at the US Junior Nationals ... club’s leading scorer during that span.

Personal: Full name Amanda Berntsen, born Nov. 4, 1993 … only daughter of Dinah and Torry Berntsen … has an older brother Jeremy and a twin brother Jonathan … Jeremy played basketball at Wheaton College and Jonathan will join Wheaton’s men’s team this fall … plans on majoring in economics … enjoys reading, traveling and volunteering … a member of the National and Spanish Honors Society. 

 

 Season  GP-GS  Min  FG  FG%  3FG  3FG%  FT  FT%  O
 D
 Tot  Avg.  PF  A  
 TO  Blk  Stl  Pts  Avg
2012-13 23-0 151 14-44 .318 5-16 .313 7-10 .700 12 13 25 1.1 15 13 12 3 5 40 1.7
2013-14 29-18 541 61-128 .477 6-26 .231 36-50 .720 18 77 95 3.3 66 56 50 1 24 164 5.7
Career 52-18 692 75-172 .436 11-42 .262 43-60 .717 30 90 120 2.3 81 69 62 4 29 204 3.9

 

   Career Highs Season Highs
 Points 
14, at Navy (12/6/13)
14, at Navy (12/6/13)
 FG 6, at Navy (12/6/13) 6, at Navy (12/6/13)
 FG Attempted
9, at Navy (12/6/13) 9, at Navy (12/6/13)
 3FG Made
2, 2x MR vs. Brown (3/9/13) 1, 5x MR vs. VCU (3/20/14)
 3FG Attempted
5, vs. UMBC (12/2/12) 2, 6x MR at Yale (2/28/14)
 FT Made
3, 4x MR at Brown (3/1/14)
3, 6x MR at Brown (3/1/14)
 FT Attempted
4, vs. Columbia (2/22/13) 4, 5x MR at Harvard (2/22/14)
 Rebounds 8, 2x MR at Dartmouth (2/21/14)
8, 2x MR at Dartmouth (2/21/14)
 Assists 4, 4x MR at Yale (2/28/14)
4, 4x MR at Yale (2/28/14)
 Blocks 1, 4x MR at Rider (11/19/13)
1, at Rider (11/19/13)
 Steals 3, 2x MR at Brown (3/1/14)
3, at Brown (3/1/14)
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham
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