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#14 Amanda Berntsen
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham

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, tallying four, an assist and a block at Marist on Nov. 17 ... scored five points, made two rebounds and two assists vs. Rider on Nov. 20 ... scored a career-high six points, added a rebound, an assist and a steal vs. UMBC on Dec. 2 ... saw nine minutes of action and tallied two points and an assist vs. Hofstra on Dec. 2 ... tallied two boards and two points at Delaware on Dec. 9 ... had three rebounds at Villanova on Dec. 12 ... tied a career-high with three rebounds vs. Drexel on Dec. 31 ... saw nine minutes off the bench, scoring two points, dishing a pair of assists and grabbing a board vs. Penn on Jan. 12 ... made two rebounds and dished an assist in six minutes of work at Columbia on Feb. 2 ...scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in eight minutes of work at Brown on Feb. 9 ... score five points, made four assists, three steals and two rebounds vs. Columbia on Feb. 22 ... scored a career-high eight points, going 3-for-3 from the field and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc vs. Brown  on Mar. 9.

Before Princeton

Chatham: 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 all-time leading scorer both male or female 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 ... earned Morris County Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-County honors two times ... 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 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.

Club Team Experience: 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  40  1.7 

 

   Career Highs
 Points 
 8, vs. Brown (3/9/13)
 FG  3, vs. Brown (3/9/13)
 FG Attempted
 7, vs. Rider (11/20/12)
 3FG Made
 2, 2x MR vs. Brown (3/9/13)
 3FG Attempted
 5, vs. UMBC (12/2/12)
 FT Made
 3, vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
 FT Attempted
 4, vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
 Rebounds  3, 4x MR vs. Cornell (2/23/13)
 Assists  4, vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
 Blocks  1, 3x MR vs. Brown (3/9/13)
 Steals  3, vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
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