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42 Amber Paden

 2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in 26 games for the Cougars during her sophomore campaign, including two starts…averaged 3.6 points and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 40.9% from the floor…scored a season-high 11 points in the Cougars upset victory over No. 9 Wayne State in the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament...shot 73.7% from the charity stripe, making 28 of her 38 attempts.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Played in 23 games for the Cougars, starting 13 times…averaged 4.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 12.6 minutes per game during her sophomore season…scored a season-high 12 points against Winona State.

2011-12 (REDSHIRT)

HIGH SCHOOL: North Iowa High School... three time all-conference selection in basketball and volleyball...named KIOW radio player of the week twice. Also invited to play in 2011 Iowa all-star game. Lettered in softball and track, ultimately earning 13 varsity letters for the Bisons. Particpated in NHS and Big Buddies program...served as FCCLA president and named homecoming queen.

PERSONAL: Born September 14, 1992... daughter of Neal & Felice Paden.. .has one brother, Austin... major undecided... involved in LYO volunteer program... also coaches grades 3-7 little league softball during the summer

Single Game Highs:

Points: 12 vs. Winona State (1/25/13)

Rebounds: 8 at Wayne State (12/7/12)

Assists: 2, 4 Times

Steals: 2 vs. Minnesota Crookston (1/31/14); College of St. Mary (11/15/13); at Wayne State (12/7/12)

Blocks: 5 at Wayne State (12/7/12)

Position: Center
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Thompson, Iowa
High School: North Iowa HS
Major: Elementary Education