Nov. 26, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – UAB senior women’s basketball player Amber Jones has been named the Student Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance both on and off the court.
Jones, who is majoring in physical education, has maintained a 3.67 GPA this semester, while helping her team to a 6-1 start on the season.
The Town Creek, Ala., native leads the Blazers in scoring, averaging 14.3 points per contest and has been pivotal in UAB’s strong start. In addition, Jones is averaging 3.6 rebounds and 3.4 steals per contest. In total she has scored 100 points and is shooting 44.7 percent from the floor.
Jones and the UAB women’s basketball team plays at High Point on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT.