At ASU: Intense and fierce competitor who is poised to have her best season yet as a senior...versatile and skilled post who has made major contributions in each of her three years...can play inside, knock down the three-pointer or beat players off the dribble...one of two Sun Devils on the roster from the state of Oregon...was a Maroon & Gold Scholar-Athlete last year.
2004-05: Played in all 34 games with 17 starts...was ASU's leading scorer and rebounder off the bench...averaged 6.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game (both fourth on the team)...won ASU's Sparky Award (offensive and defensive sparkplug) at the season-end banquet...finished second on the squad with 1.2 steals per game and fourth on the team with 2.1 assists per contest...turned in a career-best 71 assists on the season...scored in double figures in eight games...was a sparkplug off the bench in ASU's NCAA second-round win over No. 11/13 Notre Dame, turning in 11 points and eight rebounds...had a team-best four steals in the NCAA first-round victory over Eastern Kentucky...turned in her first double-double of the year with 16 points and 10 rebounds Feb. 17 at Oregon...tied her career best in scoring two nights later with 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting Feb. 19 at Oregon...turned in one of the most complete games of her career with 15 points, six assists and a career-high five steals vs. UCLA in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Tournament on March 5...led the team in assists in nine games, including a career-best seven twice this year (Nov. 27 vs. Prairie View & Feb. 24 vs. Washington).
2003-04: Earned honorable-mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors...won the Coach's Award at the team's year-end banquet...played in all 29 games, starting 20 and averaging 19.0 minutes per game...finished second on the team and tied for 20th in the Pac-10 in rebounding (4.7 boards per game)...also paced the team with 4.7 rebounds per game in Pac-10 play...sixth on the team in scoring at 5.7 points per game and had five games in double figures...was second on the team with three double-doubles and missed two others by just one rebound...scored a season-high 13 points in each of ASU's first two games of the season...led the team in rebounding in four games, including season-high 12 boards vs. UCLA Jan. 15...nearly doubled her assists total from one year ago with 44 assists (23 in 2002-03)...was second on the team in field goal percentage at 45.7 percent in Australia...averaged 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game during the foreign tour.
2002-03: Earned first-team Pac-10 All-Freshman honors...played in all 30 games, starting 29...finished second on the team in scoring (9.9 ppg) and rebounding (6.0 rpg)...ranked 15th in the Pac-10 in rebounding...was the co-recipient of ASU's rebounding leader award at the team banquet...finished second on the team with three double-doubles and missed two others by just one rebound...finished third in rebounding and fifth in scoring on ASU's freshman records lists...earned all-tournament honors at the Wells Fargo Holiday Classic after averaging 12.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game to help ASU to the tournament title...scored a career-high 18 points on two occasions (at Stanford on Dec. 27 and at Washington on Jan. 9)...averaged 9.7 points and a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game in Pac-10 play...had 16 games in double figures for scoring and four for rebounding, including a career-best and team-high 14 boards in ASU's Nov. 29 win over Portland State...turned in the first double-double of her career in that game with 12 points and 14 rebounds...had 17 points and 11 rebounds at California on Dec. 29...turned in a season-best four assists at USC on Feb. 14 and a season-high four steals Dec. 9 vs. Denver.
High School: A 2002 graduate of Crater High School in Central Point, Ore....was named the 2002 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Oregon...was also selected as the Portland Oregonian's 4A State Player of the Year...set Crater's career school record with 1,326 points in just three years...ranks second in career rebounding with 666 boards...also ranks in the top five at Crater in several class records including scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocked shots...holds the school records for sophomore, junior and senior scoring...led the state in scoring with 20.7 points per game...also averaged 11.1 rebounds in the regular season as a senior...led her team to an unbeaten 14-0 Southern Oregon Conference record for the second straight season in 2001-02...was the MVP of her conference...sang the national anthem then turned in 31 points and 15 rebounds to lead her team to a victory over South Medford High School in her last home game...was a preseason Street and Smith's All-American...earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-state honors as a junior.. led her team to a 25-2 overall record, a 14-0 conference mark and a second-place finish at the Oregon state tournament ...averaged 15.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in 2000-01...shot 51 percent from the field and set Crater's junior record for three-point shooting at 44 percent...also helped her team to a second-place finish at the state tournament as a sophomore...earned three letters in basketball and served as a team captain in her senior year...attended Klamath Union High School in Klamath Falls, Ore., her freshman year...was coached by David Heard.
Personal: Majoring in communication...the daughter of Rodney (water department leadman) and Nancy (special education teacher) Denson...has a younger brother, Randy (13)...sang in Crater High School's "Treble Ensemble"...lists playing in the Oregon state championship game as a sophomore as her most exciting sports experience...born in May of 1984 in Klamath Falls, Ore....full name is Amy Rae Denson.