Amari

Young

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#23

Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: North Augusta, S.C.
High School: North Augusta
Major: Exercise Science

Bio

PREP: The 2017-18 Gatorade South Carolina Player of the Year ... Averaged 16.9 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 6.0 steals per game and helped lead her team to its second consecutive state title ... Concluded her prep career with 2,067 points ... A three-time All-State selection ... Also earned Player of the Year honors in 2017-18 from several additional publications including the Aiken Standard, the Augusta Chronicle, the High School Sports Report and the Augusta Sports Council ... Also volunteered locally with the Girl Scouts of America and with the Jenkins Memorial CME Church’s Christian Youth Fellowship.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Al and Lloydette Young ... Chose ODU for its campus and family atmosphere ... Her grandfather played for the Pittsburgh Steelers ... Enjoys R&B and rap music, especially J. Cole, Beyonce and Alicia Keys ... Favorite food is Japanese food ... Also played soccer and ran track in high school.

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PRESSER: McCray, Morris, Young on the 87-53 Win over FAU