Amara Newsom ‘20 Recruiting Profile

  • Harrison High School
  • KENNESAW, GA
  • Women's Basketball
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Amara Newsom's Women's Basketball Recruiting Profile
Club:
Peak Performance National Team Miller
Height:
5'10"
Weight:
150
Age:
17
Prim. Position:
SF
Sec. Position:
SG
Points/Game
11.2
Free Throw %
60.0
Field Goal %
45.0
Wingspan
5ft 8 in
Bench Press
120
Squat
195
Vertical Jump
25
Rebounds/Game
5.6
  • 2019 Highlights #4

Personal Statement

After playing basketball since five years old, I’ve learned to love the game and the process. Its important for me to play college basketball because it allows for many future opportunities. My goal is to find the right college where I can continue my education academically and as a basketball player. Most importantly, I want to continue to use my skills and leadership ability on the court to help my team win. 

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 2 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 1 year
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #4
  • Individual Awards:
    2nd Team All-Region, Harrison H.S Varsity 2018-19 Offensive Player of the Year. 2019 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North /South Junior All-Star Player
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs, Elite 8 in State final ranking 8th
  • 2017 Junior Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #4
  • Individual Awards:
    MVP 2nd year in a row
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #20
  • Individual Awards:
    Led all bench players in all statistical categories, leading scorer off the bench in State Championship game., Led all bench players in all statistical categories, leading bench scorer in State Championship game.
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs, State 2nd Place, Back to back State and Regional apperances
  • 2016 Junior Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #4
  • Individual Awards:
    Offensive Player of Year
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs, Sectional 2nd Place

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 4 seasons
  • 2019 Peak Performance National Team Miller (17U National )
  • Notes: Playing in 7 NCAA Certified Events
  • 2018 PeAk Price 2020 (National 16U)
  • Notes: 2nd year with PeAk Performance Basketball
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Peak Performance 16U AAU (National )
  • Notes: Jacksonville, Raleigh Deep South Classic, NEB Murfreesboro TN, Nike Atlanta, Louisville, Battlenof The Boros, New Orleans
  • 2016 Pistols Ga 2015 (National )
  • Notes: Elite 8 finish say New Orleans Battle in the Boro.

Coach References

  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Bruce Price
  • High School Head Coach
  • Steven Lenahan
  • High School Assistant Coach
  • Megan Walsh
  • High School Assistant Coach
  • Terry Kemp
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Sidney Miller
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Tony Gorrell

Additional Sports

  • Track
  • 1 Year
  • Varsity Team
  • Softball
  • 3 Years
  • Club/Travel Team

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Harrison High School
State:
GEORGIA
Phone:
(678) 594-8104

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Completed Honors 9th Lit/Cmp Completed Honors World Lit/Comp Completed Honors Spanish II Completed Honors Spanish III Completed Honors World Hist
AP Classes:
Yes. Completed AP European History Completed AP US Hist AP Language (AmLit) Y (23.0530095)
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Activity
    • SOS Soldiers of Strength Student Advocacy and Prevention Program
  • Activity
    • Volunteer Northwest Family YMCA Hunger Gap Feeding Program

My Info

Contact Information

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Mailing Address

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Statistics

Statistic 2019 Peak Perfo 2018 Varsity Te 2017 Varsity Te
Points/Game 4.2 11.2 4.35
Season High Points 17 21 (Three 20 pt games) 12
Rebounds/Game 3.53 5.4 2.39
Season High Rebounds 9 10 (2 times) 7
Assists/Game 1.13 1.1 .56
Season High Assists 4 4 3
Steals/Game .83 2.4 .81
Blocks/Game .47 .6 .19
Field Goal Pct. 52 45 67% estimated
Free Throw Pct. 65 60 60% estimated
3 Point FG's 2 0 0
3 Point FG Pct. 40 0 0%
Games Played 30 30 31 Started 6 gms
 

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