2016 LSWA Co-Player of the Week [03/09]
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
In her debut season at LSU played in 65 of the team’s 70 games, making 63 starts beginning the year seeing nine games in left field and four as the designated player, before becoming the primary starter at short stop in 50… Hit .304 on the season with 49 hits, including nine doubles and two home runs… Had 12 multi-hit games on the year, earning nine games with two hits and three games with three hits…Had 24 RBIs with 64 total bases and 31 runs scored, slugging .398 with a .376 on-base percentage with 18 walks and five stolen bases… Had six multi-RBI games on the season, with four games with two RBIs and two games with three… Went on a six-game hitting streak, while reaching base consecutively in nine games… Opened her LSU ledger by going 2-for3 with an RBI and two runs scored against Ohio State… Roped her first double and went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Bethune-Cookman… Had her first multi-RBI game against UCLA, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored… Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases against Memphis… Was 2-for-3 with a double and run scored against Tennessee Tech… Went 3-for-3 with an RBI, stolen base and run scored against Liberty… Hit her first career collegiate home run at Louisiana Tech, going 2-for4 with two RBIs and four runs scored… Hit her second home run of the season against Southern Miss with two RBIs and a run scored… Was 2-for-2 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored in the finale against Mississippi State… Was 3-for-4 in the finale against Washington with a run scored.
Was a four-year standout at Oak Ridge High School in Texas under head coach Amanda Brimberry… Was a four-time District 14-5A first team selection, earning first team all-county honors those same seasons… Earned the district and county’s defensive most valuable player award as a sophomore in 2013… Was named to the All-Greater Houston first team… Graduated Summa Cum Laude as she was on the honor roll for all four years, was a member of the National Honor Society and was named the Montomery County Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Full name is Amber Nicole Serrett, born October 17 in Houston, Texas… Parents are Fred and Maria Serrett… Father played tennis at Centenary… Has an older sister, Monica Horn… Plans to major in kinesiology.