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21 Amber Sprague
Amber  Sprague

RS Senior

San Diego, CA

High School:
Mission Bay HS




JUNIOR (2007-08): Played and started in all 32 games...helped lead the team to the WCC Tournament championship...was named first-team All-WCC...was named to the WCC All-tournament team...was named the MVP of the Maggie Dixon Surf `N Slam Classic...was named the WCC Player of the Week once...led the team in scoring with a 15.2 ppg average, and paced the team in rebounds per game at 8.7...recorded 12 double-doubles on the season...scored in double figures in 26 of USD's 32 games...moved into second all-time in career points with 1,243...scored a season-high 30 points twice this season, once in a win against UCLA (12-8-07) and in a win against Portland (2/14/08)...recorded double-digit rebounds in 15 games this season...had a season--high 16 rebounds in a win against Pepperdine (2/2/08).

SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Played a huge role in the biggest turn around in program history, a 12-game improvement...helped lead the team to the best record in program history at 21-9...was named first-team All-WCC...led the team in scoring at 14.8 ppg and led the WCC in rebounds at 8.0 rpg...led the team in blocked shots at 58, which placed her fifth all-time in single-season blocks at USD...was named WCC Player of the Month for November...took home two WCC Player of the Week Awards...recorded seven double-doubles...recorded a career-high 15 rebounds in a win against Cal State Fullerton (12/16006)...scored a season-high 27 points in a win against Pacific (12/1/06)...scored 20 or more points in eight games...was named to the Surf n Slam All-Tournament team...scored 20 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in a win against San Francisco (1/7/07)...scores 17 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in a win against San Francisco (2/7/07).

SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
Redhsirted at San Diego.

FRESHMAN (2004-05)
Set USD's freshmen scoring record by averaging a team-leading 14.5 points per game... Honored as an All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention player despite starting in just six league games due to injury... Led the WCC in blocked shots (1.4 pg)... Her 14.5 points per game average ranks 9th highest all-time for any Torero in a single-season and was 4th best among all WCC players in 2004-05... Scored 15 points in her first collegiate game at Arizona State (11/20)... Pulled down seven rebounds and blocked two shots three nights later against San Diego State (11/23)... Went on to reach double-figures in scoring in 11 of USD's 13 non-conference games, scoring 27 points at UC Riverside (12/3), 20 against Utah State (12/10) and a season-high 33 at UC Irvine (1/2)... Led the Toreros in scoring in seven of USD's first nine games- blocking at least one shot in all nine games... Totaled a season-high 13 rebounds en route to a double-double (13 rebounds-17 points) performance against Vermont (12/28) at San Diego's Surf `n Slam Holiday Classic... Blocked a season-high four shots three different times... Started 17 times, with injury forcing her to come off the bench six times and miss five games completely.

Honored as the CIF Division III Athlete of the Year as a senior at local Mission Bay High School... Completed an outstanding prep career in the spring of 2004 by averaging 20 points per game and leading the Buccaneers to a Division III CIF Championship... Three-time All-CIF First Team selection... Helped Mission Bay compile a 53-9 overall record during her final two prep seasons... Was twice named an All-America Honorable Mention by Street & Smith... Nike All-America selection as a junior in 2003... Invited to compete at the USA Youth Development Festival... Earned four All-Western League First Team honors... Excellent student at Mission Bay; named to the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team.

Born on October 10, 1986 in Hershey, Pennsylvania... Daughter of John and Catherine Sprague of San Diego... Was heavily recruited out of high school by Penn State, Kansas State, Vanderbilt, Oregon State and Arizona State, among others... High School teammate of current USD guard Amanda Rego... Chose to attend USD to play college basketball in front of her family and friends, while also being an impact player for a team on the rise.

Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Portland State Win
Toreros move on to next round in CIT
Video Thumbnail Football 2018: Spring Game
Toreros play spring football game for family and friends
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Toreros vs. Aztecs
USD take on cross-town rival SDSU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Post Season Run
USD vs. Hartford highlights
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Championship Game
Toreros end the 2018 season against Gonzaga in the WCC finals.
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
Toreros close out 2018 season against BYU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
USD defeats BYU in quarterfinal of WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Day in the Life with Myah Pace
Freshman guard knows how to prep for a win
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Vegas Bound
Toreros travel to Vegas for the WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Defeating No. 4 Arkansas
Toreros edge out top five team
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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