The University of Washington women's basketball program welcomed four talented freshmen in 2016-17. will introduce a member of the Husky freshmen class each week this fall.

At 5-foot-10-inches, Amber Melgoza is a versatile off-guard who displays a smooth stroke in mid-range and behind the arc. At Santa Barbara High School, Melgoza was a prolific scorer, averaging 26.3 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game as a senior after averaging 33.5 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game as a junior. For her efforts, she earned the CIF Division III Player of the Year award and MaxPreps All-State First Team honors for Division II in California. She was also named the Presidio Sports All-City Player of the Year.

The Santa Barbara, Calif. native has proven she can score with games of 50, 48 and 47 points as a junior, all breaking the school record. She became just the fourth player in CIF Southern Section history to score 1,000 points in a season, joining Naismith Hall of Famer and USC alum Cheryl Miller, Washington Hall of Famer Guiliana Mendiola and Amy Jalewalia who played at UCLA. Click To Read More....

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