Amari Carter

  • Class: Senior
  • Hometown: Washington, DC
  • High School: St. John’s College (HS)
  • Height: 5’ 8”
  • Position: Guard
  • Experience: Junior
  • College: Liberal Arts
  • Major: Labor and Employment Relations

Highlights

Redshirt-Sophomore (2017-18)

  • Started all 32 games, averaging 14.2 points per game and dishing out 116 assists
  • Became the 47th Lady Lion to reach the 100-career steal mark
  • Tallied 24 games with multiple steals
  • Grabbed at least one steal in all 16 Big Ten games
  • Led the Big Ten with 2.63 steals per game
  • Ranked #2 in the Big Ten and #32 nationally with 84 steals
  • Finished the season #18 on the Penn State single-season steals list
  • Assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.11 ranked sixth in the Big Ten
  • Finished #29 on the Penn State single-season charts for 3-pointers made (47)

Redshirt-Freshman (2016-17)

  • Started all 32 games and ranked #4 for most starts as a freshman
  • Dished out 134 assists which ranks #5 for all Lady Lion freshman
  • Ranked #13 in the NCAA and tied for #2 in B1G in assist-turnover ratio at 2.73
  • Ranked #11 in B1G for 4.2 assists per game
  • Career high 9 assists vs Saint Peter’s
  • Career high 22 points on 11-19 shooting and 8 assists vs #3 Maryland

Freshman (2015-16)

  • Missed all but one game of the season due to injury

High School

  • Rated among the nation's premier point guards by all five of the recruiting services
  • Ranked as a top-35 recruit by Prospect Nation (No. 16), Blue Star Basketball (No. 19), Collegiate Girls Basketball Report (No. 31), ESPN/HoopGurlz (No. 32 ) and All Star Girls Report (No. 35)
  • Averaged 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game during her junior campaign
  • Participated in USA Basketball U16 (2013) and U17 (2014) Trials
  • Played AAU ball for the Maryland Lady Terps