Anne Marie Armstrong
3 Anne Marie Armstrong
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norcross, Ga.

High School:
Wesleyan School

Height:
6-3

Position:
G/F

Experience:
3L

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2012-13 Season
◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in four years.
◊ Missed approximately eight weeks of preseason workouts and practices due to a high ankle sprain...an injury that lingered throughout much of the campaign.
◊ Tabbed as one of the nation's top-five small forwards by ESPN.com during the preseason.
◊ Named to the 50-player watch list for the Naismith Award by the Atlanta Tipoff Club and as one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.
◊ Voted first-team preseason All-SEC in balloting of both the media and league coaches.
◊ Missed the Alabama game in Tuscaloosa after rolling her ankle in practice on the Tuesday before the contest, the first "DNP" of her collegiate career. Did warm up with the team in Tuscaloosa.
◊ Reached double figures in six of 12 games prior to the holiday break...but then failed to do so in the first 10 outings thereafter until a 12-point showing at No. 8 Kentucky.
◊ Knocked down a big three from the right corner with 3:03 left at Florida to give Georgia a two-possession lead.
◊ A 13-point outing vs. Iowa State in 2013 NCAA second round included five key points in final 1:33.
◊ Scored her 1,000th career point during an upset victory over No. 4 Stanford in the "Sweet 16" round of the NCAA Tournament.
◊ Became the third Lady Bulldog senior to reach 1,000 points, joining Jasmine James and Jasmine Hassell. That trio is the second set of UGA classmates to top 1,000 career points (along with 1997's La'Keshia Frett, Tracy Henderson and Kedra Holland-Corn).
◊ Among UGA's career leaders, completed her eligibiity at No. 34 in points, No. No. 4 in games played and No. 8 in blocked shots.

2011-12 Season
◊ Tabbed first-team All-SEC by league coaches and a second-team selection by the Associated Press.
◊ Earned honorable mention All-America honors from the WBCA after being named to the All-Region 3 team.
◊ Among SEC stat leaders, ranked No. 14 in scoring, No. 11 in rebounding, No. 5 in steals, No. 8 in blocks, No. 9 in FG pct. and No. 9 in assists.
◊ Ranked among top-10 statistical leaders for SEC games only in nine of 13 categories kept - No. 7 in scoring, No. 6 in rebounding, No. 3 in steals, No. 6 in defensive rebounds, No. 6 in assists, No. 6 in minutes played, No. 7 in blocks, No. 8 in FG pct. and No. 9 in assists-to-TOs.
◊ Here's a statistical quartet you don't see very often...Georgia's overall leader in total rebounds (191), assists (92), blocks (33) and steals (69).
◊ Notched 16 double-digit performances...and seven more nine-point outings.
◊ Averaged 10.5 ppg in 13 pre-SEC outings...upped that to a team-best 13.1 ppg in league play.
◊ Missed majority of practice the week of the opener due to an illness but then came off the bench to post what were then career-highs of 22 points, five steals and eight boards vs. TCU.
◊ Here's a lofty comparison Andy Landers offered after the Furman game: "A couple of times tonight, Anne Marie reminded me of Larry Bird. She has crazy size, point guard and forward skills and passes it well because of the way she sees the floor. She played super tonight."
◊ Named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 13 after scoring a career-high 23 points in a career-most 40 minutes of PT against Vanderbilt the previous day.
◊ Calmly sank a pair of free throws with 4.8 seconds left to lift Georgia to a 61-59 victory over No. 25 South Carolina in Columbia on Feb. 16.
◊ Scored in double-figures in 10 of the final 13 regular-season games...and posted nine points in two other contuest during that span.

2010-11 Season
◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
◊ Among SEC statistical leaders, ranked No. 10 in blocks per game (0.9 bpg) as well as No. 9 in the ledger for SEC contests only (1.0 bpg)
◊ Primarily played `3' and `4' during SEC games but also logged time at the `2' and `5' positions.
◊ Scored what was then a career-high 15 points against Indiana in an extremely efficient fashion - 5-of-8 FGs, 3-of-5 3FGs and 2-of-2 FTs.
◊ In the first seven games of the season, bested her previous career highs for points, rebounds, assists and minutes played and also equaled her career high for blocks on two occasions.
◊ Scored 10 of her then-career-high equaling 15 points in the final 4:00 at TCU, including the game-winning, 25-foot three with 1.5 seconds remaining.
◊ Attempted 13 threes at TCU, equaling the second most in Lady Bulldog annals for a single game.
◊ Scored five points in a 13-0 run at No. 10 Kentucky. UGA never trailed the rest of the way.
◊ Calmly sank both ends of a one-and-one - all net on both, by the way - with 10:26 at No. 20 Arkansas after the Razorbacks' 18-6 run turned a 10-point lead into a two-point deficit.
◊ Began her birthday celebration a day early with a career-high 17 points vs. Mississippi State on Jan. 23.
◊ Red-hot in the opening minutes against Alabama in Athens, scoring six points on successive threes in a span of 23 seconds that put Georgia up 10-0 just 2:42 into the contest. Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds in the first half alone against the Tide.
◊ Scored a team-high 15 points against No. 15 Florida State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to vault the Lady Bulldogs into the "Sweet 16."
◊ Led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring three times during her first two seasons at UGA...two of those coming in NCAA Tournament action (vs. Stanford in 2010 "Sweet 16" being the other).

2009-10 Season
◊ Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
◊ Hit a 3-pointer with 2:06 left versus Rutgers that capped an 11-0 run and gave UGA the lead for good.
◊ Notched her first career start against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, becoming the 65th (of now 69) freshmen to get the nod during Andy Landers' tenure at Georgia.
◊ Scored all of her eight points against Georgia Tech in the final 5:36 of the first half to help the Lady Bulldogs trim an 11-point deficit to three at the break.
◊ After scoring seven points the first three games, averaged 11.0 points in Georgia's next six outings...with double-digit performances in five of those contests.
◊ Active on the boards in Georgia's first- and second-round wins in the 2010 NCAA Tournament, coming within a single rebound of her career high in both outings.
◊ Led the Lady Bulldogs offensively for the first time in her career against Stanford in the "Sweet 16."

High School
◊ Coached by Jan Azar at Wesleyan.
◊ One of the most decorated high school athletes in the state of Georgia's history, with 10 team and individual state titles to her credit.
◊ Won three state titles in basketball, three in volleyball and four in track (three individual and one team).
◊ Named fourth-team All-America by Parade Magazine as a senior.
◊ Listed as the nation's No. 41 and No. 50 prospect by Hoopgurlz and the Collegiate Girls Basketball report, respectively.
◊ Tabbed Miss Georgia Basketball by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Tipoff Club as both a junior and a senior, becoming just the accolade's third repeat recipient along with Maya Moore and Tasha Humphrey.
◊ Also named 2009 Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year for all classifications.
◊ Featured in Sports Illustrated's August 25, 2008 edition of Faces in the Crowd.
◊ Named first-team All-State for Class A as a sophomore, junior and senior.
◊ As a senior, averaged 18.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.9 steals and 2.0 blocks in leading Wesleyan to its second straight state title.
◊ As a junior, averaged 19.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 3.5 steals and 2.4 blocks while leading the Wolves to a 30-3 record and the Georgia Class AA state title.
◊ Poured in a career-high 40 points (and grabbed 17 rebounds) against Savannah Christian in the semifinals of the 2008 state tournament, the highlight of a run in which Wesleyan defeated its five state tournament opponents by an average of 26 points per game.
◊ Named the National Player of the Year and first-team All-America in volleyball by the National Christian School Athletic Association in 2008.
◊ Named first-team All-State in volleyball as a sophomore, junior and senior.
◊ Led Wesleyan to state championships in volleyball as a freshman, sophomore and junior.
◊ A three-time state champion in the high jump, who placed third in the shot put as a senior to help Wesleyan capture the team title as well.

Personal
◊ Born January 24, 1991, Anne Marie is the daughter of Robert (a UGA graduate) and Leslie Armstrong.
◊ Major: Sport Management.
◊ Recipient of the Mike and Ruth Kooyman Scholarship for 2009-10.
◊ Recipient of the Tom and Jeanette Greeson Scholarship for 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13.


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