Conference USA All-Freshman Team (2011-12)
Conference USA Freshman of the Week (2011-12)
Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team after leading all freshmen in the league with 9.1 points and 6.1 rebounds per game... led the team in rebounds and placed second in scoring in her first season at Houston... started 25 of 26 games played, averaging 30.3 minutes per contest... averaged 1.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game... averaged 7.8 rebounds over the final 12 contests of the season... scored in double figures in 12 games, including 11 times in 16 league contests... posted 10.0 points per game in C-USA action... shot 36 percent (84-of-232) from the field, 25 percent (9-of-36) from 3-point range and 60 percent (60-of-100) from the free-throw line... named the C-USA Freshman of the Week on Jan. 16 after averaging 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals while shooting 48 percent from the field against SMU and UAB... tallied 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists in Houston's win over Houston Baptist (Dec. 10)... went 11-of-19 from the field and posted 20 of 24 points in the opening half against the Huskies... knocked down six of the team's seven field goals over a four-minute stretch in the first half... the 24 points was the most by a freshman since Sha'Ratta Hawkins tallied 29 on March 6, 2006... posted 10 points and five rebounds in the Cougars' road win at Southern Miss (Jan. 8)... converted a huge layup to snap a late 10-1 Southern Miss run with just under two minutes remaining... tallied 15 points and five rebounds and went 6-of-9 from the field against Tulsa (Jan. 19)... recorded first-career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds against Rice (Jan. 28)... narrowly missed another double-double at Rice on Feb. 23 with 14 points and nine boards... grabbed 11 rebounds to go with seven points at Memphis (Feb. 12)... missed another double-double in C-USA Championship First Round loss to Rice on March 7 with nine points and nine boards.
|Points||24||vs. Houston Baptist (12/10/11)|
|FG||11||vs. Houston Baptist (12/10/11)|
|FGA||19||vs. Houston Baptist (12/10/11)|
|3FG||2,2x||at East Carolina (2/16/12)|
|3FGA||4,4x||at East Carolina (2/16/12)|
|FT||8,2x||vs. Tulsa (2/5/12)|
|FTA||14||vs. SMU (2/2/12)|
|Rebounds||12||vs. Rice (1/28/12)|
|Assists||5||vs. Tulsa (2/5/12)|
|Steals||3,3x||at SMU (1/12/12)|
|Blocks||2,2x||at UTEP (1/22/12)|
|Minutes Played||38,2x||at Memphis (2/12/12)|
Started all four years at Bryan High... enjoyed a monster senior season, earning 5A First Team All-State honors, as well as being named a Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star, after averaging 22 points and 13 rebounds per game... also named first team all-district 12-5A as a junior and senior... participated in the 4A/5A TGCA All-Star game in the summer of 2011, helping lead the South squad with 12 points, six rebounds and one block... also lettered in track her senior season.
Amanda Alise Lawson is the daughter of Adrien and Angela Lawson... born on May 1, 1992, in Bryan, Texas... has two younger siblings, Ajayye and Avston... career ambition is to become a personal trainer.