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Amber Jacobs

Born: Jun 29, 1982

Birthplace: Elkhart

Nationality: United States

Amber Jacobs

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1982
Birth Place : Elkhart

Amber Jacobs is the assistant athletic director for Summit University and is also their head women's basketball coach. Previously, Amber was an assistant coach at the University of Rhode Island women's basketball team and former professional basketball player in the WNBA, for the Los Angeles Sparks. She is an assistant under her former head coach at Boston College Cathy Inglese. After attending Abington Heights High School in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, Jacobs attended college at Boston College and graduated in 2004. Following her collegiate career, she was selected as the 33rd overall pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft. Primarily as reserve in her first two seasons, Jacobs averaged 3.4 points and 1.8 assists per game. She became Lynx starting point guard in 2006 and averaged 8.2 points and 3.4 assists per game. With the acquisitions of rookies Lindsey Harding and Noelle Quinn, Jacobs returned to a reserve role in 2007. She appeared in 29 games, averaging 3.2 points and 1.4 assists in 11.3 minutes per game. During the WNBA offseason, Jacobs has served as an assistant coach with the University of Toledo women's basketball team for two years.

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