Ambrosia Anderson

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Ambrosia Anderson.

Ambrosia Anderson (born March 14, 1984) is an American professional women's basketball player.

High school[edit]

Anderson was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado and attended Thomas B. Doherty High School in Colorado Springs.[1]

Collegiate career[edit]

A 2006 graduate of Brigham Young University, Anderson appeared in 120 games and averaged 10.7 ppg and 5.3 rpg during her career with the Cougars. As a senior in 2006, Ambrosia led BYU in both scoring (18.7 ppg) and rebounding (7.4 rpg) in 2005-2006. In the Mountain West Conference, Anderson ranked second in scoring average and third in rebounding. She was also seventh in the conference in three-point percentage (.364) and fourth in defensive rebounds per game (5.47). Ambrosia was named the Mountain West Conference (MWC) Co-Player of the Year and All-MWC First Team in 2006. She also became one of only 18 players in BYU women’s basketball history to score more than 1,000 point points. In 2006, she was also named a Kodak All-American Honorable Mention.[1]

Brigham Young University statistics[edit]


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002-03 Brigham Young University 31 133 35.7% 33.3% 66.7% 3.1 0.6 0.5 0.2 4.3
2003-04 Brigham Young University 28 267 41.0% 35.6% 75.4% 5.6 1.4 0.8 0.1 9.5
2004-05 Brigham Young University 30 312 42.2% 30.6% 72.1% 4.7 1.5 1.2 0.3 10.4
2005-06 Brigham Young University 32 573 41.3% 36.4% 64.5% 7.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 17.9
Career 121 1285 40.7% 34.4% 69.3% 5.2 1.4 0.9 0.3 10.6

Professional career[edit]

The Detroit Shock drafted Anderson from Brigham Young University with the 17th pick in the second round of the 2006 WNBA draft. She was then traded to the Minnesota Lynx for Jacqueline Batteast. On May 9, she was waived by Minnesota and immediately picked up by the Connecticut Sun. She appeared in one game for the Sun before being waived on June 29. Anderson signed as free agent for the New York Liberty on July 2, 2006.

During the 2007-2008 season, Anderson played in Europe for the Siemens team in Greece and was on the All Star team. During the 2008-2009 season, Anderson played in Europe for the Portugal championship team, Olivais Coimbra. Ambrosia was Portugal player of the year, Forward of the year, Import Player of the year, and First Team player. During 2009-2010, Ambrosia played for the Israel championship team, A. S. Ramat Hasharon Electra. Ramat Hasharon won the State Cup, the regular season championship and the League championship. Anderson was named Forward of the year, First Team Player and Import Team player. During 2010-2011, Ambrosia played for Maccabi Ashdod, who lost the finals to Elitzur Ramla. Ambrosia was listed as Honorable Mention for All-Israel League Awards 2010-11. Ambrosia played for H.R LeZion, Israel, and Elitzer Netanya, Israel in 2011-2012. In 2012-2013 Ambrosia moved to Kara Trutnov, Czech Republic where she was named league MVP, First Team and All-Imports Team. She finished the league with an 18.4 scoring average. In 2013-2014, Ambrosia played for Flammes Carolo, France, She finished the season ranked on the Second team and the All-imports team. Her points average was 14.4. Ambrosia is returning to the Flammes team for the 2014-15 season.


  1. ^ a b "Ambrosia Anderson Athlete Profile". The Official Site of BYU Athletics. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  2. ^ "NCAA Statistics". Retrieved 2017-08-28.

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