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Amaya's Profile

Albuquerque, N.M.
high school
Cibola High

At Cibola High School:

  • Top-100 player according to ESPNW’s Hoopgurlz rankings, and the top player out of New Mexico.
  • Aggressive combo guard who attacks the rim relentlessly and is tough to guard in 1-on-1 situations.
  • Two-time New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year, most recently following her impressive senior season in 2017-18.
  • Leaves Cibola High School as its all-time leading scorer in three dominant seasons.
  • 2017-18 American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Mexico Girls Basketball First Team, averaging 20.6 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.8 steals per game as a senior.
  • Established an eye-popping 345 rebounds, setting a state single-season record.
  • Earned 2015-16 American Family Insurance ALL-USA New Mexico Player of the Year honors, averaging 18.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 2.8 assists.
  • Led Cibola High to a 25-1 record and a berth in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A state tournament as a sophomore in 2015-16.
  • Broke through as a freshman when she was a First Team All-State player and an All-Metro selection.
  • Was dubbed as “the best defensive guard in the country,” according to New Mexico Elite AAU coach Robert Sanchez.
  • Has received endless praise for her appreciation for defense despite having incredible offensive ability.

All About Me:

  • Born: February 2, 2000.
  • Parents: Catina and Greg Brown.
  • Major: Sport Management.