Amber Lackey
Amber Lackey
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roswell, Ga.
High School: Norcross HS
Major: Sport Management

2017-18: Posted a perfect 4-0 record in singles going 1-0 at No. 2 singles and 3-0 in the fifth flight... 17-5 doubles record including 14-4 overall and 9-1 in SAC play with Africa Mota... Also went 2-1 with Brittani Brooks and 1-0 with sister Jessica Lackey... Lackey and Mota went 8-2 in their last 10 doubles matches... Won six straight double matches from Mar. 3-15 and went 10-1 over an 11-match span from Mar. 3-Apr. 8.

2016-17: Went 4-5 overall playing in the the 2017 spring semester including wins in three of her first four matches... 19-7 in doubles, including 18-7 with teammate Brittani Brooks... Won seven straight doubles matches from Mar. 8-Apr. 4... Won three of her last four doubles outings including an 8-5 pro set win with Brooks against the third-flighted pairing for No. 5 Armstrong State in the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Graduated from Norcross (Ga.) HS... Coached by Hope Black... 2016 Blue Devil Award recipient... Team won Valdosta Tournament in 2013 and 2014... Went 14-2 in 2016.

Personal: Born Apr. 9, 1988 in Tucker, Ga... Daughter of Tammy Lackey and Derald Miller... Siblings: Maria Lackey (23), Stacy Lackey (21) and Jessica Lackey (19)... All three sisters, play or are currently playing tennis at Prairie View A&M (Maria - 2013-17; Stacy - 2014-18; Jessica - 2018-present)... Majoring in sport management... Future plans: Become a trainer play professional tennis... Hobbies: Tennis, shoe shopping, read romantic books, video games and riding go-carts... Community service: Nettie Day of Service... Favorite book: "Redeeming Love"; Favorite class at Tusculum: Public Speaking; Favorite midnight snack: Oatmeal; Favorite movie: "Halloween"; Favorite musical artist: Lil Uzi Vert; Favorite song: "XO Tour Life"; Favorite sports team: Golden State Warriors; Amber can't imagine a week without: Playing tennis; Favorite athlete: Serena Williams; Most thrilling moment in sports: When Serena won Wimbledon and she held up her left fist; Favorite Tusculum moment: Spring Fling her freshman year; Advice to kids: "If you have a goal and it’s something you really want, you have to work for it because nothing to going to be given to you"; Favorite color: Purple; Favorite food: Burgers and Fries; Favorite sport other than tennis: Basketball; Person Amber most admires: Her mother; Toughest opponent Amber has played against: Gabriel Robinson; What people don't know about Amber: She can move her ears without moving her eyebrows which is what most people do"; When she was a kid, Amber tried to be like: Alicia Keys.