Wake Forest gutted out a 72-69 win over Charlotte in the WNIT on March 17, 2016. Amber Campbell hit a three in the final minutes to seal the deal in Wake Forest's first postseason appearance since 2012.
Wake Forest fell behind 16-3 in the first quarter, but battled back and ultimately came away with a 63-58 victory over No. RV/RV NC State on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2016. It marks the first win over NC State since 2013 and gives Wake Forest wins over NC State and North Carolina in the same season for the first time since 2003-04.
The Demon Deacons opened up their regular season against Navy on Fri. Nov. 11 against the Navy Mids at LJVM Coliseum.
Became the 24th member of the 1,000 point club on Jan. 12 when she scored 18 points in the Demon Deacons’ victory over Clemson … Enters her senior season 19th on the all-time scoring list with 1,162 career points … Started in all 32 games as a junior, leading the team with 33.9 minutes played per game … Finished third on the team in scoring with 11.9 points per game while finishing second on the team in field goal percentage (46.9) among qualified shooters … Hauled in a career-high nine rebounds against Seton Hall (12/4) … Matched a career-best with four assists in victories over Bethune Cookman (3/19), Boston College (1/26) and North Carolina (1/19) as well as against James Madison (12/31) … Set a new career-high by playing all 45 minutes in an overtime victory over Georgia Tech (1/22) … Scored in double figures in 19 contests, including a season-high 22 points against Virginia Tech (1/16) … Led Wake Forest with 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting in a victory over Illinois in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … Ranks ninth in Wake Forest history with 98 career games started and is 10 starts shy of surpassing the program record (Alex Tchangoue, 107).
The only Demon Deacon to start all 33 games, Campbell averaged a team-high 13.0 points overall while averaging a team-best 34.0 minutes a game ... Shot a team-high 42.1 percent from the floor and 74.1 percent from the charity stripe ... Pulled down 4.1 rebounds per game and picked up 1.8 steals per game, which ranked ninth in the ACC ... Notched a career-best 27 points in Wake Forest's first win over Duke (2/14), the program's first over the Blue Devils since 1993, which helped her earned USBWA national Player of the Week and ACC Player of the Week ... The USBWA honor was the first weekly honor from the organization in program history ... Also scored a then-career-high 25 points in the loss to Syracuse (1/17) while hitting 71.4 percent from the floor on 10-of-14 shooting ... Posted 23 points in the win over Coastal Carolina (12/18), the largest win of the season (81-52) for the Deacs ... Also had 20-point nights against Davidson (11/17) and Missouri (11/22) in back-to-back games ... Hit 83.3 percent of her shots (5-for-6) while scoring 16 points in the second round of the ACC Tournament against Georgia Tech (3/3) ... Paced Wake Forest in scoring a team-high 12 times ... Scored in double digits six games in a row from Nov. 29 to Dec. 20 and again from Dec. 29 to Jan. 17 ... Led the team in steals 12 times and assists seven times.
Was the only Demon Deacon to start all 33 games in 2014-15 ... Averaged 10.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 28.1 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures in 20 contests ... Was named to the Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team after she scored a then-career-high 17 points against Montana (11/29) ... Recorded 18 points, including 16 in the second half, to go with a career-high eight rebounds at UVA (1/8) ... Scored the game winner against Clemson (1/29) with a steal on an inbounds pass and scored with 0.3 seconds left to break a tie and give Wake Forest a 64-62 victory ... She finished with 15 points, including 10 in the second half ... Posted a then-career-high 20 points against Boston College (2/12) ... Scored her second game-winning basket of the season with a buzzer beater against Miami (2/26) to give the Deacs a 60-59 victory ... In the second round of the ACC Tournament, Campbell scored a career-high 21 points with a career-high five steals in the win over No. 22 Syracuse (3/5).
Named a Parade All-American ... Ranked No. 50 in the 2014 Class on ESPN HoopGurlz ... Received an ESPN HoopGurlz scouts grade of 96 ... Was a five-year letterwinner at Northwood Academy playing for head coach Presley Singleton ... Just the third player in South Carolina High School history to reach 4,000 career points, finishing with 4,155 and joining Ivory Latta (4,319) and Nancy Derrick (4,238) ... Had a tremendous senior year, leading Northwood Academy (S.C.) to a state runner-up finish and a 29-6 record ... Averaged over 32 points per game and scored 33 points in the state championship game while matching the nation's No. 1 rated recruit A'Ja Wilson point-for-point ... Averaged 31.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.4 steals per game as a junior ... Led Northwood to a 26-5 record in 2012-13 and a state semifinal appearance ... Named SCISA 3A Miss Basketball in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Played for the Georgia Metros AAU team ... Helped the Metros to the Nike National Silver Bracket Championship ... Was named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2013 Battle of the Boro ... Was invited to the 2013 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials.
Full name is Amber LaShay Campbell ... Born on November 24, 1994, in Charleston, S.C.... Daughter of Shawn Campbell and Darren Dean ... Has one brother, Devin.... Her uncle, Shelton Campbell, played basketball at The Citadel.