21 Amber Legare
21 Amber Legare
Height: 5-11
Year: So
Hometown: Chicopee, Mass.
High School: Chicopee Comprehensive
Position: F

The Legare File

2012: Did not play due to injury …

2011: Started all 16 games … Recorded three goals for six points … Had 37 shots, including 10 on goal … Score in a 2-1 loss at WPI (10/18) … Tallied in a 5-1 win at Elms (10/20) …

Before Mount Holyoke: Played soccer all four years … Captain … Four-time All-League … All-State … All-Western Mass … Team won 2010 Western Mass Division I Championship … Played in Senior All-Star Game … Member of basketball team all four years … Captain … All-Western Mass … Team Most Valuable Player … Played in Senior All-Star Game … Four-year member of outdoor track & field team … Two-time captain … Three-time Most Valuable Player … All-Western Mass three times … Three-time All-State … Division I Champion in 100-m hurdles twice … 2011 Division I Champion in long jump … 2009 Western Mass Champion in 100-m hurdles …

Personal: Undeclared major … Member of the Mount Holyoke basketball team … Daughter of Cynthia and Donald Legare.

Getting to Know Amber

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I chose to attend mount Holyoke for a great education and to play three sports at a little cost.  
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The atmosphere, the freedom, and the ability to study wherever whenever.  
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Love and Basketball and Bend it Like Bechkham  
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Game seven Boston Celtics playoff game  
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Boston Celtics and New York Giants  
  • Favorite TV Show - Big bang theory  
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Maya Moore, Ramon Rondo, Leon Powe, Kristine Lilly, my dad  
  • Childhood Idol - Mia Hamm  
  • Hobbies - Music
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Sugarland/ Backstreet boys  
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - ESPN sports magazine 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Robin Roberts 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - My sister 
  • Most Prized Possession - Necklace dad gave me for my birthday when I was little 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Paris 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Playing in the back of my elementary school with my shin guards outside my socks 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Winning against Smith 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Always listens to music, drink crystal light, same stretching routine 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Never give up and play likes champion, The only place success comes before winning is in the dictionary. 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Pay off college, buy a car, give some to family, save some of it, donate the rest. 
  • Career Aspirations - Working for an international sports company