Amber Karlsson
Amber  Karlsson

Clovis, Calif.

High School:
Clovis HS


Fresno State: (2001) Played in all 18 matches for the Bulldogs ? gave the team valuable minutes on the left side of the midfield ? usually initiated scoring chances for the Bulldogs, pushing the ball upfield ... took nine shots with four being on-goal. (2000) Appeared in 20 matches while starting seven ? she netted the first goal of her career in the Bulldogs? 4-1 victory over Hawai?i ? scored her second goal of the season when she tied the Bulldogs? WAC Tournament semifinal match at 1-1 against Tulsa before they lost 2-1 in overtime. (1999) Saw action in 14 games and took three shots ... valuable reserve off the Bulldog bench. (1998) Sat out the season as a redshirt.

Prior to Fresno State: Earned four letters in soccer, two in softball and one in cross country at Clovis High School ... two-time team Offensive Player of the Year in soccer ... named Tri-River Athletic Conference first team all four seasons ... a two-time team Most Valuable Player ... team captain her senior year... named to the Nike All-American team in Denver ... also a first-team All-TRAC choice in softball ... a member of the Clovis Arsenal club team.

Personal: Born July 19, 1980, in Orange, Calif. ... daughter of Larry and Linda Houchen ... has an older brother, Brandon, and two sisters, Tamara and Lindsey ... married to husband, Magnus ? posted a 3.85 grade-point average in high school and was a member of the honor roll ... also recruited by Long Beach State ... a Fresno State Scholar-Athlete in 1998.

Career Statistics
Year	    G/GS	Shots	G	A	PTS	GWG
1998			  Redshirted
1999	   14/0	   3	  0	0	 0	  0
2000	   20/7	  17	  2	0	 4	  0
2001	   18/12	  9	  0	0	 0	  0
Totals	 52/19	 29	  2	0	 4	  0

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