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Heather Forster
Player Profile:
Heather Forster 2271341
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Huntington, N.Y.
High School: Huntington

2016-17:
• Averaged 4.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 0.3 assists in 33 games as a sophomore

• Made 30 starts
• Scored 10 points in America East final vs. Maine (3/10)
• Scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Maine (2/18)
• Scored 10 points vs. Hartford (1/28)
• Scored 11 points at Binghamton (1/19)
• Scored 11 points at Wagner (12/10)

2015-16: 
• One of UAlbany's primary reserve frontcourt players, playing in 30 games with six starts

• Led all UAlbany first-year players with 77 points, 114 rebounds, 13 blocks and 10 steals
• Averaged 2.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, shooting 47.6% from the field
• Ranked 13th in the America East in blocks per game (0.4)
• Scored six points with four rebounds at Tennessee (11/27), following with 11 rebounds in win over Providence (12/1)
• Career-high 11 points off 4-5 shooting, adding four rebounds in road win over Fairfield (12/9)
• Six points and six rebounds in conference opener at UMBC (1/6)
• Finished with six points and 11 rebounds in win over UMass Lowell (2/25)
• Netted go-ahead basket in NCAA Tournament victory over Florida (3/18), following with nine points and five rebounds in NCAA Second Round contest at Syracuse (3/20)

High School: Played basketball and volleyball at Huntington High... Led Huntington to top-25 rankings in the state of New York her final two years, including #2 MaxPreps ranking as a senior and a combined 40-2 record in those years.  Earned Fourth Team All-State honors in 2015... Four-time all-league player, two-time All-Long Island player in 2014 (Second Team) and 2015 (First Team), also earning all-county honors in same years... Averaged a double-double a game in junior and senior seasons... Team captain in basketball final three years and volleyball in last two years... Member of the National Honor Society as well as honor societies for English, Spanish, math, art, history and science.

Personal: Intending to major in business... Daughter of William and Nancy Forster... Has a sister, Julie, and two brothers, Luke and Jack... Sister, Julie, played basketball at UAlbany from 2009-13, and brother, Jack, currently plays on UAlbany football team.

Career Highs: 
Points: 11 - 3x, last @ Binghamton (1/19/17)
Field Goals: 5 - 4x, last vs. Maine (3/10/17)
3-Pt FG: N/A
Rebounds: 11 - 2x, last vs. UML (2/25/16)
Assists: 3 - vs. Binghamton (2/9/17)
Blocks: 3 - 2x, last @ UML (2/1/17)
Steals: 3 - 4x, last vs. Maine (2/18/17)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Season

GP/GS

Min.

FGM-A

%

3PT-A

%

FT-A

%

RB

Avg

A

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts

Avg.

2015-16

30/6

428

30-63

.476

0-0

--

17-36

.472

114

3.8

5

27

13

10

77

2.6

2016-17

33/30

520

61-119

.513

0-0

--

19-40

.475

111

3.4

11

46

31

35

141

4.3

Career

63/36

948

91-182

.500

0-0

--

36-76

.474

225

3.6

16

73

44

45

218

3.5

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