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Amber Passalaqua
Position: Combined Events
Other Position: Indoor: Senior - Outdoor: Senior
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pine Bush, N.Y.
High School: Pine Bush
Passalaqua Photos
2012 All-Pac-12

2012: Indoors, Passalaqua scored for the Wildcats at the MPSF Championships, taking eighth place in the pentathlon with a total of 3,632 points ... Her personal-best score of 3,682 points came at the Razorback Invitational, good for fifth place ... Outdoors, Passalaqua posted a personal-best score of 5,096 points in the heptathlon at the Pac-12 Championships, good for eighth place overall and all-conference honors ... At the Jim Click Shootout, Passalaqua scored 5,024 points and took 11th place overall.

BEFORE ARIZONA: Competed for one season at Syracuse ... Finished 14th in the outdoor heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with 3,507 points ... Won the heptathlon at the Cortland Classic Invitational, finishing with 3,747 points ... Scored 3,330 points in the indoor pentathlon at the BIG EAST Championship and took sixth.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Pine Bush High School ... Served as the team captain and was named team MVP in 2009 and 2010 ... She was the NYS pentathlon state champion in 2009 and 2010 ... Also was an All-American her senior year ... A member of the state champion medley relay team in 2008.

PERSONAL: She is the daughter of Keith and Cherie Ramsey ... Her brother, Joseph, was on the track and field team at Delaware ... Majoring in pre-business.