FROM KITTEN TO PANTHER TO WILDCAT

When you mention Lincoln Prep ladies basketball you have to mention Senior Amber “Tootie” Collinsworth. Her name has to be mention with Tylan Dean, Kae Williams, Davauhnte Turner, etc.. Tootie has been playing varsity basketball since 6th grade. Today she made her college decision(see below). Tootie will leave Grambling Lab/Lincoln Prep as an All-State, Louisiana All-Star, All-Area, All-Northeast, All-District selection. She finished her high school career with over 1,600 points and 1,500 rebounds. She has been a walking double-double since at least 8th grade.

AMBER “TOOTIE” COLLINSWORTH

 

College of Choice: Louisiana College

Coach: Patrece Carter

Scholarship: Awards

Planned Position: Forward/Center

1. How does it feel getting a full ride to college?

I am so blessed to have this opportunity and I really want to thank God, because he made all of this come to pass and for that I am most grateful. So yes, it feels amazing to have a full ride to college.
2. What attracted you to the school you chose and what are your expectations with joining the program?
The humble spirit I saw in everyone there just welcomed me in so much and I just knew that this was the choice for me. I expect hard work, and a program that’s going to push me to be as successful as the next person. 
3. Do you think you will transition from high school to college with ease? Why or Why not?
Yes, I think I will transition quite well from high school to college, not only in basketball but in my lesson as well.
4. You have played varsity basketball since 6th Grade. What will you miss about leaving high school basketball?
Well, high school ball was more like home to me and I will truly miss that, but I think I’ve found that same home spirit in Louisiana College and I really look forward to this journey in my life.
 

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