2008-09: Named the season’s Best Defensive Player by her teammates.
AS A JUNIOR • 2008-09
Playing in her first season at Oregon was a part-time starter, appearing in all 30 games and making 14 starts...averaged 3.6 points and 3.2 rebounds per game, while leading the team with 16 blocks...led the Ducks in rebounding on four occasions...received her first start of the season in a 51-45 victory over Wyoming (11.29), tying for the team lead with seven rebounds...also scored nine points and grabbed seven boards in loss to Montana (12.04)...led Oregon with eight rebounds, while also chipping in seven points off the bench during a 75-55 win over Washington (01.15)...had arguably her best game of the season, setting season highs in points (14), rebounds (9) and blocks (4), while shooting a flawless 6-for-6 from the free-throw line in a 64-55 victory over Portland (01.26).
Spent two seasons at Delta Community College in Stockton, Calif...during the 2007-08 season led the Mustangs to the Big 8 Conference championship and an Elite 8 berth in the state tournament...averaged 17.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game and was named the Big 8 Conference MVP after leading Delta to a 30-7 record (14-0 conference)...in 2008 was also named first team all-state by the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association...also won a Big 8 championship during the 2006-07 season.
A 2006 graduate of Weston Ranch High School in Stockton, Calif...averaged 22.0 points and 15.0 rebounds per game during her senior season...was named first team all-Valley Oak Athletic League and first team all-area by the Stockton Record...spent her first three high school years at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash...earned team MVP honors as a junior (2005), after guiding the Abes to the Narrows League Championship.
Born July 21, 1988...father is Amos Saffold...has two sisters, Megan and Evan, and one brother, Amos...has one niece, E’lea, and two nephews Amos IV and Caiyu...major is Psychology.
Points: 14 vs. Portland (01.26.09)
Rebounds: 9 vs. Portland (01.26.09)
Assists: 2, Two Times, last vs. Washington (02.14.09)
Steals: 2 at South Dakota State (11.23.08)
Blocks: 4 vs. Portland (01.26.09)
GETTING TO KNOW LINDS
Favorite athlete to watch in another sport
KEN GRIFFEY JR.
Favorite midnight snack
PB & J’S
Favorite spot on campus
TV show I would most want to appear on
REAL WORLD BECAUSE I AM FUNNY & I WOULD MAKE THE RATINGS GO UP
Best and worst roommate on the road
BEST: OUR MANAGER CASSIE; WORST: JAZZ BECAUSE SHE SNORES REALLY LOUD
Best advice I have ever received
GIVE YOUR ALL IN EVERYTHING YOU DO
I am ashamed to admit this, but I really like
KETCHUP IN MY TOP RAMEN NOODLES
Place I most want to visit
The greatest influence on my life
Favorite coach saying
Reason I picked my jersey number
BECAUSE MY BROTHER & OLDER SISTERS WERE #45 IN HIGH SCHOOL & I LOOK UP TO THEM
Best class I have taken in college
Worst drill to run at practice