Georgia Amoore’s brilliant move is all over social media after Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball’s major victory – who is she?
The Hokies won over Ohio State 84-74 and the team made it to the final four for the first time in the school’s history.
One of the shining basketball stars of the day is Georgia Amoore whose 29 points helped her team advance during Saturday’s game in Seattle.
So, who is Georgia? Let’s meet her on Instagram and learn more about her.
Georgia Amoore reaches a career-high achievement
The Hokies player reached a career-high achievement in her life after scoring 29 points during Saturday’s game.
Georgia’s 29 points helped the Hokies advance to the Elite Eight of the women’s NCAA Tournament for the first time in the program’s history.
The Hokies and Louisiana State University will face each other on Friday (March 31, 2023) in Dallas for the coveted place in the national championship game.
Take a look at one of Georgia’s brilliant moves during the game last weekend:
Who is Georgia Amoore? Education and height
Georgia is an Australian student in her junior year at Virginia Tech University. She has been part of Virginia Tech Hokies for three seasons since 2020.
She was born on April 3, 2001, and hails from Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Her height is reportedly between 1.65 m and 1.68 m, which is between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 6 inches.
The 21-year-old basketball star will be eligible for a WNBA draft in 2024.
Her personal Instagram page is filled with snaps from different tournaments and adorable pictures of her family and friends.
Team coach Kenny Brooks speaks on victory
One of the proudest people is certainly the team’s head coach Kenny Brooks who spoke fondly of Georgia’s brilliant game and the team’s spirit.
“She’s phenomenal. She’s as good as anybody in the country, in my opinion,” Brooks said of Georgia. “She’s playing with the utmost confidence and she’s been playing like this ever since we really started this stretch [14 straight wins], and she’s a big reason why we are here.”
Speaking of the team, he continued: “Their resiliency, their toughness, their competitive drive, their talent kind of supersedes anything being nervous. If they were going to be nervous, tonight was a great opportunity for them to be nervous, and they weren’t … they’re really connected.”