Amber Chandronnait had an outstanding first season at Nebraska, winning 19 singles matches and 12 doubles matches throughout the fall and spring seasons, as her 31 combined wins was good for fourth place on the team. Chandronnait spent most of the spring season at the No. 5 singles position, where she posted a 13-5 record, and teamed up with fellow freshman Stephanie Evans at No. 3 doubles for the majority of the season where the duo went 9-7.
Chandronnait started the spring season with an 11-match win streak, one of three Huskers to start the season 11-0 in singles play. She was a solid contributor in conference play for Nebraska, posting a 5-4 Big 12 record and ending the spring with a 16-5 overall record. Three of Chandronnait's five losses came in three sets.
Chandronnait won eight sets in the 2008 spring season by a 6-0 score, including a 6-0, 6-0 sweep of Creighton’s Rachelle Shoji in Chandronnait’s first-ever match as a Husker. She also had eight 6-1 set victories, as she consistently showed flashes of dominance in her matches throughout the year.
Chandronnait was also a member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll for the fall 2007 semester.
Chandronnait was homeschooled throughout her four years of high school but did play for two years of tennis for Bow High School in Bow, N.H., as a freshman and as a junior. Chandronnait helped the team to two team state championships in the two years she played. She also won the singles state championship both years and the doubles championship once. She was undefeated in singles play during her career. Chandronnait was at the top of the New England 12’s, 14’s, 16’s and 18’s rankings. She was named Tennis Player of the Year by the Concord Monitor her junior year.
Amber was born August 3, 1989, in Concord, N.H. She is the daughter of Alan and Laura Chandronnait and has one sister, Jade, 15. Amber is majoring in restaurant, hospitality and tourism management.