7  Amie Hamilton
Amie Hamilton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalama, Washington

High School:
Kalama High School

Height:
5-4

Position:
Setter/Defensive Specialist

Birthdate:
12/22/1979

Experience:
3 L

Awards:
1998 C-USA Defensive Player of the Year, two semesters on the Dean's List, two semesters on Commissioner's Honor Roll, All-Tournament Team (College of Charleston)


2000 (Junior)
Appeared and started in 33 matches...Moved from defensive specialist to setter in 2000...Led the team with 1,052 assists, averaging 8.69 per game while often splitting setting duties with Angie Johnson...Already ranks in the career top 10 in digs (1,113), assists (1,226) and service aces (137)...Named to the All-Tournament team at the College of Charleston...Tallied double-digit digs in 20 matches, incluidng a career-high 32 against Christian Brothers... Also had a career-high 72 assists in the CBU match...Had five service aces against South Carolina State...Had 20 or more digs in six matches...Was second on the team with 37 service aces and led the team with 403 digs, 3.33 per game...Was a co-captain for 2000.

1999 (Sophomore)
Appeared in all 33 matches, opening the season with a career-high five kills at Middle Tennessee State...Had a career high 11 attack attempts at three different times from the back row...Stopped a career-high three blocks against Samford at the Mississippi State Tournament...Recorded a career-high 23 digs at Southern Miss, the second time she hit the 20-dig plateau during the season after posting 19 digs on three other occasions...Posted a season-high six service aces against UAB. Finished with 349 digs and 46 services aces for the season.

1998 (Freshman)
Was named the 1998 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year for her stellar back row play...Recorded 361 digs as a freshman, the second most on the team...Recorded double-digit digs in 23 of 32 matches, including a season-high 20 digs against Southern Miss...Totaled more than 10 digs in eight of her last 10 meetings...Led the team in service aces with 54...Her 54 aces was the second highest total in Conference USA...Recorded at least one service ace in all but eight matches...Did not register a single reception error in 22 matches...Recorded two different streaks of seven matches without a reception error...Also tallied 28 assists and 28 kills.

At Kalama High School
A three-sport standout from Kalama High School in Kalama, Wash...Voted first team all-league from 1994-97...An all-state selection in 1997...Voted league Most Valuable Player in 1997...Voted MVP of her club team, the Cowlitz Volleyball Club...Played on the Cowlitz team with teammate Jeannie Robison...Holds Kalama High School records in aces, kills and assists...Took college classes while still in high school, and entered The University of Memphis with enough college credits to qualify for sophomore status...Graduated from Kalama with a 3.70 grade point average...Was a member of National Honor Society from 1994-1997...Earned a Scholar Athlete Award and an Academic Achievement Award.

Personal
Born December 22, 1979 in Longview, Wash. ...Daughter of Tamie and Rex Dyer and Mike and Sandy Hamilton...Majoring in Biology...Brother, Zack, is attending Wake Forest University on a track scholarship.

Career Highs
Kills
5 vs. Middle Tennessee State (09/01/99)

Attempts
15, vs. Middle Tennessee State (10/24/2000)

Digs
32, vs. Christian Brothers (11/7/2000)

Block Assists
3, two times, most recently vs. South Alabama (9/28/2000)

Block Solos
1 (three times, most recently vs. UL-Lafayette, 9/17/1999)

Assists
72, vs. Christian Brothers (11/7/2000)

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