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Amanda Russell
Amanda Russell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Liberty, Ind.

High School:
Union County

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH/RS


Junior Season (2009): Appeared in 32 matches and played in 117 sets... Registered double-digit kills in six matches, including a season-high 15 kills against Charleston Southern (Oct. 13)... Posted a new career-high with 16 digs against Liberty (Oct. 23)... Had a new assist career-high with 10 against Radford (Oct. 2)... Fourth on the team in service aces with 22... Recorded three double-doubles on the season... Notched 11 digs in the Big South Championship match against Liberty (Nov. 21)... Posted a .600 hitting percentage against Charleston Southern (Oct. 13), connecting on 15 kills off 25 attacks with no errors...

Sophomore Season (2008): Appeared in all 36 matches... Tallied double figure kills in 10 matches, including a career-high 17 kills at Presbyterian (Oct. 17)... Led the squad with a personal best of 17 kills at Presbyterian and six digs (Oct. 17)... Had 11 kills against Liberty in the Big South Championship match (Nov. 23)... Knocked down 12 kills in the semifinal match at the Big South Championship against High Point (Nov. 23)... Totaled 16 kills and five digs at UNC Asheville (Oct. 18)... Had 12 kills with a .556 hitting percentage against South Carolina State (Oct. 14)... Recorded her first double-digit kill performance of the season collecting 12 knockdowns against Wofford (Sept. 20)...

Freshman Season (2007): Played in 94 games in 30 matches... Posted a .500 hitting percentage vs. Troy (Sept. 1) at the Barber's Bulldog Classic, connecting on seven kills off 12 attacks with one error... Reached double figures in kills on two occasions with a then career-high 12 at Presbyterian (Oct. 26) and 10 coming vs. McNeese State (Sept. 1) at the Barber's Bulldog Classic... Notched a career-high 14 digs vs. Morgan State (Sept. 8) at the Comfort Suites 49ers Volleyball Tournament... Posted 13 digs vs. Tennessee Tech (Aug. 24) at the Louisville Tournament and vs. Radford (Nov. 15)...

High School: Three-time First Team All-State honoree... Four-time All-Conference selection... Named Second Team All-State as a freshman... Received Paladium Item MVP All-Area as a sophomore, junior and senior... Member of four Tri-Eastern Conference Championship and three Sectional Championship teams... Part of three club teams that placed in the top 15 at nationals... Member of the National Honor Society...

Personal: Full name: Amanda Marie Russell... Daughter of David and Jill Russell and Carol Linder... Majoring in biology.