Amber Britton
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    Amber Britton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lousiville, Ill.

    High School:
    North Clay High

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Middle Blocker

    Birthdate:
    10/31/1981


    An experienced player who will battle for playing time among a deep outside hitter crew in 2002.

    2001: Appeared in three matches and four games ... hit .286 with two kills and no errors in seven attempts ... had season-high two kills and two digs against Morehead State (11/10) at the Evansville Invitational.

    2000: Played in 12 matches and 16 games ... hit .714 in her first action of the year against Long Island with five kills and no errors in seven attempts ... racked up a season high six kills and a career high seven digs and 15 attempts against Illinois State (10/22) ... picked up six digs and four kills against Evansville (11/16) ... had a season high two blocks against Drake (11/4) ... finished with 23 kills, a .218 hitting percentage, four assists, four service aces and 20 digs.

    1999: Appeared in 14 matches and 24 games for the Salukis ... demonstrated her blocking potential in her first collegiate career game against Iowa State (9/3) where she posted a game, season and career-high seven total blocks ... recorded three more the next match against Missouri-Kansas City (9/4) to again lead SIU's defensive efforts ... had a total of 15 blocks on the season ... recorded career-highs of three kills against Iowa State (9/3) and three digs against Wichita State (10/16) ... registered a serving ace against the Shockers (10/16).

    High School: Was a two-time Midland Trail Conference MVP in volleyball ... also named team MVP her junior year ... helped North Clay High School to a 30-3 record her senior year, advancing to the super-sectional finals ... was named to the Decatur Herald & Review all-area first team after registering 268 kills as a senior and 228 as a junior ... named "best blocker and hitter" her sophomore and junior years ... also named to the all-state special mention team her senior year ... was named to the Albion Edwards County All-Tournament team her senior year ... played club ball for Bottom Line ... member of National Honor Society and was a National English Merit Award winner.

    Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... aspires to be a secondary guidance counselor ... born October 31, 1981 in Effingham, Ill. ... carries a near perfect 3.97 GPA ... one of nine players honored at the Saluki Scholars Academic Banquet for a 3.50 GPA or better in the 2001 Fall or Spring semester ... was named to the Dean's List last spring ... has one brother, Cory ... daughter of William and Brenda Britton.

    Career Stats

    YearMPGPKETAPct.ASADBSBATB
    1999142410644.09101811415
    20001216231155.2184420145
    200134207.286102000
    Total29443517106.170553021820

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