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Amber Bennett
Amber Bennett

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
West Columbia

High School:
Hammond School

Height:
5-5

Position:
DS


04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

03/28/2012

160 Student-Athletes Recognized for Their Work in the Classroom

Over 30 Student-Athletes Volunteered from Boston College and Tulane

Freshman (2010): Redshirted on the court...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection.

About Amber Bennett

Prep: Lettered all four years at the Hammond School for coach Andy Edgren...was an all-around player for the Skyhawks, seeing time as the defensive specialist, middle blocker, opposite hitter and setter in her career...earned All-South Carolina Independent School Association All-Regional honors as a senior...was named to the High School Sports Report All-State Team during her final year with the Skyhawks...helped the Hammond School to three consecutive First Place finishes in their region and a State Runner-up finish as a sophomore...earned the Hammond School Kettle Award, given to a student athlete that exemplifies excellence in the classroom, as a leader and as a player...was selected to compete in the SCISA North-South All-Star game as a senior...also lettered four years in track and field...won four consecutive Regional Championships in the 4x100-meter relay...helped the 4x100-meter relay team to the State Championship as an eighth grader, freshman and sophomore...is a member of the school record holding 4x100-meter relay team...placed second in the state in the shot put as a senior...played her club volleyball for the Midlands 18 Elite and head coach Damien Elder.

Personal: Born Amber Bennett on December 7, 1991...the daughter of Bralyn and Angela...has three brothers, B.J., Malik and Omari...plans to major in business while at Tulane.