Tulane Returns All Six Starters, Will Need to Replace Libero in 2012
Career: Ended her Tulane indoor career having played in one set...recorded one assist at Rice (10/7/12)...named the 2013 Fall Conference USA Spirit of Service Award winner for Tulane.
Senior (2013): Did not appear in any matches during the indoor season.
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll Honors for a 3.0 cumulative GPA in the spring.
Redshirt Sophomore (2012): Appeared in one match, playing a total of one set...saw time at Rice (Oct. 27)...recorded four total receptions and three total set attempts in the set against Rice...notched an assist in the set..earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
Redshirt Freshman (2011): Did not appear in any matches during the indoor season...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll selection.
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.