Duke Volleyball BIO
9 Amanda Robertson
2010: Broke out as a junior, setting career highs with 350 kills, a .321 hitting percentage, 744 attacks, 304 digs and 62 blocks...An All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team selection...Named to the All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team for the second time...ACC Academic Honor Roll choice for the third straight year...tabbed AVCA All-East Region...Also named AVCA All-America Honorable Mention...An All-ACC pick...Named ACC Player of the Week a conference-leading three times...Ranked third on the team with 2.80 kills per set and 2.43 digs per set...Posted 10 double-doubles, including a string of four in a row...One of only four players in the ACC with 300 kills and 300 digs...Had 10 or more kills in a team-high 20 times...Put together a streak of nine straight matches with at least 10 kills, hitting .381 during that span with 3.56 kills per set...Knocked down 15 kills with a .321 hitting percentage and 10 digs in a 3-1 win over Missouri in the NCAA Regional Semifinal...Logged a career-high 22 kills in a 3-1 win over Clemson.
2009: ACC Academic Honor Roll selection... An All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team selection...Posted 195 kills on 493 attacks for a .227 hitting percentage...Set career highs in kills, attacks, assists and blocks...Contributed 21 service aces...A key member of a Duke defensive unit that held opponents to an ACC-low .160 hitting percentage...Played in every match with 21 starts...Appeared in 106 sets...Compiled a .947 receiving percentage...Posted double-digit kills in five matches...Recorded her first career double-double with 10 kills and 19 digs against Appalachian State...Went 10-for-21 attacking with a .429 hitting percentage against Appalachian State...Chipped in at least three blocks in 11 matches...Hit over .300 in 12 matches, including a season-best .643 clip against Wake Forest...Went 15-for-27 with just one attack error in a 3-1 win over Georgia...Also put back four blocks against Georgia...Had double-digit kills in both matches against North Carolina along with a combined eight blocks against the Tar Heels.
2008: Appeared in 95 sets and 29 matches as a freshman...Started 11 matches...Ranked second in the ACC with 38 service aces at an average of 0.40 per set...Had 52 kills on 150 attacks for a .213 hitting percentage...Averaged 2.07 digs per set with 197 digs...Put back 22 blocks...Had 10 or more digs in eight matches, including a 20-dig performance against North Carolina (10/3)...Had at least two aces in 12 matches, including four in a 3-2 win over No. 25 San Francisco in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Went 7-for-10 attacking without an error against South Carolina State for a career-high .700 hitting percentage (9/13)... Also put back a career-high six blocks in three sets against South Carolina State (9/13)...Went 5-for-8 attacking without an error against Colgate for a .625 hitting percentage (9/5)...Connected on six of her eight attacks against UT Arlington (9/12)...Had 19 digs in three sets against Virginia (11/22)...Accounted for a career-high 10.0 points against Georgia Tech with five kills, four aces and two blocks to go along with 19 digs (10/10).
High School: A four-year letterwinner out of Person High School and a three-time Prep Volleyball All-America selection...Tabbed PAC-6 Player Of The Year as a junior and senior...Among the top 50 recruits in the nation...A 2007 Schelde National Player Of The Year Finalist...Named PAC-6 All-Conference as a sophomore, junior and senior...Led Person to back-to-back 4A state championships in 2006 and 2007 and three straight conference championships from 2005-07...Helped the team to a second-place finish at the state finals as a sophomore...Was a finalist for the 2007 National Senior Of The Year and National Junior Of The Year Award in 2006...Led Person in kills, digs and blocks as a junior and senior, including a 607-kill, 161-block and 231-dig campaign as a junior...Totaled 328 kills, 105 blocks and 143 digs as a senior...put together 331 kills and 105 blocks as a sophomore...Selected as a member of the Prep Volleyball Dream Team as well as a Prep Volleyball Senior Ace...Was the Person County Athlete Of The Week on three occasions in her high school career...Appeared on the Great 8 All-Tournament Team as a junior and senior and earned tournament MVP honors as a junior...a finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award...Also competed with the Piedmont Triad Volleyball Club and the USA Volleyball High Performance Program...Took part in the A2 Camp and led her squad to championships at the Monument Classic and the Quest Tournament...Tabbed an Academic All-America as a senior...A member of the National Honor Society...Is involved with the Special Olympics, Relay For Life, Habitat for Humanity and FFA...Earned a North Carolina Scholar award and was a class representative of the Student Council.
Personal: Born Martha Amanda Robertson on July 29, 1990...Daughter of Mark and Linda Robertson...Has a brother, Andy...Majoring in Psychology.