#11 Heidi Hammond
|HOMETOWN||Crown Point, Ind.|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Merrillville|
2005: Appeared in 29 matches, making two starts, and playing in 84 games ... named to Academic All-Conference team and Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... began year as libero, earning Most Valuable Libero and All-Tournament honors at Blue Demon Invitational ... tallied 59 digs in four matches at tournament ... recorded five straight double-digit dig matches from August 27 - September 3 ... set career-high with 21 digs September 10 against Eastern Michigan in Championship Match of Popcorn Classic ... tied career-high in digs September 24 at Western Illinois, adding second career kill ... totaled 339 service receptions with just 18 errors.
2004: Saw time in nine matches and 12 games as a freshman ... recorded season-high three digs in second match, September 25 against Centenary ... also registered three digs at Oakland, November 12, along with first career service ace ... picked up first career kill October 22 at Centenary.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Pirates ... named school's Female Athlete of the Year in 2004 ... holds school records in career and single-season digs ... led team to sectional titles as junior and senior ... captured Duneland Athletic Conference titles in 2002 and 2003 ... named Most Valuable Player at 2003 LaPorte Invitational ... graduated with academic honors ... also earned four letters in volleyball, placing on the All-Conference team as junior and senior ... earned a total of 10 letters.
Personal: Heidi is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hammond ... major is criminology ... placed on Dean's List three times ... earned Presidential Academic Honors for Student-Athletes in 2006 ... born January 23, 1986.