2013-14: Recorded a 6-3, 6-1 win over Robert Morris's Rocio Fernandez at No. 2 singles as well as an 8-1 victory at No. 2 doubles alongside Megan Barthels in Valpo's 5-2 win over the Eagles...teamed up with Kristin Zakiewicz to register a 6-2 win at No. 1 doubles over Dayton (Feb. 9)...also notched an 8-1 triumph at No. 1 singles with Zakiewicz over Green Bay's Stephanie Londre/Claudia Negron in the Crusaders' 5-2 victory over the Phoenix, their first ever in Horizon League play.
2012-13: Spent majority of time at No. 2 singles and doubles for the Crusaders ... won a team-high four singles matches and three doubles matches ... earned a straight set win at No. 2 singles over Nebraska-Omaha on April 6 ... won match in three sets at No. 4 singles against IUPUI on Feb. 22 ... other victories came against Western Illinois and Chicago State.
2011-12: Won a team-high six singles matches, all during the spring stretch ... played 19 singles and doubles matches in spring action ... earned first career singles win on Feb. 3 versus Wittenberg ... won singles match against Youngstown State on April 14 for first career Horizon League win ... played primarily second singles during the spring ... played seven singles and seven doubles matches during fall campaign ... won a doubles match with Michele Fredlake against Robert Morris (Ill.) ... played second singles during the fall ... made collegiate debut against Grand Valley State at the River Forest Tournament.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Rams ... a two-time First Team All-Jefferson County Conference selection ... named the 5A Jeffco Most Valuable Player as a junior ... team went 11-0 as a junior and senior.
Personal: Kaitlyn is the daughter of David and Ursula Hamel ... major is nursing ... born April 15, 1993.