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Amber Doolittle
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Amber Doolittle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Seguin HS

Last College:
Stephen F. Austin

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker/Right Side Hitter

07/10/2013

Missouri State Student-Athletes Honored By MVC

More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence

11/14/2012

Volleyball Concludes Regular Season With Drake, Creighton

MSU Hosts MVC Tournament Next Week

11/02/2012

Volleyball Bears Hold Off Illinois State for 3-2 Win

MSU Survives 8-0 Redbird Run in Fifth Set

10/27/2012

Volleyball Bears Upset League-Leading UNI With 3-1 Win

MSU hands UNI second conference loss since 2008

10/26/2012

Thomas Records Triple-Double to Lead Bears Past Bradley, 3-1

Five players record at least 10 kills for MSU

MVC Defensive Player of the Week (9/24/12)

2012 (Junior)
• Started 24 matches as a junior and appeared in all 31, missing just four of the team's 117 sets
• Honored as the MVC's Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 24 after recording 12 blocks in seven sets against Southern Illinois and Evansville while posting 26 kills on the offensive side
• Ranked second on the team with a .284 hitting percentage to go with 2.20 kills and 0.95 blocks per set
• Landed a career-high 18 kills (on .438 hitting) in the Aug. 30 home opener versus Oral Roberts, adding five blocks in MSU's five-set win
• Hit .500 with 15 kills two days later against Arkansas-Little Rock
• Ended the season with 11 matches of at least 10 kills
• Began the MVC season with four consecutive matches of double-figure kills, averaging 3.13 kills per set with a .380 hitting efficiency
• Had at least 10 kills in half of MSU's 18 league matches
• Hit .500 or better eight times, including nine kills on .615 hitting in a sweep of UConn (9/7)
• Concluded the season with 249 kills, 107 blocks and 34 digs

2011 (Sophomore)
• Made 20 starts and played in 26 matches and 87 sets for the Bears in 2011
• Opened the season with 11 kills on .474 hitting against Oral Roberts (8/26)
• Hit .216 for the year with averages of 1.78 kills, 0.70 blocks, 2.22 points and 0.36 digs per set
• Season high of 12 kills came Oct. 28 against No. 12 UNI
• Had five blocks in a match on three occasions
• Posted at least 10 kills in four matches and hit .300 or better in nine matches

2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Played in 14 sets over 12 matches, logging 12 kills, nine blocks, three assists and three digs
• Season high of three kills came against SEMO (9/4), while she added three blocks and hit .500 in that match as well
• Had two kills against Canisius (8/28), at Wichita State (10/29) and at home against UNI (11/20)
• Recorded two blocks against Canisius (8/28), at Illinois State (10/22) and at home versus Drake (11/5)
• Hit .267 for the year, logging at least one kill with no errors in five separate matches

Background
• Transferred to MSU prior to the 2010 season after redshirting as a true freshman at Stephen F. Austin
• Four-year letterwinner for Seguin High in Arlington, Texas
• Four-time academic all-district selection in high school
• District hitter of the year as a senior and district middle blocker of the year as a sophomore
• Helped Seguin to its first ever volleyball playoff appearance in 2008, a trip to the regional semifinals
• Standout basketball player who led the Cougars to as high as No. 1 in the state rankings as a senior

Personal
• Born December 22, 1990, in Grand Prairie, Texas
• Daughter of David and Joyce Doolittle
• Uncle William Doolittle played basketball at Missouri State from 1970-74 and was inducted into the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1990
• High school teammate of senior outside hitter Christine McCartney
• Psychology major at Missouri State


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