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    Amber Lindner
    13 Amber Lindner
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wheaton, Ill.

    High School:
    Wheaton North

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Defensive Specialist

    Birthdate:
    09/10/1980

    08/24/2013

    Youth Tops Experience at Alumni Match

    The current Illini defeated the alumni team, 3-0

    AT ILLINOIS...

    2000:
    Played in all 31 matches and all 123 games as a junior ? Evolved into the team?s best server leading the Illini with 49 aces, the fourth-highest single-season total in school history ? Her average of 0.40 services aces per game ranked third in the Big Ten ? Set a career high of five aces against both Central Connecticut and Loyola ? Ranked third on the team in digs with 230 (1.87 per game) ? Tallied a career-high 16 digs in win over Northwestern on Oct. 20 ? Recorded double-figures in digs 10 times on the season ? Earned her third Varsity ?I? Award.

    1999:
    Found her niche by mid-season, regularly rotating into the Illini lineup to strengthen passing and back row defense ? Saw action in 14 matches, including the last 10 of the season ? Recorded a season-high 11 digs against Penn State on Nov. 6 ? Tallied seven digs and added a career-high two kills in a road victory over Indiana ? Registered 14 digs over two matches in the NCAA Tournament ? Averaged 1.58 digs per game on the season ? Earned her second Varsity ?I? Award.

    1998:
    Saw action in nine matches and 14 games as a defensive specialist as a freshman ? Collected one dig at Minnesota ? Competed in all three postseason matches, playing in one game against Southwest Texas State and Long Beach State and in all three games of the Colorado match ? Earned first Varsity ?I? Award.

    HIGH SCHOOL...
    A three-year letterwinner for Wheaton North ? Played right-side hitter in high school ? Chicago Sun-Times Honorable Mention All-State in 1997 ? Named to the All-DuPage Valley Conference Special Mention team ? Was a member of the DuPage Valley Volleyball Academic All-Conference Team, 1995-97 ? Helped Wheaton North reach the IHSA Sweet 16 in 1997.

    PERSONAL...
    Parents are Eugene and Elizabeth Lindner ? Majoring in health education ? Was active in the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ? Member of the yearbook staff and choir ? Was on Wheaton North's Academic Honor Roll all four years ? Enjoys swimming, playing softball, running, reading and singing ? Has worked at an animal shelter over past summers.


    Amber Lindner By The Numbers...

    Overall Statistics
    

    Year MP GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE 1998 9 14 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1999 14 54 2 1 9 .111 3 5 12 5 71 0 0 0 0 1 2000 31 123 3 3 8 .000 19 49 40 25 230 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 54 191 5 4 17 .059 22 54 52 30 302 0 0 0 0 1

    Big Ten Statistics

    Year MP GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE 1998 5 8 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1999 10 32 2 1 7 .143 1 5 11 3 51 0 0 0 0 0 2000 20 78 2 0 2 1.000 7 32 25 18 153 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 118 4 1 9 .333 8 37 36 21 205 0 0 0 0 0

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