15 Amber Peterson
15 Amber Peterson
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: The Meadows School
Position: Rightside/Middle Blocker
Major: Exercise Science/Physical Therapy
m 24
k/s 1.63
h % .118
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.24
sa/s 0.36
d/s 0.97

2016 Season: Tabbed to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... One of five players to play in all 24 matches and 86 sets for the Sharks ... Ranked third on the team with 31 aces, 21 total blocks and 140 kills ... Owned a .118 hitting percentage and placed fourth on the team with 2.13 points per set ... Put down a career-best 12 kills on two occasions, including a dozen to go with 10 digs for her first career double-double and added two aces at Anna Maria College on September 22 ... Fired multiple aces six times, including a personal-best of 10 in addition to a pair of kills and a dig at Albertus Magnus College on September 17 ... Picked up five or more digs on six occasions ... Hit .250 or better in eight outings, including a .500 effort with six kills, a dig and a block assist at Suffolk University on October 29 ... Registered at least one block on 13 occasions and got up for multiple blocks five times.

2015 Season:
Named to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Played in 95 sets over 26 matches ... Ranked second on the team with 48 total aces and led the squad with 0.51 aces per set, which also placed her 14th among Great Northeast Athletic Conference leaders ... Swung for 86 kills and averaged 0.91 per set, while adding 1.02 digs per set for a total of 97 ... Notched at least one ace in 12 of her final 17 matches to close out the season and registered multiple aces on 10 occasions during the year ... Fired 24 aces over a five-match span from September 29 to October 7 to average 1.33 per set ... Served up a career-high eight aces to go with five kills on a .375 hitting percentage vs. Suffolk University on September 30 ... Matched a career-high with 10 kills in addition to five aces and six digs at Saint Joseph's College (Maine) on October 31 ... Came up with 36 digs in her last four matches, including a career-high of 17 at Saint Joseph's in the GNAC Tournament Quarterfinals on November 3.

2014 Season: 
Battled injuries throughout the season, but still saw action in 54 sets over 19 matches ... Made her collegiate debut on August 30 vs. Calvin College ... Hit .200 or better on five occasions, including .333 in both the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals vs. Norwich University on November 4 and at Rivier University in the GNAC Semifinals on November 6, where she spiked for a season-high 10 kills ... Swung for seven kills to go with a season-best eight digs vs. Anna Maria College on September 27 ... Recorded a season-high four block assists in addition to four kills vs. Framingham State University on September 20.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and softball and won a letter in basketball as well for The Meadows School ... Named to the Division III All-Southern League Second Team for the Mustangs' volleyball team ... Chosen the Most Valuable Player for Meadows School volleyball ... Tabbed a Captain for both the volleyball and softball teams for the Mustangs as a senior ... Earned Academic Achievement Awards for Percussion Ensemble, Honors United States History and Advanced Placement Calculus ... Member of the Make-A-Wish Club, the Investment Club, Relay for Life and Olive Crest, while at The Meadows School ... Born May 19, 1996 ... Majoring in Exercise Science/Physical Therapy with a minor in Psychology at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist ... Daughter of Jeanne and Bret Peterson.

Recent Games
Oct 22 at Rivier L, 3-0
Oct 26 at Babson L, 3-0
Oct 29 at Suffolk W, 3-0
Oct 29 vs. St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 3-0
Nov 1 Lasell W, 3-1
Nov 3 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 11
Sets 86 36
Kills 140 68
Kills per set 1.63 1.89
Errors 91 43
Total Attacks 417 187
Hitting Percentage .118 .134
Assists 9 4
Assists per set 0.10 0.11
Service Aces 31 24
Service Errors 32 10
Service Aces per set 0.36 0.67
Reception Errors 2 1
Digs 83 44
Digs per set 0.97 1.22
Block Solo 3 0
Block Assist 18 9
Block Total 21 9
Blocks per set 0.24 0.25
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 3 2
Points 183.0 96.5
Points per set 2.1 2.7
Matches started 16 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 vs. Colby-Sawyer W, 3-2 1 5 9 4 22 .227 0 1 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 3 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) L, 3-2 1 5 12 4 24 .333 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 13.0
Sep 3 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-1 1 4 5 3 14 .143 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 6 Wentworth L, 3-1 1 4 5 4 16 .063 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Sep 14 Endicott L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 11 -.091 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 17 at Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 7 .143 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 12.0
Sep 20 Lesley W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 7 .571 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 22 at Anna Maria L, 3-1 1 4 12 7 28 .179 0 2 3 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 24 vs. MIT L, 3-1 1 4 4 8 19 -.211 0 0 3 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 24 at Smith W, 3-0 1 3 6 4 15 .133 0 1 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 28 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 23 .043 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 1 Emerson L, 3-2 1 5 8 6 34 .059 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 10.0
Oct 1 Plymouth St. L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 27 .148 2 2 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Oct 5 at Lasell W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 20 .300 0 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 10 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 1 3 5 6 17 -.059 1 3 0 1 7 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 15 Norwich W, 3-0 - 3 8 3 15 .333 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 18 at Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - 5 5 7 22 -.091 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 1 3 1 6.5
Oct 22 vs. Mount Ida W, 3-0 - 3 7 2 14 .357 0 7 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Oct 22 at Rivier L, 3-0 - 3 4 7 19 -.158 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 26 at Babson L, 3-0 1 3 2 5 18 -.167 0 1 3 0 2 1 2 0 3 1 5.0
Oct 29 at Suffolk W, 3-0 - 3 6 1 10 .500 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 29 vs. St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 5 2 12 .250 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 1 Lasell W, 3-1 - 4 3 3 10 .000 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 3 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 - 3 4 0 13 .308 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 19 54 69 1.28 58 263 .042 0 0.00 0 0.00 37 0.69 1 8 9 0.17 74.0 1.4
2015-16 26 95 86 0.91 67 319 .060 16 0.17 48 0.51 97 1.02 3 12 15 0.16 143.0 1.5
2016-17 24 86 140 1.63 91 417 .118 9 0.10 31 0.36 83 0.97 3 18 21 0.24 183.0 2.1
2017-18 31 105 151 1.44 58 360 .258 23 0.22 51 0.49 95 0.90 4 31 35 0.33 221.5 2.1
Total 100 340 446 1.31 274 1359 .127 48 0.14 130 0.38 312 0.92 11 69 80 0.24 621.5 1.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 86 140 1.63 91 417 .118 9 0.10 31 0.36 83 0.97 3 18 21 0.24 183.0 2.1
Conference 11 36 68 1.89 43 187 .134 4 0.11 24 0.67 44 1.22 0 9 9 0.25 96.5 2.7
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Home 8 29 43 1.48 29 137 .102 3 0.10 7 0.24 27 0.93 1 6 7 0.24 54.0 1.9
Away 11 37 60 1.62 42 189 .095 3 0.08 15 0.41 41 1.11 1 9 10 0.27 80.5 2.2
Neutral 5 20 37 1.85 20 91 .187 3 0.15 9 0.45 15 0.75 1 3 4 0.20 48.5 2.4
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Wins 12 41 69 1.68 36 171 .193 2 0.05 24 0.59 43 1.05 0 9 9 0.22 97.5 2.4
Losses 12 45 71 1.58 55 246 .065 7 0.16 7 0.16 40 0.89 3 9 12 0.27 85.5 1.9
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September 11 41 66 1.61 42 186 .129 4 0.10 14 0.34 41 1.00 2 3 5 0.12 83.5 2.0
October 11 38 67 1.76 46 208 .101 4 0.11 17 0.45 36 0.95 1 14 15 0.39 92.0 2.4
November 2 7 7 1.00 3 23 .174 1 0.14 0 0.00 6 0.86 0 1 1 0.14 7.5 1.1