2 Chandler Ambrester
2 Chandler Ambrester
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pine Mountain, Ga.
High School: Harris County
Position: Outside Hitter

Junior Year (2011)

Started 25 matches for the Paladins…ranked fourth on the team with 235 digs and fifth with 173 kills…recorded six double-doubles…posted 18 kills in Furman’s 3-1 win over Wisconsin on August 27, the most kills by any Paladin in a four-set match during the season…notched a Furman season-high with 60 attempts at Duke on August 26…established a new career high with 19 digs against Wisconsin early in the season then again tallied 19 digs against Georgia Tech on September 15…selected tournament MVP at the Hilton University 49er Tournament in Charlotte...a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

 

Sophomore Year (2010)

Started 25 matches and played in all 29 matches for the Paladins…named to the All-Southern Conference second team after leading the Paladins and ranking fifth in the Southern Conference with a 3.05 kills per set average…paced Furman with 308 kills…ranked fourth on the team with 206 digs…recorded seven double-doubles for the season…established a new career best with 17 digs at Georgia Southern on October 28…set a new career high with three service aces versus UAB on September 3…tallied six blocks, a new career best, versus UNC Greensboro in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament on November 19…posted a season-best 20 kills at Chattanooga on October 24…notched double-digit kills in 18 matches, including a string of eight straight matches from September 25 to October 16…recorded 10 or more digs in nine contests.

 

Freshman Year (2009)

Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team after ranking tenth in the league with 2.65 kills per game...appeared in 28 matches and 86 games for the Paladins...ranked third on the team with 287 kills and a .277 attack percentage...recorded a career-high 21 kills at Wofford on November 11...hit .857 against Bethune-Cookman on September 4...posted ten digs at Appalachian State on October 16...recorded five blocks at College of Charleston on October 4 and at home against College of Charleston on November 14...honored as the Southern Conference Player of the Week for Oct. 19-25...posted a .345 attack percentage, four blocks, and three services aces in 11 sets to lead the Paladins to three wins for the week.

 

High School

Tallied 1,372 kills as a four-year starter at Harris County High...led her prep team to four state championship appearances, including three quarterfinals rounds and one Sweet 16 round...named to the 2007 and 2008 Georgia All-State teams...a member of the 2008 Georgia All-Star team...a three-time selection to the All-Bi-City and area all-tournament teams...led the state with 585 kills and set a state record with 6.0 kills per game as a junior...as a senior, led the state with 5.9 kills per game...named team captain and MVP as a junior and senior...played club ball for the Tsunami Volleyball Club in Atlanta...a member of the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society...voted Senior Class Treasurer and Student Government Treasurer.

 

Personal

Chandler Michelle Ambrester was born on September 10, 1991, in Pine Mountain, Georgia.…daughter of Mike and Kim Ambrester…majoring in history with an emphasis on secondary education.