Nirelle Hampton
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Nirelle Hampton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
P.K. Yonge Developmental Research

Height:
5-11

Position:
S

Experience:
3L


2007 (Junior)
• Started all 34 matches, extending her consecutive games played streak to 100 contests.
• Set a a career-high with 1,383 assists, an average of 10.89 per match.
• Ranked fifth in the league in total assists and eight in aces per game (0.30).
• Tallied 185 kills and posted a .307 hitting percentage.
• Twice reach double figures in kills, Aug. 24 versus Florida Gulf Coast (12) and Oct. 6 at Utah (10).
• Placed second on the team with 10 double-doubles, six of which came in league play.
• Ranked fourth on the squad with 74 total blocks (eight solo and 66 assists).
• Racked up 38 aces on the season and led the squad in that category a team-high 14 times.
• Reached double-figures in digs on 10 occasions.
• Twice led the Frogs in digs in a game, Nov. 9 at San Diego State (12) and versus Colorado State on Nov. 15 (25).
• Posted her second career triple-double on Aug. 24 against Florida Gulf Coast, tallying 12 kills, 48 assists and 12 digs.
• Had three straight double-doubles from Sept. 5-7.
• Tied a career-high with 60 assists in a win over Denver on Sept. 8.
• Was instrumental in the Frogs historical victory at Utah, racking up 10 kills, 47 assists and a career-high seven blocks on Oct. 6.
• Picked up a double-double in four of the last seven matches.
• Established a new career-high in digs as she collected 25 in a five-game victory over No. 17 Colorado State on Nov. 15.

2006 (Sophomore)
• Started all 32 matches in her second season as the full-time setter.
• Posted a career-high 1,295 assists, which ranked second in the league.
• Her 10.88 assists per game was the fifth-best mark in the Mountain West.
• Led the team for the second straight season with 45 aces, which ranked second in the league.
• Tallied two double-digit kill matches and three double-digit dig performances.
• Racked up five double-doubles, four of which came in conference play.
• Had back-to-back double-doubles at UNLV (51 assists and 10 digs) and at San Diego State (53 assists and 10 kills).
• Posted 10 matches with at least 50 assists and 16 with at least 40 assists.
• Established a career-high mark with 60 assists at UT-Arlington on Aug. 29.
• Matched a career high with five aces against San Diego State on Sept. 30.
• Led the team on six occasions in service aces.
• Racked up seven total block in a win over UT-Pan Am on Oct. 14.

2005 (Freshman)
• Enjoyed an outstanding freshman campaign, starting all 35 contests for the Frogs while seeing action in 124 games.
• Tied the TCU single-season record with 57 aces, matching the total Emily Allen reached in 2004.
• Totaled 1,225 assists on the year, the third-highest single-season total in TCU history.
• Placed first in the league in total aces (57) and fourth in aces per game (0.46).
• Finished the year ranked fourth in the Mountain West Conference in assists (1,225) and seventh in assists per game (9.88).
• Had four double-doubles, including one in her collegiate debut against Oklahoma (40 assists, 11 digs).
• Pounded season bests with 13 kills and five aces against UMBC on Sept. 3
• Totaled a season-high 18.5 points in that contest, and missed a double-double by just one dig.
• Doled out a career-high 55 assists in TCU's thrilling comeback win over Colorado State on Oct. 25.
• Had at least 40 assists on 11 occasions and broke the 50-mark four times.
• Enjoyed three double-doubles in conference matches, with the final one coming at Wyoming on Nov. 16 (28 assists, 11 kills).
• Owned .700 hitting percentages in eight-kill matches against Campbell on Sept. 17 and at UT-Pan American on Oct. 22.
• Helped the team to a season-high .361 hitting average against Grambling State on Sept. 24 by contributing 34 assists.
• Dug a season-high 15 balls in a Mountain West Conference win over Air Force on Oct. 7.

High School
• Was a six-year starter at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research, Hampton garnered first-team all-state honors five of the six years.
• Coached by Perry McDonald, she was an integral part to a team that made five final four appearances and won two state titles.
• Has also made appearances on the USA Volleyball squad as she was selected to the 2002 High Performance team and the 2004 Junior National A-2 team.

Personal
• Born March 4, 1987.
• Is the daughter of Kim Hampton.
• Sister, Linda, is TCU's assistant volleyball coach.
• Is a pre-major, who is planning to major in biology.


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