18 Amber Matalus
18 Amber Matalus
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Lewis Palmer
Position: MH
Major: Individualized Studies
m 28
k/s 2.45
h % .298
a/s 0.17
b/s 0.73
sa/s 0.20
d/s 0.71

2017 Statistics  |  2016 Statistics

Career Highs
Kills: 16 - (Roanoke - 11/1/17)
Assists: 4 - (at Mary Washington - 9/7/16)
Service Aces: 6 - (at Hollins - 10/22/16)
Digs: 24 - (at St. Mary's (Md.) - 10/26/17)
Total Blocks: 7 - (Lynchburg - 10/28/16)

 

2017: Started all 29 matches as a sophomore… Third on the team in kills (219) and digs (347)… Second on the team with 73 blocks while leading the squad with 35 service aces… Set a season high with 16 kills on a .389 hitting percentage to go with 18 digs in the ODAC Quarterfinals against Roanoke on November 1… Posted 11 kills, five service aces, and 24 digs at St. Mary’s (Md.) on October 26… Double-digit digs in 20 matches… Had six double-doubles on the campaign.

2016: Appeared in all 31 matches for the Marlins as a freshman…One of the more dangerous middle hitters in the ODAC, Matalus led the team with a .267 hitting mark…Posted a season best of 13 kills against Emory & Henry on September 17…Registered 41 aces on the year, three away from the Virginia Wesleyan freshman record…Tallied six service aces in a win over Hollins University on October 22…Contributed seven blocks against Lynchburg College on October 28.

 

INDIVIDUAL ACCOLADES:

  • AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2018)
  • AVCA First Team All-South Region (2018)
  • First Team All-ODAC (2018)
  • VaSID Second Team All-State (2019)
  • ODAC Player of the Week (09/25/18)
  • Marlin of the Week (09/25/18)
  • VaSID Academic All-State (2019)

 

 

 

Recent Games
Oct 23 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0
Oct 26 at No 23 Chris. Newport L, 3-0
Oct 26 vs. Averett L, 3-1
Oct 27 vs. No. 20 Berry L, 3-0
Oct 31 Roanoke W, 3-0
Nov 2 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 12
Sets 99 43
Kills 243 114
Kills per set 2.45 2.65
Errors 67 34
Total Attacks 590 268
Hitting Percentage .298 .299
Assists 17 9
Assists per set 0.17 0.21
Service Aces 20 9
Service Errors 12 7
Service Aces per set 0.20 0.21
Reception Errors 3 3
Digs 70 32
Digs per set 0.71 0.74
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 70 28
Block Total 72 28
Blocks per set 0.73 0.65
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 300.0 137.0
Points per set 3.0 3.2
Matches started 27 11
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 McMurry L, 3-2 1 5 11 2 29 .310 0 2 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Aug 31 Widener W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 18 .500 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 1 Penn St.-Berks W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 12 .333 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 1 St. Mary's (Md.) W, 3-0 1 3 8 6 24 .083 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 5 at Mary Washington L, 3-1 1 4 6 2 15 .267 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Sep 8 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 12 .417 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 8.5
Sep 8 at Marymount (Va.) L, 3-0 1 3 9 1 21 .381 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 11 East. Mennonite W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 17 .647 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 14 vs. Averett   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Brevard   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Huntingdon   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 No. 20 Chris. Newport W, 3-2 1 5 16 1 30 .500 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 17.0
Sep 22 Shenandoah W, 3-1 1 4 17 3 31 .452 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 25 Southern Virginia L, 3-1 1 4 7 3 24 .167 0 0 2 0 1 0 7 0 7 0 10.5
Sep 26 at Salisbury L, 3-1 1 4 12 1 25 .440 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 14.5
Sep 29 at Emory & Henry W, 3-1 1 4 7 6 22 .045 4 0 1 2 5 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 29 vs. Guilford W, 3-0 1 3 4 3 14 .071 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Oct 3 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-1 1 4 8 2 24 .250 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Oct 5 Randolph W, 3-1 1 4 13 1 27 .444 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Oct 9 at Bridgewater (Va.) L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 16 .188 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 12 at Ferrum W, 3-1 1 4 11 1 30 .333 1 4 1 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Oct 13 at Roanoke W, 3-1 - 4 6 2 21 .190 2 2 1 0 4 0 6 0 6 0 11.0
Oct 17 Lynchburg W, 3-0 1 3 13 5 23 .348 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Oct 20 vs. Hollins W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 24 .250 0 0 3 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 20 at Washington and Lee L, 3-0 1 3 6 2 19 .211 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 23 at N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 13 .385 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 26 at No 23 Chris. Newport L, 3-0 1 3 5 2 15 .200 1 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 8.5
Oct 26 vs. Averett L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 23 .174 2 0 1 0 3 0 5 0 5 0 10.5
Oct 27 vs. No. 20 Berry L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 16 .250 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Oct 31 Roanoke W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 20 .450 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Nov 2 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-0 1 3 4 4 25 .000 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 6.0
  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
2016-17 31 112 220 1.96 72 555 .267 8 0.07 41 0.37 81 0.72 16 53 69 0.62 303.5 2.7
2017-18 29 114 219 1.92 87 625 .211 25 0.22 35 0.31 347 3.04 10 63 73 0.64 295.5 2.6
2018-19 28 99 243 2.45 67 590 .298 17 0.17 20 0.20 70 0.71 2 70 72 0.73 300.0 3.0
2019-20 28 95 263 2.77 71 601 .319 11 0.12 30 0.32 86 0.91 12 60 72 0.76 335.0 3.5
Total 116 420 945 2.25 297 2371 .273 61 0.15 126 0.30 584 1.39 40 246 286 0.68 1234.0 2.9
  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 28 99 243 2.45 67 590 .298 17 0.17 20 0.20 70 0.71 2 70 72 0.73 300.0 3.0
Conference 12 43 114 2.65 34 268 .299 9 0.21 9 0.21 32 0.74 0 28 28 0.65 137.0 3.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 43 130 3.02 28 267 .382 2 0.05 8 0.19 26 0.60 0 29 29 0.67 152.5 3.5
Away 12 42 86 2.05 27 246 .240 10 0.24 12 0.29 33 0.79 2 27 29 0.69 113.5 2.7
Neutral 4 14 27 1.93 12 77 .195 5 0.36 0 0.00 11 0.79 0 14 14 1.00 34.0 2.4
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Wins 16 56 156 2.79 40 338 .343 10 0.18 14 0.25 36 0.64 0 36 36 0.64 188.0 3.4
Losses 12 43 87 2.02 27 252 .238 7 0.16 6 0.14 34 0.79 2 34 36 0.84 112.0 2.6
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August 2 8 22 2.75 4 47 .383 0 0.00 3 0.38 8 1.00 0 5 5 0.63 27.5 3.4
September 12 43 109 2.53 29 247 .324 6 0.14 4 0.09 24 0.56 2 26 28 0.65 128.0 3.0
October 13 45 108 2.40 30 271 .288 11 0.24 12 0.27 36 0.80 0 37 37 0.82 138.5 3.1
November 1 3 4 1.33 4 25 .000 0 0.00 1 0.33 2 0.67 0 2 2 0.67 6.0 2.0