Women's Water Polo

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Sarah Hamilton
Sarah Hamilton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, CA

High School:
Santa Margarita HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
2M

Experience:
3V



Briefly... Sarah Hamilton is in her fourth season of collegiate water polo at LMU...

At LMU... 2006... the Lions main threat at 2-meter, Hamilton played in 23 of the 30 games, missing seven straight in the middle of the season due to the flu... finished the season with 10 goals, the fewest in her three seasons... attempted 39 shots... added seven steals... six of her 10 goals on the season came in the final 12 games of the season, including one in each of the WWPA tournament games... 2005... in her second season at LMU she completed the season playing in all 37 games with 18 goals on 53 attempts (34.0 percent)... was a force on defense, playing normally at 2-meter... she added 13 steals and six assists on the season... has played in every game as a Lion in her two-year career... scored three goals in the WWPA tournament, one in each game... had two goals in win over 12th-ranked Michigan (2-24-04)... 2004... played in all 31 games as a true freshman for the Lions... scored 22 goals on the season, fifth on the team... had a goal in the win over Stanford (5/8/04) during the NCAA Championships... scored three goals in the WWPAs, including one in the championship game... had two games with a hat-trick, the first against Redlands (2/14/04) and the other against UC Davis (3/31/04)... added 10 steals and four assists...

High School... graduated from Santa Margarita High School and also attended Irvine High School... finished with a 3.0 GPA... was a four-year letterwinner in both swimming and water polo, earning four letters at Irvine and then four more at Santa Margarita her last two seasons... earned all-league (Sea View and Serra) and All-CIF Division I honors all four years of high school in both sports... was a national youth team member in 2001 and 2002 in water polo... was also a member of the SoCal All-Tournament Team in 2001... was a member of the 2001 national relay record breaking team in the 200-meter medley relay... also advanced to the CIF finals in the 100-meter breast stroke all four years of high school... at SMHS was league swimmer of the year last two years...

Personal... Sarah Elizabeth Hamilton was born on Jan. 10, 1985 in Santa Ana, Calif... the daughter of Mary and Erik Hamilton... has two brothers, Peter and Caleb, who is on the junior national team... father played football at UC Irvine... volunteered with the Surfrider Foundation and the Orange County Kelp Keeper... an English major.

Hamilton Career Stats
Year	G	Att.	Gls	Sh%	A	TO	KO	EJ	ST
2004	31	51	22	.431	4	9	6	24	10
2005	37	53	18	.340	6	23	13	35	13
2006	23	38	10	.263	2	7	5	25	7
Totals	91	142	50	.352	12	39	24	84	30
 

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