18 Amber Matalus
18 - Amber Matalus
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Lewis Palmer
Position: MH
Major: Individualized Studies
m 35
k/s 2.94
h % .343
a/s 0.13
b/s 0.80
sa/s 0.29
d/s 0.94

2019 Statistics  |  2018 Statistics  |  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
Nov 1 vs. Averett W, 3-0
Nov 2 Salisbury W, 3-1
Nov 2 at Chris. Newport W, 3-2
Nov 6 Roanoke W, 3-0
Nov 8 vs. Guilford W, 3-0
Nov 9 at Randolph-Macon W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 35 12
Sets 120 41
Kills 353 116
Kills per set 2.94 2.83
Errors 85 34
Total Attacks 782 271
Hitting Percentage .343 .303
Assists 15 3
Assists per set 0.13 0.07
Service Aces 35 15
Service Errors 15 5
Service Aces per set 0.29 0.37
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 113 33
Digs per set 0.94 0.80
Block Solo 16 7
Block Assist 80 24
Block Total 96 31
Blocks per set 0.80 0.76
Block Errors 5 4
Ball Handling Errors 3 1
Points 444.0 150.0
Points per set 3.7 3.7
Matches started 22 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Pitt.-Bradford W, 3-2 1 5 16 3 36 .361 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 19.0
Aug 30 St. Mary's (Md.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 14 .429 0 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Aug 31 Wesley W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 16 .563 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 11.5
Aug 31 Randolph W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 17 .176 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 6 vs. St. Vincent W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 12 .500 2 2 0 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 6 at Gallaudet W, 3-0 - 3 6 1 16 .313 0 1 3 0 3 2 7 0 9 0 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Shenandoah W, 3-0 1 3 12 4 21 .381 0 1 1 0 6 1 4 0 5 1 16.0
Sep 7 vs. Washington College W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 14 .429 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 11 Roanoke W, 3-1 1 4 14 3 26 .423 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 3 3 0 16.5
Sep 13 vs. Johns Hopkins L, 3-0 1 3 6 2 10 .400 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 14 vs. Washington and Lee L, 3-0 1 3 10 1 23 .391 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 14 at Mary Washington L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 21 .238 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Sep 18 at East. Mennonite W, 3-0 - 3 9 5 23 .174 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 20 at Randolph W, 3-0 - 3 7 3 17 .235 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 11.0
Sep 21 at Shenandoah W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 25 .240 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 21 at Alvernia W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 14 .286 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 0 4 1 8.0
Sep 24 at Southern Virginia L, 3-2 1 5 16 4 36 .333 0 1 0 0 8 0 6 1 6 0 20.0
Sep 28 vs. Emory & Henry W, 3-0 - 3 9 2 16 .438 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 28 Guilford W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 16 .250 0 3 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Oct 4 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 3-1 - 4 7 1 26 .231 1 2 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 5 at Marymount (Va.) L, 3-1 - 4 12 5 31 .226 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 5 vs. DeSales W, 3-0 - 3 11 4 24 .292 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 8 Randolph-Macon L, 3-1 1 4 9 5 22 .182 1 2 0 0 4 1 2 0 3 1 13.0
Oct 12 Ferrum W, 3-0 1 3 12 0 14 .857 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Oct 16 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 3-1 1 4 9 3 24 .250 2 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 3 0 11.5
Oct 19 Washington and Lee L, 3-1 1 4 7 4 21 .143 0 2 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 19 Hollins W, 3-1 1 4 18 3 43 .349 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Oct 23 at Lynchburg W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 24 .250 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 30 N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 20 .450 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Nov 1 vs. Averett W, 3-0 - 3 8 1 21 .333 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Nov 2 Salisbury W, 3-1 - 4 10 3 30 .233 0 4 0 0 5 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Nov 2 at Chris. Newport W, 3-2 - 5 18 2 32 .500 0 0 0 0 6 2 3 0 5 0 21.5
Nov 6 Roanoke W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 20 .650 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 16.5
Nov 8 vs. Guilford W, 3-0 - 3 12 2 19 .526 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Nov 9 at Randolph-Macon W, 3-1 - 4 18 4 38 .368 0 0 0 0 6 0 5 0 5 0 20.5
Nov 15 vs. Juniata   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 35 120 353 2.94 85 782 .343 15 0.13 35 0.29 113 0.94 16 80 96 0.80 444.0 3.7
Total 123 445 1035 2.33 311 2552 .284 65 0.15 131 0.29 611 1.37 44 266 310 0.70 1343.0 3.0
  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
Total 35 120 353 2.94 85 782 .343 15 0.13 35 0.29 113 0.94 16 80 96 0.80 444.0 3.7
Conference 12 41 116 2.83 34 271 .303 3 0.07 15 0.37 33 0.80 7 24 31 0.76 150.0 3.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 50 148 2.96 33 319 .361 7 0.14 20 0.40 40 0.80 5 30 35 0.70 188.0 3.8
Away 11 39 117 3.00 34 277 .300 2 0.05 7 0.18 35 0.90 9 32 41 1.05 149.0 3.8
Neutral 10 31 88 2.84 18 186 .376 6 0.19 8 0.26 38 1.23 2 18 20 0.65 107.0 3.5
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Wins 28 94 284 3.02 60 618 .362 11 0.12 29 0.31 92 0.98 14 69 83 0.88 361.5 3.8
Losses 7 26 69 2.65 25 164 .268 4 0.15 6 0.23 21 0.81 2 11 13 0.50 82.5 3.2
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August 4 14 40 2.86 9 83 .373 1 0.07 5 0.36 11 0.79 1 7 8 0.57 49.5 3.5
September 15 48 130 2.71 35 290 .328 5 0.10 15 0.31 45 0.94 6 39 45 0.94 170.5 3.6
October 10 36 104 2.89 29 249 .301 7 0.19 10 0.28 31 0.86 5 15 20 0.56 126.5 3.5
November 6 22 79 3.59 12 160 .419 2 0.09 5 0.23 26 1.18 4 19 23 1.05 97.5 4.4