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Kristen  Hamilton
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Kristen Hamilton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Columbine H.S.

Last College:
Colorado Storm

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Finance


AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • 2013 NSCAA First Team All-American.
  • 2013 First Team All-Great Lakes Region.
  • 2013 Summit League Offensive Player of the Year.
  • 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist.
  • 2013 Senior CLASS Award Finalist.
  • 2013 First Team All-Summit League.
  • 2013 Summit League All-Tournament Team.
  • 2013 Summit League Tournament MVP.
  • 2013 Preseason Summit League Offensive Player of the Year.
  • 2013 Preseason First Team All-Summit League.
  • 2013 Summit League All-Academic Team.
  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-American.
  • 2013 NSCAA Scholar All-American.
  • Summit League Player of the Week (08/26/13 and 09/16/13).
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (09/18/13).
  • 2012 NSCAA Third Team All-American.
  • 2012 First Team All-West Region.
  • 2012 WAC Player of the Year.
  • 2012 Preseason All-WAC Selection.
  • 2012 First Team All-WAC Selection.
  • 2012 College Sports Madness Fourth Team All-American.
  • 2012 CS360 National Player of the Week (Week 6).
  • Two-time WAC Offensive Player of the Week (9/ 10/12) and 9/24/12).
  • 2011 Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year.
  • 2011 All-SBC First Team Selection.
  • 2013 and 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 for the University Division Second Team.
  • 2011 Female Athlete of the year by the University of Denver.
  • 2011 DU's Most Valuable Player.
  • Twice named the Soccer America National Team player of the week (8/24/11 and 10/26/11).
  • Two-time SBC Player of the Week (8/23/11 and 10/25/11).
  • 2011 SBC Academic Honor Roll.
  • SBC Player of the week (10/21/10).
  • 2010 DU Invitational All-Tournament Team.
  • Earned a spot on the Sun Belt Commissioner's List by earning a 3.5 grade point average or better.

Career:

  • Denver's All-Time leader is points (138) and goals (51).
  • Only NCAA Division I athlete in history to be named player of the year in three different conferences.
  • Ranks third at DU in all-time assists with 36 and fifth nationally.
  • Nationally ranked No. 4 in career points and sixth in goals.
  • One-of-25 NCAA players, in all divisions, to have 30+ goals and 20+ assists in their career.
  • Started all 88 games at forward.
  • Averaged 0.58 goals and 0.41 assists per game, ranking No. 21 in goals and No. 5 in assists per game nationally.

2013:

  • Started all 21 games, playing 1,784 minutes, the second most on the team.
  • Led The Summit League with 14 goals and 13 assists, for 40 points, including four game-winning goals.
  • With four goals and one assist, broke The Summit League's record for most points in the conference tournament.
  • 40-of-67 shots on goal for a .597 shots on goal percentage.

2012:

  • Started all 24 games, playing 1,917 minutes.
  • Tied for seventh in DU history in single-season points with 35 and tied for sixth in DU history in single-season goals with 14.
  • Tallied 7 assists, third on the team.
  • Netted her first career hat trick at No. 13 Portland (9/23/12).

2011:

  • Started in all 21 games.
  • Scored 16 goals, ranking fourteenth in the nation, first in the SBC and tied for the third highest total in DU single-season history.
  • Tallied 9 assists, ranking first in the SBC and tied for sixth highest mark in DU single-season history.
  • Accumulated 41 points, ranking thirteenth in the nation, first in the SBC, and third in DU single-season history.
  • Scored 6 game-winning goals.

2010:

  • Started all 22 games.
  • Scored 7 goals, including game-winners against Louisiana-Lafayette (10/1/10), Gonzaga (9/12/10), Purdue (9/19/10) and in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament against Louisiana-Lafayette (9/3/10).
  • Took 19 shots on goal and recorded 1.50 shots per game and 1.00 points per game.

BEFORE DENVER:

  • Played forward for Columbine H.S. for two years.
  • Named First Team All-Conference in 2008 and 2009.
  • Led the team with 18 goals in 2009.
  • Member of the state championship club team for four consecutive years.
  • Named MVP of State Cup in 2008 and 2009.
  • Ranked No. 84 in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer.
  • Named to the honor roll and received All-State Academic honors.
  • Has done community service in Juarez, Mexico with her church.

PERSONAL:

  • Born April 17, 1992 in Littleton, Colo.
  • Daughter of Craig and Patty.
  • Has one sister, Nicole (21), and one brother, Simon (5).
  • Chose the University of Denver for the amazing campus and environment as well as the coach and soccer team.
  • Enjoys bowling, Frisbee, and snowboarding.
  • Hopes to pursue a career in business or economics.
  • Finance major.

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