#42 Sara Hamilton
Senior • Guard • 5-9
• Washington H.S./Illinois Central
Junior (2010-11): One of only two Red Devils to start all 24 games ... Averaged 11.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game ... Led the Red Devils and ranked third in the SLIAC with 33.0 minutes played per game ... Recorded three double-doubles ... A two-time SLIAC Player of the Week (Dec. 21, Jan. 18) ... Her 11 rebounds in a win against Concordia (Ill.) on Nov. 23 were a career-high ... Scored a career-high 25 points, collected 10 rebounds and dished out a career-best seven assists in a SLIAC win over Principia on Nov. 30 ... Picked up a personal-best five steals against Lincoln Christian on Jan. 20 ... Blocked two shots versus Webster Jan. 29, her first career multi-block game.
Sophomore (2009-10):Played in 24 games as a returning sophomore for Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Ill. ... Averaged 2.1 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Helped the Cougars to a runner-up finish at the NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament.
Freshman (2008-09): Played in 33 games as a true freshman for Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Ill. ... Averaged 8.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game ... Helped the Cougars to a runner-up finish at the NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament.
Washington High School: A two-time All-Mid-Illini Conference selection in 2007 and 2008 ... Named to the All-Pontiac Tournament team three times (2006-08) ... Also earned All-Manual Tournament Team accolades in 2008 ... Earned the team’s most valuable player award as a senior in 2008.
Personal: The daughter of Jim and Carol Hamilton, Sara was born March 24, 1990 in Fulda, Germany ... Has a younger sister, Natalie (16) ... Hit .488 with five homers and 22 RBI in 28 starts as Eureka’s primary center fielder, earning All-SLIAC First Team softball accolades in 2011 ... Served as an assistant to the Eureka volleyball coaching staff in 2011 ... Previously played softball at Illinois Central, earning Region 24 All-Region Team honors in 2010.