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  Ellen Hamilton

Ellen Hamilton

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Ind.

High School:
Greenfield Central

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Major:
Public Relations and Advertising

Voted as a team co-captain...stands just 115 points shy of becoming the 17th player in school history with 1,000 career points.

AS A JUNIOR (2005-06): One of the top players in the Horizon League from behind the arc, hitting 2.38 treys per game for the league's second-best clip...netted 69 three-pointers on the year, the second-most in school history...her 46.6 percent made from downtown was the fifth-highest mark in the NCAA...shot 47.6 percent from the field, the second-best mark on the team...third on the team and 11th in the league with 12.3 points per game...averaged 12.6 points in conference games...paced the Bulldogs in scoring in six games...notched 20 double-digit scoring games...hit at least one three-pointer in all but two games last season (27-of-29)...played the second-most minutes on the team with 887, averaging 30.6 per game...notched a career-high 24 points at Wright State on Jan. 14...blocked her first-career shot against Youngstown State on Feb. 2.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Started 25 of the team's 28 contests...led the Horizon League in free throw percentage (86.7)...finished second on the team in scoring with 11.2 ppg and assists (59)...her scoring average was 15th in the Horizon League...finished third on the team in three-pointers (49) and three-point percentage (34.5)...averaged 29.7 minutes per game and 2.5 boards...scored in double figures 18 times, including a season-high 22 points against UIC Feb. 19...had career-highs of six rebounds and seven assists against Cleveland State Feb. 5...led the team in scoring eight times and in assists on six occasions...had 20 points, including a career-high six three-pointers against Miami (Ohio)...named the Tournament MVP at the Billiken Classic in St. Louis, leading the Bulldogs to the title by averaging 16.5 ppg in the team's two contests.

AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Earned Horizon League "All-Newcomer Team" honors following the season...appeared in all 29 games, making 20 starts...one of the league's most dangerous outside shooters, she made 49 treys while shooting 37 percent from behind the arc...finished third in the league in three-pointers made and fifth in three-point percentage...led the Bulldogs in scoring three times, while posting double figures on six occasions...averaged 7.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game, seeing an expanded role once Lisa Pryor was lost for the season with a knee injury Dec. 9...posted a season-high 17 points, including five treys, Jan. 8 against UW-Milwaukee...went 3-of-3 from behind the arc against Evansville Dec. 9...had a season-high four assists against UIC Feb. 12...pulled down a season-best four rebounds on five occasions...her 35 minutes played against Wright State Jan. 31 was the highest total of the season...made 25 of 28 free throw attempts during the season, including a span of 19 consecutive makes.

AT GREENFIELD CENTRAL HIGH: Posted 25.4 points per game as a senior, shooting better than 50 percent from the field and 41 percent from three-point range...averaged 24 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.8 steals as a junior...broke the school's all-time scoring record with her 1,885 points and set GCHS single-game mark with 39 points...holds the school record for three-pointers made in a game, season (65) and career (204), in addition to free throw records for single-game (18) and season (185)...holds the career free-throw percentage record (.861), including an .894 mark her senior year...ranks first all-time in career assists (309), second in steals (171) and fifth in rebounds (428)...four-time All-Hoosier Heritage Conference First Team selection..Indianapolis Star's Metro East Player of the Year as a senior and was on the Metro East first team four seasons...team MVP...Street & Smith All-American Honorable Mention selection in 2002...2002-03 McDonald's All-American Candidate...Hoosier Basketball Magazine First Team All-State...honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born July 18, 1984...daughter of John and Cindi Hamilton...older brother, John, averaged more than 10 ppg at Weber State from 2000-04...public relations and advertising major.