High School Amanda Hilton was a two-sport athlete, playing soccer and basketball at St. Charles East High School. Hilton played soccer under Coach Paul Jennison where her 3A squad was ranked in the top 15 in the state. She was a three-time all-area and two-time all-conference honoree while also claiming all-section and Female Athlete of the Year in Kane County. Hilton recorded nine goals and eight assists in 2013 as a junior, and nine goals and six assists as a sophomore. She was a member of the National Honors Society and achieved a perfect 5.0 grade-point average.
Other Information During the club season, Hilton competed alongside fellow Husker freshmen Michaela Loebel and Savanah Uveges for Strikers Fox Valley under Amy and Jim Wilson. Strikers Fox Valley won the U-18 Midwest Regional League Division.
Personal Information Amanda is the daughter of Tom and Jenny Hilton and was born on Nov. 21, 1995. She has one sister, Taylor. Hilton plans to major in pre-elementary education and special education at Nebraska.
Hilton on Nebraska “As soon as I stepped on campus, I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere else. It was a perfect fit with everything from the coaches and soccer program to an incredible school with a lot of tradition.”