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Amanda Hilton
Player Profile:
Amanda Hilton 1803338
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: West Chicago, Ill.
High School: St. Charles East
Club: Strikers Fox Valley
Club Coach: Amy & Jim Wilson
Major: Elementary Ed. & Special Ed.

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016, 2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015, 2016*; Spring 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017)

* - denotes 4.0 GPA

2016 (Junior)
After not playing in the first 15 games, Amanda Hilton played in each of the last seven games of the 2016 season, including one Big Ten Tournament game and two NCAA Tournament games. She played a season-high 54 minutes against Northwestern in the Big Ten Quarterfinals on Oct. 30. In the first game against the Wildcats on Oct. 16, Hilton played 46 minutes and registered her lone shot of the season.

2015 (Sophomore)
Hilton made four starts and appeared in all 17 games as a sophomore in 2015. She took two shots, one of which was on goal, during the season.

2014 (Freshman)
Hilton made seven appearances at midfield for the Huskers for a total of 55 minutes in her first year with the program. She took two shots on the season, both of which came in the North Dakota game on Sept. 7. Hilton also contributed minutes in Nebraska's wins over Maryland and Indiana in Big Ten play.

High School
Hilton was a two-sport athlete, playing soccer and basketball at St. Charles East High School. Hilton played soccer under Coach Paul Jennison and 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. As a senior, Hilton led her team in scoring with 17 goals and 13 assists while serving as the captain of the team. St. Charles East took second place at state during Hilton's senior season. She 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 Honor 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 Winslow. 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 is majoring in pre-elementary education and special education, and is a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. Hilton is a two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

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.”

Hilton's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2014 7-0 2 0 0 0 0

2015

17-4

2

1

0

0

0

2016

7-0

1

0

0

0

0

Totals

31-4

5

1

0

0

0

Hilton's Career Highs

Points - None
Goals - None
Assists - None

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