Updated: December 13, 2012
2012: Started all 30 matches, appearing in 111 sets … Paced the team with 95 blocks while adding 236 kills with a .351 hitting percentage, 25 digs and 12 aces … Registered seven-block performances against No. 23 Michigan, Loyola Marymount and No. 15 Florida State … Tallied 12 kills at High Point … Threw down a season-best 15 kills versus Wake Forest … Recorded 15 kills to go with five blocks against Duke … Tallied 10 kills and five blocks versus Maryland … Had 13 kills and three blocks at NC State.
2011: Started all 31 matches, appearing in all 121 sets … Finished the year with a team-best 150 blocks, also adding 24 ace and 223 kills … Ranked nationally throughout the season in blocks per set and finished the year at the No. 38 spot with a 1.24 average … Tallied eight blocks and eight kills at Virginia … Threw down 16 kills while adding eight blocks against NC State … Notched 10 kills and three blocks at Wake Forest … Got up for a season-best 10 blocks at then-No. 19 Florida State … Tallied six blocks at NC State … Put together an eight-kill, eight-block outing against Connecticut … Threw down 16 kills and added seven blocks against Chattanooga … Tallied 10 kills and four blocks in the ACC opener against Virginia … Opened the season with 24 kills and 16 blocks in the Hokie Tournament ... Competed at US tryouts in the offseason.
2010: Started all 32 matches as a freshman, appearing in all 120 sets … Notched 107 total blocks on the season, which ranks fourth all-time at Virginia Tech among freshmen … Finished the season ranked second in the ACC among freshmen in blocks per set, averaging 0.89, while leading all ACC freshmen in block assists and total blocks … Ranked third in the ACC among freshmen, hitting .251 on the season, with 165 kills, 107 blocks, 51 digs, 10 aces and two assists … Set a new all-time record for blocks in a 3-set match, stuffing 10 against Towson on Sept. 18 … Led the Hokies in blocks 13 times and in hitting percentage eight times … Notched double-digit kills in three different matches … Became the first Hokie to win ACC Freshman of the Week honors on Oct. 18, after hitting .414 with 17 kills and 10 blocks against Duke and Wake Forest, earning seven kills and seven blocks against the first-place Blue Devils … Named to the ACC All-Freshman team, marking the fifth consecutive season that a Hokie earned All-Freshman honors.
High School: Express Times Player of the Year … First Team All-Conference … First Team All-Star … Varsity Captain 2009 … Lehigh Valley Conference Scholar Athlete All-Area Team … prepvolleyball.com Top 100 Senior Aces 2009 … Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year Finalist … Junior Olympic National American All-American Team … Three-time Track and Field letterwinner … Placed third in Leagues and Districts for Track and Field.
Personal: Victoria Lynne Hamsher was born Oct. 13, 1992, in Buffalo, N.Y. … Daughter of Leslie and Bradley Hamsher … Has two younger siblings, Ian and Tess … Majoring in engineering.