Ambria Springer
Ambria Springer


Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:


Middle Hitter

Club Team:

2006: All-Horizon League Team recipient...earned 2006 AVCA All-Midwest Region accolades and AVCA All-American Honorable Mention honors...named to the 2006 Horizon League All-Tournament Team...earned Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week honors on August 28...led the league with 3.84 kills and 4.92 points per game...ranked second in the conference with 1.24 blocks per game...ranked first in UIC career records book with 312 blocks assists...ranks sixth with 85 career solo blocks...ranks seventh with 1,221 career kills...ranks first in the UIC single-season records book with 160 totals blocks and sixth with 495 kills in 2006...holds sixth place in UIC single-match records book with a career-high 30 kills versus UW-Green Bay on Nov. 4...led the Flames in kills (495) and blocks (160)...ranked second in the squad with 0.47 assists and third with 0.29 service aces her game...posted a career-high 49 total attempts against Cleveland State in the semifinals of the 2007 Horizon League Tournament on Nov. 10 digs versus DePaul on Aug. seven assists against Western Illinois on Sept. 15...matched career-high three service aces versus CSU on Sept. 30...tied career-high four solo blocks on three occasions.

2005: All-Horizon League Team recipient...named conference offensive player of the week on Sept. 12...led the Flames with a .292 attack percentage, solo blocks (22) and total blocks (113) in 2005...second on the UIC squad with 395 kills...ranked sixth in kills (395) and seventh in attack percentage (.272) in the Horizon League...recorded a career-high 26 kills in a five-game victory over Youngstown State on Oct. 14...posted a season-high five digs in UIC's season opener versus Northern Illinois on Aug. 26...notched a career-high 47 attempts on two occasions, most recently in a five-game win over Wright State on Oct. 8...recorded a career-high .639 attack percentage (26-6-36) against Youngstown State on Oct. 14...posted a career-high five assists versus crosstown rival Loyola on Oct. 28...notched a career-high four solo blocks against Northern Illinois...posted a season-high seven block assists versus UW-Milwaukee on Oct. 22...led UIC in attack percentage in six matches last season, topping the Flames with a .639 attack percentage against Youngstown State...garnered a match-high with 26 kills versus the Penguins on Oct. 14...powered UIC in total blocks eight different matches, leading the Flames overall with nine versus Cleveland State on Nov. 11...posted 29 double figure kill matches on the season...helped the Flames to a five-game win over Denver on Sept. 3 with 19 kills...dished out seven block assists in a four-game victory over UW-Milwaukee on Sept. 23...garnered 22 kills and five block assists versus Wright State on Oct. 8...posted over 13 kills and five total blocks in UIC's last two contests...posted a .419 attack percentage (16-3-31) against Youngstown State in the Horizon League Tournament on Nov. 12.

2004: Posted the second most kills on the squad with 291 overall and 123 in Horizon League play...led UIC with 116 total blocks (15 solo)...was fifth in the Horizon League with 1.08 blocks per game and seventh in Horizon League action with 1.09 blocks per game...twice tied for the Horizon League's fourth most total blocks in a match against both Jacksonville State (2 solo, 8 assists) and UW-Green Bay (1 solo, 9 assists) on September 18th and October 2nd, respectively...poured in nine kills and five digs in a three-game sweep of Delaware State on September 3rd...notched a career-high 20 kills and nine digs against Alabama A&M on September 4th...led the Flames with six kills against Memphis on September 4th...named to Memphis Invitational All-Tournament team...pounded home a match-high 19 kills, career-high nine block assists, which tied her for 6th most in school history for a single match, and hit at a clip of .472 to lift UIC to the five-game victory over DePaul on September 10th...topped UIC in kills against both Loyola (11 kills) and Northwestern (16 kills) on September 11th...named to Chicago Challenge All-Tournament team...connected for 13 kills and eight block assists in a five-game win over Chicago State on September 14th...totaled 14 kills against UL-Lafayette on September 17th...had a team-best 14 kills against Ole Miss on September 17th...was one of five players in double-figures with 12 kills against Jacksonville State on September 18th...named to Rebel Classic All-Tournament team...totaled 13 kills and four block assists in a four-game win over Youngstown State on September 24th...picked up a team-best eight kills and six total blocks (2 solo) against UW-Milwaukee on October 1st...garnered 14 kills and 10 total blocks (1 solo) against UW-Green Bay on October 2nd...those nine block assists tie her for the sixth most in school history for a single match...led UIC with 11 kills against Loyola on October 8th...had six kills and a team-best seven block assists against Bradley on October 11th...posted 12 kills and finished with a hitting percentage of .350 (12-5-20) against UW-Green Bay on October 29th...tallied 10 kills against UW-Milwaukee on October 30th...earned 11 kills and six block assists against Western Illinois on November 2nd...contributed 10 kills and six total blocks (2 solo) in a four-game win over Wright State on November 12th.

2003: Totaled 40 kills during her rookie campaign...recorded four kills, three blocks and a service ace in her collegiate debut against UW-Green Bay on August 30th...collected four kills for a hitting percentage of .571 (4 kills, 0 errors, 7 attacks) against Clemson on September 20th...garnered a season-high 10 kills against UW-Milwaukee on October 10th...connected for a hitting percentage of .375 (8 kills, 2 errors, 16 attacks) against Eastern Illinois on October 14th...posted four kills without an error against IUPUI on November 4th.

Prep/Personal: Three-sport athlete at Riverdale High School...helped Riverdale to a record of 36-21 as a junior and an appearance at Sub State...recorded 23 kills and 19 solo blocks against Lebanon in the Region AAA championship contest...earned several honors throughout her career including: All-District, Honorable Mention, Best All-Around Athlete, Who's Who Among America's Athletes, Gatorade Will To Win Athlete in both volleyball and track, most aggressive, most blocks, sprinter of the year, Winners Never Quit award and the Distribution Educational Club of America...daughter of Latricia Springer...born on November 13, 1984...major is law.

Career Stats


UIC Career-Highs
Kills - 30 vs. UW-Green Bay (11/4/06)
Att. - 49 - Cleveland State (11/18/06)
Pct. (min. 10 attacks) - .639 (26-6-36) vs. Youngstown State (10/14/05)
Digs - 10 vs. DePaul (8/26/06)
Assists - 7 vs. Western Illinois (9/15/06)
Aces - 3 - three times - most recently vs. Cleveland State (10/27/06)
Block Assists - 9 - twice - most recently vs. Cleveland State (11/18/06)
Solo Blocks - 4 - five times - most recently vs. Cleveland State 10/27/06)
Total Blocks - 10 - twice - most recently vs. UW-Green Bay (10/2/04)