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Amy Zimmer
Amy  Zimmer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Port Huron, Mich.

High School:
Port Huron Northern

Last College:
Winthrop

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

03/31/2014

St. John's Volleyball Wins Spring Tournament At Fordham

Red Storm went 5-1 in six sets played against Hofstra, Stony Brook, Fordham.

11/21/2013

Regular Season Culminates With St. John's Heading To Seton Hall

Red Storm defeated BIG EAST rival Pirates, 3-2, on Sept. 27.

11/14/2013

St. John's To Conclude Home Slate With Creighton, DePaul, Marquette

Sunday's Senior Day match vs. Marquette to air live on ESPN3

11/10/2013

St. John's Loses, 3-0, To Marquette On The Road

Sophomore Karin Palgutova collects 13th double-double with 16 kills, 11 digs.

09/12/2014

2014 Intro Video

Check out the 2014 St. John's volleyball intro video, which debuted in Carnesecca Arena during the Kaiser Classic on Friday, Sept. 12!

08/26/2014

2014 Season Preview

The 2014 St. John's volleyball season begins on Friday, Aug. 29, with the Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, R.I. The home opener is on Monday, Sept. 1 against St. Peter's in Taffner Field House (Rec side). The Carnesecca Arena opener is on Friday, Sept. 12 against Dartmouth.

10/31/2013

Amy Zimmer Interviews Aleksandra Wachowicz

Amy Zimmer Interviews Aleksandra Wachowicz

10/28/2013

Amy Zimmer Interviews Shawna-Lei Santos

10/15/2013

Mid-season Update With Amy Zimmer

In a mid-season update, Amy Zimmer interviews sophomore Karin Palgutova and junior Ashley Boursiquot.

09/26/2014

St. John's Defeats DePaul 3-0

St. John's Defeats DePaul

09/27/2013

Women's Volleyball vs. Seton Hall

Big East Season Opener vs. Seton Hall

As A Sophomore (2013): Played in 79 sets across 32 matches, making 23 starts ... finished fourth on the team in kills (97) ... placed second on the squad in blocks (90) and first in blocks per set (1.14) ... collected six kills and six blocks vs. Binghamton in the season home opener (Aug. 30) ... racked up a season-high 10 kills and nine blocks vs. BIG EAST rival Georgetown (Oct. 11) ... picked up eight kills on a .412 attacking percentage vs. Villanova (Oct. 18) ... recorded six kills on a career-high .667 attacking percentage and five blocks at road win vs. Georgia Tech (Sep. 13) ... picked up nine kills and five blocks in home win vs. Seton Hall (Sep. 27) ... collected a season-high five digs, while adding six kills and eight blocks vs. CCSU (Aug. 30) ... racked up a .400 hitting percentage with eight blocks in home sweep vs. Stony Brook (Sep. 10).

At Winthrop (2012): Played in 108 sets across 29 matches, making 19 starts ... finished fifth on the team in kills (176) and kills per set (1.63) ... placed third on the squad in blocks (80) and blocks per set (0.74) ... collected eight kills and three blocks vs. Presbyterian in the quarterfinals of the Big South Championship (Nov. 15) ... racked up a career-high 13 kills in the regular season finale vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 9) ... picked up 10 kills on a .333 attacking percentage vs. Gardner-Webb (Nov. 2) ... added six block assists at Coastal Carolina (Oct. 26) ... recorded 11 kills on a .647 attacking percentage vs. Liberty (Oct. 20) ... posted seven block assists vs. Radford (Oct. 19) ... picked up nine kills on 11 attempts (.727 attacking percentage) at Gardner-Webb (Oct. 6) ... collected a season-high four digs, while adding six blocks vs. Coastal Carolina (Sept. 21) ... earned Big South Freshman of the Week (Sept. 4) ... named to the Wake Forest Invitational All-Tournament Team (Sept. 1) ... posted five kills and three block assists vs. Wake Forest (Sept. 1) ... racked up a career-high eight block assists, while adding six kills on a .455 attacking percentage vs. UNC Wilmington (Sept. 1) ... recorded eight kills on a .571 attacking percentage vs. Davidson (Aug. 31) ... picked up seven kills and seven blocks at Appalachian State (Aug. 27) ... contributed nine kills on a .667 attacking percentage at NC Central (Aug. 25).

At Port Huron Northern: Four-year starter with the volleyball team, captaining the Huskies in her senior season ... Two-time volleyball MVP award winner (2011 and 2012) ... Two-time County Player of the Year finalist (2011 and 2012) ... earned the Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame Achievement Award in 2012 ... played club for Michigan Elite, winning gold at the 2012 USA Girls Junior National Championships in Columbus, Ohio ... competed in the 2012 AAU Pan American Beach Volleyball Championships in Oahu, Hawaii ... received Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy Player of the Month honors in 2011 ... selected to play for the USA Girls Youth A-2 team, winning a gold medal at the 2011 USA High Performance Championships in Tucson, Ariz. ... 2011 silver medalist at the Michigan Junior Beach Volleyball Championships in Holland, Mich. ... earned the Port Huron Chamber of Commerce Physical Education Award ... Port Huron Northern National Honor Society member ... selected to write and present graduation speech at Port Huron Northern High School ... Student Council Representative member ... YMCA Fun Fitness Volunteer Coach (2010-2012).

Off the Court: Communications major ... came to St. John's for its coaching staff, the volleyball program, and communications program ... aspires to play for the U.S. Olympic Beach Team ... dream job is to become a broadcaster ... favorite moment of her athletic career is when the Gold Medal was placed around her neck after going undefeated on the USA Volleyball Girls Youth Team at the USA High Performance Championships ... lists sand volleyball, surfing, and paddle boarding as hobbies ... former competitive dancer and figure skater ... favorite quote is "I can do all things through him who strengthens me" - Philippians 4:13 ... favorite author is Nicholas Sparks ... favorite movie is "Soul Surfer" ... favorite TV show is Sports Center ... favorite athlete is Gabrielle Reece ... favorite amateur team is the U.S. Olympic Beach Team ... most influential people in her athletic career is her family ... daughter of Pam and Jeff ... siblings are Austin and Alexis ... her uncle, Greg, played hockey at Lake Superior State.

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