JACKSON, Tenn. - 1/28/2005 - Union University volleyball has signed Jackson native and Trinity Christian Academy standout Amanda Hutchison. Hutchison is currently a senior at TCA and will join Union this fall as a freshman.
Hutchison, a 5-foot-9 outside hitter, has been a two-sport athlete at TCA including volleyball under Coach Keith Hutchison and tennis under Coach James Parker. In volleyball, she was named All-Tournament and All-District in 2002, followed by All-Tournament and All-District honors again in 2003. The 2004 season was Hutchison’s standout year as she was named the District Player of the Year, Region MVP, District MVP, and All-District. She was also named the Jackson Sun’s Player of the Year in 2004. Hutchison holds four Tennessee State volleyball records including kills in game, kills in a match, kills in a season, and kills in a career. During the coming months, Hutchison will play on the TACA All-Star volleyball team.
Union’s Head Coach Brian Dunn states that Hutchison “is a very good student athlete.” Dunn goes on to say, “She (Hutchison) is one of the best local volleyball players he has seen while coaching at Union.”
In addition to her athletic accomplishments, Hutchison is a standout in the classroom as well. She is a member of the Honor Society and Leadership University. She attended Girl’s State and was named Who’s Who Among American High School Students.
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