Amber Hammerschmidt  
Amber Hammerschmidt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rosemount, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS

Last College:
Arizona State

Club:
Twin City Twisters


04/30/2012

Minnesota Team Awards Announced at Banquet

Dusti Russell was tagged as the team's Most Valuable Performer for the 2012 season.

03/24/2012

Minnesota Snags Third at Big Ten Championships

Senior Amber Hammerschmidt earned All-Championship Team honors with her career-best beam score of 9.850.

03/22/2012

No. 16 Gophers Trek to Iowa City for Big Ten Title Search

Minnesota has tallied a 196.000 or better in four meets this season, which is the most since 2004.

03/17/2012

Gophers Defeat Ranked Opponents in Regular Season Finale

Minnesota posted season-best scores on vault and bars to claim the crown Saturday night.

03/15/2012

Minnesota Heads to Denver for Final Regular Season Meet

The Gophers are coming off of one their best performances of the year, which was a 196.125 versus Iowa State.

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2012 Season:
Named to the All-Big Ten team for her performance on beam • served as a balance beam and floor exercise specialist • second highest beam average on the team • helped the Gophers score a team-high score of 49.000 on beam at Iowa (2/24) • notched a career-high score of 9.850 at the Big Ten Championships (3/24) and was named All-Big Ten • honored with Minnesota's annual Marian Award • received her third letter.


2011 Season:

Competed on the balance beam in all but two meets this season and averaged 9.585 on the event • Competed on floor exercise six times • Earned a 9.600 on beam against Ohio State in the Big Ten season opener on Jan. 8 • Scored 9.050 on beam against Air Force on Jan. 29 • Earned a 9.725 at Illinois on the balance beam • Improved her career-best on the event to 9.775 at the Best of Minnesota Meet on Feb. 12 and repeated the score against Iowa State the following weekend • Made her season floor debut against the Cyclones and scored 9.650 for her routine • Posted 9.700 on beam against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25 • Competed in both events on Feb. 27 against UCLA and tallied scores of 9.050 on beam and 9.600 on floor • Earned 9.750 for both routines at Iowa State on Mar. 4 • Added 9.750 on beam and 9.850 on floor to the team total to help in the senior night victory over NC State on Mar. 12 • Saw marks of 9.675 for her beam routine and 9.775 for her floor routine at the Big Ten Championships on Mar. 19 • Tallied scores of 9.050 on beam and 9.750 on floor on Apr. 2 at the NCAA Regional Meet in Ann Arbor, Mich. • Ranked among the Big Ten at No. 27 and nationally at No. 151 on balance beam.


2010 Season:

Competed on floor in 13 of 14 meets, earning her best score of 9.775 vs. Illinois • Has an average floor score of 9.681, third-best on the team • A regular beam competitor in the second half of the season • Earned her season-best beam score of 9.750 three times • letterwinner.


2009 Season (at Arizona State):

Competed on beam in nine meets, earning her best score of 9.800 twice • Also competed on bars in one meet.


High School/Club:

Competed on the club team, Twin City Twisters • Was a 2005 and 2006 Level 10 Junior Olympics National qualifier • Named 2006 Minnesota Junior Olympic Athlete of the Year


Personal:

A 2008 graduate of Rosemount High School • Majoring in Kinesiology • Daughter of Andy and Brenda Hammerschmidt • Has one sister named Ashley (21) • Was born on August 29, 1990.