8 Amarise Little
8 Amarise Little
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Freedom
Position: MB/OPP
Major: Applied + Computational Mathematics

Honors
Most Improved (2012, 2013)
SCIAC All-Academic Team (2015-16)

2015

  TEAM RANKS

  • Led the team in total blocks (45), blocks per set (0.58)
  • 3rd in kills (51)
  • 4th in kills per set (0.66)
  • Tied-5th in service aces per set (0.12)

2014
Played in all 74 sets over 23 matches.

  TEAM RANKS

  • 2nd total blocks (26), solo blocks (9)
  • 3rd kills (35), kills per set (0.47)
  • tied-4th service aces (8)
2013
Appeared in all 66 sets over 21 matches…Tallied 12 kills, 10 total blocks, five service aces, 20 digs and two assists.

  TEAM RANKS

  • tied-2nd solo blocks (2) 

2012
Played in 10 sets across nine matches.

Research and STEM activities
Did summer research in the University of Washington Biostatistics lab the summer prior to her senior year...Completed a SURF project in the Clemons lab in 2014.

Prior to Caltech
Named a National Achievement Scholar and AP Scholar...Received the Benjamin Banneker Award...Plays piano...Named a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow.

Personal
Daughter of Diane and Marvin...Has one younger brother, Joshua, one younger sister, Jordan, and one older sister, Gabby.