Position: Opposite/Middle Blocker
Hometown/Residence: Huntington Beach, California/Huntington Beach, California
Club (City): Cal Jrs. 18-M (Long Beach, Calif.)
Birth Date: Sept. 30, 1992
High School/Grad Year: Huntington Beach High School (Huntington Beach, Calif.)/2010
College Status: Signed with Long Beach State
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS: 2010 – NORCECA Women’s Junior Continental Championship (Gold).
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 – Selected to the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team that will compete at the FIVB Women’s Junior World Championship. 2010 – Helped the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team to the gold medal at the NORCECA Women’s Junior Continental Championship.
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Selected to U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team. 2009 – Attended USA Volleyball High Performance Women’s Junior Holiday Camp. 2008 – Named to U.S. Girls’ Youth A2 Team…Attended USA Volleyball High Performance Youth A1 Holiday Camp. 2007 – Chosen to the U.S. Girls’ Select A1 Team.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Started as a freshman at Long Beach State University and was named All-Big West First-Team and All-Big West Freshman Team…Led Big West Conference in blocking and hitting percentage.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Named All-League First Team and All-County First Team as a senior…Selected as a PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace. 2008 - Named All-League First Team and All-County First Team as a junior. 2007 - Named All-League First Team and All-County First Team as a sophomore. 2003 – Began playing club volleyball for Arrowhead Volleyball Club.
PERSONAL: Born Haleigh Dorothea Hampton on Sept. 30, 1992, in Orange, Calif… Father is Tay Hampton and mother is Thea Hampton… Brothers are Kris (1976), Romke (1987) and Matayo (1997)…Sister is Tavea (1989)… Brother Rocky played professional basketball for the Furstenfeld Panthers in Austria during the 2010-11 season…Hobbies include hanging out with family and friends, going to the beach, coaching and movie marathons…Favorite foods are Mexican food and pickles…Favorite book is Redeeming Love…Favorite music category is Indie, Pop and Rap…Favorite musicians are The Beatles, Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band and Lil Wayne…Favorite movies are The Hangover and Pretty Woman…Favorite Actress is Julia Roberts… Favorite Professional Team is the Los Angeles Dodgers…Favorite Athlete is Michael Phelps…Most admired people are her parents because “they support me in every way possible and provided me with the opportunities to make my dreams come true.”…My happiest moment in life was “is yet to come.”
INTERESTING FACT: “I’m taller than 99 percent of the world’s population.”