News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The Boilermaker senior is one of a record number of nominees
Bridget Perry led the Boilermakers with a double-double
The Boilermaker senior has given her all for Purdue, in all facets
The Boilermaker senior captain has appeared 82 career games
Photos from the Boilermakers' 67-64 overtime loss to Florida State.
Photos from the first practice of the Purdue women's basketball 2014-15 season.
Purdue vs. Northwestern
Purdue vs. Minnesota (1/17/13)
Purdue Women's Basketball vs. USC Upstate - 11/10/12
2014-15 - Junior
Averaged 15.7 minutes in 30 appearances on the season, starting seven contests and playing 20+ minutes 13 times ... turned in 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high 10 points in 26 minutes against Toledo, converting four-of-eight from the field and two-of-four from three ... matched a career-high with 10 points vs. Texas Tech in the opening game of the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas (Nov. 28) ... matched a career-high with five rebounds vs. Denver (Dec. 20) ... dished out a career-high five assists vs. Wright State (Dec. 21) ... played a career-high 35 minutes at Rutgers.
2013-14 - Sophomore
Appeared in 30 games, playing double-digit minutes on 10 occasions ... averaged 1.9 points and 1.3 rebounds for the season, but averages jumped to 4.0 points and 1.7 rebounds over the final nine games of the season ... shot 40.7 percent from behind the arc ... put up three points and a career-high five rebounds at Duke (Dec. 5) ... scored seven points, including a clutch three-pointer, in 14-point comeback win at Michigan (Feb. 9) ... played a career-high 22 minutes against Nebraska (March 2), scoring a career-high 10 points and making a pair of threes ... matched her career-high with five rebounds in the NCAA Second Round loss to Oklahoma State (March 24) ... named Academic All-Big Ten and was one of just nine athletes on the Winter team with a 4.0 GPA.
2012-13 - Freshman
Averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds in 22 games, playing 6.6 minutes per contest ... played a career-most 14 minutes in the season-opener against USC Upstate, scoring a season-high six points on a pair of threes ... grabbed a pair of steals in 13 minutes at UT Martin ... had a steal, an assist and a career-high four rebounds in conference action at Iowa ... matched her rebounding career high (four) in a second straight game against Northwestern, including a pair of offensive boards ... appeared in nine Big Ten Conference games, two Big Ten Tournament games and a NCAA Championship first-round victory against Liberty ... converted nine-of-10 free throw attempts on the season.
High School Highlights
Averaged 34.4 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.1 steals, and 1.7 assists as a senior ... Scored 1,170 points her senior year, the second most in a single season in Alabama history ... Also finished with the second most career points in state history with 4,485 ... Scored 50 points or more five times during her senior year ... Made 81 three pointers her senior year while shooting 56.6 percent from beyond the arc ... Named to the 2012 All-America High School Girls' Basketball Team by Parade Magazine ... Awarded the Alabama Sports Writers Association's 3A Player of the Year three times ... Named Alabama's Miss Basketball as a junior ... Averaged 32.9 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 4.4 steals as a junior ... Named Alabama's Gatorade Girls Basketball player of the year her junior year ... Basketball coach was Keith Harris.
Full name is Hayden SuzAnn Hamby ... Born February 22, 1994 ... Parents are Steve and Shannon Hamby ... Has an older brother, Marcus ... Majoring health science pre-professional with a pre-med conentration.
Ranked No. 44 at her position by HoopGurlz ... Valedictorian of her class ... maintained a 4.0 GPA for her high school career ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Started playing varsity basketball as a seventh grader ... Also played softball and volleyball as a freshman, garnering all-state honors in both sports ... Helped lead her team to a state championship in softball, leading the team with a .394 batting average ... Played AAU basketball with the Alabama Southern Starz.