All-Time Ultimate Athletes: Kelly Amonte-Hiller

All-Time Ultimate Athletes: Kelly Amonte-Hiller

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All-Time Ultimate Athletes: Kelly Amonte-Hiller

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We're counting down the Top 10 male and female all-time Ultimate Athletes. Previously: Lolo Jones, LeBron James, Mary Lou Retton, Michael Jordan, Cheryl Miller and Ray Lewis.

7. Kelly Amonte-Hiller

Amonte-Hiller was a dual sport All-American (lacrosse and soccer) at Maryland.

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Why Her: Amonte-Hiller was twice named national player of the year (1995 and 1996) while at Maryland, then went on toplay for two women’s lacrosse world championship teams (1997 and 2001). Amonte-Hiller also represented the United States during the 1998 Triathlon Amateur World Championship. 

Ultimate Moment: In October 2012, Amonte-Hiller was inducted into the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame in honor of her remarkable collegiate career, which includes four-time All-American status and two national championships.

Funky Fact: As the women’s lacrosse coach for Northwestern, Amonte-Hiller has led the team to seven NCAA titles in eight years. Her coaching accolades granted her an opportunity to throw a ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field.

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