DEARBORN, Mich. – Head Coach Lauren Stamatis and the Olivet
Nazarene University women’s basketball team are pleased to announce the
addition of Amelia Denison for the upcoming season. Denison recently signed a
letter of intent to continue her education and playing career at Olivet.
Denison is a 5-8 guard from Southfield Christian High School
in Dearborn, Michigan. Her senior season, she averaged 13.8 points per game,
while pulling down 3.8 rebounds and 2.1 steals. She was named All-State
Honorable Mention by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan and 2nd
Team All-Michigan Independent Athletic Conference. She served as team captain
for two seasons.
Off the court, Denison is a member of National Honor Society
and a four year member of the Honor Roll. She will graduate Summa Cum Laude
with the top GPA in the Class of 2014. She was also honored as the top student
in Organic Chemistry and Math.
While at Olivet, Denison plans to study nursing. She is the
daughter of Andy and Colleen Denison and sister to Ryan and Seth.
“I wanted to attend a Christian university with a strong nursing
program,” said Denison of her decision. “I also wanted to have the opportunity
to play collegiate basketball and I’m excited about Olivet’s up-tempo style of