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  Amanda Andersen

Amanda Andersen

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lino Lakes, Minn.

High School:
Centennial

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB

10/06/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan 9/30/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

2008 Photo Gallery

Career Honors
Second-team All-MAC (2006) ... MAC Freshman of the Year (2005) ... Pacific Community Bankers Classic MVP (2005).

As a Senior (2008)
Finished her career with a .261 hitting percentage, the 10th-best mark in program history ... Also finished her tenure ranked fourth on Ohio's career rally-scoring chart in blocks per set (0.73), while ranking seventh in kills (871), block assists (223), total blocks (263) and points (1,039.5) ... Tallied 10 kills and three blocks versus Yale in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... Came up with seven kills and a team-high three blocks in the victory over Western Michigan in the final of the MAC Tournament ... Recorded 13 kills and five total blocks en route to 16.5 points in the victory at Toledo ... With Ohio trailing, 14-13, late in the fifth set at UT, she tied the score with a kill and then gave the Bobcats the lead on the next rally with a block solo ... Hit .538 at Miami, finishing with eight kills ... Came off the bench for 10 kills on 12 swings - a .750 hitting percentage - in the home win over Akron.

As a Junior (2007)
Recorded seven or more kills on seven occasions during the course of the season ... Matched her season best with six blocks in the five-game victory over No. 12 San Diego ... Had a season-high 11 kills in the win over Rutgers ... Hit .733 in the contest, marking the fifth-best percentage (minimum 10 kills) in Ohio history ... Also tallied six blocks against the Scarlet Knights.

As a Sophomore (2006)
Second-team All-MAC ... Started 32 of the season's 33 matches ... Finished third on the team with an average of 3.29 kills per game, while posting 22 double-digit kill performances ... Also ranked third on the squad with 81 total blocks (18 solo, 63 assists) ... Registered a career-high 20 kills versus Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... Registered a season-high six blocks against Eastern Michigan, and equaled that total on two occasions.

As a Freshman (2005)
MAC Freshman of the Year ... Pacific Community Bankers Classic MVP ... Recorded 13 kills on a team-best .333 hitting against No. 5 Arizona in the NCAA regional semifinal ... Posted 12 kills and a career-high eight blocks, including four solo, in the victory over Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... Named MVP of the Pacific Community Bankers Classic after tallying 14 kills and five blocks against Sacramento State in the final game of the tournament ... Opened the tourney with 18 kills on .455 hitting versus St. Mary's ... Recorded 14 kills and five blocks in the road win over Northern Illinois ... Hit a season-best .714 in the sweep of Wake Forest.

Prior to Ohio
Two-time all-conference selection ... Earned first-team All-Metro honors and was named team MVP as a senior after leading the team in kills, blocks, digs and aces.

Personal
Born June 25, 1987 ... Daughter of Doug and Amy Andersen ... A specialized studies major.