Amanda Simpson
Amanda Simpson

Player Profile

Encinitas, CA

High School:
La Costa Canyon





2003 Honors/Awards: First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic selection.

2003: Saw action in 57 of a possible 61 games, primarily as a pinch runner. Generally the first player out of the dugout to pinch run for the Bruins. First career start was on opening day in left field against Loyola Marymount. Had an official at-bat and a walk in that game. Scored 21 runs in her 57 appearances. Seven of her 21 runs came against Pac-10 opponents. Was successful on both steal attempts against Pac-10 teams (2-2 with steals against Arizona and Oregon State). Had nine stolen bases in 14 attempts.

2002: Appeared in 59 games as a pinch runner, scoring 21 runs and stealing five bases. Scored a run in eight of her first 10 appearances of the season, including four straight games in February. Also scored runs in both games of the doubleheader against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 27 and in both games of the doubleheader against Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Mar. 1.

2001: Saw action in 60 of 68 games, all as a pinch runner. Scored 22 runs and had two stolen bases to her credit. Regularly the first pinch runner called out of the dugout by Coach Enquist.

Summer 2001: ASA team, Shilos, finished ninth at the ASA WomenÕs Open Major Fastpitch National Championships.

High School: As a senior, named All-CIF, Cal-Hi sports All-State and to the Division I first team. Hit over .400 as a senior, including a .750 average during the CIF playoffs. Team won the San Diego City CIF Championship for Division I her sophomore and senior years. Played ASA with the SoCal Athletics Gold, which won the 1999 ASA 18U Gold National Championship. Graduated with a 4.35 GPA. Senior Class President. WhoÕs Who in American High School Students as a junior and senior. National Honor Society member.