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Amanda Amorosa
Player Profile:
Amanda Amorosa 1771443
Position: Utility
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Montreal, QC
High School: John Rennie
Club: DDO

2016: MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (2/3, 2/23) MAAC Defensive Player of the Week (3/13, 3/20),  Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic Team... Led the team in goals with 64 and field blocks with nine.  Also contributed 26 assists, 24 steals, and 12 drawn kick outs. 

2015: All-MAAC First Team, MAAC All-Academic Team, MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (2/18, 3/11)... Amorosa appeared in all 34 games for the Red Foxes in her sophomore season… She led the team in four offensive categories including goals (87), assists (47), points (134), and shots (216)… Defensively, Amorosa led the team in with 18 field blocks, and was tied for second on the team with 32 steals… She had a shooting percentage of .403 and had 12 ejections drawn… Amorosa started the season off with a three game point streak from Jan. 24-Feb. 1… She then went on to score a point in the next 29 games for the Red Foxes… Amorosa had 28 multi-point games, including 12 games where she scored at least five points… She recorded 21 multi-goal games… Amorosa tallied nine points in a game three times against Notre Dame College on Feb. 15 (4 goals, 5 assists), Brown on March 8 (5 goals, 4 assists), and Siena on March 22 (5 goals, 4 assists)… She scored a season-high seven goals on March 28 against Virginia Military Institute… Amorosa got a season-high 10 points in a single game on March 28 against Virginia Military Institute (7 goals, 3 assists)… She scored four goals and added two assists in the Red Foxes MAAC Tournament Semifinal win over Villanova on April 25… Amorosa finished the season as the programs record holder for most goals in a single season (87). 

2014: MAAC Rookie of the Year, All-MAAC First Team, MAAC Rookie of the Week (2/12, 2/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16)…Amorosa started and appeared in all 37 of the Red Foxes’ games in her rookie season…She was second on the team in goals scored with 76 for a .380 shooting percentage…She was also second on the team in assists with 52, and tied for second in field blocks with 17…Amorosa was also sixth for Marist in steals (38) and ejections drawn (14)…She made her first appearance as a Red Fox in their first game of the season against the University of Pacific, as she led the team with two goals and one assist on Feb. 1…She kept the momentum going throughout the weekend of competition at the Brown Invite, compiling nine goals and four assists for 13 points…She also notched the Red Foxes’ game-winning goal against Brown in sudden death overtime on Feb. 2…Amorosa went on to lead Marist in three of its four games at the Arizona State University Tournament, compiling 12 goals and six assists for 18 points over the stretch…She tallied a season-high five goals, three assists, three steals and two ejections drawn against Azusa Pacific on March 14…She then went on to tie her season-high five goals in the same weekend against Whittier on March 15, where she also added a season-high five steals…Amorosa added another five-goal outing against St. Francis on March 22…As Marist hosted two games to close out March, Amorosa tallied six goals and five assists for the day, while adding a season-high three field blocks in Marist’s win over Wagner on March 30…She went on to post a season-high nine points (5 goals, 4 assists) against Gannon to close out the team’s non-conference schedule on April 16…She had a great game in the Red Foxes’ win over Iona in the MAAC Championship Semi-Finals, as she notched one goal, one assist, three steals, and two ejections drawn in the outing…In 2014, Amorosa had 30 multi-point games, with 22 of those being multi-goal games for the rookie…She tallied four separate five-goal outings in her first season, only going eight games without a goal and six games without an assists in Marist’s 37-game season…She went on a season-high seven-game scoring streak from Feb. 15 to March 9, before closing out her season on a six-game scoring streak…Amorosa led the Red Foxes in 15 of their 37 outings in goals scored throughout the season.

Prior to Marist: Amorosa was a member of the DDO Water Polo Club for eight years...Amorosa has been on the All-Star Team at three Canadian National Championships. She also won Most Valuable Player at U18 Nationals in 2009...Amorosa played on the Junior Canadian National Team in 2010 for Junior World Championships in Trieste, Italy...She also trained with the Canadian Senior National Team for three years while traveling to training camps to Florida, Hawaii, Arizona, and California.

 Amanda Amorosa's Career Statistics:

Year

GP

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

Shot%

Steals

Field Blk

Ejections

Ejections Drawn

2014

37

76

52

128

200

.380

38

17

44

14

2015

34

87

47

134

216

.403

32

18

25

12

2016

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64

26

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24

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Total

71

163

99

262

416

.392

70

35

69

26

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