#12 - Amanda Korb
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
2013: Hit a team-best .387 in limited action for the Crusaders as a junior ... appeared in 23 games, making 10 starts ... went 12-for-31 at the plate with seven runs scored and six RBIs ... scored runs in both halves of a twinbill against Wright State Apr. 2 ... had breakout game in pinch-hitting appearance at Detroit Apr. 20, going 2-for-2 with a grand slam, her first career home run ... went 1-for-3 with two runs scored, a triple and an RBI the next day in series finale ... went 2-for-3 with a triple in opener at Cleveland State Apr. 27 ... combined to go 4-for-6 in a doubleheader sweep at Western Michigan Apr. 30, scoring two runs in the opener ... repeated as an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.
2012: Made 18 appearances as a pinch-runner during sophomore season with the Crusaders ... scored six runs, four of which came within Horizon League play ... crossed plate in three consecutive appearances Mar. 31-Apr. 4, including two runs scored in victory over Green Bay Mar. 31 ... also scored runs Mar. 24 at Detroit, Apr. 4 in both ends of a twinbill at Bowling Green and Apr. 11 at Wright State ... stole a base May 2 against Western Michigan ... named an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.
2011: Played in 11 games as a freshman for the Crusaders ... started two games, one at first base and one in the outfield ... made five appearances as a pinch-runner ... scored three times as a pinch-runner ... scored in back-to-back games of the Horizon League Championship ... scored lone run against Butler in league tournament game on May 12 ... scored insurance run against Loyola at the Horizon League Championship May 12.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Saints ... helped team to state championship in 2007 ... Saints finished as state runner-up in 2009 and 2010 and advanced to the final four in 2008 ... named to numerous central Indiana and state All-Star squads ... served three years as team captain ... played for Indiana Storm (2009-2010), Indiana Extreme (2008-2009) and Indiana Sting (2003-2007) ... also earned four letters apiece in volleyball and basketball ... helped squad to state final four in 2008 and 2009 on volleyball court ... a Second Team All-State selection in volleyball ... twice earned Mental Attitude Award on the hardwood ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Amanda is the daughter of Dennis and Margo Korb ... sister, Karen, played for Crusader softball team from 2006-2009 ... major is elementary education with a minor in mathematics ... has been named to the Dean's List and earned Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born October 13, 1991.
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