Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#7 - Amanda Wisniewski
2011-12 Softball
POS.
UT
B/T
R/R
HT.
5'9"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Lake in the Hills, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Huntley
Amanda Wisniewski

Enters senior season third in Crusader history in career walks (78) and seventh in home runs (18)

2013: Appeared in 60 games as a junior for Valpo, starting 59 times ... was the regular starter in center field the first two-thirds of the season before moving to second base for the final third ... hit .167 with 28 runs scored and 18 RBIs ... posted an on-base percentage of .333 ... drew 35 walks on the season, setting a new Crusader single-season record and leading the Horizon League ... scored multiple runs five times and drew multiple walks on nine occasions ... kicked off season by drawing two walks and scoring three runs Feb. 9 versus Jackson State ... walked three times later that same day against Belmont ... drove in three runs and hit a homer Feb. 10 against Central Arkansas ... scored two runs and walked three times Mar. 1 versus UNC Wilmington ... connected on a home run, walked twice and scored three times Mar. 2 at Charleston Southern ... hit a pair of doubles against Stetson Mar. 9 ... walked three times and got hit by a pitch Mar. 15 against Temple ... drove in runs in four straight Horizon League games Mar. 30-Apr. 2 ... hit a home run in series finale against Green Bay Mar. 30 ... went 2-for-2 with a double and a run scored in title-clinching victory in HL Championship May 11 against Youngstown State ... went 3-for-4, including a three-run homer, with two runs scored in Valpo's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory, May 18 over Central Michigan.

2012: Started 57 games for the Crusaders as a sophomore, 56 of those coming in the outfield ... also started one contest at second base ... hit .258 with 29  runs scored and 25 RBIs on the season ... connected on nine home runs, tied for third-most in the Horizon League and tied for fourth on Valpo's single-season  chart ... drew 25 walks, fifth-most in the league and seventh-most in Crusader history ... finished season with an on-base percentage of .371 and a slugging  percentage of .503 ... had a huge game early on agaisnt Nebraska-Omaha Feb. 11, going 3-for-3 with two runs scored, two doubles and a homer ... went 2-for-3  with two runs scored and a pair of walks Mar. 2 against Iowa State ... drove in season-high four runs, tallying a double and a homer, Mar. 3 against UTSA ...  also homered next time out, Mar. 4 at UTEP ... scored a pair of runs Mar. 25 at Detroit and Apr. 14 in nightcap comeback win over Youngstown State ...  launched home run at Notre Dame Apr. 18 ... homered in back-to-back Horizon League Championship games against Youngstown State and Butler May 11 ... went  2-for-3 with three RBIs in the win over the Penguins ... scored the championship-clinching run in the bottom of the seventh of the second title game May 12  against Loyola ... picked up a hit and a run scored in NCAA Tournament game at #9/7 Louisville May 18.

2011: Started 46 of the 49 games she played in as a rookie for the Crusaders ... started 41 games at second base and five in the outfield ... was a defensive replacement in the outfield twice and made one pinch-hit appearance ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... hit .279 ... drove in 20 runs and scored 23 times ... posted nine multi-hit games ... singled in first career at-bat while also hitting first career home run after going 2-for-2 with three runs scored against Western Illinois Feb. 12 ... went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs, and two runs scored in the first game of a double-header at IUPUI Mar. 22 ... had a six-game hitting streak Mar. 25-Mar. 30, where she had four multi-hit games ... went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs, and a run score against Detroit Mar. 26 ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored at Northern Illinois Mar. 30 ... drove in three runs with a home run at Youngstown State Apr. 17 ... had a three hit game against Wright State Apr. 21 ... finished the year going 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Butler at the Horizon League Championship May 13.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Red Raiders ... earned All-Conference honors in 2007 and 2010 ... named to the All-Area Second Team in 2007 ... played for the Wasco Diamonds 18USC (2009-2010) and 16USC (2008-2009) ... also earned two letters in basketball.

Personal:
Amanda is the daughter of Keith and Joy Young ... major is psychology ... born July 25, 1992.

W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay