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#8 - Amanda Bolton
2011-12 Softball
POS.
P
B/T
R/R
HT.
5'5"
YR.
Sr./Jr.
HOMETOWN
Scottsdale, Ariz.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Horizon (Arizona)
Amanda Bolton

2012: Made one appearance during her junior season ... earned the start Mar. 10 against Pacific, tossing 1.2 innings.

2011: Made 10 appearances, starting one game, in the circle as a sophomore ... finished the season with a 4.45 ERA ... pitched a 1-2-3 frame at UCF Mar. 1 ... went six innings and struck out six to pick up the victory against Wagner Mar. 11 ... did not allow a run in five of her ten appearances ... threw back-to-back scoreless innings of relief against Detroit Mar. 26 and at Northern Illinois Mar. 30.

2010: Made 11 appearances in her first season as a Crusader, taking to the circle six times ... also pinch-run on four occasions and had one pinch-hitting opportunity ... ended year with 2.62 ERA in 5.1 innings of work in the circle ... didn’t allow a run in four of her six appearances ... earned victory at Tennessee State Feb. 27 after registering a pair of outs ... threw a scoreless innings apiece against North Dakota Feb. 14, vs. Holy Cross Mar. 2 and against Northern Illinois Mar. 31 ... scored a run in two of her four pinch-running chances ... came to the plate for her first career at-bat May 1 against Youngstown State and picked up an RBI single to end Crusaders’ run-rule victory.

Arizona: Did not play softball for the Wildcats.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Huskies … teammate of fellow Crusader Sara Strickland at Horizon … earned Second Team All-State honors as a senior … served as the Huskies’ staff ace in her final season, going 25-7 with a 1.61 ERA while striking out 150 batters and walking just 24 … opponents hit just .194 off of her that year as well … a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Amanda is the daughter of Charlie and Brenda Bolton ... major is nursing ... born April 23, 1990.

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Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler