#11 Amanda Abbott | Middle/Outside hitter
Hometown: Temecula, Calif.
Previous School: Chaparral
Major: Elementary Education
2012 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
Abbott saw action in all 31 matches and in each of the 114 sets played by Concordia in 2012...ranked second on the team with 289 kills on 842 attack attempts (.178 hitting percentage)...posted 60 digs, 32 total blocks and 10 service aces...set a new career high with 20 kills vs. Peru State on 9-7-12...dug out a season high seven balls vs. Benedictine (Kan.) on 8-31-12...tallied a season best four blocks vs. Judson (Ill.) on 10-20-12...had 15 matches with 10 or more kills...named Honorable Mention All-GPAC.
Amanda had a solid freshman season, appearing in 31 matches for the Bulldogs…was second on the team with 222 kills…had 18 aces, 94 digs and 29 total blocks…posted a career-high 16 kills vs. Montreat University on 9-9-11…added 13 kills at Doane on 9-14-11 and at Dakota Wesleyan on 9-24-11…recorded seven digs vs. College of St. Mary on 9-16-11 and vs. Dordt College on 10-29-11.
Played for the Chaparral Pumas for four years under coach Pat Manning ... Team captain for one year and three year starter ... Earned three varsity letters, along with receiving All-League honors and Most Valuable Player award ... Was part of the All-Southern Section Academic Team and had the highest GPA on the team her senior year.
Born November 10 in San Diego, California ... Daughter of John and Patti Abbott ... Has one younger sister, Sara.