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#22 Amanda Gomes
Position: First Base
Bats: R
Throws: L
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla.
High School: Taravella H.S.
Experience: 2 Letters
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Amanda Gomes Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 09/15/2011

2012: Named to the 2012 Big South All-Conference Second-Team ... Also named to the 2012 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second-Team ... Played in 49 games on the season, starting 45 of them as a true freshman ... Split time at catcher and designated player ... Tied for second on the team with 23 RBI and four home runs on the season ... Was third on the team with six doubles on the year ... Was fourth on the team with a .394 slugging percentage and with 13 walks for the season ... Fifth on the team with 50 total bases ... Ranked fifth in League play with 17 RBI ... Also hit .327 in Big South Conference action ... Posted a .558 slugging percentage in conference play for the year ... Totaled 11 extra base hits on the season ... Had six multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games on the year ... Posted a season-high five-game hitting streak ... Hit her first career home run in the 10-5 win over UNC Greensboro ... Picked up her first career hit and RBI in the 6-4 season opening win over Morgan State ... Went 2-3 in GWU's 8-0 win over Morgan State ... Was 2-2 at the plate in the Runnin' Bulldogs' 4-2 win over North Carolina A&T ... Was 1-2 in a loss to USC Upstate ... Went 1-4 with a double in a 4-3 loss to Fairfield at the Seahawk Classic ... Was also 1-2 with a double in 9-0 loss to No. 3 Florida at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Went 1-3 with a double and three RBI in GWU's 6-4 win over Tennessee State at the UF Lipton Invitational ... Was 1-3 with a home run, a walk and RBI and two runs scored in the Runnin' Bulldogs' 10-5 win over UNC Greensboro ... Was a combined 4-6 at the plate with a home run, a triple, four RBI and a run scored in the final two games of the three-game home series versus Liberty ... Went 2-4 with an RBI in the 6-4 win at Presbyterian ... Went 1-3 with a double, a walk and an RBI in the 8-5 loss at home to Charlotte ... Also went 1-3 with a double and three RBI in a 3-2 come from behind win over Winthrop ... Was a triple shy of the cycle with four RBI and one run scored in a 7-1 home win over Presbyterian ... Was 1-3 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in GWU's 4-1 win at Radford ... Was 1-3 with a double in GWU's 6-2 win over No. 3 Charleston Southern at the 2012 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Tabbed a 2012 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Earned a spot on the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Played at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs, Fla. ... A four-year letterwinner ... A four-time All-Broward County High School Varsity Softball Team selection by both the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel News and the Miami Herald News Publication ... A three-time Silver Slugger Award winner ... A four-time varsity Softball Team MVP and a four-time Best Defensive Player Award recipient ... J.P. Taravella High School's career record holder for home runs, RBIs and batting average ... Did not allow a passed ball her entire senior year ... Helped to guide her team to the 11-6A District Finals and Regional Playoffs in each of her first three years on the varsity team ... Led the Broward County Class 11-4A, 11-5A and 11-6A overall in both RBIs and home runs as a junior ... Posted a .450 batting average with four home runs and 33 RBIs her junior year ... Also led all Broward County 11-4A, 11-5A and 11-6A classes in RBIs and home runs as a sophomore in which she hit .538 with seven home runs and 42 RBIs ... Also a member of the Sunrise Thunder Gold Travel Softball club team, the Calusa Lightning Gold Travel Softball club team and the Florida Fury Travel Softball club team ... Led her Calusa Lightning Gold Travel club team in batting average, RBIs, and home runs with a .552 average, 15 home runs and 105 RBIs ... Was invited to play on the USA Athletes International Team in both 2010 and 2009 ... A 2009 National Scholar Award recipient ... Received the Gold Cord Award and he Silver Cord Award ... Was awarded the Cytryn and Velazquez Academic/Athletic Scholarship.

Personal: Amanda T. Gomes was born on January 28, 1993 in Plantation, Fla. ... Daughter of Anthony and Robyn Gomes ... Intends to major in Sports Management.


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