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Amanda Penkrot

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Concord

Height:
5-10

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
01/28/1993

08/18/2013

Villanova Women's Soccer: 2013 Season Preview

Wildcats Open 31st Year of Varsity Soccer on August 23rd vs. Radford

10/07/2011

Wildcats Fall in Heartbreaker to Louisville, 3-2, in Double Overtime

Stephanie Myers scores both goals for Villanova, now has seven tallies on the season

Career: Has appeared in 37 games while making 21 starts through her junior season... Totaled 1,860 minutes on the pitch through three seasons... Registered two assists for two points... Taken 10 shots and placed three shots on goal for a .300 shot on goal percentage.

2013: Appeared in 17 contests while making seven starts in the midfield during her junior season... Totaled 905 minutes on the pitch... Took four shots and placed two shots on goal for a .500 shot on goal percentage... Averaged 0.24 shots on goal per game in 2013. BIG EAST: Appeared in all nine conference contests while making three starts vs. Creighton (Oct. 17), Seton Hall (Oct. 20) and Providence (Nov. 2)... Totaled 430 minutes on the pitch in BIG EAST play... Took two shots against BIG EAST opponents vs. DePaul (Oct. 6) and Providence (Nov. 2)... Averaged 0.22 shots per game in conference play. BIG EAST Championship: Appeared in the Wildcats first round game against the DePaul Blue Demons which resulted in a 1-0 loss to conclude the 2013 season.

2012: Appeared in six games while making four consecutive starts against Providence (Sept. 21), Connecticut (Sept. 23), Pitt (Sept. 28) and Louisville (Oct. 5)... Appeared in 223 minutes for the season... Took one shot vs. Providence (Sept. 21). BIG EAST: Played in six conference matches while making four starts against Providence (Sept. 21), Connecticut (Sept. 23), Pitt (Sept. 28) and Louisville (Oct. 5)...Took one shot vs. Providence (Sept. 21).

2011: Played in 14 games and earned 10 starts during her freshman campaign while offering the Wildcats a strong presence in the defensive midfield ... Tallied two assists, two points and five shots, including one shot on goal; BIG EAST: Appeared in nine conference games and made seven starts ... Contributed two assists, two points, four shots and one shot on goal in BIG EAST play ... Registered her first career point with an assist in a 4-1 win over a nationally-ranked West Virginia squad ... Added another assist and also had a season-high three shots in the next game against Louisville.

Concord: Lettered four years in soccer and swimming, as well as three in field hockey ... First team all-conference soccer player all four years ... Named a first team all-state pick as a senior after being a second team selection each of the previous two years ... Chosen as one of the top 10 players in Delaware in 2011 ... Senior year team captain and two-time MVP as a junior and senior ... As a swimmer was a four-time first team all-conference performer and as a senior received second team all-state accolades ... Team captain as a senior and two-time team MVP her junior and senior years ... As a field hockey player earned first team all-conference honors as a sophomore and merited honorable mention all-conference status as a junior ... Team captain ... Presented with an Outstanding Athlete Award by the Delaware Alliance for Sports and Fitness for earning more than nine varsity letters during high school ... Member and officer in the National Honor Society ... Winner of the Presidential Education Award in 2011 ... Top 25 in her class all four years ... Named an AP Scholar in 2010.

Personal: Born 1/28/93 in Wilmington, Del... Younger of two daughters of Dave and Cathy Penkrot... Has an older sister, Michelle... Father played basketball at Delaware as a forward... Enrolled as an Accountancy major in the Villanova School of Business.

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