2012: Appeared in four games including three starts... Posted two hits in her eight at-bats for her .250 batting average... Recorded her first collegiate hit against Lander (Mar. 3), along with a RBI... Followed with a double and two RBI against West Liberty (Mar. 4)... Accounted for a walk and a sacrifice bunt against Georgia College (Mar. 7).
2011: Did not play.
High School: Graduated from Port Charlotte (Fla.) HS... Also attended Hicksville (N.Y.) HS where she was named Nassau All-Conference in 2007, 2008 and 2009... 2009 Nassau All-County award winner... Hit .442 with a .527 on-base percentage and was named All-Area as a senior at Port Charlotte... Played for Long Island Xplosion club team and coached by Al DeVine.
Personal: Full name is Amanda Marie Grempel... Born March 21, 1982 in Oceanside, N.Y... Daughter of John and Elizabeth Grempel... Brother - John Grempel, Jr... Majoring in athletic training... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans include moving to Manhattan... Favorite book: "The Life You Imagined"; Favorite class at Tusculum: Wellness; Favorite midnight snack: Cookies; Favorite musical artists: Eminem, Jay-Z; Favorite song: "Empire State of Mind"; Most thrilling moment in sports: Playing at West Point; Advice to kids: "Don't let anyone tell you that you cannot do something"; Favorite colors: Pink, Purple; Favorite food: Chicken; Favorite sports other than softball: Snowboarding, Swimming; People Amanda most admires: Her family; Toughest team Amanda has ever played against: Venice HS; What people don't know about Amanda: She has competed in beauty pagents; When she was a kid, Amanda tried to be like: Her cousin, Jimbo.