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Amanda

Nishihira

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#14

Catcher/Outfielder
Height 5'3"
Year Sophomore
Hometown Los Alamitos, Calif.
High School Los Alamitos
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
School: CC
Birthdate June 21, 1998

Bio

2017: Played in 22 games, starting 13 behind the plate … Recorded two doubles and a home run … Drove in five runs and scored four … Threw out three baserunners and had a .982 fielding percentage … Made her collegiate debut as a pinch runner on opening day against Army West Point (Feb. 24) … Recorded an RBI double against Army a week later for her first collegiate hit (March 4) … Started for the first time against George Mason (March 17) … Smacked her first career home run in a 6-5 win over George Mason, driving in three runs and also stealing her first base (March 18) … Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in a 12-2 win at Rider (April 19) … Scored two runs in a 9-4 win at Princeton (April 22).

Personal: Former catcher for Los Alamitos High School in California … Earned second team Sunset League honors her senior season when she posted a .429 batting average … An NFCA Scholar Athlete in 2013-14 … Also played for the Ohana Tigers 18U team … The daughter of Janet and Craig Nishihira … Cousin, Jennifer Kutsunai, attended Columbia law school ... Attends Columbia College.

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