Amanda Shellenberger begins her fifth year at LMU?played in 16 games after returning to outside midfield position in 1999?she served a redshirt season in 1998?will supply leadership as a fifth-year senior?a member of Gryphon Circle (campus service organization)?awarded the Fr. Alfred Klip, S.J. Leadership Award at the conclusion of the 1999-2000 academic year which is presented to sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated exemplary service and leadership in the community?awarded a Presidential Citation in 2000-2001 for maintaining the highest GPA in civil engineering?also honored with the Sr Raymunde McKay, RSHM award for service?she is an extremely hard worker?will be moved up front in the fall and can shoot and score from a distance.
Started six games and played in 16 of the Lions? 19 contests?finished the season with 10 shots (four on goal).
Played in 18 of the 19 games for the Lions?started in 15 games at midfield?scored lone goal, game winner, against San Francisco (Oct. 10) in a 6-0 victory?was the team?s assist leader with five on the year?had two assists in 7-0 win over Utah State on Oct. 8?had two games with multiple points (USF and Utah State)?on the season had 17 shots, six that went on net (.353 SOG%).
Granted a redshirt season to rehabilitate from an ACL injury suffered in the spring of 1998.
Saw playing time in 18 games through the season?scored three goals, including two against UC Santa Barbara in the season opener?tallied two assists against Texas-El Paso (Sept. 12) and Arizona State (Oct. 3).
Shellenberger is a 1997 graduate of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School in Burien, WA?a three-year letterwinner in soccer and four-year letterwinner in track?named the Val Kirk Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 1997?led her soccer team to three Seamount League Championships?a two-time All-Seamount League selection in soccer?served as team captain her senior year?led her team to the state championships as a sophomore?honored as the team MVP as a senior?led track team to the state championship during her senior year?prep soccer coach was Doug Stamnes.
Amanda Mary Shellenberger was born on Nov. 19, 1978 in Seattle, WA?the daughter of Mike Shellenberger and Mary Nagan?has one brother, Waylon, and one sister, Maggie?lists grilled cheese sandwiches as her favorite food?names Michelle Akers as her favorite professional athlete?also recruited by San Francisco and Oklahoma State?a civil engineering graduate.