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Amanda Dirks
Amanda  Dirks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, Calif.

High School:
Yorba Linda hS

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Experience:
2V



02/03/2016

Softball Picked Third, Three Lions Honored

Alicia Brown, Amanda Dirks and Rachael Farrington were named Preseason All-WCC selections.

05/14/2015

Eight Lions Honored

Eight Lions earned recognition on the 2015 All-WCC Softball Teams.

05/07/2015

Softball Concludes Season at Home

The Lions host BYU in a three-game series on Friday and Saturday at Smith Field.

05/04/2015

Iggys Honor Best of 2014-15

The 10th Annual iggy Awards issued 35 year-end awards on April 30 at Los Angeles Airport Marriott.

05/04/2015

Iggys Honor Best of 2014-15

The 10th Annual iggy Awards issued 35 year-end awards on April 30 at Los Angeles Airport Marriott.

05/04/2015

2015 Iggy Awards

10th annual Iggy Awards for Los Angeles Airport Marriott on Apr. 30, 2015.

04/11/2015

SOFT | LMU vs. San Diego

WCC Represent game in conference play at Smith Field

03/23/2015

SOFT | LMU v. Seattle

Final game of 2015 LMU Softball Tournament

03/26/2014

SOFT | LMU vs. Hawaii

Non-conference at Smith Field

03/25/2014

SOFT | LMU vs. UMKC

Tuesday softball from Smith Field

At LMU...
2015...

Started all 52 games she appeared in... member of the Lions' outfield... All-WCC Second Team... led LMU with a .370 batting average... also team leader in hits (54) and runs (33)... had nine doubles, one triple and seven home runs for a team-high .589 slugging percentage... 15 multi-hit games including two three-hit outings... tied for the team lead with nine multi-RBI games... had six games with three RBIs... had two home runs, including a walk off in a 5-4 win over WCC rival Saint Mary's (Apr. 25)... 43 putouts and seven assists with no errors for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage...

2014...
Earned 32 starts in the outfield and appeared in 40 total games as a rookie... hit .250 with 25 hits in 100 at bats... had five doubles, five home runs and 20 RBIs, which ranked third on the team... season0high three hits was versus Bethune-Cookman (Mar. 20)... had a season-high four RBI versus Harvard (Mar. 19)... 19 putouts, one assist and no errors in the field...

High School...
A 2013 graduate of Yorba Linda High School in Yorba Linda, CA... three-year varsity letterwinner under head coach Sharon Farrell... All-Empire League honors as a junior and senior... named to the All-Star team of the Michelle Carew Classic Softball Tournament... hit .347 as a senior... member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation...

Personal...
Amanda Taylor Dirks was born July 27, 1995 in Upland, CA... parents are Roberta and Darren Dirks... has two younger siblings, Andrew and Mallory...father, Darren, played baseball at Cal Poly Pomona... has volunteered at Santa Clara de Asis Church in Yorba Linda and Little Friends Preschool... chose LMU for the location, softball program and class sizes... Economics major...

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