Colonials Also Recognized With All-Academic Team Honors
Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Colonials Rebound From 4-2 Loss to Saint Louis in Opener
No. 4 Colonials Face No. 5 Saint Louis in Opening Game on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Junior Hurler Courtney Martin is First Colonial on First Team Since 2007
2013: Capital One Academic All-District First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Set program single-season records with 29 stolen bases and 42 walks ... Led the A-10 in steals ... Saw action in 49 games and made 40 starts, mostly at designated player ... Served as the Colonials' primary leadoff hitter ... Batted .233 with 24 hits in 103 at-bats ... Led the team with a .466 on-base percentage, the third-best mark in program history ... Ranked second on the team with 34 runs scored, the fourth-highest ever by a Colonial ... Six of her eight RBIs on the year came against A-10 opponents ... Ranked eighth in the nation in walks per game (0.86) and 29th in stolen bases per game (0.59) ... Batted .321 (9-for-28) and drove in five runs with two outs ... Recorded five multi-hit games on the season ... Reached base in 18 straight games from April 7-May 5, matching Carlee Gray's program record set earlier in the season ... Posted a .548 on-base percentage with 25 walks and 13 hits during the streak ... Walked in 11 straight games from April 7-24 ... Became the fifth player in program history to steal three bases in a game at Rhode Island (April 20) ... Had five steals in two games against the Rams ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters and named an NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2012: Saw action in 49 games and made 40 starts, primarily as designated player ... Stole a school single-season record 27 bases in 31 attempts, ranking third in the Atlantic 10 ... Batted .282 (29-for-103) and scored 17 runs on the season ... Ranked third on the team in on-base percentage (.351) and fourth in average ... Stole two bases in a game seven times, including twice at the A-10 Championship ... Batted .500 (6-for-12) during a five-game hitting streak from March 17-20 ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two stolen bases at George Mason (April 11) ... Had multiple hits in three of four games from April 28-May 5, including a 3-for-3 effort against Charlotte in the A-10 Tournament ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both semesters and named an NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2011: Played in 39 games with 18 starts in center field ... led the team withe 14 stolen bases ... got hits off of Winthrop and La Salle ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters and named an NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2010: Saw action as a pinch runner in 24 games ... stole two bases ... got five starts in the outfield ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters.
High School: As a member of the Ottawa Hills Green Bears, recorded the fourth-best batting average (.667) as a junior in Ohio high school fastpitch softball history ... named first-team all-conference and all-division, won most improved player, coaches and captain's awards ... played for the Ohio Peppers club team from 2006-07 and the Ann Arbor Gold in 2009 ... member of the National Honors Society, an AP scholar, won Ottawa Hills High Award for Sociology, Lucas County Education award winner for Outstanding Performance in History.
Personal:Born Amanda Sahar Zakeri on August 17, 1990, in Buffalo, NY ... daughter of Jacquelyn and Ahmad Zakeri ... has two brothers Charles Bartlett and Brandon Zakeri and one sister, Fallon Zakeri ... member of the Iranian Culture Society...majoring in exercise science with a concentration in pre-health professional studies.
Make no mistake, Sarah Costlow still gets butterflies in her stomach every time she steps in the circle to pitch.
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