GW hosts the Charlotte 49ers at the Mount Vernon Softball Complex on April 18, 2008
At GW: 2008 -- Named second team All-Atlantic 10, after sporting an 11-18 record, 7-9 in the A-10, with a 2.03 earned run average against A-10 batters ... logged 189.2 innings ... collected four shutouts: NC Central (2/10), Rhode Island (4/6 game 1), Temple (4/26) and Saint Joseph's (4/27 game 1) ... hit second-most home runs on the team with five ... showed patience at the plate by drawing a team-high 12 bases on balls ... currently holds all individual career pitching records and all single-season pitching records.
2007 - Broke every major single-season pitching record in GW history ... her 13 wins ties her for the career wins mark at GW ... appeared in the circle in 70% of GW games ... finished sixth in the conference with a 2.49 ERA, fourth with 169.0 innings pitched, and second with five shutouts ... led the A-10 in appearances (18) and innings pitched (87.1) in conference play ... received Co-Rookie of the Week honors after shutting out Saint Joseph's in back-to-back starts ... pitched 15 innings of shutout ball vs. Saint Josephs, allowing just seven hits and striking out 14 (4/5-4/6) ... struck out a season-high 12 in an eight-inning complete game vs. the Hawks (4/6) ... had a streak of 31.2 consecutive innings without issuing a walk (3/28-4/7) ... struck out 10 in a loss to Hartford despite giving up just two runs (3/14) ... pitched three innings of perfect softball with seven strikeouts vs. Coppin State (5/3)... pitched a season-high nine innings in a 5-4 win vs. UMBC (3/6) ... allowed just five hits in a 2-0 shutout win at Charlotte (4/1) ... first career base hit was an RBI double vs. Mississippi Valley State (3/15).
High School: Two-time Freeway League MVP who led the Sunny Hills Lancers to four consecutive league championships under coach Art Jarman ... Two-time First-Team All CIF selection in 2005 and 2006 ... played club softball for the So Cal Squeeze, Orange County Batbusters and Orange County Lionettes ... led her cross country team to back-to-back League Championships while finishing sixth overall in 2002 ... recipient of the Senior Scholar-Athlete Award, Daughter's of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award, and Presidential Scholarship in 2006 ... received Lancer Night Gold Medals in Spanish, Government, and Physiology ... accepted the Rotary Top 100 Award in 2005.
Personal: Born Amanda Michelle Gabriel on May 9, 1988 in Orange, CA ... daughter of Marcie and Richard Gabriel ... has two older brothers, Greg and Chris ... also enjoys baseball, football, reading, working out, biking and running ... exercise major, wants to pursue a career in physical therapy.