The George Washington University: Softball

Amanda Holst
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Amanda Holst

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toms River, NJ

High School:
Monsignor Donovan

Height:
5-10

Position:
Outfield

B-T:
B-R



At GW:
2009 - Holst made 46 starts, roaming center field for the Colonials with 53 putouts ... drew a team-high 16 walks, with three games with two walks ... stole three bases in four attempts ... had a three-game hitting streak (3/31-4/1) and finished the season on a two-game hit streak.

2008 - Started 37 games, 21 in right field, seven at first, four at third, four in left field and one as the DH ... had a six-game hit streak (3/13-4/2) ... hit two doubles and one home run ... batted .225 from the eighth spot in the line-up ... hit by pitch three times ... stole two bases.

2007 - Appeared in 28 games, starting 14 all in right field ... also saw time in left field ... was plunked by a team-high five pitches ... doubled in her collegiate debut vs. Oakland (2/23) ... went 1-1 with a run scored, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base vs. Canisius (3/3) ... was hit by two pitches vs. Rider (3/14) ... slugged the 2nd Grand Slam in GW history, and her first career home run in a win vs. Coppin State (5/3).

High School: Four-time 1st Team All-Division...as a senior was named 1st team All-Division, 1st Team All-Ocean County and 1st Team All-Shore...was the Shore leader in stolen bases her senior season...named Most Valuable Player by her teammates...member of the New Jersey Outlaws who appeared in the American Softball Association's 18-and-under National Tournament in '05-'06...also ran the 200 and 400m on the indoor track team...a member of the National Honor Society, she graduated 4th in her class with a 4.0 GPA

Personal: Born Amanda Lynn Holst on June 6, 1988, in Toms River, NJ ... Daughter of Arthur and Wendy Holst ... interests include reading, music and shopping ... finance major ... aspires to work for Pricewaterhouse Cooper as an associate consultant and eventually earn a MBA ...treasurer and member of the GW Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Holst's Career Batting Statistics

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-ATT
SLG%
OB%
2007
.217
28-14
46
8
10
1
0
1
7
3
10
1-2
.304
.333
2008
.225
38-37
102
12
23
2
0
1
5
5
28
2-3
.275
.282
2009
.119
48-48
109
10
12
2
0
0
4
16
33
3-4
.138
.244
2010
.211
43-43
109
4
23
1
0
0
3
6
31
2-4
.220
.265
Totals
.189
157-142
366
34
69
6
0
2
19
30
102
8-13
.221
.272

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