Amanda Clifton
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    Amanda Clifton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Louis, Mo.

    High School:
    Cor Jesu Academy

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    C/INF

    Birthdate:
    05/20/1985

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    Updated Feb. 1, 2007

    2006
    - MVC All-Tournament Team
    - First-Team MVC Scholar Athlete
    - CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V - First Team
    - CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American - Second Team
    Played in 34 games for the Salukis, starting in 28... Started 27 games at catcher and one at designated player... Finished third on the team in batting with a .315 (23-for-73) average... Tallied four doubles, five home runs, 16 walks and 18 RBI... Finished second on the team and ninth in the MVC in slugging percentage (.575)... Led the team and ranked sixth in the Valley in on-base percentage (.438)... Placed in a tie for 17th in the MVC in home runs... Committed only one error while picking up 178 put outs and 20 assists for a .995 fielding percentage... Was second on the team in batting in Valley games with a .361 (13-for-36) average... Posted a .667 slugging percentage in conference games with five of her 13 hits going for extra bases... Had four game-winning hits while scoring two game-winning runs

    2005
    Started in 34 games, 28 as a catcher... Also started on first base and as the designated player... Committed only one error with a .996 fielding percentage... Recorded 10 sacrifices... Batted .180 (16-of-89) with four doubles, two home runs, nine runs scored and eight RBI... Drove in the winning run twice

    2004
    - Honorable Mention All-MVC
    Started 39 games; 21 at catcher, nine at first base and nine as a designated player... Hit .208 (22-of-106) with five doubles, two home runs, six runs scored and 16 RBI in 44 games... Hit her first career home run against Evansville to win the game... Recorded a perfect fielding percentage with no errors... Threw out seven of 17 baserunners as a catcher

    Pre-SIU / Cor Jesu Academy
    Named first-team all-state and all-metro as a senior... Played for the St. Louis Sluggers who finished third at the 18 & Under ASA Nationals... Earned second-team all-state honors as a junior... Broke school record for career and single season hits as a senior... Hit .457 with 24 RBIs and 28 runs while leader her team to a 19-7 finish and a sectional championship as a senior... Hit .363 and .365 as a junior and a sophomore... Honorable mention all-metro as a sophomore... Team finished with a 26-4 record and a runner-up finish in the state tournament as a freshman... Hit .363 as a freshman with 16 RBI and 14 runs scored... All-district and all-conference performer in basketball, leading her team to two district championships

    Personal
    Majoring in accounting and management information systems... Has a 3.94 cumulative GPA... Member of the national honor society... Earned high honors (3.7 GPA for four quarters)... Named to the conference honor roll team... Has two brothers, Mike and Dominic... Daughter of Debbie and Ron Clifton... Born on May 20, 1985 in St. Louis

    SIU