Fall 2006: Posted a 6-4 singles record...won the flight six singles title at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships...Paired with Andrea Courtney for a 6-3 doubles record and with Sabine Tsala Mvilongo for a 3-1 doubles record.
2005-06: Finished the season with a 7-12 singles record... placed ninth in flight three singles at the MVC Fall Championship...Played with four doubles partners during the season with a total record of 3-19.
2004-05: In singles, recorded a 7-5 record in her first fall as a Saluki...teamed up with Maria Blanco and fellow freshman Laura Bredniak to post a 4-6 doubles record...singles record for the spring season was 3-12...record for doubles with partner Bredniak was 4-6.
Prior to SIU: As a senior at Millbrook High School earned all-conference, academic all-conference and the NCA Sportsmanship Award...in 2003 was the state singles and doubles champion...ranked in the top 70 in the south...a state qualfier and a three-time team MVP...ranked as high as number one in North Carolina girls' 18s in singles and doubles.
Personal: Majoring in business management...full name is Amanda Minton Taillefer...born October 9, 1985...daughter of Fran and Betty Jo Taillefer...has one sister, Ashley.
Best Quote: "Don't frown because you never know who is falling in love with your smile."
Best Book: "He's Just Not That Into You"
Best Movie: "Clueless"
Best Actor: Adam Sandler
Best TV Show: Grey's Anatomy
Best Cartoon: Family Guy
Best Music: Everything
Best Food: Homemade
Best Beach: Hilton Head
Best City: Atlanta