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#14 Amanda Himmelheber
Position: Defender
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severna Park

As a senior in 2010:
Started in 15 games and saw action in 23...was an important anchor in Terrapin defensive unit...scored lone career goal against Pacific on Oct. 10...recipient of 2010 Sabrina Salam Award at team's banquet...award is given to an upperclassman that demonstrates an elite level of quality of life academically, socially, athletically and spiritually while exemplifying a championship lifestyle...member of 2010 ACC and NCAA Championship teams...named to ACC Honor Roll.

As a junior in 2009:
Saw action in 13 of the Terrapins' games, including the five last regular season games... earned valuable minutes in three of the five ACC games...helped propel team to first18-0 perfect regular season record in school history and program-best 23-1 record...named to ACC's Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore in 2008:
Saw time in 14 games, including all five ACC contests, with six starts...got the starting nod at No. 1 Wake Forest on Sept. 27...contributed to a Terrapin defense which recorded eight shutouts and allowed less than a goal per game during the regular season, good for second best in the nation...recorded a shot in the 7-0 victory over No. 5 North Carolina on Oct. 25...named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.

As a freshman in 2007:
Saw significant playing time in the backfield, making 14 starts, while playing in 20 games...helped the Terrapin defense rank third in the nation with a 0.90 goals against average...the defense also helped the goalies record eight shutouts on the season, boasting a 0.38 shutout average, which ranked fifth in the country...one of just three freshmen to play in at least 20 games, making the second-most starts among her classmates.

Before Maryland:
A four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Severna Park High, helped the Falcons post a 74-3-1 record...led SPHS to a 19-0-1 campaign and the state title as a senior, earning NFHCA second team All-American honors for the second time, while being named Player of the Year by The Baltimore Sun, The Capital and The Examiner...was Anne Arundel County Player of the Year by The Washington Post...in her final two seasons, was all-state, Sun and the Capital all-county and all-metro by the Sun and Post...during her prep career, Severna Park won three state crowns and four county and region titles, while advancing to the state championship game every year...participated in the USA Futures program from 2004-07, playing in the national tournament from 2004-06...a gold medalist at the AAU Junior Olympics and her club squad were pool championships at the National Festival, winning the tournament in 2004...was also a varsity letterwinner in track and field, swimming and lacrosse...helped the lacrosse team reach the state finals as a junior, winning the state crown as a senior.

Personal:
Majoring in kinesiology...was an Honorable Mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar...awarded the top scholar-athlete award and earned a spot on the Principal's Honor Roll...member of the Student Government and National Honor Society...daughter of Cheryl and Mark Himmelheber...has an older brother, Charles...Amanda Kate Himmelheber was born in Severna Park, Md.

HIMMELHEBER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS G A TP Sh. GWG DS PS
2007 20 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
2008 14 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0
2009 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2010 23 15 1 0 2 1 0 0 0-0
TOTAL 70 35 1 0 2 2 0 1 0-0

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