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    Amanda Alders
    Amanda Alders

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Colleyville, Texas

    High School:
    The Oakridge School

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    F

    Birthdate:
    05/11/1987

    Experience:
    3L

    Enters her senior season as the all-time leader at SFA in both career points and goals ... Has posted 74 career points and 32 career goals through three seasons ... Is also tied for fourth on the all-time list in career assists with 10 ... Holds two of the top 10 marks for a single season in both points and goals and is tied for the top spot in single-season goals with the 15 she posted as a freshman in 2005 ... Has posted six top 10 marks for goals in a single game and is tied for the most career hat tricks in program history with two ... Holds two of the top four marks for points in a single game ... Is a three-time All-Southland Conference selection and former SLC Freshman of the Year ... Has twice been named to the Academic All-SLC team.

    2007 (Junior): Was named to the All-SLC second team ... Was a first-team selection to the Academic All-SLC team ... Played in a career-low 12 games during an injury plagued junior season ... Still finished with five goals and a career-high four assists for a total of 14 points -- third on the team ... Twenty-one of her 39 shots were on goal for a .538 shots on goal percentage ... Took over the all-time lead in career points and goals in SFA's 4-0 win over Central Arkansas (10/19/07) ... Scored a goal and assisted on another in the game ... Posted sixth career multi-goal game, when she scored twice in a 5-1 win at Oral Roberts (9/16/07) ... Also had an assist in that game for a total of five points.

    2006 (Sophomore): A first-team selection to the All-SLC team ... Was also named First-Team Academic All-SLC ... Played in all 18 games, earning 17 starts ... Scored 12 goals and 27 points to lead the team in both categories for the second straight season -- the first player in school history to lead the Ladyjacks in either category two years in a row ... Marks for points and goals were the best in the SLC ... Also recorded three assists ... Thirty of 51 shots were on goal for a .588 shots on goal percentage ... Scored two game-winning goals and one game-tying goal ... Recorded two multi-goal games, including her second career hat trick in a 6-2 win over Nicholls State (10/22/06) ... Also had two assists in that game to finish with eight points, breaking her previous personal best and tying the SFA single-game record ... Scored two goals in a 4-1 win over Houston (9/15/06) ... Scored at least one goal in four straight games to end the season.

    2005 (Freshman): Became the second player in school history to be named Southland Conference Freshman of the Year ... Was also named to the All-SLC First Team ... Played in all 18 contests, earning 16 starts ... Led team with 15 goals and 33 points ... The 15 goals tied a school record for goals in a single season, and the 33 points ranks third all-time on the single-season list ... Tied for second on the squad with three assists ... Scored at least one goal in 11 straight games -- all Ladyjack wins ... Recorded six game-winning goals ... Scored first career goal in 2-0 win over Louisiana Tech on Sept. 16 ... Best game was seven-point outing against The Citadel, when she scored three goals and added an assist ... Recorded two more multi-goal games, coming in back-to-back contests -- scored twice in 3-0 win at Southeastern Louisiana (10/7/05), and posted two goals in 5-0 win at Nicholls State (10/9/05) ... Posted .221 shot percentage, which ranked fourth on the team.

    High School: A four-year letterwinner ...Scored 66 goals and dished out 19 assists despite being injured during her junior and senior years ...Scored 50 of those goals and recorded all 19 assists as a senior ...Earned all-district honors during her rookie season ... Set a school record for most goals in a season ... Made the Olympic Development State team ... Guided her club team to the national tournament ...Played for the Tejanos `87, American Eagles `87 and Sting `87 Royal club teams.

    Personal: Daughter of Timothy and Teena Alders ... Born May 11, 1987, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Father, Timothy, played football at Texas-Arlington, and grandfather, Sam, ran track at UTA ... Business administration major.

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