13 Amanda Neumann
13 Amanda Neumann
Birth Date: 04/19/1991
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
Position: P/3B
Bats/Throws: R/R

Honors and Awards

  • 2011, MCAC Pitcher of the Year
  • 2011, MCAC Player of the Year
  • 2011, First team all-MCAC
  • 2011, NFCA Southwest all-Region team
  • 2011, NAIA all-Nebraska (Honorary captain)
  • 2011, MCAC Pitcher of the Week (April 4, April 11, April 25, May 2)
  • 2011, MCAC Player of the Week (March 21, April 11, April 25)
  • 2010-11, MCAC Scholar-Athlete


2011 season (Sophomore)

: Named the MCAC Pitcher and Player of the Year after leading the conference in wins (23), ERA (2.83), strikeouts (240), batting average (.409) and home runs (15) ... Set the single-season school record for strikeouts with 240 ... Named to the NFCA Southwest all-Region team ... Honorary captain of the NAIA all-Nebraska team by the Omaha World-Herald ... Appeared in all 51 games with 48 starts ... Recorded 18 complete games and five shutouts ... Notched a no-hitter with a season-high 16 strikeouts at College of Saint Mary on April 27 ... Recorded 10 or more strikeouts on 10 occasions ... Named the MCAC Pitcher of the Week four times (April 4, April 11, April 25 and May 2) and MCAC Player of the Week three times (March 21, April 11 and April 25) ... Ranked second on the team with 45 RBIs ... Had a 19-game hit streak from March 15 to April 27 ... Registered 18 multi-hit games and 12 games with two or more RBIs ... Went 5-for-8 with three home runs, four runs and six RBIs in BU’s doubleheader sweep versus Peru State College on April 5 ...  In the MCAC Tournament, Neumann batted 5-for-9 (.556) with five runs, one home run, three RBIs, and in the circle, she picked up all three wins with 30 strikeouts and a 0.44 ERA in 16 innings of work ... Earned the win against Minot State (N.D.) University in the NAIA National Tournament on May 21 ... Named a MCAC Scholar-Athlete.

2011 game-by-game statistics

At Southwest Minnesota State: Started all 43 games as a freshman for the 2010 Mustangs ... Batted .290 on the season with four home runs, four doubles, and 27 RBIs ... Registered a 3.73 ERA in seven appearances and 15 innings pitched ... Collected eight strikeouts on the season ... Named to the NFCA Division II all-academic team.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Papillion-LaVista High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Named first team all-state, all-Nebraska first team and all-Metro Conference first team in 2008 ... Lincoln Journal-Star Super State first team honoree ... Received PLHS Hall of Fame award ... Member of two state championship teams and two runner-up squads.

Personal: Born April 19, 1991 ... Daughter of Paul and Bev Neumann ... Majoring in psychology.