Bucknell Softball BIO
5 Amanda Fazio
2015 (Junior): Set program records in wins with a record of 19-12 and in strikeouts with 164 ... also set the program's single-season record in steals with 26 ... pitched 181.2 innings in 39 appearances, including 30 starts ... voted to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team for the second straight year after striking out 21 batters in four appearances ... pitched 17 complete games ... went the distance and struck out six in a 3-0 shutout win over Holy Cross ... struck out 10 batters in a complete game effort in an 8-3 win over Albany ... followed that with nine strikeouts and a complete game perfromance in a 6-2 win over Valparaiso the next day ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2014 (Sophomore): Returned from an early season injury to go 4-5 with a 2.48 ERA in 19 appearances, including 11 starts ... struck out 49 batters and issued 19 walks in 73 1/3 innings ... had two saves ... went 2-1 with a 0.74 ERA in five appearances during the conference schedule ... named to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team after registering a 3.17 ERA and 10 strikeouts in four appearances, while also batting .364 with three runs scored ... earned Academic All-Patriot League honors ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (Freshman): Earned second team All-Patriot League honors … garnered NFCA Scholar Athlete All-America distinction … one of Bucknell’s two starting pitchers, making 25 starts in 30 appearances … compiled a 10-14 record over the course of the season, pitching seven complete games … finished her rookie campaign with a 2.82 ERA, a mark that ranked fifth in the Patriot League, and a team-high 114 strikeouts in 146.1 innings pitched … her strikeout total ranks third in the conference … had shutouts against La Salle, Lafayette and Army … made 14 appearances at the plate, tallying one hit and going 2-for-2 in stolen bases … named Patriot League Rookie of the Week on April 15 after going 2-0 against Lafayette to help the Bison sweep the Leopards … one of 12 Bucknell softball players named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in softball at Chatham High School ... third team All-State selection as a senior ... named first team NJ Group 3 by the Star Ledger in 2011 and 2012 ... also selected first team All-Morris County by the Star Ledger and first team All-Area by the Daily Record for three seasons ... second team All-Area by the Daily Record in 2009 ... selected first team All-Iron Hills Conference for her sophomore, junior and senior seasons after earning second team honors as a freshman ... named team's MVP from 2010-12 ... received Morris County Softball Coach's Award in 2011 and 2012 and Chatham High School Coaches Award in 2009 ... received Gail Alling Chestnut Sportsmanship Award and Beth Kuhn Clark Scholarship Award in 2012 ... served as team captain as a junior and senior ... member of team that won North Jersey Group 3 Sectional Championship in 2011 ... also a member of North Jersey Girl's & Women's All-Star Softball Team in 2011 and 2012 ... brother, Thomas, plays football at The Catholic University of America ... member of Alpha Lambda Society ... majoring in environmental studies,
Major: Environmental Studies
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