MISCELLANEOUS: Three-time Patriot League first-team selection as an outfielder ... 2013 ECAC second-team selection ... heads into senior year as Army's career leader in runs scored (125) and stolen bases (86) ... league's leader in the latter as well ... ranks second in hits (just five off the record) and batting average (.376) ... last year broke her single-season school marks for hits (85), stolen bases (40) and runs scored (48) ... mark for stolen bases and hits are also conference records ... named to the Patriot League's All-Tournament team in 2011 and 2013 ... ranked among national leaders all three years ... listed 12th in sacrifice hits (0.29) in 2012 and ranked nationally in five categories in 2011 to include 42nd in stolen bases (0.51), 61st as toughest to strike out (16.6) and 95th in RBI (0.85) ... ranked 16th in stolen bases in 2013 and 92nd in batting average ... slap hitter who has speed to beat out infield hits ... Army's leadoff hitter freshman year, alternated between the No. 1 and 2 spot sophomore year and was leadoff junior year ... will share captaincy with classmate April Ortenzo ... three-year letterwinner who has played in every game since freshman year (172) ... started career at second base but shortly after moved to left field.
2013: Helped Army capture the Patriot League Tournament Championship title and automatic bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament ... went 2-for-3 and drove in Army's first run at the NCAAs and scored as the Black Knights, trailing 3-0 against Houston in the elimination game, pulled to within 3-2 ... Army went ahead 4-3 before suffering a 7-5 defeat ... batted .333 at the NCAAs ... one of five players to start every game (61) ... led the team in batting average (.381), runs (48), hits (85), stolen bases (40), on-base percentage (.413) and multiple-hit games (29) ... hits and stolen bases broke her school single-season marks ... hit safely in 47 games ... earned all-tourney honors batting .438 at the Patriot League Championships as Army captured its first title and NCAA bid since 2002 ... scored four times at the league tournament, including a run in each of Army's wins (4-0 and 5-0) over top-seeded Lehigh in the championship round ... tallied a pair of runs in come-from-behind 4-3 win over Bucknell that earned Army the trip to the championship finals of the double-elimination tournament ... season-long nine-game hitting streak began at Drexel on April 10 and ended May 1 against Albany ... headed into the NCAAs on three-game hitting streak ... Army's leader in multiple-hits (29) ... ranked 16th nationally in stolen bases ... five times recorded three steals in a game ... smacked lone triple against Mid-Hudson rival Marist (who also earned NCAA bid) ... tabbed for ECAC all-Stars honors (second unit) as season's end ... fourth Black Knight chosen for this honor and first since 2005.
2012: Posted a .365 batting average, second highest on the team, as a starter in every game (58) ... led the team in hits (70) and stolen bases (19) and ranked second in runs (36) ... listed second in the league in stolen bases and hits ... dropped down a team-high 17 sacrifice hits to close out the year ranked 12th nationally ... drew leadoff spot 36 times and No. 2 spot 22 times ... registered 19 multiple-hit games to share lead on the team ....hit safely in 15 of 16 straight games starting with a seven-game hitting streak that began at the Rebel Spring Games in Florida ... closed out run with season-best eight-game streak towards the end of March ... during that span, recorded a season-high four hits (to include a triple) in five at-bats in first game as Army swept St. Peter's in a twinbill ... scored a team-high five runs as Army posted a season-best 21 runs against the Peahens ... banged out three hits four times in a game, the last going 3-for-4 at the plate in first game of doubleheader sweep of Yale as Army tied the school mark for wins (33), then broke that mark setting new record with 37 ... batted .379 in league games.
2011: One of two freshman to draw starts in 53 games ... successful on 27 of 33 steal attempts ... Army's top offensive threat posting team-high .383 batting average, runs (41), hits (70), stolen bases, on-base percentage (.421), and fielding percentage (.991) after making just one error in 110 chances in the latter ... ranked second in total bases (76) and fourth in slugging percentage (.415) ... led Army in league play in batting (.394), hits (28), runs (18), stolen bases (12-12) and on-base percentage (.434) ... earned weekly league rookie honors three times (Feb. 28, March 7, April 19) ... batted safely in 29 games with 22 multiple-hit performances ... collected pair of hits 15 times, twice had four hits and five times posted three ... recorded five multiple-RBI games ... season-high six at-bats recorded in series opener against conference rival Holy Cross ... was 4-for-5, drove in a pair of runs and scored in 10-3 win over Rider in first of eight games played during spring trip to Florida ... batted safely in 12 of 13 games between April 10-26 that began with a string of seven straight games ... hit .520 (13-for-25), drove in four runs, scored seven times and stole six bases during that span ... after being held hitless in the next game, rapped out seven hits over six straight games en route to batting .425 over 13 game span ... scored 14 times and drove in six runs ... closed out the season collecting a pair of hits in each of the final four games batting .667 (8-for-12) ... shined in Lafayette series batting .692 to garner third weekly rookie honors ... went 4-for-4 and scored three times in league opener with the Leopards ... singled home the first two runs and scored the third run in a fifth-inning flurry that erased a 1-0 deficit in a 6-4 nightcap decision in the second game ... the next day went 3-for-3 with a pair or RBIs in a 14-4 five-inning victory in batting .800 (8-for-10) over the first three games in the series ... claimed first league honor following season-opening trip to home state of Texas ... batted .385 hitting safely in five games with multiple hits in three ... earned repeat honors the following week hitting .500 with a .667 slugging percentage and .571 on-base percentage as the leadoff batter during an abbreviated weekend at George Washington ... started off the season as second base, but moved to left field during spring trip to Florida and shined in that role ... returned from the Rebel Spring Games batting .414 (12-for-29).
High School: Earned a pair of all-state honors as a second baseman in 2009 by the Texas Girls' Coaches Association and the Texas Sportswriters Association ... played four years of softball at J. Frank Dobie H.S. under coach Robin Rackley ... three-year starter at second base who helped team to a 102-43 four-year composite ... served as captain junior and senior years ... three-time all-district selection, earning first-team accolades junior and senior years ... second-team selection as a sophomore ... topped the team in batting and stolen bases junior and senior years ... helped team to district title freshman year ... area champions in 2009 and area finalists in 2007 and 2010 ... led squad to district runner-up honors three times along with reaching the regional quarterfinals junior year ...bi-district champions all four years ... batted .483 senior year with 42 hits and 31 stolen bases ... played club ball for the Texas Shockwave Demarini Gold Team ... stroked .484 batting average with a .621 on-base percentage along with 30 stolen bases ... two-sport standout who also lettered in volleyball .. two-time first team all-district as the libero and all-academic selection ... four-year member of the National Honor Society ... ranked in the top one percent of class (3/762) ... fastest time from home to first at the NFCA Fireworks recruiting camp.
Personal: Given name is Amanda Ashley Nguyen ... parents' names are Vinh and La Nguyen ... three younger siblings - Austin (19), Amber (18) and Aaron (32) ... majoring in Environmental Science.