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    Amanda Wirth
    Amanda Wirth

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pittsgrove, N.J.

    High School:
    Schalick

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    GK



    11/01/2012

    Four Wildcats Earn All-Big Ten Honors

    McCarthy tabbed Big Ten Freshman of the Year

    10/31/2012

    Second-Seeded 'Cats Return to Iowa City for Big Ten Tournament

    Northwestern opens against Indiana at 1:30 p.m. Thursday

    10/21/2012

    Armstrong is Grand on Senior Day as Wildcats Beat Bears, 6-0

    Senior tallies career goal No. 100 in home finale

    10/18/2012

    No. 8 Wildcats Close Out Home Season vs. No. 20 Spartans, Bears

    Five seniors to be honored in pregame ceremonies Sunday

    10/07/2012

    Ninth-Ranked Wildcats Cruise Past Golden Flashes, 8-0

    Puffenberger nets a hat trick to pace Northwestern

    2012: Made three saves and allowed just one goal to earn a victory over Pacific (9/2).

    2011: Played in five games with one start ... Recorded a shutout in her lone start, a 4-0 win over Miami (Ohio) (8/28) ... Tallied 10 saves with an .833 save percentage.

    2010: Played in 17 games, starting 16 ... Finished the season with 68 saves ... Tallied a season-high 13 saves vs. Virginia (9/6) ... Recorded shutouts in a 10-0 win over Saint Louis (9/12) and a 5-0 win over UC Davis (10/7) ... Allowed 35 goals in 17 games ... Finished the season with a .660 save percentage.

    2009: Played in nine games and started seven in her freshman campaign ... Recorded 37 saves and posted shutouts against Sacred Heart (9/6) and Missouri State (9/18) ... Credited with a season-high 15 saves in win over Central Michigan (9/12) ... Combined with Katie Lynch to post the third-highest team saves total (91) in the Big Ten ... In cage for six Northwestern victories, including a Big Ten road win at Penn State.

    High School: Started and played in every varsity game all four years ... Three-year captain and team defensive player of the year ... Set school records for shutouts in a season (10) and in a career (25) ... Participated in 2007 Regional Rumble ... Received All-South Jersey second-team honors from Newark Star-Ledger ... Named an all-star by the Daily Journal and a first-team all-star by Today's Sunbeam ... Played Level I Futures and competed at National Futures Championship ... Also ran varsity indoor and outdoor track, finishing 13th in the state in the 2008 Indoor 3,200-meter race ... Member of her school's Relay For Life committee ... National Honor Society student.

    Personal: Daughter of Brian and Kathryn Wirth ... One brother, Christopher ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.

    Getting to know Amanda

    Name your three favorite songs on your I-pod: This Man by Jeremy Camp, I Refuse by Josh Wilson, Breakfast by Newsboys... And so many more.

    Facebook or Twitter: Facebook

    Describe Tracey in five words or less: A Great and Fun Coach!

    What's the best part of playing Northwestern Field Hockey? The great friends that you play with and have fun with, and the many memories!

    Favorite food: Mac and Cheese

    Favorite TV show: Survivor

    Favorite movie: I can't choose!

    Favorite book: The Reason for God by Timothy Keller

    Favorite vacation spot: Somewhere warm!!!!!

    Favorite place to shop: Old Navy

    If I wasn't playing field hockey, I'd be playing: training in distance running hopefully for a marathon.

    If I could be any character from a TV show or movie I'd be: I think it would be cool to
    try Survivor, but that would be crazy!

    Pregame superstitions: Listening to music to get me focused!

    Best NUFH memory so far: Having our bus get stuck in the grass and having all of the band come running to move their illegally parked cars so we could get out! And every time we get DQ!

    Which NUFH player is the biggest jokester on the team? I don't know if I can choose we have a couple jokesters on the team!

    Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey? Many different outdoor activities, including hiking, taking pictures, rock climbing...

    Dream job: Christian Counselor; while being able to help people that were never given a chance in life!

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