2007: Co-captain of 2007 team ... Started in all 17 games ... Named first team All-Big Ten ... Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Region second team in the west for the second-consecutive year ... All-Big Ten Tournament team ... Played sweeper at the back of the defense for most of the season and led the Big Ten with three defensive saves on the year ... Scored three goals on 13 shots ... Scored game-winning goal against Northeastern 23 seconds into overtime (8/31) ... Converted on both of her penalty shot attempts against Ball State (9/3) and Indiana (10/28), both of which were the team's first goal of the game
2006: Started in all 17 games played ... Tied for second on the team with four assists on the season ... Assisted in a goal against No. 12 American ... Took eight shots, four of which were on goal ... Named second-team All-Big Ten ... Selected to the second-team NFHCA All-Region.
2005: Appeared in all 19 matches for the 'Cats, starting nine ... Recorded two points on two assists ... Took four shots ... Assisted on the game-tying goal as NU won at Yale 2-1 ... Recorded an assist on the 'Cats only goal at Indiana (10/8) ... Led the team and finished tied for fourth in the Big Ten with two defensive saves.
2004: Saw action in 17 games as a freshman, starting 15 ... Recorded three points for the year, scoring one goal and tallying one assist ... Scored first goal of collegiate career on August 30 against Kent State ... Had an assist in the first game of her college career against James Madison ... Started off collegiate career by tallying a point in her first two games.
High School: Named All-Southwest Pennsylvania in 2003 ... Two-time all-league selection ... Named to the Courier Times Golden Team in 2002 and 2003 ... Participated in Future's Program and National Future's Tournament in 2003 ... Played on Spirit Eagles club team that won National Hockey Festival pool in 2002 and 2003 ... Two-time captain of the soccer team at Pennsbury ... Coached by Stephanie Buchen.
Personal: Born Amanda Faye Care on 11/20/85 ... Daughter of John and Allison Care ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
Getting to know Amanda
Q: If I could make an assist on a goal to any one person, it would be:
A: Katie Charles or Jill Putnam, because they have great celebrations
Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
A: The team and the athletic community.
Q: My favorite book is:
A: The Bible
Q: The best advice Coach McCollum has ever given me is:
A: Just play
Q: My dream job is:
A: Something I should probably figure out.
Q: The song I'd sing on karaoke night would be:
A: You won't hear me singing karaoke
Q: My favorite food is:
A: Steak. Although I love hot sauce
Q: My favorite pregame ritual/superstition is:
A: Team breakfast
Q: My favorite TV show is:
A: Not a big TV watcher, but Sportscenter?
Q: If I could dine with any three people in history, they would be:
A: Jesus, Gandhi, and Rosa Parks
Q: The biggest joker on the team is:
Q: The top three songs on my iPod right now are:
A: Remember the Name- Fort minor, Konstantine- Something Corporate, Stars and Boulevards- Augustana.
Q: My nickname is:
A: Mandi, but I hate it. A lot.
Q: Describe Coach McCollum in three words or less:
A: Dedicated, Focused, Determined
|Year ||G/GS ||Shots ||G ||A ||Pts. ||GWG|
|2004 ||17/15 ||6 ||1 ||1 ||3 ||0|
|2005 ||19/9 ||4 ||0 ||2 ||2 ||0|
|2006 ||17/17 ||8 ||0 ||4 ||4 ||0|
|2007 ||18/18 ||13 ||3 ||0 ||6 ||1|