Sortino on Acampora: "Going to really deliver at the plate...a very mature hitter who has figured things out in terms of hitting to all fields and all pitches...going to be a tough out in the middle of the order."
As A Junior In 2006: Played in 54 games, making 49 starts as the designated player ... Batted .236 with eight runs scored, 33 hits, six doubles, six home runs, 29 RBI, 57 total bases, a .407 slugging percentage, 16 walks, a .329 on-base percentage, one sacrifice fly and five sacrifice bunts ... Batted 1-3 with a run scored, a double and a RBI vs. UConn (May 7) ... Batted .500 (2-4) with a walk, a sacrifice and two RBI at St. Bonaventure (May 5) ... Batted .500 (3-6) with a walk and a RBI vs. Rhode Island (May 1) ... Notched a pinch hit RBI single vs. Dayton (April 28) ... Hit 2-7 (.286) with a double, a walk and a RBI at Fordham (April 2) ... Was .400 (2-5) with a run scored, home run, two RBI and a walk at La Salle (March 31) ... Batted .333 (1-3) with a double, a walk and four RBI vs. Dartmouth (March 29) ... Batted .250 (2-8) with a run scored, a home run and four RBI at George Washington (March 24) ... Home run was a grand slam, the first of her career ... Batted .267 (4-15) with two runs scored, two home runs, five RBI, a walk and a sacrifice at the FAU Parent's Weekend Tournament (March 17-19) ... Batted .417 (10-24) with three runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, six RBI and two walks at the adidas Invitational (March 9-12).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played in 28 games, making one start ... Batted .231 with one run scored, six hits, one double, one home run, seven RBI, five walks and a .385 slugging percentage ... Had a pinch-hit two-run double against Quinnipiac (May 8) ... Drew a bases loaded walk as a pinch hitter against Boston University (May 3) ... Had a game-winning, pinch-hit, three run home run at Boston College (April 19) ... Recorded a pinch-hit RBI single against Saint Joseph's (April 15) ... Went 1-3 against Central Connecticut (April 14) ... 1-2 in a pair of pinch hitting stints against George Washington (April 6) ... Went 1-1 with a single and a walk.
As A Freshman In 2004: Appeared in 16 games, making six starts ... Batted .111 with two singles, a double and three walks ... Drove in three runs and had one sacrifice to her credit ... Was 1-1 in stolen base attempts ... Maintained a .148 slugging percentage and a .200 on-base percentage ... Notched first career hit with a RBI single at Central Connecticut State (March 30) ... Went 1-1 as a pinch hitter vs. St. Bonaventure (April 18) ... Was 1-2 with a double against Quinnipiac (May 2).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner as a first baseman at Amity (Conn.) Regional High School ... As a senior captain, batted .400 with seven home runs and a .648 slugging percentage while leading Spartans to a 25-0 record and setting a school record for wins ... Team advanced to state championship four straight seasons and won the conference crown twice ... Played in the 2003 Coaches Association Senior All-Star game ... Three-time first team All-Housatonic, first team All-State, first team All-Area, first team New Haven Register, first team Connecticut Post and first team Hartford Courant ... Two-time Class LL State MVP ... Selected the team's Rookie of the Year as a freshman at Amity Regional High School.
Personal: Full name is Amanda M. Acampora ... Born on September 25, 1985, in New Haven, Conn. ... Daughter of Gregory and Marie Acampora ... Sister of Brian ... Enrolled in the College of Public Health majoring in Political Science.
Amanda Acampora's Career Statistics at UMass
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|at La Salle||W, 11-2 (5)|
|at La Salle||L, 10-8|
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