Sortino on Morin: "Extremely talented in all facets of the game...totally motivated and willing to lead the team on the field and at the plate...wants to be the general of the field and our leadoff hitter."
As A Junior In 2006: Named a first-team NFCA All-Region, Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team and first-team Atlantic 10 All-Conference ... Started all 57 games at first base ... Batted .392 with 53 runs scored, 74 hits, 13 doubles, two triples, two home runs, 31 RBI, 97 total bases, a .513 slugging percentage, 13 walks, a .437 on-base percentage, one sacrifice fly, two sacrifice bunts, 11 stolen bases and a .984 fielding percentage ... 0.93 runs per game was the 13th-highest in the country while she was the 20th toughest to strikeout (one strikeout every 18.9 at bat) in the nation ... Ranked third in the A-10 in batting average, second in runs scored, fifth in doubles, third in total bases, second in hits, eighth in on-base percentage, and tied for sixth in stolen bases ... Hit .400 (4-10) with four runs scored, two doubles, a home run, a RBI and a walk at the NCAA Regional (May 19-21) ... Batted .500 (5-10) with five runs scored, a double, two RBI and a walk at the A-10 Tournament (May 11-13) ... Hit .667 (2-3) with two runs scored, a RBI and a walk vs. UConn (May 7) ... Batted .429 (3-7) with a triple, a run scored, four RBI and a walk at St. Bonaventure (May 5) ... Went 4-8 (.500) with a double, two runs scored and a stolen base vs. Rhode Island (May 1) ... Batted .600 (3-5) with a run scored and a RBI at Central Connecticut (April 26) ... Batted .429 (3-7) with a run scored, a double and four RBI at Saint Louis (April 23) ... Hit .500 (3-6) with a home run, three runs scored, two RBI and a walk vs. Harvard (April 20) ... Batted .750 (3-4) with a triple at Boston College (April 18) ... Hit .429 (3-7) with a double, two runs scored, a RBI, a walk and a stolen base vs. Temple (April 15) ... Went 2-4 (.500) with a run scored and a stolen base at UConn (April 12) ... Batted .500 (4-8) with two runs scored, a double and three RBI vs. Charlotte (April 9) ... Batted .667 (6-9) with two doubles, two RBI, a stolen base and four runs scored at Fordham (April 2) ... Went 3-6 (.500) with four runs scored vs. Dartmouth (March 29) ... Batted .375 (3-8) with four runs scored, a double, a RBI and two stolen bases at George Washington (March 24) ... Hit .375 (6-16) with three runs scored, two doubles, four RBI, three walks, a sacrifice and a stolen base at the FAU Parent's Weekend Tournament (March 17-19) ... Batted .375 (9-24) with five runs scored, a double, three RBI, a walk, a sacrifice and a stolen base at the adidas Invitational (March 9-12) ... Hit .333 (2-6) at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 24).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team ... Played in all 54 games, making 53 starts ... Had 34 runs scored and 46 hits ... Also had seven doubles, two triples, four home runs, 14 RBI, 69 total bases, nine walks and a .434 slugging percentage ... Was 6-for-7 in stolen base attempts and compiled a .329 on-base percentage ... Hit .500 with three doubles, five runs scored, two RBI and a sacrifice at the A-10 Tournament (May 12-14) ... Batted .400 with a run scored, a RBI, a walk and a stolen base against Quinnipiac (May 8) ... 2-6 with a walk and two runs scored at Rhode Island (May 6) ... Batted 2-3 with a double against Boston College (May 4) ... Went 2-4 with a stolen base against Boston University (May 3) ... 2-7 with a run scored and a stolen base against La Salle (April 29)... 2-7 with a run scored against Harvard (April 26) ... Had a solo home run, a walk and a stolen base in one game against NC State (April 24) ... Saw her career-high 15-game hitting streak come to an end against the Wolfpack in the other game ... Hit 2-7 with two runs scored, a RBI and a stolen base at St. Bonaventure (April 22) ... Was 1-3 with a solo home run at Boston College (April 19) ... Hit .400 with a double and a run scored vs. Temple (April 17) ... Batted .500 with three runs scored against Saint Joseph's (April 15) ... Continued torrid play by hitting .800 with two triples, two RBI and a walk against Central Connecticut (April 14) ... Batted .250 with a solo home run at Connecticut (April 13) ... Hit a team-high .750 with three runs scored, a home run, three RBI and a walk against George Washington (April 6) ... Home run was the first of her career ... Batted a team-best .500 with a run scored against Maine (April 6) ... Hit .333 with a double and a walk at Dayton (March 26) ... Batted .308 with two runs scored, a double and a walk at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 25-27) ... Went 1-3 at the Kajikawa Classic (Feb. 11-13).
As A Freshman In 2004: Started 46 games at first base ... Batted .276 with 34 hits, three doubles, one triple, 13 runs scored and 12 RBI ... Went 9-for-10 (.900) in stolen base opportunities (ninth in the A-10) ... Compiled a .317 slugging and a .326 on-base percentage ... Had six hits in a row at Harvard (April 6) which tied for the most in NCAA history ... Hit .400 with a double and a RBI at Central Connecticut State (March 30) ... Broke out to hit 6-7 with a double, a run scored and two stolen bases at Harvard (April 6) ... Was 3-6 with two runs scored and a stolen base vs. Dayton (April 9) ... Went 1-3 with a run scored at Boston University (April 12) ... Went 0-2 to snap a seven-game hitting streak vs. Boston College (April 15) ... Batted .667 with a run scored and a stolen base against Maine (April 23) ... Batted .600 with two runs scored, two RBI and a stolen base vs. Fordham (May 1) ... Batted .667 with a strikeout at Boston College (May 6) ... Went 2-7 with a sacrifice, two RBI and a run scored at the NCAA Tournament (May 20-21).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner in softball at Worcester (Mass.) Academy ... As a pitcher and first baseman, helped team to a 16-1 record as a senior ... Named team's MVP in her final three seasons ... Was also a four-year letterwinner in basketball, and earned a letter in both soccer and volleyball while at Worcester Academy.
Personal: Full name is Amanda Allison Morin ... Born July 21, 1985, in Worcester, Mass. ... Daughter of Ernest and Judith Morin ... Sister of David, Carly and Courtney ... Carly is a freshman on the UMass Softball team ... Enrolled in the College of Public Health majoring in Political Science.
Amanda Morin's Career Statistics at UMass
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