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#42 Amanda Zimmerman
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
City/State: Huxley, Iowa,
High School: Ballard
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Release: 06/30/2009


Awards & Honors
Co-Captain (2013)
Big 12 Freshman of the Week, Jan. 25, 2010
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (F10)

Co-Captain ... Played in 20 games, making two starts … averaged 1.4 points and 1.0 rebounds … hit 12-of-14 free throws … scored a season-high nine points against Alabama State … grabbed a season-high four rebounds against Drake …tallied three points against Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship semifinals … ended career with 319 points and 171 rebounds in 102 games.

Played in 23 games ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds ... went 5-for-11 from behind the arc ... scored a season-high 11 points and grabbed four rebounds in 12 minutes against Mississippi Valley State ... tallied seven points against Houston Baptist ... scored four points at Oklahoma State.

Saw action in 28 games, making two starts ... averaged 3.5 points and 1.9 rebounds ... scored in double figures twice, tallying 11 points in wins over Kansas and Cal State Northridge ... all 11 points against Kansas came during a key second-half run ... grabbed a career-high eight rebounds against CSUN ... had a pair of blocks to go along with nine points in win over Columbia ... scored nine points against Oklahoma State.

Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week after scoring 14 points and posting five rebounds, including the offensive board and assist to Alison Lacey on the three-pointer that sent the game to overtime at Texas ... saw time in 31 contests, missing two with an ankle injury, and started one as a freshman ... tallied a career-high 15 points, including a career-high three treys, in win over No. 11 Baylor ... added seven points and three boards vs. Lehigh in NCAA first round ... posted 11 points, going 5-of-5 from the field, six rebounds, four blocked shots and three assists vs. Northern Iowa ... added 11 points and six rebounds vs. Lafayette ... hit two three-pointers and finished with seven points vs. Kansas ... made first career start vs. Fairfield ... added seven points in win at Minnesota.

High School
Named 2009 Iowa Miss Basketball ... earned Class 3A Player of the Year honors from 2007-09 ... four-time Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Basketball Class 3A First-Team honoree ... led Ballard to 2009 state championship with a 26-1 overall mark ... team finished as state runner-up in 2006 with a 26-1 record ... prep squad went 100-7 in her four seasons ... started every game of her high school career ... four-time all-district first-team member ... a McDonald’s All-America nominee ... set school records for career points (1,886), career rebounds (730), career blocks (303), single-game points (33) and single-season points (496) ... named all-district and honorable-mention all-conference in softball in 2008 ... placed fourth at state as a team in golf in 2008 ... all-conference golfer (2007) and qualified for state track meet in 2006.

Majoring in communication studies ... full name is Amanda Marie Zimmerman ... born Oct. 7, 1990, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ... parents are Annette and Jeff Zimmerman ... has one brother, Travis ... played her freshman year at Ballard with former Cyclone Alison Lacey during her year as a foreign exchange student.

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