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Amanda Grote
Amanda  Grote

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brenham, Texas

High School:
Brenham HS

Last College:
Blinn College

Height:
5-10

Position:
1B/SS

Birthdate:
02/21/1986

Experience:
1L

Bats-Throws:
R-R


Honors at Houston
2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2008 Season (Senior)

2007 Season (Junior)
Saw action in 57 games, making 55 starts at three different positions on the Houston infield ... most of her starts came at first base but tallied 10 starts at shortstop for an injured Jessica Valis at the end of the season ... notched a .258 batting average to go along with two home runs and 12 RBIs ... went 2-for-3 in her Cougar debut against Ole Miss (Feb. 9) ... was 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI-double against Indiana (Feb. 17) ... turned in a 2-for-3 performance with an RBI-single in game two against No. 4 Texas A&M (March 7) ... went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in the middle game of the Tulsa series (March 17) ... belted her first career home run, a grand slam in the second inning of a CSTV nationally-televised game against UAB (April 1) ... ignited a pair of fifth-inning rallies against UTEP (April 6 & 7) ... cranked a solo shot in game one of the series and knocked a pair of leadoff singles in the series finale against the Miners that led to four and five run frames ... was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI against UCF (April 22) ... hit safely in all three games of the Marshall series (May 5-6), including a pair of multi-hit efforts to start the series ... went 1-for-3 and scored game's only run in C-USA Championship game against East Carolina (May 12) ... registered a hit in last three games of the NCAA College Station Regional, including a 3-for-3 performance against No. 7 Texas A&M (May 20).

Before Houston
Transferred to Houston after playing two seasons at Blinn College ... hit .382 and paced her squad with 43 RBIs in 2006 ... garnered NFAA All-America Third-Team honors ... selected to the NFCA All-Midwest Region First Team and NJCAA Region 14 squad ... strong academically, being named to the National Scholars Honor Society, National Dean's List, NFCA All-Midwest Region Academic Team and a NJCAA Collegiate All-America Scholar.

High School
Played under Wade Wilson at Brenham High School ... four-time All-District selection from 2001-04 in addition to All-State honors in 2002 and 2004 ... named 2001 and 2002 All-Brazos Valley ... notched NFCA All-Region Second-Team accolades in 2003 and 2004 ... named District Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... current Cougars Katie Bush and Candi Kloecker were high school teammates ... also lettered in volleyball and cheerleading ... was a three-year All-District selection in volleyball as an outside hitter ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal
Daughter of Judy and late Alex Grote ... born on Feb. 21, 1986 ... intends to major in kinesiology ... other schools that recruited Grote were Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, UTEP and Rutgers.

About Me
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Being trustworthy.
Phobias: Spiders and Roaches.
A Talent Most People Don't Know I Have: I love to tumble.
TV Shows I Stay Home to Watch: CSI, Without a Trace and Reba
Favorite Movies: Love & Basketball
Worst Movie: The Ringer
Person I Admire Most: Alex, Judy and William Grote - All for different reasons.
Favorite Book: Bleachers (John Grisham)
Worst Book: The Killer Angles (Michael Shaara)
Dream Lunch Companions: Mary Lou Retton and Grandpa Grote
Favorite Food: CHOCOLATE!
Childhood Hero: Mary Lou Retton
Dream Vacation Destination: Disney World
Quote: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference."

02/10/17
Wright State
Wright State
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
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02/10/17
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
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02/11/17
Boston College
Boston College
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
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02/11/17
Wichita State
Wichita State
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
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02/12/17
Wright State
Wright State
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:30 PM
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02/15/17
Houston Baptist
Houston Baptist
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
02/17/17
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker
02/17/17
Ole Miss
Ole Miss
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
02/18/17
Oklahoma Striking Out Breast Cancer
Oklahoma Striking Out Breast Cancer
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker
02/18/17
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
02/19/17
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
Cougar Softball Stadium
1:00 PM
GameTracker
02/23/17
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
8:00 PM
02/24/17
Utah
vs Utah
Palm Springs, Calif.
10:30 PM
02/25/17
Oregon State
vs Oregon State
Palm Springs, Calif.
2:30 PM
02/25/17
Purdue
vs Purdue
Palm Springs, Calif.
5:00 PM
02/26/17
Northwestern
vs Northwestern
Palm Springs, Calif.
11:00 AM
03/01/17
Texas A&M
at Texas A&M
College Station, Texas
6:30 PM
03/03/17
Princeton
Princeton
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker
03/03/17
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
03/04/17
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker
03/04/17
ULM
ULM
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
03/05/17
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker
03/07/17
Georgetown
Georgetown
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
03/10/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:00 PM
GameTracker
03/10/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker
03/15/17
Texas State
Texas State
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
03/24/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
4:30 PM
03/25/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
1:00 PM
03/26/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
11:00 PM
03/29/17
McNeese
McNeese
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
04/02/17
Texas
at Texas
Austin, Texas
1:00 PM
04/02/17
Texas
at Texas
Austin, Texas
3:30 PM
04/04/17
Lamar
Lamar
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker
04/04/17
Lamar
Lamar
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:00 PM
GameTracker
04/07/17
UConn
UConn
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
04/08/17
UConn
UConn
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker
04/09/17
UConn
UConn
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker
04/11/17
Stephen F. Austin
at Stephen F. Austin
Nacogdoches, Texas
5:00 PM
04/13/17
Tulsa
at Tulsa
Tulsa, Okla.
5:00 PM
04/14/17
Tulsa
at Tulsa
Tulsa, Okla.
5:00 PM
04/15/17
Tulsa
at Tulsa
Tulsa, Okla.
12:00 PM
04/18/17
Baylor
at Baylor
Waco, Texas
4:00 PM
04/18/17
Baylor
at Baylor
Waco, Texas
6:00 PM
04/21/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
04/22/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker
04/23/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker
04/25/17
McNeese State
at McNeese State
Lake Charles, La.
6:00 PM
04/28/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
5:30 PM
04/29/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
2:00 PM
04/30/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
12:00 PM
05/02/17
UT Arlington
at UT Arlington
Arlington, Texas
3:00 PM
05/02/17
UT Arlington
at UT Arlington
Arlington, Texas
5:00 PM
05/05/17
USF
USF
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
05/06/17
USF
USF
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker
05/07/17
USF
USF
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker
05/11/17
vs TBD
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
05/12/17
vs TBD
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
05/13/17
vs TBD
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
05/19/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/20/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/21/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/25/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/26/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/27/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
05/28/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/01/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/02/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/03/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/04/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/05/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/06/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA
06/07/17
vs TBD
Oklahoma City, Okla.
TBA

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