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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."

Watch Houston Video
02/09/18
Texas Tech
vs Texas Tech
College Station, Texas
12:15 PM
02/09/18
Texas A&M
at Texas A&M
College Station, Texas
3:00 PM
02/10/18
Boston College
vs Boston College
College Station, Texas
10:00 AM
02/10/18
Texas Tech
vs Texas Tech
College Station, Texas
5:15 PM
02/11/18
Texas A&M
at Texas A&M
College Station, Texas
12:15 PM
02/15/18
Oregon
vs Oregon
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2:00 PM
Tickets
02/16/18
Ole Miss
vs Ole Miss
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2:00 PM
02/17/18
Rutgers
vs Rutgers
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2:00 PM
Tickets
02/17/18
Texas
vs Texas
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
5:00 PM
02/23/18
Yale
Yale
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
02/24/18
Syracuse
Syracuse
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker
02/24/18
UNLV
UNLV
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
02/25/18
UTSA
UTSA
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/02/18
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/03/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/03/18
Stephen F. Austin
Stephen F. Austin
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker
03/04/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/07/18
Texas Southern
at Texas Southern
Houston, Texas (Memorial Park)
4:00 PM
03/09/18
Lipscomb
Lipscomb
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:30 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/10/18
Northwestern
Northwestern
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:30 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/10/18
Iowa State
Iowa State
Cougar Softball Stadium
7:00 PM
GameTracker
03/11/18
Penn State
Penn State
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker
03/13/18
McNeese
at McNeese
Lake Charles, La.
6:00 PM
03/17/18
Dartmouth
Dartmouth
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:30 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/17/18
Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky
Cougar Softball Stadium
5:00 PM
GameTracker
03/18/18
Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:30 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/18/18
Dartmouth
Dartmouth
Cougar Softball Stadium
3:00 PM
GameTracker
03/20/18
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
3:00 PM
03/20/18
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
5:00 PM
03/23/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
5:00 PM
03/24/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
1:00 PM
03/25/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
11:00 AM
03/29/18
UCF
UCF
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/30/18
UCF
UCF
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
03/31/18
UCF
UCF
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/03/18
Texas Striking Out Breast Cancer Game
Texas Striking Out Breast Cancer Game
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:30 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/06/18
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
5:30 PM
04/07/18
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
4:00 PM
04/08/18
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
12:00 PM
04/11/18
Lamar
at Lamar
Beaumont, Texas
4:00 PM
04/11/18
Lamar
at Lamar
Beaumont, Texas
6:00 PM
04/13/18
Wichita State
Wichita State
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/14/18
Wichita State Alumni Weekend
Wichita State Alumni Weekend
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/15/18
Wichita State Alumni Weekend
Wichita State Alumni Weekend
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/20/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/21/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/22/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
04/24/18
Baylor
Baylor
Cougar Softball Stadium
4:00 PM
GameTracker
04/24/18
Baylor
Baylor
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:30 PM
GameTracker
04/27/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
3:00 PM
04/28/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
1:00 PM
04/29/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
11:00 AM
05/04/18
Memphis Senior Weekend
Memphis Senior Weekend
Cougar Softball Stadium
6:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
05/05/18
Memphis Senior Weekend
Memphis Senior Weekend
Cougar Softball Stadium
2:00 PM
GameTracker Tickets
05/06/18
Memphis Senior Weekend
Memphis Senior Weekend
Cougar Softball Stadium
12:00 PM
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