|High School:||Spring Valley|
SOPHOMORE (2012): Solid contributor throughout the season as she ranked in the top five of eight statistical categories including kills (fifth-132), total attacks (fifth-544), service aces (tied-fourth-13), service aces per set (tied-fourth-0.12), digs (fourth-233), digs per set (fourth-2.18), assisted blocks (fourth-34), total blocks (fourth-36) and blocks per set (fifth-0.34) … posted seven kills and eight digs in an early season match against Murray State … came through with 10 digs, seven kills, four assisted blocks and one service ace at Radford … recorded 11 digs, nine kills, one assisted block and a .333 attack percentage against Army at the All-Academy Tournament … tallied 12 digs, nine assists and four assisted blocks in a Citadel five-set victory over Stetson … in a non-conference meeting against Wofford, finished with a match-high 21 digs to go along with nine kills and two assisted blocks … recorded her first double-double of the season (13 digs, 10 kills) during a three-set sweep over Charleston Southern … finished with a team-high 14 digs and two solo blocks against Davidson to close out September play … shared the team-high in blocks (13) in a five-set victory over Charleston Southern, where she registered a .323 attack percentage and eight digs … notched her 10th double-digit dig match of the season by recording 12 against Davidson.
FRESHMAN (2011): Emerged as a solid presence for the Bulldogs, closing the season as the freshman leader in five categories including total attacks (398), digs (162), digs/set (1.71), kills (132) and sets played (95) … her rookie campaign placed her among the team’s top 2012 returnees in five categories including kills (2nd), assisted blocks (3rd), total blocks (3rd), digs/set (3rd), digs (4th), kills/set (4th) … eclipsed the double-digit kill plateau on two occasions during the season with the high mark (13) coming against Francis Marion … recorded a hitting percentage of .300 or better six times during the season, setting her personal best of .889 (8k-0e-9ta) against Claflin … topped the double-digit mark in digs twice over the course of the campaign, reeling in 16 against UNC Wilmington … integral part of the Bulldogs service game with 14 aces on the season, twice finishing with three aces in a match (vs. N.C. A&T, S.C. State).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C. ... two-sport athlete who earned a pair of letters in volleyball and track & field … All-Region and All-Area Player of the Year at the close of the 2010 season … twice named best offensive player (2008, 2010) … named Miss Viking Spirit … member of the 3-A Regional Championship team while attending Blythewood High School (2007) … integral part of helping Spring Valley HS winning Regional Championship in 2010 ... member of the National Honor Society ... played under Chris Bach, Mary Hall and Deanna Rudnik.
PERSONAL: Amanda Monigan Rudnik ... born on Oct. 26, 1992 in Ventura, Calif. ... daughter of Deanna Rudnik ... majoring in business ... second generation athlete following in the footsteps of her mother who was a member of the basketball team at St. Cloud State University (1984) ... has two siblings (Alexis and Megan).