6 - Amanda Tipton
Amanda Tipton
Birth Date: 07/16/1987
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis HS
Position: Defender
UC Santa Barbara
2008: Was fifth on the team with 15 goals during the season...Posted two multiple-goal games, including a season-high hat trick during a 16-15 overtime win against Hartwick (Feb. 9)...Scored two goals in 16-6 victory over Pacific on April 13...Led the team with nine field blocks...Dished out seven assists and collected 15 steals...Also earned 16 penalties or ejections...Ranks 16th on the Gaucho career goals leaders list with 69 total. 2007: As a sophomore, led UCSB with a season total of 49 earned penalties or ejections... Also finished the season with 32 goals, 26 assists and 20 steals...Posted three hat tricks during the season and seven multiple-goal games...One of four Gauchos to score a goal against MPSF champion Stanford. 2006: Tallied 22 goals during the season...Also handed out 10 assists and collected 19 steals in her freshman campaign...Had a four-game streak with at least one goal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 24...Had a season-high hat trick in narrow 9-8 win over UC San Diego (Feb. 25)...Also posted multiple-goal games against Stanford (Feb. 18), Brown (Feb. 24) and San Diego State (Feb. 15). International Competition
A member of the 2006 USA Women's Junior National Team...Helped team to silver medals at the Six Nations Tournament in Italy and the Pythia Cup in Greece during July of 2006...Scored three goals at the Six Nations Tournament: two against Italy and one vs. Australia. High School
Named all-league in 2003 and 2004 and All-Central Coast Section in 2004 at St. Francis High School...Helped her team to two CCS championships in 2002 and 2003...Coached by Brendan Reutebuch...Played for Stanford Water Polo Club, placing second at Senior Nationals in 2004...Was an All-American at the Junior Nationals in 2004 and an All-American at Junior Olympics in 2005 with Stanford Water Polo...Also competed in soccer and swimming. Personal
Amanda Tipton was born in Placentia, Calif. on July 16, 1987 to Dave Tipton and Mia Breen...Is majoring in sociology with a minor in education at UCSB...Enjoys listening to music on her record player, playing Nintendo and baking...Favorite food is hot dogs.