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AMANDA SAXTON

Player profile

Volleyball Career

Named a captain by head coach Danalee Corso…Also a member of Florida State’s indoor volleyball team, which advanced to the 2011 NCAA Final Four…Appeared in one match in 2011 and earned time in one match in 2010…Captured the prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award in December at the NCAA Volleyball Final Four in San Antonio, Texas…The award is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA Championships…Was one of the ACC Top Six Service Award winners for her generous time commitment in FSU’s community service program…During her high school career, won four consecutive 3A state championships for Lake Highland Prep in Orlando, Fla., and was a team captain her senior year…Played club for Orlando Volleyball Academy..Was named Orlando Sentinel Athlete of the Week in 2007…

Personal

Majoring in communications and business and carries a 4.0 cumulative grade point average… Daughter of Brad and Denise Saxton…Favorite movie is Rudy…Likes listening to “With Everything” by Hillsong … Has two younger brothers … Traveled to Guatemala on a mission trip with the Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry…Born June 19, 1991.