8 Amanda Walker
Amanda Walker
  • Height:
    6-2
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Newport Beach, CA
  • High School:
    Newport Harbor
  • Position:
    OPP
  • Major:
    Economics and Computer Science
  • College:
    Scripps
  • m
    30
  • k/s
    3.56
  • h %
    .270
  • a/s
    0.04
  • b/s
    0.83
  • sa/s
    0.00
  • d/s
    0.54

Bio

At CMS
Finished her career as a two-time All-American with 879 kills (after only 105 her first two seasons as a reserve) ... Her 407 kills as a junior ranks No. 3 all-time in CMS history, while her 367 as a senior ranks 11th.  

2019 Season (Senior): Second-Team AVCA All-American ... AVCA All-West Region ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... NCAA Tournament All-Region Team ... Scripps Alumnae Senior Athlete of the Year ... 
Started 30 matches, totaling 103 sets played ... Had 367 kills (3.56 per set) on .270 hitting, while adding 86 blocks ... Reached double figures in kills in 25 of the 30 matches she played in, with three of the exceptions coming in lopsided wins when she didn't play every set ... Had a career-high 24 kills in her final match against Carthage in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Also had 21 kills in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament against WashU ... Matched her then-career high with 23 kills in a five-set home win over Cal Lutheran ... Had a career-high eight blocks in a win over La Verne in the SCIAC Semifinals ... Hit 15-2-22 for a .591 hitting percentage in a win over No. 1 Emory, earning SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Hit .462 on opening day in a 3-0 win over Carroll.   

2018 season (Junior): Third-Team AVCA All-American ... AVCA All-West Region ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... MVP of the Trinity (Texas) Classic ...
Led the Athenas with 407 kills, which ranks as the third-highest single-season total in CMS history ... Added 133 digs and 76 blocks ... Had 19 kills against Trinity, 18 against Texas-Tyler and 16 against Texas Lutheran to earn MVP honors of the Trinity Classic ... Started off the year with 20 kills in a loss to Johnson & Wales ... Had a season-high 23 kills at Whittier ... Tallied 21 kills in a 3-2 win at La Verne ... Had 19 kills and a season-high 15 digs in a 3-2 loss at Cal Lutheran, after having 20 kills and nine digs in a 3-1 win over Cal Lutheran in the first meeting ... Had 17 kills and five blocks in a 3-1 home win over Whittier ... Matched her season high with five blocks against Cal Lutheran in the SCIAC Championship match. 

2017 season (Sophomore): 
Appeared in 42 sets across 16 matches … Tallied 79 kills for 1.88 per set, to go along with 27 digs and 22 blocks…Totaled 90.5 points

2016 season (First-Year): Appeared in 13 sets across eight matches … Tallied 26 kills.

High School Achievements
2012 Captain and led team to undefeated season ... Varsity player 2013/2014/2015 seasons ... Sunset League All-Academic Team honors 2015 ... Second-Team All-Sunset League 2015. 

Club Achievements
Four time Junior National Competitor.  Silver Medal finish at Southern California Qualifier 2014.  Bronze Medal finish at 2015 Junior National Championships (Minneapolis).  Seventh place finish at Arizona Festival 2013.  USA Volleyball High Performance Championships Des Moines Iowa 2015 representing the SCVA Region High Performance Team.  USA Volleyball High Performance A2 participant July 2014/Colorado Springs. 

Personal
Majoring in economics and computer science

Favorite Athlete: Serena Williams

Favorite Activities besides volleyball: going to the beach, hiking, being with friends and traveling

Favorite Quote: “Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become, and the hours of practice, and the coaches who have pushed you, is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.”– Mia Hamm

Player Profile

Recent Games
Oct 29 Redlands W, 3-0
Nov 2 at La Verne W, 3-2
Nov 7 La Verne W, 3-1
Nov 9 Chapman W, 3-0
Nov 15 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-1
Nov 16 vs. Carthage L, 3-2
  Overall Conf
Matches 30 15
Sets 103 51
Kills 367 177
Kills per set 3.56 3.47
Errors 110 56
Total Attacks 953 498
Hitting Percentage .270 .243
Assists 4 3
Assists per set 0.04 0.06
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 56 35
Digs per set 0.54 0.69
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 86 40
Block Total 86 40
Blocks per set 0.83 0.78
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 410.0 197.0
Points per set 4.0 3.9
Matches started 29 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Carroll (Wis.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 13 .462 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Aug 30 Dallas W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Aug 31 Augsburg L, 3-2 1 5 12 6 31 .194 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 6 0 15.0
Aug 31 St. Olaf W, 3-1 1 4 15 2 36 .361 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 6 vs. UC Santa Cruz W, 3-0 1 3 13 6 26 .269 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 15.5
Sep 6 vs. Linfield W, 3-0 1 2 11 2 22 .409 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Concordia (Tex.) W, 3-0 1 3 12 2 21 .476 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 7 vs. University of Puget Sound W, 3-0 1 3 6 5 22 .045 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 13 vs. Emory W, 3-0 1 3 15 2 22 .591 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 13 at Washington (Mo.) W, 3-1 1 4 13 3 33 .303 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Sep 14 vs. Juniata L, 3-1 1 4 12 5 37 .189 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 14.0
Sep 20 at Redlands W, 3-0 1 3 14 4 31 .323 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 24 La Verne W, 3-1 1 4 12 3 33 .273 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 12.5
Sep 27 at Cal Lutheran W, 3-1 1 4 11 6 36 .139 0 0 0 0 4 0 5 1 5 0 13.5
Sep 28 Whittier W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 28 .321 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 1 at Chapman L, 3-2 - 5 11 9 56 .036 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 4 Caltech W, 3-0 1 1 2 0 4 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Oct 8 Occidental W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 24 .458 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 11 at Pomona-Pitzer W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 31 .226 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 15 Cal Lutheran W, 3-2 1 5 23 6 50 .340 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 24.0
Oct 18 at Whittier W, 3-1 1 4 17 1 50 .320 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 5 0 19.5
Oct 19 Chapman W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 26 .192 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Oct 22 at Caltech W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Pomona-Pitzer W, 3-0 1 3 13 3 32 .313 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 26 at Occidental W, 3-0 1 2 7 2 17 .294 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 29 Redlands W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 35 .200 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Nov 2 at La Verne W, 3-2 1 5 15 9 45 .133 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 17.0
Nov 7 La Verne W, 3-1 1 4 14 4 38 .263 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 8 0 18.0
Nov 9 Chapman W, 3-0 1 3 12 5 34 .206 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Nov 15 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-1 1 4 21 4 46 .370 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
Nov 16 vs. Carthage L, 3-2 1 5 24 7 63 .270 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 25.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 8 13 26 2.00 10 52 .308 1 0.08 1 0.08 6 0.46 0 1 1 0.08 27.5 2.1
2017-18 16 42 79 1.88 37 231 .182 1 0.02 0 0.00 27 0.64 1 21 22 0.52 90.5 2.2
2018-19 29 115 407 3.54 142 1111 .239 10 0.09 11 0.10 133 1.16 4 72 76 0.66 458.0 4.0
2019-20 30 103 367 3.56 110 953 .270 4 0.04 0 0.00 56 0.54 0 86 86 0.83 410.0 4.0
Total 83 273 879 3.22 299 2347 .247 16 0.06 12 0.04 222 0.81 5 180 185 0.68 986.0 3.6
    m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Event Total 30 103 367 3.56 110 953 .270 4 0.04 0 0.00 56 0.54 0 86 86 0.83 410.0 4.0
Conference 15 51 177 3.47 56 498 .243 3 0.06 0 0.00 35 0.69 0 40 40 0.78 197.0 3.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 14 46 154 3.35 39 395 .291 2 0.04 0 0.00 26 0.57 0 38 38 0.83 173.0 3.8
Away 8 30 99 3.30 38 299 .204 2 0.07 0 0.00 19 0.63 0 27 27 0.90 112.5 3.8
Neutral 8 27 114 4.22 33 259 .313 0 0.00 0 0.00 11 0.41 0 21 21 0.78 124.5 4.6
Result Wins 26 84 308 3.67 83 766 .294 2 0.02 0 0.00 46 0.55 0 70 70 0.83 343.0 4.1
Losses 4 19 59 3.11 27 187 .171 2 0.11 0 0.00 10 0.53 0 16 16 0.84 67.0 3.5
Month August 4 14 37 2.64 9 91 .308 0 0.00 0 0.00 6 0.43 0 12 12 0.86 43.0 3.1
September 11 36 130 3.61 40 311 .289 0 0.00 0 0.00 20 0.56 0 29 29 0.81 144.5 4.0
October 10 32 114 3.56 32 325 .252 3 0.09 0 0.00 22 0.69 0 28 28 0.88 128.0 4.0
November 5 21 86 4.10 29 226 .252 1 0.05 0 0.00 8 0.38 0 17 17 0.81 94.5 4.5

News Mentions

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Phoebe Madsen, Amanda Walker Repeat as AVCA Division III All-Americans

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Phoebe Madsen was earned a first-team American Volleyball Coaches Association All-America honor for the second year in...

November 19, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Sees Season End with Tough Five-Set Loss to Carthage

CHICAGO, Ill. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team battled No. 4 Carthage in an evenly-matched NCAA Second Round contest, but came...

November 17, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Moves on to NCAA Second Round with 3-1 Win over WashU

CHICAGO, Ill. - Senior Amanda Walker had 21 kills and senior Phoebe Madsen had her eighth triple-double of the season with 11 kills, 26 assists...

November 15, 2019

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Phoebe Madsen Repeats as AVCA West Region Player of the Year; Tritschler, Moore, Walker Named All-Region

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior setter/hitter Phoebe Madsen earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association West Region Player of the Year for the...

November 14, 2019

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Back-to-Back-to-Back! CMS Volleyball Sweeps Chapman for Third Straight SCIAC Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Tournament Most Valuable Player Melanie Moore had 10 kills in 16 attempts, including the one on match point, as the No. 5...

November 9, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Kicks into High Gear, Defeats La Verne 3-1 to Move on to SCIAC Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team dropped the first set 26-24 to fourth-seeded La Verne, but then...

November 8, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Hosts La Verne Thursday Night for SCIAC Semifinal Round

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team will begin postseason play when it hosts La Verne on Thursday night for...

November 6, 2019

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Phoebe Madsen Repeats as SCIAC Volleyball Athlete of the Year, Three Other Athenas Named All-SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior setter/right side hitter Phoebe Madsen was named the SCIAC Volleyball Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row,...

November 4, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Rallies From 2-0 Down to Defeat La Verne, Clinch Outright Regular Season Title

LA VERNE, Calif. – The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team battled back from a 2-0 hole to take a 3-2 road win at La Verne and...

November 2, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Clinches At Least a Share of Regular Season SCIAC Title with Sweep of Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Amanda Walker and junior Melanie Moore each had 11 kills and senior Phoebe Madsen had a triple-double with 10 kills, 10...

October 29, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Wins Ninth Straight with Sweep of Occidental

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - First-year outside hitter Summer Ellis led a balanced offense with 12 kills as the No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's...

October 27, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Celebrates Senior Day with 3-0 Sweep of Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team honored its four seniors prior to the match, and all four came through with strong...

October 25, 2019

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Melanie Williams Has Career Night to Lead CMS Volleyball Past Caltech

PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Melanie Williams had career highs of 18 kills and seven blocks as the No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball...

October 22, 2019

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Amanda Walker Takes Second SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Award for CMS Volleyball

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Amanda Walker was named the SCIAC Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, the...

October 21, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Pulls Out Hard-Fought Four-Setter at Whittier

WHITTIER, Calif. - Senior libero Sarah Tritschler swung the match with a momentum-changing defensive play in the third set, as the No. 5 Claremont...

October 19, 2019

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Statement Win: CMS Volleyball Sweeps Chapman to Move Back into First Place Tie

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team dominated the first and third sets and pulled out a tight one in between as...

October 19, 2019

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Walker, Madsen Lead CMS Volleyball to Five-Set Win over Cal Lutheran

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Amanda Walker matched her career high with 23 kills and senior Phoebe Madsen had a triple-double with 11 kills, 35...

October 16, 2019

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Phoebe Madsen Earns SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Honors for CMS Volleyball

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior setter/right side hitter Phoebe Madsen earned the SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Award for matches through Sunday,...

October 14, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Sweeps Pomona-Pitzer to Take First Sixth Street Rivalry Match of 2019

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior setter/right side Phoebe Madsen was one kill shy of a triple-double without an error for the second match in a row as...

October 11, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Dominates Its Home Floor Again, Sweeps Occidental in Three

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Phoebe Madsen was one kill shy of a triple-double and closed out the match with three consecutive service aces as the...

October 8, 2019

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Chapman Comes Back from 2-0 Down to Hand CMS Volleyball First SCIAC Loss

ORANGE, Calif. - The Chapman Volleyball team dropped the first two sets but came back to hand No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps its first SCIAC loss of...

October 2, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Cruises to Sweep of Whittier, Moves to 4-0 in SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team put up arguably its most complete effort of the season, controlling the match...

September 28, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Fights Off Cal Lutheran in Four Sets to Remain Unbeaten in SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Amanda Walker had a kill and junior Melanie Moore had a block for the final two points of the match as the No. 4...

September 27, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Takes Four-Setter over La Verne in First SCIAC Home Match

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Tied at one set apiece and 20-20 in the third, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team used a timely 5-0 run and went on to...

September 25, 2019

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No. 3 CMS Volleyball Fights Off Redlands for SCIAC-Opening Sweep

REDLANDS, Calif. - The No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team had a tough challenge from Redlands in the first two sets, but were able to...

September 20, 2019

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Amanda Walker Wins SCIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior right side hitter Amanda Walker captured the SCIAC Women's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for matches through...

September 16, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Takes Second Match of the Day, Wins 3-1 over Host Washington University

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Senior setter/right side hitter Phoebe Madsen had a triple-double with 11 kills, 20 assists and 13 digs as the Claremont-Mudd-Scr...

September 14, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Concludes East to West Battle with 3-1 Defeat to No. 6 Juniata

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - After picking up two big wins on the first day of the East to West Battle, including a 3-0 win over No. 1 Emory, the No. 3 CMS...

September 14, 2019

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No. 3 CMS takes down No. 1 Emory 3-0 to Open East to West Battle

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Senior All-American Amanda Walker had 15 kills in only 22 attempts, hitting .591, as the No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps...

September 13, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Sweeps Concordia, Puget Sound to Conclude 4-0 Weekend

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Senior Amanda Walker had 12 kills and sophomore Jackie Jones added 11 as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team...

September 7, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Picks Up Two Sweeps on First Day of Cal Lu Fornia Invitational

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The No. 5-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team had a strong opening day of the Cal Lu Fornia Invitational on...

September 6, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Bounces Back from Five-Set Loss to Defeat St. Olaf 3-1

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team dropped a hard-fought 3-2 decision to Augsburg in its first match of the day,...

September 1, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Hits Midseason Stride on Opening Day with Two Lopsided Wins

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team, ranked No. 5 in the AVCA preseason poll, looked the part of national championship...

August 30, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Heads into 2019 Season with National Title Aspirations

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Much like a year ago, the 2019 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team stands one week from the start of the season unsure of...

August 23, 2019

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CMS Volleyball Picked No. 5 in AVCA Division III Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps volleyball team, two years removed from the program's first-ever national championship, earned the...

August 13, 2019