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11 Amanda Raker
Raker's Career Statistics:
CAREER | 2015 MBM | 2014 MBM | 2013 MBM

End of Career Notes:
• 2015 Mid-American Conference Women’s Volleyball Distinguished Scholar Athlete
• 2014 & 2015 Academic All-MAC
• MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week (Nov. 4, 2015)
• MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 3, 2015)
• Played in 65 of a possible 94 matches over her Ball State career
• Saw action in 177 of a possible 359 sets over her Ball State career
• The first Ball State player in the rally scoring era (2001-present) to boast a perfect attack percentage in a match with a minimum of seven attempts, hitting 1.000 (9-0-9) vs. Toledo (Oct. 29, 2015)
• She is also the only non-setter to boast a perfect attack percentage for the Cardinals in a match in the rally scoring era with a minimum of five attempts
• Smashed a career-high 13 kills at Western Michigan (Nov. 6, 2015)
• Tallied double-figure kills in five career matches
• Logged a career-high seven total blocks in three matches
• Produced a pair of solo blocks in two matches
• Started her collegiate career as a basketball player at Butler (2011-12 to 2012-13), before transferring to Ball State to play volleyball

2015 (R-Sr.): Earned third letter at Ball State … Mid-American Conference Women’s Volleyball Distinguished Scholar Athlete … Academic All-MAC … MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week (Nov. 4) … MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 3) … played in 27 matches, earning 17 starts … saw action in 75 of a possible 124 sets … became the first Ball State player in the rally scoring era (2001-present) to boast a perfect attack percentage in a match with a minimum of seven attempts, hitting 1.000 (9-0-9) vs. Toledo (Oct. 29, 2015) … she is also the only non-setter to boast a perfect attack percentage for the Cardinals in a match in the rally scoring era with a minimum of five attempts … followed with a .727 (9-1-11) effort versus Buffalo (Oct. 31) and her .850 (18-1-20) attack percentage for the two matches was the best for a Ball State player collecting at least five attempts in back-to-back matches in the rally scoring era … smashed a career-high 13 kills the following match at Western Michigan (Nov. 6) … added 10 kills in MAC Tournament matches versus Buffalo (Nov. 19) and Kent State (Nov. 20) … recorded at least one kill in 22 matches, with five-or-more on 12 occasions … produced a career-high seven total blocks at Lipscomb (Sept. 4) and tied the mark versus Morehead State (Sept. 12) and against Buffalo in the MAC Tournament … earned at least one block in 19 matches, with three-or-more seven times … hit .300-or-better in nine matches.

2014 (R-Jr.): Earned second letter at Ball State … Academic All-MAC … played in 27 matches, earning 12 starts … saw action in 89 of a possible 119 sets … smashed a career-high 10 kills versus Montana (Sept. 5) and tied the mark versus East Tennessee State (Sept. 19) … also hit a career-best .471 (10-2-17) versus ETSU … logged nine kills on two other occasions … blasted at least one kill in 26 matches, with five-or-more on nine occasion … ranked fourth on the squad with 62 total blocks, including six solo and 56 assists … earned a career-high five blocks versus Montana, which she later tied at Miami (Oct. 24) and at Central Michigan (Nov. 7) … earned at least one block in 23 matches, with three-or-more 13 times … finished the season with 19 digs, including a career-high two digs in five matches.

2013 (R-So.): Earned first letter at Ball State … joined the program after playing two seasons of women’s basketball at Butler … played in 11 matches to help Ball State claim a share of the Mid-American Conference West Division title … saw action in 13 sets … recorded her first collegiate kill versus Drake (Sept. 14).

BUTLER WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:
2012-13 (So.): Earned second letter at Butler … played in 31 games, making 22 starts … helped guide the Bulldogs to a WNIT berth … averaged 4.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 21.8 minutes per game … scored a career-high 12 points versus Portland State (Nov. 24) and versus Indiana (Dec. 9) … also grabbed a career-high tying nine rebounds versus the Hoosiers, which tied the mark she set in a win at Ball State (Nov. 13) earlier in the year … scored five-or-more points in 13 games … added a career-best four blocks versus Portland State, while also playing a career-high 37 minutes in the game.

2011-12 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Butler … served as a post player off the bench, played in 29 contests ... made two starts ... averaged 2.9 points and 15.4 minutes per game ... scored season-high eight points at Nevada (Nov. 25) and Detroit (Dec. 29) ... had seven points vs. Iowa State (Nov. 26) ... earned the start and grabbed eight boards at Wright State (Dec. 31) ... grabbed five rebounds, including three offensive boards, at Milwaukee (Feb. 23).

PREP CAREER: Earned four letters in volleyball at Perry Meridian … was a Class 4A First Team All-State selection as a senior, while earning Class 4A Second Team All-State honors as a junior … played on the Indiana All-Star South Team as a senior ... also earned three letters in basketball at Perry Meridian ... selected first team all-state by Hoosier Basketball Magazine ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... was named All-Marion County and all-conference ... named to Indianapolis Star Super Team ... participated in Hoosier Reunion All-Star Game and Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 Workout ... averaged 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a senior ...s hot 53 percent from the floor as a senior and had a career-best 18 rebounds vs. Bloomington North ... led team to a 21-5 record and sectional and conference championships as a sophomore in 2009 ... high school coach was Mike Armstrong ... played AAU for Indiana Explosion and for Lee Larkins ... also four-year letterwinner and all-state performer in volleyball.

PERSONAL: Maintains a 3.871 grade-point average as a health science major … born Feb. 22, 1993 in Indianapolis, Ind. … daughter of Gary and Donna Raker … has two sisters, Janae and Kristin … her father played basketball at Butler from 1979-80 … full name is Amanda Michelle Raker.
Position: Middle Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Perry Meridian / Butler
Experience: 2 Letters
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