Career Notes Entering 2013 Season:
• 2012 All-Mid-American Conference Second Team
• 2010 MAC All-Tournament Team
• 2010 MAC All-Freshman Team
• Two-time MAC West Division Player of the Week (March 16, 2010 and March 20, 2012)
• In Ball State's Career Records: runs scored (112, fourth), doubles (33, fourth), home runs (16, fourth), RBI (111, fourth), total bases (264, seventh) and hits (167, 10th)
• In Ball State's Single Season Records: RBI (51 in 2010, fourth), runs scored (43 in 2010, sixth), total bases (95 in 2010, eighth), home runs (7 in 2010, 12th) and triples (5 in 2010, seventh) - highest listing only.
2012 (Jr.): Earned third letter at Ball State ... helped guide the Cardinals to just their third Mid-American Conference regular season title in program history with a 40-15 (17-3 MAC) record ... Second Team All-MAC selection ... named MAC West Division Player of the Week (March 20) ... started all 55 games in center field ... posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 55 putouts and one outfield assist ... tallied a .335 batting average with 61 hits in 182 at bats, including 19 multi-base hits ... posted a seven game hitting streak and a pair of six game streaks during the season ... reached base safely in 10 consecutive games ... her 94 total bases were the ninth-best single season total in program history, while her six home runs tied for 15th ... tallied 18 multi-hit games to rank second on the squad, while adding nine multi-RBI games ... recorded her first career four hit game in the opener of a doubleheader at North Florida (March 7), going 4-for-4 at the plate, including a double ... also tied a career-high with four RBI in the game, while scoring a pair of runs ... belted her first career grand slam in the second game of the doubleheader versus Eastern Michigan (April 20) which also tied her career-high with four RBI ... tallied 35 RBI and scored 34 runs ... tied a career-high with three runs scored versus Northern Colorado (March 9) ... led the team with 14 stolen bases.
2011 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State by playing and starting 55 games in left field ... posted a .301 batting average with 52 hits in 173 at bats ... tallied 16 multi-base hits, including 12 doubles, three home runs and a triple ... launched a three-run home run versus Marshall (March 26), which drove in the game-winning run ... also belted long balls in the first game at Toledo (April 29) and at Bowling Green (April 30) ... reached base in 14-straight games from April 17 (at Central Michigan) through May 12 (at Western Michigan in the MAC Tournament) ... the streak tied as the third-longest on the squad ... her nine-game hitting streak running from March 13 vs. St. Joseph's through March 26 versus Marshall tied as the second-longest hitting streak on the team ... tallied nine multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits in the first game of a doubleheader versus Dayton (March 24) ... posted a .950 fielding percentage with 91 putouts and five assists in 101 chances, while committing just five errors.
2010 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... helped guide Ball State to the program's second-consecutive MAC Regular Season Championship, as well as the MAC Tournament Championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament ... 2010 MAC All-Freshman Team ... 2010 MAC All-Tournament Team ... MAC West Division Player of the Week (March 16) ... played in 58 games and earning 57 starts in left field ... posted a .312 batting average with 54 hits in 173 at bats ... led the MAC with 51 RBI, which is the fourth-best single-season total in BSU annals ... led the team with multiple RBI in 17 games, including a career-high four versus Buffalo (May 12) ... her 43 runs scored rank as the sixth-best single-season total in the BSU record book ... scored a career-high three runs at Toledo (April 25) and in the MAC Tournament versus Northern Illinois (May 13) ... her final run versus the Rockets came on a two-run walk-off home run which secured a 13-12 win for the Cardinals ... collected 22 multi-base hits, including 10 doubles, seven home runs and five triples ... her five triples tie as the seventh-most in a single season in program history, while her seven home runs tie for 12th ... swiped 11 bases in 14 attempts ... led all players in the 2010 MAC Tournament in RBI (10), triples (2) and total bases (15) ... posted the fourth-best batting average (.500) in the tournament and second-best on the team ... posted a .990 fielding percentage with 102 putouts and two assists in 105 chances, while committing just one error.
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Mike Bass at Grossmont North ... four-year letterwinner in softball ... helped team win conference with 11-1 finish in 2009 ... Santana Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... two-time County Office of Education (CIF) San Diego first team ... Co-Player of the Year in East San Diego ... two-time All-California second team ... posted a career batting average of .405 with 167 hits, 35 doubles, 88 RBI and 134 runs scored ... four-year letterwinner in field hockey where she played midfield for coach Danny Martinez.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Gregory and Janet Carpenter ... has one brother, Danny ... born June 17, 1991, in San Diego, Calif. ... full name is Amanda Christine Carpenter ... majoring in elementary education...maintains a 3.214 grade-point average.