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Amanda
Cicchini
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Height: 5-2
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Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: M

Biography

Experienced international player that plays the game with great poise ... great vision and ball control … a technically sound midfielder ... possesses the ability to withstand any type of pressure ... can change the point of attack quickly ... very tactically aware ... links offense and defense together ... a non-stop player with a non-stop work rate … one of three returning All-American on 2008 roster.

At West Virginia in 2007: Stat sheet does not justify her terrific play … Soccer America MVP first team … NSCAA/adidas All-America second team … Soccer Buzz All-America third team … NSCAA/adidas Mid-Atlantic all-region first team … Soccer Buzz Mid-Atlantic all-region first team … All-BIG EAST first team … 2007 BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team … started all 25 games, played every minute in 11 contests … eight points on four assists and two goals at central midfield … named to the 2007 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List … goal against Bowling Green in season opener … assist on Kiley Harris’ game-winning goal over No. 15 Penn State … goal in BIG EAST road opener at Pitt … assist in loss to Wake Forest … direct kick was the assist on game-winner in BIG EAST quarterfinal against Villanova ... two shots against Louisville and Notre Dame in BIG EAST tournament ... five shots in four NCAA games.

At West Virginia in 2006: Preseason all-BIG EAST selection that was named to the all-BIG EAST first team as a midfielder in 2006 ... all mid-Atlantic region first team by SoccerBuzz, second team by NSCAA ... played in 20 matches, starting 17 ... had four goals and three assists for 11 points ... missed WVU’s first game against Richmond because she was playing at the U-20 World Championships with Team Canada ... came off the bench in the next three games before getting first start of 2006 at Penn State ... assisted on Deana Everrett’s goal in 2-1 upset of No. 7 Penn State ... had one assist against St. Bonaventure ... scored her first goal of the season in win over rival Pitt ... scored only goal for WVU against Virginia ... ripped a 20-yard shot into upper corner to give WVU the lead at No. 1 Notre Dame in the 17th minute ... scored final goal of regular season at Marquette ... had one assist and four shots against Providence.

At West Virginia in 2005: Started 21 of 21 matches at center midfield ... second team all-BIG EAST and all-region (NSCAA and SoccerBuzz) ... a SoccerBuzz freshman All-American ... scored first collegiate goal in win over South Florida ... started and played 90 minutes in all five matches for the Canadians at the U-20 CONCACAF qualifying tournament from January 18-27, 2006.

In High School: A member of the full Canadian national team who earned her first start on June 26 versus the United States ... a U-20 Canadian national team player with 13 CAPS, earning one international start ... member of the U-19 Canadian national team that won the CONCACAF tournament and was a quarterfinalist in the 2003 U-19 Women’s World Cup held in Thailand ... a nine-time tournament MVP playing with the Oakville Cobras ... also a two-time Ontario Youth Soccer League MVP ... as a U-18, led her team to the Ontario Cup championship and the club national championship ... earned St. Thomas Aquinas rookie athlete of the year as a freshman at Holy Trinity Secondary ... led her team to the OFFSA semifinals in 2002 ... a cross-country champion as well ... the No. 3 International Recruit of 2005 according to SoccerBuzz.

Personal: Daughter of John and Phyllis Cicchini ... one of four children ... birthday is February 28 ... majoring in sociology.


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