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Player Profiles



Amanda                             Carpenter
Amanda
Carpenter
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
Height: 5-6
Sport: Gymnastics
Position: AA

Biography

Talented gymnast who enjoyed a breakout junior season … is a staple in the team’s beam lineup and earned first career bars action as a junior … motivated to reach new levels of competition as a senior … set personal best on beam in 2013 and placed in the top 10 eight times … one of the most-skilled Mountaineer bars workers and will incorporate her Khorkina into her revamped routine … also proved to be a reliable alternate on floor … personal style presents well in competition … hard worker with outgoing personality … dedicated to team values and one of the squad’s top communicators … joined the Mountaineers in December 2010.

At West Virginia in 2013
• Competed in 11 meets, three as a multi-event athlete, and scored 134.3 points
• Tallied two podium finishes and placed in the top 10 eight times
• Hit for a career-high 9.825 on beam twice and scored 9.8 or better four times
• Finished second on beam at NC State (1/25) with a 9.8 mark
• Hit for a career-best 9.825 on beam in Big 12 opener against Oklahoma (2/1)
• Matched her career-best beam showing of 9.825 at Maryland (2/17) and tied for second
• Scored a season-best 9.7 in her career bars debut against Maryland (3/10)
• Beam RQS of 9.775 and season average of 9.67; also owned bars season average of 9.342

At West Virginia in 2012
• Competed on beam in all but one meet and counted toward team score 10 times
• All-EAGL Second Team Beam
• EAGL All-Academic Team
• Placed within the top five on beam four times
• Tallied 115.775 points
• Made Mountaineer debut against No. 13 Penn State and Maryland (1/8) and finished third on beam with a career-best 9.8
• Placed third on beam at Bowling Green (1/21) with a 9.675
• Tied for second place on beam at Michigan (2/3) with a 9.75
• Tallied a 9.75 on beam at the NCAA Auburn Regional Championships (4/7)
• Beam season average of 9.646 ranked third on team
• Beam RQS of 9.75

At West Virginia in 2011
• Did not see competitive action

Club Gymnastics
• Three-time level 10 Junior Olympics national qualifier at Prestige Gymnastics under Tony and Jen Fatta
• Three-time Pennsylvania state champion
• 2008 Pennsylvania all-around champion
• Two-time regional bars champion

Personal
• Daughter of Randolph and Tracy Carpenter
• Has one brother
• Birthday is March 9
• Attended Hempfield High
• Majoring in business and economics
• Dean’s List
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


 

Amanda Carpenter’s Career Highs Uneven Bars 9.7 vs. Maryland and Rutgers 3/15/13 Balance Beam 9.825 vs. Oklahoma, Western Michigan and William & Mary 2/1/13 at Maryland with Rutgers 2/17/13

Amanda Carpenter’s Career Statistics
Year	Meets	AA	Total Points
2013	11	0	134.4
2012	12	0	115.775
Totals	23	0	250.175

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