23  Amanda Luers
Amanda Luers
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dover, Ohio

High School:
Dover HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
P

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2006 (JUNIOR)
Made 17 appearances, starting once for the Herd...Made her first start of the season against Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 11...Earned her first save of the season against Appalachian State Feb. 19...Allowed one run on four hits in three innings of relief...Picked up her first win versus East Tennessee State March 4...Allowed one hit, while striking out a season-high three batters in 3 2/3 innings...Struck out three batters in relief at Virginia Tech March 22...Earned her second win of the season at Eastern Kentucky April 12...Allowed four runs on seven hits with two strikeouts in four innings...Won her third game of the season against Ohio April 18, scattering five hits in four innings of relief.

2005 (SOPHOMORE)
Made 17 appearances, starting four for the Herd during her sophomore season...Picked up her first win of the season against Indiana on Feb. 6...Allowed two runs on four hits with a strikeout in six innings...Struck out a season-high five batters twice...Struck out five against East Carolina, allowing five runs on seven hits in a loss on March 5...Struck out five at Ohio State on March 20...Threw an inning of perfect relief to earn her first save of the season vs. ECU on March 6...Earned her second save against Oakland on March 18...Earned his third save of the season against Western Michigan in the MAC Tournament on May 12.

2004 (FRESHMAN)
Had the 10th-best earned run average (1.74) in the MAC in 2004...Registered the best winning percentage (5-1) of any Herd hurler while picking up two saves in 23 appearances...Struck out 31 batters in 60 innings, including six in a win against UT Martin for the win...Started seven games.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Tasha Lorentz at Dover HS...Led team to three district titles in 2000, 2001 and 2003...Was a four-time All-Ohio performer...Was named District Player of the Year in 2002 and 2003...Played for Express and Hurricanes...Team was third at the 2001 NSA Nationals and finished fourth at Super World Series that same year...Maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school while involved in both Student Council and National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Full name is Amanda Marie Luers...Born on May 28, 1985...Daughter of John and Ann Luers...Has one younger brother, Jacob (16), who attends Dover HS...Father played football at Muskingum (Ohio) College...Majoring in Sports Management with a minor in Spanish.