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#10 Amanda Benson
Position: Libero
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Litchfield Park, Ariz.
High School: Xavier Prep
Experience: High School
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Sophomore (2014): Played in all 33 matches as libero…led the team with 548 digs which ranks fourth in school history…averaged 4.38 digs/set which ranks ninth in school history…moved to 10th on the Oregon career digs list with 1,050…tallied 72 assists (0.58/set) and 22 service aces (0.18/set)…recorded double-digit digs in 32 of 33 matches…had 20 or more digs in 12 matches capped by a season high of 28 kills against at Arizona State…All-Pac-12 honorable mention….AVCA All-Region honorable mention…was a member of the Pac-12 All-Star team that traveled to Beijing in the summer of 2014, led by Oregon coaches Jim Moore and Stacy Metro.

Freshman (2013): Named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team…played in 109 sets at libero for the Ducks…led the team with 4.61 digs/set which ranked fourth in the Pac-12 and sixth in school history…her 502 digs on the season is the fifth most in Oregon history and the most ever by a freshman…set a career high 24 digs against California (Nov. 15)…recorded double-digit digs in 27 of 31 matches…also led the team with 20 service aces...set a season high seven assists against Portland State.

Prep: Helped the U.S. Junior National Team win the gold medal in the 2012 NORCECA Games in Nicaragua, and was a member of the 2011 USAVB Youth Select A2 National Team. A 2012 PrepVolleyball Senior Ace and Under Armour All-American, the publication also tabbed her a 2010 National Sophomore of the Year Finalist, and Defensive Dandy in 2009 and 2011. In high school action in 2012, the state player of the year helped her Xavier Prep team finish 34-11 and place second in the state championship. As a junior she was an All-Arizona and All-State Division 1 First Team Pick. As a sophomore was an Arizona Large School All-State First-Team pick and Prepvolleyball.com National Sophomore of the Year finalist in 2010. As a freshman, she was an Arizona Fiesta All-Region choice and started for the 5A-1 state champion. In club action, she has starred for the Spiral (2013), Club Red (2010-12), and Arizona Sky (2006-09) teams.

Personal: Intended Psychology major. Parents are Brett and Cristina, and has an older brother (Nicholas) and a younger brother (Ryne). Her uncle (David Alcoriza) was a member of the 1996 Olympic Shooting team, and her grandfather (Ronly Alcoriza) is a member of the ATA National Hall of Fame.

Season sp-mp k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s se dig d/s bs ba tb b/s be bhe points pts/s
2013 109-31 1 0.01 0 9 .111 65 0.60 20 0.18 54 502 4.61 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 21.0 0.19
2014 76-20 3 0.02 0 11 .273 38 0.50 11 0.14 28 304 4.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 14.0 0.18
Total 173-48 3 0.02 0 18 .167 98 0.57 30 0.17 81 745 4.31 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 33.0 0.19