13 Amanda Banducci
13 Amanda Banducci
Year: SR
Hometown: San Mateo
High School: Notre Dame
Previous College: CMC
Position: IF

Major:  Psych/ Economics Dual Major

Greatest area of academic interest:  Education Inequality

Favorite class in college so far: Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination

Why you chose CMS softball: Coach fosters a hard working environment with an opportunity to learn and grow as individuals and team mates.  Being a part of CMS softball is not just simply being a college athlete, but it's a chance to be a part of something greater than yourself.  I wouldn't trade any of my teammates for the world.  I am blessed to have shared this experience with each and every one of them.  

Club softball team:  San Jose Sharks

Favorite book(s):  Harry Potter (all of them), Artemis Fowl, Pyramid of Success, Greater than Yourself

Favorite movie(s):  Waiting for Superman, Precious, Once, Dangerous Minds, The Blind Side

Favorite quote(s):  “You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you” - John Wooden

"Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the world together."

"Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become what he should be."

Person/People you most admire:  My grandfather, Wendy Kopp, Coach Betsy Hipple, 

One dream you cherish:  To end the achievement gap