Amanda Covington Athlete Profile

#10 Amanda Covington

Amanda Covington
Position: Guard Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 1997-1999 Hometown: Laramie, WY Last School: Ricks College

Personal

Parents: Keith and Gwen
Brothers and Sisters: Three brothers and two sisters
Hobbies: Singing, performing and having fun
Most Influential Person: Parents
Biggest Sports Thrill: Playing in the state volleyball championship
Favorite Actor: Julie Andrews
Favorite Movie: Sound of Music and Grease
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Book: Believing Christ
Favorite Food: Cookies

Before BYU

Two years as a starter at College of Southern Idaho...First Team All-Region 1995-96 and 1996-97...All-Tournament Team 1995-96...Pre-Season Second Team All-American 1996-97...region leader in steals (4pg) during sophomore season...region leader in assists as a freshman averaging 5.4 per game. In High School...team captain as a junior and senior...earned All-Conference and All-State honors for two years...lettered three years under coach Paul Street...MVP regional tourney...played for Wyoming All-Star team.

Summary

Coach's Comments: "Amanda was chosen by her teammates as team captain. She wants our team to be the best. She has improved on her ball handling and shooting. Her court awareness and leadership are essential to our team's success."



1997-1998 | Junior Year

  • Played in all 29 games and started in 22
  • Led the team in assists with 94
  • Led the team in assists in 11 games
  • Averaged 5.8 ppg, 2.8 rpg and 3.2 assists
  • Named to the WAC's Mountain Division All-Newcomer Team
  • Picked up a season-high 15 points against Boise State on 12/13