2004: Athletic freshman, who stepped in immediately as a rookie and made an impact ... One of four players to see court time in all 110 games for Virginia Tech ... Started all 29 matches at libero ... Set a new Tech record for digs in a match with 35 against North Carolina ... Led the Hokies with 478 digs for the season ... Finished the season ranked seventh in the Atlantic Coast Conference for digs per game in overall matches (4.35) and conference matches (4.68) ... Totaled 20 or more digs in seven matches ... Had double-digit dig totals in 27 of Tech's 29 matches ... Opened the season with a career-high five assists versus Ohio ... Second on the team with 31 service aces ... Totaled a career-high three service aces twice in her rookie campaign ... Notched two or more service aces in six matches ... Her total of 478 is the fourth best single-season total in Tech school history.
High School: Broke the school kill record during her senior year at Yorktown High ... Named the team's most valuable player two straight years ... Named all-county, all-conference, all-area (Muncie, Ind.) and all-state for two consecutive years ... a four-year starter at outside hitter ... Led her team to the 2003 Hoosier Heritage Conference championship ... Five-year starter on the Munciana Open club team ... An all-state academic selection and received the Yorktown academic excellence award.
Personal: Amanda N. Cloyd was born April 15, 1986, in Muncie, Ind. ... Is the daughter of Greg and Barb Cloyd ... Has one sibling, a younger brother, Brandyn ... Enrolled in university studies.