Had a sold fall in her first competition in over a year after sitting out a year following her transfer from Western Illinois University.
Went 7-5 in singles play and teamed with two players for a 10-3 doubles record.
Reached the semifinals of the Stony Brook Classic and the Bill & Sandra Moore Invitational.
Also won a match at the ITA / Atlantic Region Championship.
Won three straight matches from Oct. 10 to Oct. 16, and started the year with a 3-1 mark.
After losing her first doubles match, rattled off seven straight doubles wins, claiming the Bill & Sandra Moore Invitational title and reaching the finals of the Old Dominion Invitational.
Then won three straight matches, including a first-round match in the ITA / Atlantic Region Championships with teammate Erin Snook. Griffin and Snook defeated a Virginia Tech duo.
Sat out the 2009-10 season after transferring from Western Illinois University.
Must sit out this season after transferring from Western Illinois University.
When she becomes eligible in fall 2010, will make an instant impact.
PRIOR TO NAVY
A three-year letterwinner at Granite Bay High School, Griffin graduated in 2006 ... spent her freshman year at Fresno State (2006-07), where she helped the Bulldogs to a WAC Championship and a 22-4 record ... won the student-athlete award while at Fresno State ... spent the last two years at Western Illinois, was she was named a two-time MVP and two-time first-team All-Summit League ... went 22-11 at No. 1 singles at WIU ... was named an ITA Academic All-American twice as well as an ESPN / CoSIDA Academic All-District V at-large selection ... won the Peterson Leadership Award last year at Western Illinois ... two-time member of the Summit League All-Academic team ... was the President of Kappa Pi International Art Honors fraternity ... was an interdisciplinary studies honor student ... at Granite Bay, she served as the Senior class President ... won the Gold Academic Merit Award and the Student Leadership Award twice.
Amanda Nicole Griffin ... born Feb. 7, 1988, in Los Gatos, Calif. ... daughter of John and Terri Griffin ... finished three years of college before coming to the Naval Academy, where she will start over as a freshman.
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