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#7 Amanda Foje
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Duchesne
Duchesne High School
• Named Honorable Mention All-State as a senior by the Omaha World-Herald and the Lincoln Journal Star.
• Averaged 9.0 assists per set as a senior for the Cardinals, which ranked fifth-best in Class B.
• Senior-year totals were 760 assists, 79 digs, 59 kills, 37 aces and nine blocks on .250 hitting.
• Team was ranked fifth in the state in Class B as a senior, finishing 22-9 and falling in the District finals.
• As a junior, tallied 664 assists, 85 digs and 44 aces.
• Was a combined 78-41 in four years on the varsity, making state for the first time in school history as a freshman.

• Served as a team captain as a junior and senior and was named First Team All-River Cities Conference both seasons.
• Voted most improved player in 2008 and 2011 for her club team, Nebraska Elite.
• High school coaches were Katie Luther and Katy Brown, while club coaches were Tony Carrow, Steve Bymers, Korrine Schuster, Nick Schuster and Angie Lantz.

More About Amanda
Full Name: Amanda Marie Foje
Birthday: Nov. 17, 1994
Birthplace: Omaha, Neb.
Parents: Todd and Amy Foje
Siblings: Nathan (20) and Emily (16)
Major: Undeclared
Favorite TV Shows: CSI and Modern Family
Favorite Athlete: Misty May-Treanor
Favorite Quote: “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for great.” (John D. Rockefeller)
Favorite Vacation Spot: Naples, Fla.
Why Creighton: Great academics, friendly people and beautiful campus
Best Volleyball Memory: Going to nationals six years in a row with great teammates
Team I Wish We Could Play: Pacific, because I have two friends on the team
Favorite Part About Ryan Center/D.J. Sokol Arena: Locker rooms and great crowd/student environment
2013 Summer Job: Hollister
Players I Model My Game After: USA Volleyball Team
Thoughts on Joining the BIG EAST: Bring it on! It’s a great opportunity for Creighton to move to the next level.

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