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Amanda Chidester      

Professional Softball Player

Amanda Chidester is an American softball player. She has been a member of the USA Softball Women's National Team since June 2012. She previously played for the Michigan Wolverines softball team from 2009 to 2012. She was twice selected as the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year and broke Michigan's career home run record.

Chidester enrolled at the University of Michigan in the fall of 2008. As a freshman in the spring of 2009, Chidester appeared in 58 games and led the Michigan softball team with a .350 batting average. She was selected as a second-team NFCA All-American and a first-team All-Big Ten player.

As a sophomore in 2009, Chidester started all 57 games for Michigan, including 56 games at second base.

As a junior in 2010, Chidester moved to third base. She started all 58 games for Michigan, including 51 at third base and seven at catcher. She led the team with a .423 batting average and 75 RBIs. At the end of the season, she was selected as the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year and a first-team NFCA All-American at third base.

As a senior in 2011, Chidester was the captain of the Michigan softball team. She started 58 games for Michigan, including 13 at third base and 45 at first base. She compiled a .347 batting average with 46 RBIs and was named Big Ten Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. On May 25, 2013, she became the second Michigan Wolverines softball player to reach 200 career RBIs.

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