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Amanda Dennis, Shea Moyer, and Frankie Tagliaferri join the U.S. U-19 WNT for a week-long training camp
Schafer scores two goals in Penn State's 4-0 victory over MSU
Penn State hosts Michigan Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. and Michigan State Sunday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m.
Kerry Abello and Amanda Dennis selected for U.S. WNT training camps
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
BIG TEN ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM (2016)
BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK (9/27/16)
BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (10/27/16)
Academic All-Big Ten…Made appearances in six games, which included one start…Kept three Penn State shutouts intact…On the year, Dennis posted a goals-against average of 0.41, a save percentage of .909, allowed one goal, tallied 10 saves, and posted a record of 0-0-1…Made her season-debut against Northwestern and played the final 24:36 of the match (9/14)…Started the match at Nebraska and made a season-high six saves in a 1-1 draw (9/24)…Played the final 45 minutes against Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and made three saves (11/10)…Played the final 24 minutes at Stanford and recorded one save in the fourth round of the NCAA Tournament (11/24).
Big Ten All-Freshman Team honoree...Named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week (9/27)...Named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (10/27)...Started all 21 matches at goalkeeper for the Nittany Lions as a freshman...First Nittany Lion freshman goalkeeper to start in the season opener since Alyssa Naeher (2006)...Tallied seven solo shutouts...Dennis and Sarafina Valenti combined for two shutouts...Finished the year with a record of 12-5-4...Recorded
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played varsity soccer, freshman year, for Murrieta Valley High School...Played for the Cal South Olympic Development Program (ODP) and won two national championships (2013-14) with the ’98 age group...Ranked as the No. 2 goalkeeper, No. 10 regionally (Southern California) and No. 38 overall in the 2016 class by TopDrawerSoccer...2015 NSCAA All-American.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE
Took part in a training camp with the U.S U-19 WNT in May 2018...U.S. U-20 WNT training camp (May 2017)...Joined the U.S. U-19 WNT for a training camps January 2017...U.S. U-18 WNT training camp (July 2016)...Joined the U.S. U-19 WNT for a training camp in May 2016...Recorded a pair of 1-0 victories in net for the U.S. U-18 WNT during the 2016 La Manga Tournament in La Manga, Spain (March 2016)...Trained with the U-20 U.S. Women’s National Team in Sept. 2015...A member of the U.S. Women’s National Teams at the U-14, U-15, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels.
Amanda Marie Dennis was born on May 25, 1998, in San Diego, California...Parents are Melissa and Mike Rouse...Siblings are Emily, Michael
WHY I CHOSE PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because of the incredible coaching staff, the amazing soccer program, the high level academics, and the family-like environment.”