Amanda

McClanahan

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Forward/Defender
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Tennessee/Papillion-La Vista South
Major: Nutrition Science

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2016)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016; Spring 2016, 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)

2017 (Senior)
Amanda McClanahan played in 18 of 19 contests for the Huskers in 2017, including five starts, for 601 minutes. McClanahan recorded two assists, while taking four shots, one of which was on goal. McClanahan had an assist against Maryland on Oct. 5 when she found Haley Hanson in the 47th minute of NU's 3-0 win. On Oct. 15, McClanahan assisted Hanson's goal in the 17th minute of a 1-1 tie. After playing more than 23 minutes on only one occasion in non-conference play, McClanahan played 40 minutes or more in seven of 11 games.

2016 (Junior)
McClanahan played in 17 of 22 games for the Huskers, amassing 344 minutes. She took five shots, two of which were on goal. McClanahan's season high for minutes in a game was 36 against Oregon on Aug. 26. She racked up 30 minutes in four additional matches. The Huskers went 11-6-5 overall en route to appearances in the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Tournament. After the season, McClanahan won the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

2015 (Sophomore)
McClanahan made 13 appearances during her first season at Nebraska. She recorded one shot, which was on goal. NU's defense earned six shutouts, and posted an 8-7-2 record overall.

Before Nebraska
McClanahan came to Nebraska after playing at Tennessee in 2014. She saw 26 minutes of action on the season, with her season high being 11 minutes against Milwaukee. McClanahan registered one shot on goal with the Volunteers.

Before Tennessee, McClanahan was an all-state and all-metro player at Papillion-La Vista South. In 2012, she helped her team to district, metro and state titles. In 2011, the team captured metro and district championships.

Other Information
During the club season, McClanahan played for Elite Girls Academy and helped the team to the 2013 U.S. Club Soccer National Premier League championship, the Mid West Regional League U16 title and the Nebraska State U16 Cup title. In 2011, Elite Girls Academy won the GSI Showcase championship while McClanahan was on the team.

Personal Information
Amanda is the daughter of Shane and Theresa McClanahan, and was born on Sept. 13, 1996. She has one sister, Megan, and one brother, Michael. She is majoring in nutrition science at Nebraska. Amanda is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and a two-time selection to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She received the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award in 2016 and is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

McClanahan on Nebraska
"Nebraska is a place of endless opportunities. I believe everyone has the ability to be even greater than they already are. Coach (John) Walker and all the coaches want each and every one of their players to succeed. I am so excited to join the Husker women’s soccer family and see how great our team can be.”

McClanahan's Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2015

13-0

1

1

0

0

0

2016

17-0

5

2

0

0

0

2017

18-5

4

1

0

2

2

Totals

48-5

10

4

0

2

2

McClanahan's Career Highs
Points - 1 (2 times) last at Indiana (10/15/17)

Goals - None
Assists - 1 (2 times) last at Indiana (10/15/17)

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