Amanda Burau
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lake In The Hills, Ill.
High School: HD Jacobs

Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2013)
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2014)
  • Nebraska Heart & Soul Award (2014)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2013)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
  • NTCA Honorable Mention All-Academic Team (2012)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2014)
  • Member of Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 

2013-14 (Senior) 

Burau saw no playing time during her senior year with the Huskers due to an injury. 

2012-13 (Redshirt Junior)
Junior Amanda Burau continued to hone her bowling skills, while also being a standout in the classroom for the Huskers.

Due to an injury, Burau saw limited playing time during her junior campaign.  She did appear in one tournament during the season. Burau did not post a final score in the tournament.

A member of the Nebraska Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Burau also earned the Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award. Burau captured academic All-Big Ten honors and was a member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012.

2011-12 (Junior)
Burau redshirted during her first season for the Huskers. 

Before Nebraska
Burau was the MVP and captain at HD Jacobs High School and was a member of the all-conference team. She attended Elgin Community College following her high school career.

Amanda was born in Glen Ellyn, Ill., May 1, 1991 to Chuck and Paulette Burau in Glen Ellyn, Ill. She has one brother, Jacob. Amanda is majoring in natural resource and environmental economics. She earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2013, and claimed a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012. A standout in the community, Burau also captured a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2013.

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