Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: McKinney, Texas
High School: Boyd
Club: Dallas Texans
Experience: High School


Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2013) 

2012 (Freshman)
Amanda Elertson played in four games during her freshman season at Nebraska in 2012, including conference games against Northwestern and Ohio State.

Elertson fired one shot on the season, a shot on goal against the Buckeyes.

High School
Named the No. 75 player in the country by and tabbed as the No. 96 recruit in the nation on ESPN's High School 150 list, Amanda Elertson played for one of top prep programs in the country at Boyd High School in McKinney, Texas, under Coach Michelle Estes.

The Broncos ended the 2012 season ranked 18th in the ESPNHS Fab 50 rankings after posting a 21-2-2 record. Elertson helped the Broncos defeat three top-50 programs, including No. 24 Rowlett (Texas), No. 30 Kingwood (Texas) and No. 19 American Heritage-Boca-Delray (Florida), who won the Florida Class 2A state title.

Boyd was unable to defend its state title in 2012, as the Broncos were upset in a shootout in the regional quarterfinals by College Station A&M Consolidated.

A 2011 first-team UIL Texas 5A all-state pick as a junior, Elertson was named MVP of the Class 5A state title game after scoring the game's only goal in overtime to beat Colleyville Heritage. The goal won the state title for Boyd after the Broncos lost in the 2010 state title game. Elertson also earned UIL District 10-5A All-District MVP honors after scoring 29 goals and adding 26 assists in 2011.

Elertson chose Nebraska over Oklahoma State and Wisconsin.

Other Information
Elertson was part of the successful Dallas Texans ECNL U18 soccer club. She won back-to-back North Texas State Cups in 2010 and 2011 after taking runner-up honors in 2009. Elertson also played in the 2009 USYSA National Championships and was part of the 2008 Manchester United Premier Cup Championship squad.
Personal Information
Amanda's family has previous ties to Nebraska, as her great-grandfather, grandfather, uncles and cousins have attended the University of Nebraska. She is the daughter of Bryan Elertson and Monica Elertson and was born on Jan. 4, 1994. She majored in biological sciences and earned her bachelor's degree from Nebraska in August of 2016. She claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2012-13.

Elertson's Career Statistics








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Elertson's Career Highs
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