Hometown: Cypress, Calif.
Previous School: Los Alamitos
PRIOR TO VCU
· Three-year varsity member at Los Alamitos HighSchool
· Team was Sunset League Division I Champions in 2007,2008 and 2009
· Member of CalSouth Olympic Development Program for fourseasons
· Her father, Dean, was a two-year letterwinner in men'sbasketball at UCLA
Coach Sahaydak on Sears: "We are veryexcited to have quality goalkeeper like Amanda joining our program.The first thing we noticed with Amanda was her size and commandingpresence in goal, but she is also a great organizer of thedefenders in front of her and is a good communicator. We excited tosee her grow during her time with us."