2 - Amanda Yamate
Amanda Yamate
Birth Date: 08/30/1993
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: South Torrance HS
Position: DS
Experience: HS

SOUTH TORRANCE HS: Was a two-time letterwinner for Head Coach Robert Kutsch and the Spartans • Graduated in 2011 • Played in 71 sets and helped lead her team to a 26-11 overall record, an 8-0 record in the Pioneer League and a 3-1 performance in the CIF postseason in 2009 as a junior • Was among the team leaders in digs with 228, tallied 21 service aces and was named to the All-Pioneer League First Team •Registered 126 digs as a sophomore and helped the Spartans to an impressive 20-9 overall record and an undefeated (8-0) league record.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 30, 1993, in Torrance, Calif. • Full name is Amanda Nicole Yamate • Parents are David and Susan Yamate • Has one older sister, Emily (22) • Is a musician outside of volleyball and has goals to make music people can relate to • Her most prized possesions are her guitar, ukulele and piano •Favorites include: Ben Folds and Beyonce (musical artists), Michael Giacchino (composer), "Princess and the Frog" (movie), beach volleyball player Matt Fuerbringer (athlete), Thanksgiving dinner (food).