11 Linda Amaya
11 - Linda Amaya
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss.
High School: Oak Grove HS
Position: M

2009: Played in and started all 20 games as a sophomore... nine goals and six assists for 24 points... 59 shots, 35 on-goal (.593)... four game-winning goals, the most on the team.

2008: 19 Starts at center midfield, 5 goals, 3 assists, 13 points... scored the equalizing goals off Sewanee and Oglethorpe... both were headers off corner kicks... ranked 7th in the SCAC in shots with 47.

Pre-BSC: A five-year starter at Oak Grove High School... earned Most Valuable Player honors three of those years... led the team in scoring sophomore season... tied for top scorer her junior year... four-time All-District honoree... named to the 2008 Mississippi All-State First Team... named to the All-Stars South Team and served as a co-captain of the team... led Oak Grove to a 5A State Championship her junior year... involved in the Mississippi Olympic Development Program (ODP) for six years... played select soccer with the Hattiesburg Youth Soccer Association... won a state championship in 2001 and was a State Cup finalist in 2003, 2004, and 2007... played with the Mississippi Fire in 2006, also leading them to a State Championship... co-captain for the HYSA United in Hattiesburg... member of the Beta Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes... served as senior class secretary... Spanish Club President at Oak Grove... senior year, named Miss Oak Grove, Homecoming Queen, and Class Favorite... inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame... was top 10 percent of her class.

Personal: Born on Dec. 15, 1989... daughter of Phil and Nadine Amaya... has two brothers, Anthony and Daniel and one sister, Maria... majoring in Psychology.