#14 Amanda Tronick
|HOMETOWN||Hutchinson, Minn. (Hutchinson HS)|
2016 (Senior): Participated in all 29 matches and 106 sets her final season... Was second on the team with 360 kills and averaged 3.40 kills per set... Recorded her 1,000th kill against the University of Mary (10/15) and is now 9th in program history with 1,124 kills... Also became 4th in program history for career kill attempts with 3,373... Is now tied for 9th in program history for season best kills with 360... Was second on the team with 27 service aces... Third on the team with 283 digs... Fourth on the team with 40 total blocks and also had 18 assists.
Appeared in all 29 matches and 102 sets in 2015... Second on the team with 284 kills... Fourth on the team with 19 service aces... Tallied 212 digs to finish third on the team... Posted six double-doubles during the season, including a 22 kill - 21 dig performance at Minnesota Crookston (9/22)... Had two career-high 21 dig performances during the season...Posted 15 matches with at least 10 kills.
Appeared in 102 sets...Tallied 248 kills (2.43 kills/set), which was second on the team...Reached double-digits in kills in 10 matches, including an 18-kill performance against nationally-ranked Augustana...Finished fourth on the team with 46 total blocks.
Started every match as a true freshman…Finished second on team with 232 kills (2.25 K/S)…Posted four double-double matches including two during NSIC play versus Minnesota Crookston (9/24/13, 14 kills and 12 digs) and University of Mary (10/18/13, 10 kills and 12 digs)…Complied 171 digs (1.66 D/S), 30 blocks (0.29 B/S) and nine service aces (0.09).
Prior to BSU: Tronick comes to BSU after competing for the Tigers’ varsity volleyball team for three years…Started on a team that made it to the state tournament and finished in second place in 2AA in her sophomore season…The team reached the state tournament for the second straight season her junior year and placed fourth…She was selected to the Hutchinson Leader All-Area team in both 2011 and 2012…As a senior, tallied 318 kills on a .358 hitting percentage and recorded 31 service aces, 158 digs, and 21 blocks…Earned Wright County Conference Honorable Mention and selected to the WCC conference team for her efforts during her senior season…During the summer, competed on the Hutchinson Area Elite AAU team coached by the father of former BSU volleyball player Kimberly Hacker…Former teammate of current Beaver volleyball players Courtney Fox and Molly Monahan during the 2010 and 2011 seasons and also played with BSU setter Ashley Kiecker in club volleyball.
Personal: Amanda Gail Tronick was born April 24, 1995… Daughter of Chris and Rhonda Tronick… Majoring in business administration at BSU… Older sister Kayla, a redshirt freshman at the University of Kentucky, competes for the Wildcat volleyball team.
Career Highs: Kills: 23 at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 7, 2016), Assists: 2 (9x), last vs Minnesota Crookston (9/20/16), Digs: 23 at Lindenwood-Belleville (Sept. 3, 2016), Service Aces: 4 (2x) last at South Dakota Mines (Sept. 10, 2016), Blocks: 6 vs Winona State (Nov. 5, 2016).