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Amanda Magalei
Amanda Magalei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bountiful, Utah

High School:
Bountiful

Last College:
Eastern Utah

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter

Major:
Mass Communications & Journalism

2004 (Senior)
Had season-high 9 kills, 30 attempts & 8 digs vs. #26 Notre Dame ... had season-best 3 solo blocks vs. Sacramento State ... had season-high 11 block assists & total blocks vs. San Francisco ... moved to the middle in mid-September and averaged 1.12 blocks per game ... hit a career-best .462 (6-0-13) against Boise State in her final home appearance ... had at least one block in every match but one this fall.

2003 (Junior)
Recorded first career service ace vs. Idaho State ... had first career block vs. Cal Poly ... set a career-best 2 blocks vs. New Mexico ... set career-high in kills (6), digs (3) & blocks (2) vs. Liberty ... tied career-high 2 assists vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore & Boise State.


2002 (Sophomore)
Made Bulldog debut vs. Nicholls State ... first kill, dig, block & assist as a Bulldog came against Nicholls State ... had season-best 4 kills vs. Boise State & Nicholls State ... had season-high 3 digs vs. Nicholls State ... had season-high 1 block vs. SMU, Boise State, Nicholls State & CS Northridge.

Eastern Utah
Participated in track and field and volleyball at the College of Eastern Utah ... in volleyball, garnered SWAC honorable mention honors ... totaled 214 kills (2.78 kpg) and 86 total blocks with 55 digs and 11 aces on the right side.

Bountiful High School
Three-sport letterwinner in track and field, basketball and volleyball at Bountiful High School ... three-year varsity starter who was a middle blocker ... won a state title in discus her sophomore year ... in her senior year, picked up a state title in basketball and individually in the long jump.

Personal
Born February 1, 1983 ... parents are Marvin and Janeal Magalei ... father played football for Southern Utah ... has an older brother, Adam and a younger brother, Jake ... hobbies include reading, playing the guitar and art ... member of the American Samoa Bobsled team ... first player to sign with the Bulldogs out of Utah.

Fresno State Honors

  • Two-time Deans List
  • 2003 Fresno State Scholar-Athlete

    Magalei's Career Statistics
    Year   M   G   K   E   TA   PCT   A   SA   SE   RE   DG   BS   BA   TB   BE   BHE
    2002   6  12  14   7   32  .219   2    0    4    2    8    0    4    4    0    3
    2003  12  16  17  12   54  .093   5    1    3    0   15    2    6    8    1    0
    2004  23  71  78  30  215  .223   8    6    4    0   40   13   63   76   24    2
    Total 41  99 109  49  301  .199  15    7   11    2   63   15   73   82   25    5
    
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