Position
Forward/midfielder
Height
5'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Tulsa, Okla.
High School
Union HS

CAREER
Competed as a forward and midfielder during her four-year career at LSU from 2006-09 … A member of the most successful senior class in the history of the LSU soccer program … Helped guide the Tigers to three SEC Western Division championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances in 2007, 2008 and 2009 … Member of a senior class that recorded a class record of 50 wins during its tenure from 2006-09 … Appeared in a total of 82 games during her collegiate career while making 16 starts for the Tigers … Wrapped up her collegiate career with seven goals and 12 assists for 26 points … Recorded three assists in each of her four seasons at LSU … Left the program ranked in a tie for No. 10 on the school’s all-time list of career assists with 12 … Also ranked in a tie for No. 6 with 82 games played during her career.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Made 18 appearances with two starts during her senior season … Cracked the starting lineup in a 3-0 win over Southern Miss on Aug. 28 and a 0-0 draw with Central Florida on Sept. 4 … Wrapped up the 2009 campaign with one goal and three assists for five points … Attempted six shots with two shots on goal … Scored her only goal of the season in the 43rd minute in LSU’s 4-1 win over Arkansas in its season finale on Oct. 30 … Also assisted on Malorie Rutledge’s game-winning goal against the Razorbacks in the 30th minute of play … The Tigers clinched their third-straight SEC Western Division championship with their win over Arkansas … Recorded assists against Southern Miss and Vanderbilt in the first round of the SEC Tournament … Competed in the NCAA Tournament for the third time in her career with appearances against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first round and Texas A&M in the second round … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
A key reserve for the Tigers in 2008 as she cracked the playing rotation in all 20 matches on the season … Matched her career highs with three goals and three assists for nine points in helping the Tigers win their second-straight SEC Western Division title and second NCAA Tournament berth in a row … Forced overtime by scoring the game-tying goal in the 64th minute against Auburn on Oct. 10 … LSU won the match in overtime by the score of 2-1 … Scored goals in back-to-back games as LSU posted a 7-0 shutout of Centenary on Sept. 14 and 4-0 shutout of Oklahoma on Sept. 19 … Also recorded an assist in LSU’s win over Centenary … Assisted on Brittany Lowe’s game-winning goal in a 2-1 defeat of Ole Miss in the first round of the SEC Tournament on Nov. 5 … Credited with an assist in LSU’s dominating 7-0 win over Alabama on Oct. 12 … Finished the season with 10 total shots and five shots on goal … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
A key contributor in the midfield and along the Tigers’ front line during the 2007 season … Saw action in all 24 matches with three starts … Cracked the starting 11 against McNeese State on Sept. 14, College of Charleston on Sept. 21 and Kentucky on Oct. 21 … Unable to find the back of the net, but finished the season with three assists for three points … Assisted on Rachel Yepez’s game-tying goal late in the second half in a 2-2 draw with Auburn in the opening round of the SEC Tournament on Nov. 7 … The Tigers went on to defeat Auburn in penalty kicks to advance to the semifinal round … Also recorded assists against College of Charleston and sixth-ranked Tennessee on Oct. 5 … Finished the season with 26 total shots and 12 shots on goal on the offensive end … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Showed why she earned the distinction of being one of the nation’s Top 100 recruits for the Class of 2006 … Appeared in all 20 games for the Tigers during her freshman campaign while earning 11 starts as an attacking midfielder … Earned the first start of her career in the team’s season opener against SMU on Aug. 25 … Displayed the ability to score from any position around the box while keeping constant pressure on opposing goalkeepers with 35 total shots and 19 shots on goal … Scored three goals and assisted on three others to finish the season with a total of nine points … Scored the game-winning goal against Southern Miss on Sept. 17 to give the Tigers a 2-1 win over the Golden Eagles … Recorded the first multi-goal game of her career in LSU’s 6-0 shutout of Sam Houston State on Sept. 1 … Was credited with a pair of assists in the Tigers’ 6-1 win over the Houston Cougars on Sept. 3 … Recorded an assist on Chelsea Potts’ first career goal against South Carolina on Oct. 20 … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed internationally as a member of the U-17 U.S. Adidas ODP All-Star Team in 2005 … Named a Soccer Buzz Top 100 Recruit for 2006 … Member of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team … Competed against Texas A&M and Rice in the spring of 2006 as a member of the Region III ODP Team … Played club soccer for the Tulsa Soccer Club and coach Gene Jackson … Led club team to the Oklahoma Club State Championship and the Southern Regional Quarterfinals in 2005 … Led club team to the Southern Premiere League Championship in 2005 … Received all-district honors the last four years while playing for Union High School … Named most valuable forward and midfielder of her high school team as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Amanda Maria Carreno … Born on June 2, 1988 … Parents are Donato and Josefina Carreno … Comes from a large family with nine brothers and sisters … Was voted the soccer homecoming queen of her high school during her senior season … Majoring in sports studies.

 

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