Amanda Asay

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Amanda Asay

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 180 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

A star hockey and baseball player, Amanda Asay played for Canada in the 2006 Women's Baseball World Cup. Normally a catcher, she made the tournament All-Star team at first base, the only Canadian player to be honored as an All-Star that year. Canada beat the champion US team but finished with the bronze medal overall. Asay hit .500/.579/.688 with a club-leading 9 RBI. She later played for Canada in the 2008 Women's Baseball World Cup (Silver Medal) and 2010 Women's Baseball World Cup.

In the 2012 Women's Baseball World Cup, Asay hit .267/.450/.333 and fielded .969, starting at 1B for Canada. She allowed 11 runs (4 earned), 8 hits and 3 walks in 3 innings. In the Bronze Medal game, she went 1 for 5 with a RBI, hitting 5th in a 17-13 slugfest win over Australia. She was 0-1 with a 3.50 ERA in the 2014 Women's Baseball World Cup, taking the defeat against the USA (1 R in 1 2/3 IP in relief of Melissa Armstrong in a 8-7 loss. She was 0 for 2 at the plate, backing up Kate Psota at 1B.

Asay was Canada's DH in the 2015 Pan American Games, hitting .222/.391/.222 with 2 runs and 4 RBI in six games; she had a save and a 1.50 ERA on the hill. She saved a 3-2 win over Puerto Rico and provided strong relief (1 R in 3 2/3 IP) in the 11-3 Gold Medal game loss to the US.