Amanda Saymon

#13 Amanda Saymon

M | Jr. | 5-5 | Bridgeport, W.Va. | Bridgeport High

2016-17 Sophomore

• Saw time in five matches off the bench
• Earned a career-high 11 minutes of action in 3-1 win vs. Saint Francis (Aug. 28) 

2015-16 Freshman

• Academic All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
• Played in two games and logged 26 minutes of action 

High School

  •  Member of the nation’s sixth-ranked West Virginia MUSC Shox U-19 Team that finished third in 2014 in the Region 1 Premier League and the 2013 Region 1 Colonial League
  •  Four-year member of the West Virginia ODP and part of the Region 1 Pool
  •  Member of the 2014 Thanksgiving Inter-Regional U-17 roster and the U-16/17 International Croatia roster
  •  2014 Girls Soccer Player of the Year as a forward for Bridgeport High and led squad to a second-place finish at the 2014 West Virginia State Championship and title in 2012
  •  2014 and 2012 All-State First Team, all-conference and all-county (coaches)
  •  2014 and 2012 All-State First Team (sportswriters) and 2014 team captain
  •  2014 Big 10 Conference Player and Forward of the Year
  •  2014 and 2012 Bridgeport High MVP
  •  2012 BB&T Girls Soccer Player of the Year
  •  Tallied 65 goals in three seasons at BHS, including 32 goals and 11 assists in 2014


• Daughter of George and Beth Saymon
• Has one brother
• Birthday is March 17
• Majoring in exercise physiology  
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
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A Day in McDowell County

By Hannah Abraham | June 16, 2017

Last week, members of the West Virginia University women’s soccer team, led by coach Nikki Izzo-Brown, joined WVU President Gordon Gee and additional WVU staff members in Welch, West Virginia, for a community-declared “West Virginia Day,” and a free youth soccer clinic.