Italy's Amanda Fama represents Cypress College at the Tokyo Olympics

Amanda Fama
Amanda Fama

CYPRESS - Amanda Fama made Cypress history as the first softball alum to represent the Chargers in the Olympics when she took the field on Tuesday, July 20th, for the Italian Softball National team. Fama spent three seasons with the Chargers from 2008-2010 before transferring to Concordia University in Irvine

Fama faced off against the United States in the first game of her Olympic career on Tuesday. After falling short to the United States, 2-0, team Italy played Australia on Wednesday losing another close one, 1-0. Amanda played shortstop and batted second for Italy in both games, notching the first hit of her Olympic career against Australia. Italy will play their next game versus Japan on Wednesday, July 22. 

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While at Cypress, Fama had a legendary career winning one state championship (2010) and three OEC championships. Amanda etched her name into the Cypress record books thirteen times over her two seasons. Fama was inducted into the Cypress Hall of Fame in 2017.

Career Records
1. Home runs (21)
1. Slugging Percentage (.765)
2. Runs Batted In (100)
4. Triples (14)
5. Doubles (31) 
10. Walks (46) 

Single Season Records
2. Slugging Percentage (.864) 2010
3. Triples (10) 2010 
3. Homeruns (11) 2010
4. Homeruns (10) 2008
7. Doubles (19) 2010
9. Runs Batted In (54) 2008
10. Slugging Percentage (.662) 2008

(Brett Franchino, Cypress College Athletics)