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Amanda Dowdy:
 
Amanda Dowdy
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Michael Gomez
Birth Date May 5, 1990 (28 years old)
Home Town Austin, TX
Resides Redondo Beach, CA
Height 6'2"
College Texas Tech
Web Site amandadowdy.com
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 3rd (7 times) $63,038
   AVP 3rd (4 times) $58,063
   NVL 3rd (3 times) $4,975
International 1st $16,338
   FIVB 1st $16,338
   FIVB C&S 29th $0
NORCECA 2nd $1,975
   NORCECA 2nd $1,975
Overall 1st $81,350
 
Bio Bits

Beach Bits:
In Fortaleza, Brazil in 2016, Dowdy and Emily Stockman placed fifth after defeating four top-10 teams, including top-seeded Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas, who later that summer went on to win a Silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

2018: Dowdy and Pollock played four AVP tournaments together, getting a best of third. Dowdy ended the year ranked eighth in hitting percentage (.466). Dowdy and Pollock played 10 FIVB tournaments, winning a one-star event and also getting a bronze.
2017: Dowdy formed a partnership with Irene Pollock, getting a best of third in their six AVP tournaments together. On the FIVB Tour Dowdy and Whitney Pavlik played once, finishing ninth, then she played four times with Pollock, placing fifth in one-star events twice.
2016: Dowdy and Emily Stockman played in four AVP events together, with a best of third in their first event together. She then played twice with Whitney Pavlik with a best of seventh. Dowdy was sixth in blocks (.80 per set). On the FIVB Tour Dowdy finished ninth with Heather McGuire in their one event together. She played three international events with Emily Stockman with a best of fifth in Brazil.
2015: Dowdy played six AVP events, once with Nicole Branagh and five times with Heather McGuire. She had a best of third in Chicago after defeating the teams seeded first and fourth. Dowdy ended the year ranked seventh in blocks (1.02 per set) and eighth in kills (6.55 per set). On the FIVB Tour Dowdy played twice with Kendra VanZwieten and four times with McGuire, advancing once to the main draw.
2014: Dowdy played one AVP qualifier with Stubinski, then played five times with Nicole Branagh, finishing fifth three times. She also played once on the AVP Tour with Branagan Fuller, finishing fifth. Dowdy also played three times on the FIVB Tour with Sarah Day with a best of 17th twice.
2013: Dowdy played one AVP qualifier with Jessica Stubinski in addition to playing four other domestic events with a best of third.
2012: Dowdy played two domestic events with a best of seventh.

College: Dowdy was a four-year starter at Texas Tech. She was selected the 2008 All-Big 12 Freshman of the Year and earned First-Team All-Big 12 honors in both 2010 and 2011. In 2010 she set the school record for most kills in a match with 37 against Colorado. She left as the all-time kill leader for the Red Raiders.

Personal: Following college she played professionally indoors for the Bundesliga in Germany in 2011-12, then played professionally in Puerto Rico in 2013. She began playing beach volleyball in 2012 to stay in shape for indoors, but in the summer of 2013 decided to only pursue beach volleyball. She was chosen for the 2013 U26 USA Elite Eight team, then became a member of the 2014 USA Elite Development Program.
 
 
Awards
 
  • AVP Newcomer of the Year 2014
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2012 NVL 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $0.00 72.0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 60.0 132nd 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2013 NVL 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 $3,675.00 388.0   1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 $13,050.00 1,275.0 11th 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 NVL 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 $1,300.00 800.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 6 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 $11,750.00 1,095.0 16th 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 AVP 6 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 $12,050.00 1,100.0 14th 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 $11,112.50 1,226.0 27th 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 AVP 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 $10,100.00 1,056.0 31st 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  38
(226th)
0 0 7 0 6 8 7 $63,037.50
(92nd)
7,072.0   7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2014 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2014 FIVB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,200.00 180.0 152nd 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 FIVB 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750.00 255.0 115th 0 1 0 0 0 4 1 0
2016 FIVB 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 $2,687.50 350.0 123rd 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2017 FIVB 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 $3,050.00 260.0 108th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 FIVB 10 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 $6,400.00 1,010.0 95th 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
2019 FIVB 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $2,250.00 300.0 122nd 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  30
(371st)
1
(120th)
1 1 0 6 0 5 $16,337.50
(412th)
2,355.0   0 5 0 1 1 7 1 1
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 29th 33rd 41st CQ
2014 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $375.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 NORCECA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $575.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NORCECA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $525.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 NORCECA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 90.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  5
(131st)
0 1 2 1 0 0 0 $1,975.00
(65th)
90.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  73
(275th)
1
(286th)
2 10 1 12 8 12 $81,350.00
(265th)
9,517.0   7 6 1 1 1 8 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 2/4/2018 FIVB Shepparton Irene Pollock 4 $500
 

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