Amanda Engel
Amanda  Engel


Centennial, Colo.

High School:




No. 15 Golden Eagles fall to Northwestern, 1-0

MU Drops First Regular Season Home Match Since 2010


Women's Soccer Among the Best in the Nation

Golden Eagles ranked in the top 20 by multiple preseason polls


Ally Miller and Amanda Engel Earn Soccer America Accolades

Golden Eagles add additional awards from 2012 season


Women's Soccer Places Four on NSCAA All-Northeast Region Squad

Miller, Engel, Brown and Kelly earn postseason accolades


Marquette Falls to BYU in Penalty Kicks after Double Overtime

BYU wins the shootout, 6-5

Career Highlights

  • 2013 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
  • 2013 Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team
  • 2012 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
  • 2012 All-BIG EAST Third Team
  • 2012 All-BIG EAST Rookie Team
  • BIG EAST All-Academic (2013-14, 2014-15)

Career MU Ranks at Graduation:

  • Minutes in goal: Third (6,867:02)
  • Victories: Third (50)
  • Shutouts: Third (28)
  • GAA: Fourth (0.92)
  • Saves: Sixth (201)
  • Save Pct.: Eighth (.742)

2015 (Sr.): Posted an 8-8-3 record during her senior campaign with a 1.14 goals against average and a .686 save percentage in 1,736:57 ... Made 48 saves in net ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Aug. 24 after helping MU to a 2-1 win at Michigan (8/23) ... Posted first clean sheet of the season while making a pair of saves against Boston University (8/30) ... Notched a career-high 11 saves in net at South Alabama (9/17) as MU earned a 1-1 draw ... Posted four clean sheets in BIG EAST action, including back-to-back shutouts against Xavier (10/8) and Providence (10/11) as well as Villanova (10/22) and Butler (10/25) ... Recorded the 50th win of her career at Butler (10/25).

2014 (Jr.): Recorded career-bests in both saves (65) and minutes in goal (1,873:47) ... Engel was one of two players to start all 21 of MU's matches, with Jacie Jermier being the other ... Tabbed to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (8/25) ... Earned her first clean sheet of the season in the 1-0 victory over Loyola-Chicago in MU"s season opener (8/22) ... Notched five saves against Northwestern (8/24) ... Earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors for her performance in the Colorado College Invitational (9/5 & 9/7) ... Collected six saves in double-overtime draw at Colorado College (9/7) ... Collected a career-high ten saves against Texas A&M (9/14) ... Recorded a clean sheet against No.16 Kansas (9/19) ... Recorded five saves in MU's 2-1 victory over the LSU Tigers (9/21) ... Notched her fourth clean sheet of the season against Villanova (9/28) ... Collected her fifth shutout of the season against Xavier, notching three saves in the victory (10/5) ... Tabbed to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for her efforts against SJU and Xavier (10/6) ... Notched her sixth shutout of the season against Seton Hall (10/19) ... Picked up her seventh clean sheet of the season against Providence (10/24) ... Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll (10/27) ... Picked up four saves against DePaul (11/7).

2013 (So.): Ranked No. 17 on Top Drawer Soccer's BIG EAST Conference Top 20 list ... Recorded her second shutout of the season vs. Colgate...Totaled three saves (9/13)...Played all 90 minutes vs. Portland State... Totaled two saves (8/23)... Played a full game and recorded two saves in victory over Portland State (8/25)... Recorded two saves in victory over Colorado College to win the Marquette Invitational (9/8)... Recorded four saves against Louisville (9/20)... Played a full game in a 2-1 victory over Creighton (9/26)... Made six saves and earned ninth victory of the season in 1-0 victory over Villanova (9/29)...Recorded two saves in a 3-0 shutout against Xavier (10/6)... Tallied four saves in a 4-0 shutout victory against No. 4 Georgetown (10/13)... Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week for the third time (9/30, 10/7, 10/14)... Earned a shutout over Seton Hall tallying two saves and playing the full 90 minutes in the 1-0 victory (10/17)...Helped the Golden Eagles to its eighth shutout of the season by making five saves and playing a full 90 minutes against DePaul (10/20)... Played all 90 minutes and recorded a save in a 2-1 victory over Butler (11/2)... Named to All-BIG EAST second team (11/07)...Played all 90 minutes and recorded a save in 2-0 shutout victory in the semifinal match of the BIG EAST Conference tournament over St. John's (11/8)... Recorded a save and played the full match in a 2-0 victory over DePaul in the title match of the BIG EAST Conference tournament (11/10)... Named toBIG EAST All-Tournament Team (11/10).

2012 (Fr.): Made collegiate debut vs. UNC... Totaled two saves (9/7)... Played 45:00 at Duke (9/9)...Mader her first collegiate start in BIG EAST opener at Pittsburgh (9/13)... totaled two saves...Had one save and first shutout victory against George Mason (9/16)...Recorded two saves at Seton Hall in a shutout victory (9/21)... Recorded five saves at Rutgers in fourth career shutout victory... Was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week... Named gomarquette.com's Student Athlete of the Week... Named College Sports Madness' BIG EAST Player of the Week (9/24)...Collected three saves and a clean-sheet in victory over Louisville (9/28)...Had a pair of saves in the first half against Providence (10/5)...Collected six saves in 1-1 draw vs. UConn (10/7)... Recorded two saves in a shut-out victory over Syracuse (10/14)... Named to the All-BIG EAST Third team... Totaled two saves in a shut-out win over Notre Dame in the BIG EAST Championship Semifinal (11/2)... Named to the All-BIG EAST Third Team... Named to the All-BIG EAST Rookie Team... Collected two saves and a shut-out in the BIG EAST Championship final over Georgetown (11/4)... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... Recorded her seventh shutout of the season and tallied three saves in a 3-0 win over Illinois State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/9)... Recorded four saves in a 4-0 shutout victory against No. 6 Georgetown (10/10).

Prior to Marquette: Engel competed at Arapahoe High School in 2009 and 2010, helping the school to state semi-finals and championship runs in those seasons. She was a member of the Real Colorado National team from 2009-2012. Engel's club team had tremendous success, capturing three-straight state championships (2007-09) and a state semifinals appearance in 2011. She participated as an alternate for the Colorado ODP in 2006 and 2007, before playing full-time in 2008. While a member of the Colorado Rush Nike (2006-09), Engel's play in net provided success in many elite tournaments including: Region IV ODP Semi-Finals (2009), Manchester Cup Quarter-Finals (2008), Region IV Quarter-Finals (2007), Surf Cup Semi-Finals and Colorado Rush Kickoff Classic Semi-Finals, where she was named the most valuable player (2007). Engel was an honor student all four years at Arapahoe and has taught pre-school religious education for the past three years.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Donna ... Has two brothers ... Majors in elementary education with a concentration in math.


MEET THE 'FAMILY'- August 2015

What accomplishment during your time at Marquette are you most proud of to-date? 
Making it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.

How did you spend your summer?
Summer school, teaching 8th grade summer school, going to the beach/lakefront.

Who is your biggest inspiration (athletic or otherwise)?
My mom

Favorite professional sports team?
Denver Broncos

Favorite sport other than soccer?

If you had to win at a random sport, which teammate would you select to play with?
Morgan Proffitt

Favorite thing to do in Milwaukee?
Go to Bradford Beach with friends.

Is there anything that others are surprised to learn about you?
I was a model for American Girl in 2nd grade. 

Favorite vacation destination?

What type of music do you prefer to listen to? Any favorite artists?
Country— Sam Hunt, Chris Young.


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