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NCAA Jun 24, 2021

Indiana women’s soccer signs Boston University transfer Amanda Fay

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana women’s soccer head coach Erwin van Bennekom announced the addition of graduate transfer Amanda Fay.

Fay spent four seasons as a goalkeeper at Boston University. She joins Indiana with one year of eligibility left.

“Amanda is a very good goalkeeper with a lot of experience,” said van Bennekom. “We are very excited that she has chosen Indiana University to finish her collegiate soccer career.”

In her career with the Terriers, Fay appeared in 37 games, totaled 3087:17 minutes, and posted 15 shutouts. In her freshman season, she started 14 games with a 9-4-1 record, eight shutouts, and an 83.3 save percentage. Fay recorded a 0.97 goals against average with a 75 save percentage during her sophomore year. In her last suit up with the Terriers, she started in all nine games in goal along with three shutouts. She looks to return to the field in the cream and crimson after suffering an injury during her 2020-21 senior season.

“I chose to transfer to Indiana University because the opportunity to continue my academic and athletic career at a renowned institution such as IU is one of a dream,” said Fay. “The Big Ten has some of the best athletic programs in the country, and I am excited to compete against them at IU. I’m confident this team can achieve great success, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to contribute to that this year. I’m grateful for the foundation Boston University laid for me, and I can’t wait for this next chapter at Indiana.”

Fay, a native of Atkinson, N.H., was a four-year letter winner and team captain at Central Catholic high school. She was a three-time MVP Goalkeeper of the Year and Eagle-Tribune All-Star. Fay helped led her team to a state championship as a senior along with two league championships. She also competed in track and field where she led her team to a state championship and was an individual state champion in the shotput.

Fay is the daughter of Diana and Jeffrey Fay who both played basketball at Southern New Hampshire University. She has two siblings Sam and Lily. Fay graduated with her degree in psychology from Boston University.

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