Jobe Honored at Kansas Women's Recognition Ceremony
May 2, 2010
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Earlier this month, senior softball player Amanda Jobe was honored as Oustanding Woman Student in Athletics at the Kansas Women’s Recognition Program. During this year’s annual program, Jobe was one of 15 students, staff, faculty and alumnae honored for their outstanding contributions and achievements, including five inductees into the KU Women’s Hall of Fame.
During her time at KU, Jobe has excelled on the field and in the classroom. A biology major who plans on attending medical school, Jobe has maintained a 3.9 cumulative GPA and was named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team in 2008 and 2009. On the field, she has twice been named a member of the All-Big 12 Second Team. In her senior season, Jobe already ranks in the top 10 of KU’s career home runs and career base on balls lists.
In addition to her commitments in the classroom and on the field, Jobe has been an active member of the community dedicating her time to charitable organizations. Over the past four years, Jobe has participated in Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, serving food at homeless shelters and volunteering at Lawrence Memorial Hospital to name a few. She has also been an active member in the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).