Amanda Chidester

Position: C/IF | Number: 7

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 04/11/1990 | Height: 5'9"

Resides:Allen Park, Mich.

College Experience:
University of Michigan

Pro Experience:
Second season

Transaction history:

  • Selected 11th overall in the third round of the 2012 NPF Draft by the Akron Racers.
  • Signed with the Scrap Yard Dawgs as a free agent prior to the start of the 2016 NPF season.
  • Signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bandits on Feb. 4, 2019.


Professional highlights:

  • Owns seven years of international experience with Team USA.
  • Earned gold medals at the 2012 and 2015 World Cups of Softball. 2013 Mayor’s Cup, 2016 WBSC Women’s World Championship and 2017 Pan American Championship.
  • Led Team USA with a .591 average and 1.727 slugging percentage at the 2016 WBSC Women’s World Championship. Also added seven home runs and 18 RBI throughout the event.


Get to know Amanda:

  • Three words to describe yourself: “Loving, caring and optimistic.”
  • Favorite non-softball sport: Tennis
  • Majored in physical education at the University of Michigan.
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2016 NPF SYD 6 .240 4 1 5
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