In 2012 (Sophomore): Koch compiled a stellar
sophomore campaign, playing in 17 of the Golden Eagles’ 18
matches, starting in 10 of them… notched two assists on the
year… helped kick-off the scoring with an assist in the
third minute of an eventual 2-0 win at Chattanooga on Aug.
19… racked up an assist in a nail-biting 3-2 win vs.
Northern Kentucky on Aug. 31… racked up 13 shots on the
year, tallying a .385 shot-on-goal percentage… named to
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll… earned a spot on the
OVC Honor Roll.
In 2011 (Freshman): Koch became one of the most
impactful newcomers on Tech’s roster as a freshman, starting
eight games and playing in all 19… saw more than 600 minutes
on the season and finished with one assist… earned the first
point of her collegiate career in a 2-1 victory over Lipscomb on
Sept. 18, firing a shot that was deflected by the goalkeeper
allowing Andrea Meloff to score the eventual game-winner on the
rebound… finished with seven shots on the season, three of
which were on goal… named to the Athletic Director’s
HIGH SCHOOL: Koch played four years of varsity
soccer under coach Ben Bush at Lawrence County High School, serving
as a forward and outside midfielder… named the
district’s Midfielder of the Year as a senior in 2009 while
helping the Wildcats to a district runner-up finish… was
also first-team all-district her junior year… was named the
captain of her team and earned the Most Goals Assisted Award in
PERSONAL: Daughter of Tom and JoAnn Koch…
born September 22, 1992… full name is Amanda Koch…
intends to pursue a career in research and development…
majoring in biochemistry.