As a sophomore – Amanda started in 10 of 12 games this season and scored 2 goals and had 4 assists. She missed six games due to injury in the middle of the season.
As a freshman – She started and played in all but one game this season and scored 2 goals and had 2 assists. She was voted First Team All-WHAC and Honorable Mention All-American in her first season.
High School - Amanda played varsity soccer at Caledonia for four years. She was named 3rd Team All-State in 2010, 2nd Team (Division II) All-State in 2009 and 3rd Team All-State in 2008. She was voted All-Conference, All-District, and All-Region in 2008 and 2009 She was voted Most Valuable Offensive Player for Caledonia High School in both 2008 and 2009 as well. Amanda has also participated in Volleyball, Cross-Country, and Track & Field at Caledonia.
She is involved in a lot of extra-curricular activities including: Student Council, Ada Bible Youth Group, Discovery Village Volunteer, and she was in Peter Pan (school musical).
Personal: Amanda is the daughter of Dave Van Laar of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Leilani Van Laar of Alto, Mich.
|00||Kathy Butt||SR||GK||5-6||Zeeland, Mich.||Zeeland West H.S.|
|2||Marissa Bliss||SR||D/GK||5-4||Grand Rapids, Mich.||Northview H.S.|
|3||Kelley Ritsema||SR||F/MF||5-4||Traverse City, Mich.||Traverse City Christian H.S.|
|4||Maylani Siemasz||JR||D||5-7||Waterford, Mich.||Waterford Mott H.S.|
|5||Amanda Van Laar||JR||F||5-4||Alto, Mich.||Caledonia H.S.|
|6||Laura Roerig||SO||MF||5-5||Grandville, Mich.||Unity Christian H.S.|
|7||Paige Knott||SR||D||5-4||Zeeland, Mich.||Zeeland West H.S.|
|8||Morgan Vance||SR||MF||5-4||Grand Rapids, Mich.||Northview H.S.|
|9||Anna Duckworth||JR||MF||5-3||Belmont, Mich.||Northpointe Christian H.S.|
|10||Nicole Ybema||SR||D||5-6||Middleville, Mich.||Thornapple Kellogg H.S.|
|11||Teigan Mitcham||FR||D/F||5-8||Grand Rapids, Mich.||Forest Hills Northern H.S.|
|12||Kate Wiegman||SO||D||5-6||Wheaton, Ill.||Wheaton North H.S.|
|13||Josie Litty||FR||F||5-6||Hudsonville, Mich.||Hudsonville H.S.|
|14||Melissa McIntire||JR||MF/F||5-3||Papua, New Guinea||Numonohi Christian Academy|
|15||Rachel Wood||SR||D||5-8||Cedar Springs, Mich.||Cedar Springs H.S.|
|16||Rachel Schutter||FR||MF/F||5-11||Hudsonville, Mich.||Hudsonville H.S.|
|17||Maile Carigon||JR||D/MF||5-10||Hilo, HI.||Christian Liberty Academy|
|18||Anna Stegink||SR||D||5-10||Kalamazoo, Mich.||Kalamazoo Homeschool|
|19||Anna Buffum||FR||MF||5-8||Wyoming, Mich.||Tri-Unity Christian|
|20||Riley Steen||SR||MF||5-2||Farmington Hills, MI||Harrison H.S.|
|21||Jenna Wiersma||JR||D||5-4||Grandville, Mich.||Calvin Christian H.S.|
|22||Rebekah Eggleston||SO||F||5-6||Hisperia, Mich.||Providence Christian H.S.|
|23||Kerri Hoffman||FR||MF/F||5-8||Hamilton, Mich.||Hamilton H.S..|
|27||Charlene Kehoe||FR||F||5-6||Belding, Mich.||Belding H.S.|