CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – For the second consecutive season, Virginia junior golfer Amanda Sambach (Pinehurst, N.C.) was named a second-team All-American by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (May 24). It marks the third year in a row she has received All-America recognition from the organization. She was an honorable mention pick as a freshman.

This season Sambach led the Cavaliers with a 71.45 stroke average. She was ranked No. 11 in the final NCAA individual standings. She had seven top-10 performances in 11 total tournaments. She won Toledo’s Glass City Invitational for the fourth victory in her career. She led UVA in scoring at the ACC Championships, NCAA Regional and NCAA Championships in addition to five regular-season tournaments. She was named an All-ACC performer for the third consecutive season.

Sambach was one of 10 finalists for the 2024 ANNIKA Award presented to the nation’s top female collegiate golfer. It was the second consecutive season she was a finalist for the award. She competed in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur for the fourth consecutive time, placing 14th for the second consecutive year.

During her time at Virginia, she has helped the Cavaliers reach the NCAA Championships three consecutive years.

Sambach will compete for the United States team at this summer’s Arnold Palmer Cup on July 5-7 at Lahinch Golf Club in Lahinch, Ireland. The event is a Ryder Cup-style tournament featuring the top men’s and women’s university/college golfers matching the United States against a team of International players. She helped the U.S. Team to victory last season.