Position: Outside Hitter
Hometown/Residence: Austin, Texas/Austin Texas
Birth Date: Sept. 2, 1993
Club Team/Coach: Austin Juniors / Michael Garcia
High School/Grad Year: Lake Travis High School (Austin, Texas)/2012
College Status: Undecided
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Selected to the U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Helped Austin Juniors 15s to first place at Big South Qualifier and Lone Star Qualifier…Helped team to first place in the Tour of Texas. 2008 – Paced club team to a fifth-place finish in the 14 Open Division of the USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championships and a third-place finish in the Northeast Qualifier 14 Open Division. 2005 – Started playing club volleyball with AIM Austin.
PERSONAL: Born Amy Elizabeth Neal on Sept. 2, 1993, in Austin, Texas… Parents are Russell and Kim Neal… Sister is Kate Neal (1985) and brother is David Neal (1988)…Hobbies include wakeboarding and snowboarding…Favorite food is pasta…Favorite book is Twilight Series…Favorite music is rock with favorite musical groups as Coldplay and Red Hot Chili Peppers…Favorite professional team is San Antonio Spurs…Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps…Most admired person is mom and dad because “they have encouraged me and helped me be my best.”…Happiest moment in life is “beating Puerto Rico in 2008 at the NEQ, winning eight straight matches at JOs in 2008 and getting to the quarterfinals.”