Ann Arbor, Michigan
2019 NPF Player of the Year.
Chidester majored in physical education at the University of Michigan. Her favorite non-softball sport is tennis.
Amanda 'Chiddy' Chidester is decorated both in NPF accolades as well as international competition honors. She was the 2019 Park Planet Player of the Year and an All-NPF selection. In her time with Team USA she was a 2016 WBSC gold medalist, leading her team in the tournament with seven home runs, 18 RBIs and 11 runs scored. Chidester also won WBSC silver medals in 2012 and 2014, and gold medals in the 2017 Pan American Games, and the World Cup of Softball in 2012 and 2015.
- 2012 Big Ten Player of the Year
- 2012 All-Big Ten First-Team
- 2012 NFCA All-Great Lakes Region second team
- 2011 Big Ten Conference Player of the Year
- 2011 NFCA All-America first team
- 2011 NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team
- 2011 All-Big Ten first team
- 2010 All-Big Ten Conference third team
- 2009 NFCA All-America second team
- 2009 NFCA All-Region first team
- 2009 All-Big Ten first team
Athletes compete to win team, individual, and MVP points.