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4 Amy Mahinalani DeGroot
Amy Mahinalani  DeGroot

RS Senior

Frenchtown, MT

High School:
Loyola Sacred Heart High School


Outside Hitter


SENIOR (2009): Took a medical redshirt for the 2009 season.

JUNIOR (2008): Played and started in all 28 matches...was named the WCC Player of the Year... helped USD win its third consecutive WCC Championship...was named the WCC Player of the Week four times...was named first-team All-WCC...recorded a team-leading 392 kills (4.22 kps) and hit for a .252 clip...was second on the team in digs with 231...was second on the team in blocks with 50...was named the MVP of both the Aztec Invitational and USD Tournaments...recorded 10 double-doubles...recorded a season-high 25 kills and has 11 digs in a win against Oklahoma (9/5/08)...recorded 20 kills in a win against Pepperdine (10/23/08)...recorded 18 kills in a win against UC Irvine (8/30/08)...recorded 17 kills and 12 digs in a win against San Francisco (11/8/08)...recorded 17 kills in wins against UC Riverside (9/16/08), Loyola Marymount (10/25/08), San Francisco (11/8/08) and Santa Clara (11/15/08).

SOPHOMORE (2007): Played and started in all 29 matches for the Toreros as one of the primary attackers...was named first-team All-WCC...helped the team win a share of the WCC Championship...led the team in kills with 443 (3.99 kpg), was second on the team in digs with 303...recorded a team-leading 14 double-doubles (kills-digs)...recorded a career-high 26 kills against UCLA (9/15/07)...recorded 25 kills in a win against Pepperdine (11/10/07)...recorded 24 kills and 13 digs in a win against Saint Mary's (10/6/07)...recorded 18 kills and 20 digs against Ohio (9/1/07)...recorded 16 kills and 18 digs in a win against Oklahoma (9/8/07)...recorded 21 kills in a win against San Diego State (9/18/07)...recorded 20 kills and 17 digs in the NCAA Tournament first round game against Iowa State (11/30/07).

FRESHMAN (2006): Played in 23 matches with 10 starts...helped the team win the West Coast Conference championship and advance to the Sweet-16 in the NCAA Tournament...recorded 99 kills for an average of 1.65 kills per game...posted a .242 attacking percentage...also recorded 10 assists, three service aces and 32 digs...recorded a career-high 13 kills in the 3-2 win over Duke (12/2/06)...recorded eight kills on two different occasions, once in a win against Gonzaga (10/14/06) and the other in a win against Santa Clara (11/18/06).

Three-year varsity letterwinner, earning two letters at Frenchtown High School and one at Loyola High School...was named the Montana State (Class B) Player of the Year in both basketball and volleyball...helped lead her team to the Class B state championship as a senior...named first-team All-State and earned a Super State selection during her senior season...was named the MVP of the state volleyball tournament...was named first-team All-State and first-team All-Conference as a sophomore while leading her team in kills and attack attempts.

Amy DeGroot was born on Jun 29, 1988 in Honolulu, the daughter of James DeGroot and Celyn Aradanas...was also recruited by UC Santa Barbara, Montana, Utah State and USC.

Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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