March 11, 2008

NoCal two-way standout gets first offer

San Jose (Calif.) Bellarmine could have up to four D-I prospects out of the class of 2009. One of them is two-way standout Usua Amanam (5-9, 175, 4.46). The speedy Amanam recently picked up his first offer and it was from a Pac 10 team.

Amanam received an offer from Stanford and is getting recruiting attention from Cal, UCLA, Northwestern, Virginia, Vanderbilt, and Texas.

"Definitely Stanford, Northwestern and Virginia are my top three right now," Amanam said. All three are very good schools and there is an excellent balance between academics and athletics.

"I think all three schools are up and coming teams," Amanam said. "I want to be a part of something special and help bringing up a program.

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