Hometown: Salinas, CA
Previous School: Salinas High School
College: Laughlin is entering her first season with the Lady Red Hawks.
High School: Laughlin played three years of varsity softball at Salinas High School. She earned second team all-league (2012, 2013) and best offensive player (2012) honors. She played club softball for the Salinas Storm.
Personal: Amanda is the daughter of Ron and Vicki Laughlin. Her hobbies include sports and music.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson because of the small campus. I also really liked the atmosphere and the people."