Amanda Scarborough serves as one of ESPN’s lead softball analysts across multiple networks. Scarborough began her ESPN commentating career during the 2009 Super Regionals and her role has expanded to include regular season, conference championships and studio programming. In 2015, she began providing analysis for the Women’s College World Series, covering the dayside games.
Scarborough played softball at Texas A&M from 2005-08 and was the first student athlete in Big 12 history to receive the Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year award in the same season (2005). While at Texas A&M her team made two Women’s College World Series appearances and in 2007 she was the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and a finalist for National Player of the Year. Scarborough was also a finalist for National Player of the Year in 2005. In 2014, she was inducted into the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame.
Scarborough earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2008 and her Masters of Science in Sports Management in 2011 at Texas A&M. Originally from Texas, she currently resides in Austin.