University of Iowa Athletics

#27 Amber DeSena

Height 5-6
Class RS Jr.
Hometown Concord, Calif.
High School Concord
Amber DeSena - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 as a red-shirt junior

  • Did not see any game action.
  • Spring Dean’s list
  • Academic all-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2023 as a junior

  • Saw action in four games.
  • Earned a walk and scored a run in two at-bats.

2022 as a sophomore

  • Saw action in 35 games.
  • Recorded a batting average of .208.
  • Tallied five runs and 16 hits.
  • Registered six doubles and eight RBIs.
  • Finished the season with  a fielding percentage of .934.

2021 as a freshman

  • Saw action in 26 games and started 12 games at 3B, 2B, and DP.
  • Was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts.
  • Had 14 putouts and 12 assists.

High School

  • Three-time California State Champion
  • Named First-Team All-League, MVP, and batting champion her freshman year, batting .433.
  • Named All-League Athlete of the Month during her sophomore year.
  • Named All-League Defensive MVP and Athlete of the Month during her junior year.
  • Named Team Captain for her senior season.
  • Batted .533 her senior year with a .588 OBP
  • Team was named an Academic Team Scholar award.
  • Was named to the All-Star lineup series: Concord Class of 2020.
  • Honored as Athlete of the Month in 2016 and 2017.
  • Played on 2014 Firecrackers Perez 14U, Universal Fastpitch 16U and 18 Gold, and Fall/Summer Power Fastpitch 18 Gold
  • Four-time honor roll honoree.
  • Earned over a 3.5 GPA all four years of high school.
  • Played volleyball in high school and was an outside hitter.
  • High School coach was Megan Coddington
  • Club coach was Damien Wynne


  • Born Oct. 25, 2001
  • Daughter of Joe and Reina DeSena.
  • Has three siblings – Joey, Bryan, and Dominic.
  • Majoring in Psychology