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  Amanda Ford
Amanda Ford

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
Saint Andrew's

Position:
DIST

2013-2014: In the first meet of the season, she finished fifth in the 1000 free against St. Bonaventure...Swam in the 1000 and 500 freestyle against Virginia Tech and Notre Dame...Finished fifteenth in the 500 free at the Pitt Invite...Finished tenth in the 400 IM at the Pitt Invite...Finished tenth in the 1650 at the Pittsburgh Invitational...Finished fifth in the 1000 free against WVU...Competed at the ECAC Championships where she finished thirteenth in the 500 free...Finished sixth in the 1650 freestyle at the ECAC Championships.

2012 - 2013: In first college meet, Ford swam the 1000 Free and 200 free relay against St. Bonaventure...Finished third in the 400 freestyle relay against Virginia and also swam in the 500 freestyle...At the Pitt Invitational, she swam in the women's 200, 500, and 1650yard freestyle races and reached the consolation final of the 200 yard butterfly... Placed seventh in the women's 200 yard butterfly against West Virginia...Placed second in the 1000 freestyle at the Western PA Invitational.

High School: Captured first place in the Palm Beach County Championships and third place in team States for Saint Andrew's...finished as a four-year Palm Beach County finalist and a four-year District, Regional and State finalist...honored with the Duff Tyler Athletic Award...selected as the Caldwell Award recipient for outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievements...placed 13th in the Open Waters Nationals 5K in 2011...finished first in Ironguard, Distance Swim, Run/Swim/Run and Paddleboard for the National Lifeguard Competition...placed fifth in the 3200 event and sixth in the 4 by 800 relay at Track Regionals...finished second in the 1500, the 3200, and the 4 by 800 events in Track Districts...served as the Editor of the St.Andrew's school newspaper, The Bagpiper...won the Palm Beach Post Column Writing Journalism Award.