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  Amanda Ford
Amanda Ford

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
Saint Andrew's

Position:
DIST

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 extracurricular 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 3,200 event and sixth in the 4x800 relay at track regionals...finished second in the 1,500, the 3,200, and the 4x800 events in track districts...served as the editor of St. Andrew's school newspaper, The Bagpiper...won the Palm Beach Post Column Writing Journalism Award.

Personal: Born July 19, 1994...daughter of John and Ann Ford...has an older sister, Jennie (23), and a twin sister, Kaley (17)...majoring in English literature and journalism.