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  Amanda Ford
Amanda Ford

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
Saint Andrew's

Position:
FREE

2014-15: Placed fifth in the 1000 free versus St. Bonavenutre ... Participated in one consolation final at the Pitt Invite, taking 12th in the 200 fly, while also finishing 15th in the 1650 free.

2013-14:
Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... 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.

2012-13: 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.

Ford's Personal Best Performances
Event Time Date Venue
50 Free
27.69 10/12/2014 Blue-Gold Intrasquad Meet
100 Free
57.01 1/12/2013 Vs. WVU
200 Free
1:57.68 11/16/2012 Pitt Invitational
500 Free
5:05.47 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
1000 Free
10:34.95 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
1650 Free 17:31.74 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
50 Back 32.94 1/31/2014 Vs. Villanova
100 Fly 1:02.29 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
200 Fly 2:11.92 10/11/2014 Vs. Duke
200 IM 2:23.84 10/12/2012 Blue-Gold Intrasquad Meet
400 IM 4:38.58 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational