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 Amanda Rios

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
Competed in all 11 meets, including first PCSC Championships ... Made college debut in opener at San Diego State (10/14).

CLUB
Competed for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) from 2015-16, and QuickSilver Swimming from 2008-15.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Leland High School in San Jose ... Aided Chargers to back-to-back Blossom Valley Athletic League (BVAL) titles as a junior and senior ... Placed top three in both 50 and 100 free in BVAL all four years ... Top eight in 50 in CCS from 2014-16 ... Top 16 in 100 at CCS from 2013-15 ... In 2015, part of first Leland varsity relay to place in top 16 at CIF ... 2013-14 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team ... 2016 Leland Gordon Athletic Award for exemplary achievement in a single sport.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 24 in Mountain View ... Parents are Daniel and Christine Rios ... Has a younger brother named Tyler ... Physiology and neuroscience major at Sixth College ... Goal after graduating from UC San Diego is a career in the medical field, focusing on physical therapy or sports medicine ... Most memorable swimming moment is taking first with PASA at Texas Sectionals in College Station, Texas, with the seniors collecting the trophy ... Enjoys surfing and hiking ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors ... Favorite athlete is U.S. Olympian Nathan Adrian ... Top movie is The Longest Ride ... Listens to Eli Young Band, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban ... Loves Italian food ... Afraid of Ferris wheels.

Position: Sprint Freestyle
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Jose, CA
High School: Leland HS
College: Sixth
Major: Physiology and Neuroscience
Experience: 1 Letter
Amanda Photos:
A3 performance Invitational AD