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 Amanda Rios

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017-18
CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention ... PCSC All-Academic Second Team ... Competed in nine of 10 meets for the Tritons, including PCSC Championships.

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 to pursue a career as a physician assistant ... Most memorable swimming moment is when the Tritons won the PCSC Conference Championships during her freshman year ... Favorite UC San Diego memory was being a part of the 200 yard A freestyle relay team during her sophomore year at the A3 invitational meet ... Enjoys traveling, shopping and hiking ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and the San Jose Sharks ... Favorite athlete is American swimmer Caeleb Dressel ... Top movie is The Incredibles 2 ... Listens to Thomas Rhett, Post Malone and the Zac Brown Band ... Loves pizza ... Afraid of ferris wheels ... Uses Instagram.

Position: Sprint Freestyle
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, CA
High School: Leland HS
College: Sixth
Major: Physiology and Neuroscience
Experience: 2 Letters
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