Women's Swimming

Amanda York  
Amanda York

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newburgh, N.Y.

High School:
Newburgh Free Academy

Height:
5-3

Event:
Fly/Free


AS A JUNIOR:
  • A decorated Junior Year
  • Finished first in the 100 (1:01.62) and 200 (2:14.75) yard fly vs. Holy Cross 10/23
  • Member of 200 yard free relay team that beat UVM 11/2 (1:43.76)
  • Finished ninth in the 100 butterfly at the MAAC Championships (59.32)
  • Won the 200 yard fly at the ECAC Championship (2:09.66)
  • Finished third in the 200 yard butterfly at the Northeast Catholic Invite (1:04.53)
  • Captain of team
AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Named to the MAAC All-Academic team
  • Acknowledged by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for academic excellence
  • Won three events against Holy Cross (10/24) in the 200 Medley Relay, 200 Butterfly and 100 Butterfly
  • Won the 200 Butterfly against Canisius (11/17) with a time of 2:11.80
  • Recorded her top 100 Free time of 56.98 against Holy Cross (10/24)
  • Performed well at the 2013 MAAC Championships, earning top season times in the 200 Free, 100 Fly and 200 Fly
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Big contributor in the relay races helping the Saints to four victories
  • Won the 200 medley relay against Bryant and Niagara (1:53.02) and Sacred Heart (1:54.85)
  • Helped Siena to a first place finish in the 400 medley relay against Holy Cross (4:11.55) and the 400 free relay (3:42.29) versus St. Francis
  • Individual champion in the 200 fly against Holy Cross (2:14.97)
  • 10th place finisher in the 200 fly in the MAAC Championships (2:08.92)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Earned six varsity letters at Newburgh Free Academy
  • A Goldback Award-winner
  • Notched a top-20 finish at the 100 fly at state championships

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Eben and Lisa York
  • Has a younger sister, Jenna
  • Chose Siena because she fell in love with the campus and the people
  • Also recruited by La Salle and Rider

KUETERMAN ON YORK:
    "Amanda is a captain and great role model for our team, she had a tremendous sophomore year, she was one of our top scorers throughout the year and she will help us in all aspects this year."

GETTING TO KNOW AMANDA YORK:
    Major: Psychology w/ minor in Communications
    Twitter handle: @amandayorkkk
    Player I most relate to on the team: Emily Hovey,because we grew up togeter on the same team!
    My hobbies are: watching tv, tanning, shopping, eating
    My biggest fan:My Dad
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Andy Cohen
    My dream job:Speech language pathologist
    My dream car: A white Jeep Unlimited
    My favorite class at Siena College: Business Law with Dwyer
    Reality TV show: Real Housewives of New Jersey or Duck Dynasty
    Website: Bravotv.com
    Movie: The Godfather
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