2012-13: Named to the MAAC All-Academic team...Acknowledged by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for academic excellence...Continued to be a major contributor for the Saints...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.
2011-12: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:Born September 26, 1993...The 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:
Twitter Handle: @amandayorkkk
What I like most about Siena College: Everyone is very welcoming and friendly
What I like most about my sport: It is very individual but then you do get to rely on one another when it comes to relays and the outcome of the meet
What I like most about coach: He is funny and accepts us all for different personalities
Another Siena sport I follow: Water Polo
Player I most relate to on the team: Emily Hovey,because we grew up togeter on the same team!
Best moment of the previous season: winning the 200 fly at ECAS and getting 2nd as a team
My goal for the upcoming season: to get top 4 at maacs as a team and in two individual events
My biggest fear: being alone
My hobbies are: watching tv, tanning, shopping, eating
What is one thing you can't live without: friends
If I could travel anywhere, I would go: italy
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: a friend
My biggest fan: my dad
My before game/meet routine: listen to music, a routine uper rbody stretch
Best advice I have ever received: be nice because nice matters
Most embarrassing moment: falling on the blocks before a big race
Person I look up to the most: my mom
Three words that describe me: passionate, friendly, kind
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Andy Cohen
Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Water Polo
One thing you can't live without: friends
My dream job: speech language pathologist
If I had a million dollars, I would: invest in something i knew would be prosperous
If I could have any pet, I would have: yellow labrador
My dream car: a white jeep unlimited
Future Plans: go to graduate school once i graduate
Reality TV show:Real Housewives of New Jersey or Duck Dynasty
Class at Siena College:Stress Free Computing
Vacation spot:Cabo San Lucas
Twitter account to follow:@thingswhitegirlssay
Sports Teams:yankees, giants,
Type of ice cream:cookie dough ice cream
Pro Athlete:Missy Franklin