Saints Jump Two Spots in Final Day
Five Saints Finish With Career Best Times
Youthful Saints In Search Of First MAAC Crown
Team Will Now Concentrate on the MAAC Championships
Senior Bjornberg Had Three Top-Three Finishes on the Afternoon
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: "A great flyer both 200 and 100. She's very versatile and I think she is going to move up to the top eight in a lot of her events this year."
GETTING TO KNOW AMANDA YORK:
Twitter Handle: @amandayorkkk
What I like most about Siena College: That it is small, everyone is so nice and I love that the swim team is like a family
Where do you see yourself in another five years: Graduate from grad school with my CCCs to be a speech language pathologist
My favorite class at Siena: Phonetics
My favorite spot on campus: The big TV at the bottom floor in new dorm
Other sports I like to follow at Siena: Waterpolo
What I like most about Siena swimming and diving: Everyone gets along and we're like a family
My best swimming and diving moment has been: Last year when we beat Bryant and Canisius
What I like most about Coach Kueterman: He can always make you laugh
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Podz (Amanda Podczerwinski)- we have the same name, same comforters, and are roomies. Amanda2 4 Life!
The funniest player on the team is: Christen Cherry, I just love her childhood stories.
My most embarassing sport moment: Stretching on the block, trying to imitate the girl next to me, and falling.
My hidden talent is: I can put my hair up with a hair tie really fast
What is one thing, you can't do without: Bravo
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: A cruise around the coast of Italy, Greece and all of the countries surronding
The best player I ever played against was: Lea Neal
My hobbies are: Watching TV
The best piece of advice I have gotten is: Be nice, because nice matters
The person who has helped me the most is: My mom <3
Professional athlete: Ryan Lochte
Pro sports team: New York Yankees
Flavor of ice cream: Cookie Dough
Pizza Topping: Penne ala vodka