Women's Swimming



    Amanda Smith  
    Amanda Smith

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    Indian Hills

    Event:
    Free/Fly/IM


    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008-09)

    Earned All-America honors with a 12th-place finish in the 500 free at the NCAA Championships (4:40.83) ... also took 24th in the 1,650 free (16:12.97) and 39th in the 200 fly (1:59.98) ... swam on the 800 free relay team which earned All-America honors with a time of 7:08.32 ... placed second in the 1,650 free at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 16:00.02 ... part of championship 800 free relay which set a school record of 7:04.02 ... also took fourth in the 500 free and eighth in the 200 butterfly ... second in the 1,650 free and 12th in the 500 free at the 2008 U.S. Short Course Nationals in December ... finished sixth in the 200 fly ... ranks among the top-five Hoosiers all time in the 500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free and 200 butterfly ... won the 500 free in a meet with Michigan/Illinois/Tennessee ... first in the 1,000 free in a dual meet victory over Northwestern.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2007-08)

    Competing at her first NCAA Championships, took home All-America honors in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:43.93 ... also competed in the 1,650-yard freestyle (23rd), 200-yard freestyle (49th) and swam lead off on the 800-yard freestyle relay (20th) ... second-team All-Big Ten after finishing second in the 500 freestyle (4:43.33) at the Big Ten Championships ... fifth in the 200 free ... swam the second leg of the 800-yard freestyle relay which finished second (7:13.39) ... fifth in the 1,650-yard free in dual at Purdue ... second in the 500 freestyle (4:47.88) and the 1,650 free (16:39.59) at the Irish Invitational ... won the 500 freestyle (4:57.58) and 1,000 free (10:07.72) at Kentucky ... also won the 1000 free (9:56.71) and 500 free (4:54.69) at Northwestern ... competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Attained All-America status nine times for Indian Hills High School, doing so in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle in 2005-07, the 100 free and 100 fly in 2007, and the 200 free relay in 2005 ... two-year team captain ... led Indian Hills to state runner-up finishes in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... state champion in the 500 free and the runner-up in the 200 free as a junior in 2006 ... state runner-up in both events as a sophomore and finished second in the 200 free and third in the 500 free in the state as a freshman ... 2007 state champion in the 100 butterfly ... state meet and state record holder in the 100 fly ... state meet record holder in the 200 free relay ... three-time Cincinnati Hills League Swimmer of the Year ... six-time Junior National qualifier and a two-time Senior National qualifier ... 2007 sectional champion in the 400 free and 800 free ... holds five school records (100 free, 100 fly, 500 free, 200 free, 200 free relay) ... second in the 1000 free at the 2007 NCSA Junior Nationals ... fourth in the 800 free at the 2007 USA Junior Nationals ... competed in the 400 free at the 2007 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships, finishing 25th (4:18.12) ... comes to Indiana with deep Hoosier family ties, as her father, Franklin Smith Jr., lettered for the swim team in 1970 and 1971, and her grandfather, Franklin Smith Sr., lettered in football for the Hoosiers in 1938, 1939 and 1940 ... daughter of Franklin and Julie Smith ... born Sept. 29, 1988.

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