Amanda Day
Amanda Day
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingwood, Texas
High School: Kingwood
Position: Free/Fly

2016-17: Took home silver and a career-best time in the 100 Fly at the America East Championship, touching in with a time of 55.42… Earned another career-best time in the 50 free with a time of  24.62… At the ECAC Championships, she earned third in the 100 Fly, swimming the event in 55.50... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015-16: Set career best times in two events, while also being a part of the school record breaking 200 medley relay team... Started the championship season by taking sixth in the 200 fly at the America East Championships with a time of 2:06.29, a new career best... She then took second in Worcester in the 100 fly setting a new career best time of 55.95... She would go on to break that mark at the ECAC Championships with a six place finish in a time of 55.67... Swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay team that set the school record at the America East Championships... The quartet finished in a time of 1:41.26 to earn gold. 

2014-15: Had a breakout season in 2014-15 for the Retrievers... Set a new career best time of 5:17.97 in the preliminaries of the 500 free at the America East Championships... Earned a fourth place finish in the 100 fly, lowering her career best time in the event to 56.41... Placed sixth in the 200 fly, clocking in at 2:07.20... Was a part of the silver medal winning 200 medley relay team, swimming the third leg... At the ECAC meet, she placed third in the 100 fly, lowering her best time to 56.06... Named to the America East All-Academic Team.

2013-14: Swam season-best times at the America East Championships in Worcester, Mass. in the 100 fly (56.84) and 500 free (5:24.96)…Went on the swim at ECAC Championships at the Naval Academy and placed tenth in the 200 fly (2:07.16) with a season-best time… Achieved her highest dual meet place on Jan. 11 when she placed second in the 100 fly against Howard at the UMBC Aquatic Complex… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 

Background: Helped lead Kingwood HS to a second-place finish at the 2013 Texas State High School meet… Named to the All-District Team in each of her four years with the Mustangs… Also named to the All-Region squad in 2012 and 2013 while earning a spot on the All-State team as a junior in 2012… Captained the team as a senior during the 2012-13 season.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Cindi Day… Twin sister Lauren also swims for the Retrievers… Plans to major in biology… Born May 24, 1995.