Swimming & Diving
Amanda Bourgeois - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Spartanburg Day School

Major – Marketing and Management

2001-02 – Improved her times in the 100y-, 200y- and 500y freestyles … Competed at the SEC Championships, placing 20th in the 500y freestyle, 27th in the 200y freestyle and 35th in the 100y freestyle … Swam a leg for the 400y-freestyle relay squad that clocked a 3:25.81 at the conference championships, the 46th-best time in collegiate action for the year … Finished 16th in the 200y freestyle, 17th in the 500y freestyle and 18th in the 100y freestyle at the Nike Cup while also swimming the 100y butterfly … Placed 32nd in the 100y butterfly at the SEC East Extravaganza … Also swam in the LSU/Tennessee, Louisville, South Carolina/Arkansas and Indiana/Cincinnati dual meets.

2000-01 – Set a personal-best in the 200 freestyle… Member of the 800 freestyle relay that made the NCAA “B” cuts… Swam in both the 200 and 1,650 freestyles at SEC Championships… Twice finished second in the 200 freestyle… Placed first in the 100 freestyle at Cincinnati… Finished first in both the 500 and 1,000 freestyles at LSU… Placed first in the 1,000 freestyle and second in the 200 butterfly in first collegiate meet vs. Louisville… Academic All-America honorable mention.

Pre-College – Junior Nationals qualifier in the 50, 200, 500, 1,000, and 1,650 freestyles… National YMCA All-American… Finished sixth in the 200 freestyle and seventh in the 400 freestyle at the 2000 Y Nationals…State champion four years… Co-captain of high school team… Won the Most Determined Award and the Coach’s Award… Four-year member of the Honor Roll… Columbia College Scholar… Chose the Wildcats because of the team atmosphere, the coaches and because the academics offered what she wanted.

Best Times – 100 freestyle – 52.67; 200 freestyle – 1:52.36; 500 freestyle – 4:58.33; 1,000 freestyle – 10:18.02; 1,650 freestyle – 17:10.24.

Read more