Swimming & Diving

Amanda Gannon
Amanda Gannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evans City, Pa.

High School:
Oakland Catholic

Height:
5-6½

Event:
Free/Fly/IM

Club:
Team Pittsburgh



As a Junior (2006-07): Tallied a season-best time of 2:15.34 in the 200 fly at the ACC Championships ... Posted a time of 2:20.83 in the 200 IM at the Georgia Fall Invitational (12/1) ... Clocked a season-best time of 5:20.30 at the ACC meet in the 500 free competition ... Top 1000 free time came at the meet against Emory and North Florida (1/14) with a mark of 10:58.57.

As a Sophomore (2005-06): Swam a season-best time of 17:44.96 in the 1650 freestyle at the ACC Championships to finish in 24th place ... Posted a top 500 free time of 5:12.22 in the prelims at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/18) ... Clocked a season-best time of 2:10.53 in the 200 butterfly ... Top 400 IM time came at the ACC Quad Meet with a time of 4:37.92.

As a Freshman (2004-05): Clocked a lifetime-best time of 5:01.82 in the prelims of the 500 freestyle at the ACC Championships ... Tied a personal-best time of 17:04.15 in the 1650 free at the ACC meet, finishing in 20th place ... Qualified for the bonus finals of the 200 butterfly at the conference championship with a lifetime-best time of 2:07.93, finishing in 24th place ... Tallied a season-best time of 4:39.19 in the 400 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/19) ... Ranked second on the Tech squad for the season in the 1000 free (10:20.34) and 1650 free.

Club Team: Helped lead Team Pittsburgh to an Eastern Zone, Section II, championship in the Spring of 2003 ... Eastern Zone record holder in 1650 freestyle (17:04.15).

High School: Three-time Scholastic All-American (2002-04) ... Four-year member of the Student Council ... Member of school newspaper in sophomore and junior years ... National Honor Society as a junior and senior.

Personal: Born Amanda Lynn Gannon on May 22, 1986, in Suffern, N.Y. ... Parents are Peter and Rebecca Gannon ... Sister, Caitlin, swam at the University of Maryland (2001-05) ... Enjoys music, dancing and playing badminton ... Majoring in bio-medical engineering.

Gannon's Career Top Times
EVENT TIME
500 free 5:03.20
1000 free 10:18.43
1650 free 17:04.15
200 fly 2:07.93
400 IM 4:35.63
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