Amanda Giannattasio
Amanda Giannattasio
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Middletown, NJ
High School: Middletown South
Events: Back/Free
Major: Healthcare Administration

As a sophomore (2017-18)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Took part in all 10 regular season meets plus the SSC Championships… Competed primarily in the two backstroke events and the sprints… Swam the 100-butterfly on two occasions, the 200-free once and the 500-free once… Had top-10 times for the Moccasins in both backstroke distances and the 500-freestyle.

TOP INDIVIDUAL TIMES AS A SOPHOMORE:
50-free: 25.23 (at Spartan Invitational, 12/16/18)
100-free: 57.23 (at SSC Championships, 2/25/18)
200-free: 2:12.28 (at D-II Fall Showcase, 10/20/17)
500-free: 6:00.15 (vs. Saint Leo, 1/19/18)
100-back: 1:01.02 (at SSC Championships, 2/24/18)
200-back: 2:23.89 (vs. Emory, 1/12/18)
100-fly: 1:03.11 (at SSC Championships, 2/23/18) 

As a freshman (2016-17)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Competed in 11 of 12 meets including the SSC Championships… Mainly competed in the backstroke events and the sprint freestyles, but did swim the 100-butterfly on three occasions… Also a regular member of various 200-freestyle, 400-freestyle relay, and both medley relay teams.

In high school… 2016 graduate of Middletown High School South… 4-year letter winner for head coach Denise Skinner… Monmouth County and Shore Conference qualifier all four years of her career… Finished fifth in the 200-IM and 16th in the 100-free as a senior… As a junior was ninth in the 100-back and 16th in the 100-free… Served as team captain her senior year and helped the Eagles to a runner-up finish at the county championships, fourth-place finish at the Shore Conference Championships and #9 in the state… Also helped the Eagles reach the state championships as a freshman… Member of the club program at Red Bank YMCA for six years under head coach Jack Caucino… Qualified for the YMCA Nationals in two years and the New Jersey State in three years… Won the Julia Pryde Sportsmanship Award… Won Journalistic Excellence Award at Middletown South and was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper… High honor roll two years… Personal… Daughter of Maria and Mike Giannattasio… Has one older half-brother (Gordon)… Father played college football for Lycoming in Pennsylvania… Mentions the New York Giants, New York Yankees and New York Rangers as her favorite pro sports teams… Member of Tri Beta, the biological honor society… Works as a beach lifeguard in New Jersey… Born June 14, 1998… Major: Healthcare Administration with a minor in Business Administration.