Amanda Walsh
Amanda Walsh
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newtown, Conn.
High School: Newtown
Major: Political Science and Economics

2018-19 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team ... Competed in nine meets for the Sharks ... Made her collegiate debut with sixth-place showings in the 1000-yard and 500-yard freestyle events at Westfield State University on October 21 ... Placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle vs. Gordon College and Elms College on October 27 ... Swam in eight different events, including every freestyle distance from the 50 to the 1000. 

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner for Newtown High School ... Recipient of the Most Improved Award for NHS and was given the Hardest Working Teammate Award as a first year for the Night Hawks ... Competed for the Brookfield YMCA Makos ... Named to the Honor Roll at Newtown High School ... Member of Student Council, Debate Team and Student Government at NHS ... Born June 8, 1997 ... Daughter of Angela and Christopher Walsh ... Majoring in Political Science and Economics with a minor in Social Justice at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Prosecuting Attorney ... Transferred from Richmond University - The American International University in London ... Recipient of the Most inspiring Woman in Leadership Award for her work on the Richmond Student Government Association Executive Board ... Enjoys traveling, writing poetry, being outside with nature and always looking for self-improvement.