Women's Swimming & Diving

Amanda Shinholser
Amanda Shinholser
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Burtonsville, Md.
High School: Springbrook
Position: Diving

2009-10: Finished eighth on the 1-meter and 12th on the 3-meter at the Patriot Invitational… Recorded a career-best score of 209.10 on the 1-meter against Delaware and William and Mary… Earned a season-best score of 208.15 against Maryland and Towson… Best finish was second, which she achieved five times during the dual meet season… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Recipient of the Retriever Club Scholarship Award at UMBC’s varsity awards ceremony in May.


2008-09: Finished 12th on the 3-meter and 14th on the 1-meter at the Patriot Invitational… Recorded a season-high score and finish against Binghamton, placing first with a mark of 209.78 in the 3-meter… Recorded season-high mark on the 1-meter of 200.40 against Marist, where she placed second… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll. 


2007-08: Finished 16th on the 3-meter and 18th on the 1-meter at the America East Championships… Placed 12th on the 3-meter and 14th on the 1-meter at the GMU Patriot Invitational… Highest finishes of the season came against Towson, where she placed third in both the 1-meter and 3-meter and against Maryland, where she was third in the 1-meter… Recorded season-high marks of 176.46 on 1-meter against New Hampshire and 158.70 on 3-meter against Binghamton.


Background: A two-sport athlete at Springbrook H.S. in Silver Spring, Md…. 2006 division champion for the Blue Devils… Also competed in trampoline… 2006 Junior Olympic trampoline national champion in 2006 (Level 10) and 2002 (Level 6)… Placed 11th at the same meet in 2005 and fourth in 2003.
Personal: Only daughter of Steven and Keller Shinholser… Has three younger brothers, Logan (19), Colby (16), and TJ (15)… Majoring in management of aging services… Born Dec. 14, 1989

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