Amanda Petro
Amanda  Petro


Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
John Hersey

Freestyle, Backstroke

As a freshman (2014): Made her collegiate debut on the road vs. Kentucky, swimming the 50 backstroke and 100 backstroke ... competed in nine meets during her rookie campaign ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades.

Prior to Ohio State:
Backstroke specialist ... three-time MVP (2010-12) for the Huskies ... four-time conference and sectional medalist ... two-time state medalist (2011-12) ... three-time All-Conference (2010-12) ... 2012 All-State honoree ... All-American in 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley in 2012 ... co-captain in 2012 ... Mid Suburban League East Champions from 2009-12 ... four-time state qualifier ... John Hershey High School Don Von Ebers Sportsmanship Award Winner in 2013 ... coached by Dick Mortensen ... holds five individual event school records (200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 500 freestyle ... team has won conference titles the last six years and placed in the Top 5 at sectionals the last four years.