Swimming & Diving


Amanda  Sanders
Amanda Sanders


Superior, Colo.

High School:
Monarch H.S.



Double Major:
International Business & Marketing


Denver Qualifies Seven Swimmers for NCAA Championships

Three relay teams will also travel to Indianapolis for Championship Weekend


31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

Schrader named Men's and Women's Swimming Coach of the Year


Denver Starts Record Breaking Night with A-Cut in 200 Free Relay

Pioneers' men's and women's swimmers extend streak to 14 event wins in 14 races at the 2017 Championships


Denver Quartet takes Weekly Summit League Awards

Three Pioneers take home first swimmer and diver awards of their career


Sanders and Loncar Set School Records on Day Three of Texas Invite

Pioneers will wrap-up the competition tomorrow in Austin, Texas

Top Times:

50 Free 24.02 02/18/15
100 Breast 1:00.40 02/17/17
200 Breast 2:09.01 02/18/17
200 IM 2:00.47 02/16/17

Honors and Awards:
Earned All-America honors in her final collegiate meet, finishing 15th in the 200 breast with a time of 2:09.74…2016-17 All-Summit League Honoree (200 medley relay, 200 IM, 100 breast, 200 breast)…2015-16 and 2016-17 CSCAA Scholar All-American…Summit League Women’s Swimmer of the Week (10/18/16, 1/24/17).

2016-17 Internationals:
Finished 37th out of 125 swimmers in the 100 breast the U.S. Olympic Trials, touching the wall with a 1:10.01…

Saw action in 14 meets in the campaign…Finished 54th in the 200 IM (2:00.54), 33rd in the 100 breast (1:00.72) at the NCAA Championships…Top time on the team this year in the 100 breast with a 1:00.40 at the Summit League Championship…Also turned in the top time in the 200 breast with a 2:09.01 at the Summit League Championship…Recorded the third-best 200 IM time for the program, a 2:00.47 at the Summit League Championship.

Qualified for the 2016 NCAA Swimming Championships in Atlanta, Ga…Reached NCAA B Standards in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke and 200 IM…Named the 2016 Summit League Championship MVP…Helped team win 18 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set nine Summit League Championship records…Named to the 2016 Summit All-League team.

Named NCAA Academic All-American Honorable Mention…Earned NCAA Standards in 100 and 200 breaststroke.

Before Denver:
High School All-American in the 100 breaststroke…Finished second in the 5A state meet in the 100 breaststroke…Placed fifth in the 200 IM at the 5A state meet. 

Born May 31, 1995 in Littleton, Colo...Daughter of Walt and Betty…Has one sister, Melissa…Chose Denver because her father went to school there, and the university offers the degree she wants…Also recruited by Ohio State, Duke, Villanova, Tulane and Cal State Bakersfield…Enjoys snowboarding, hiking, drawing and baking…Majoring in International Business and Marketing.




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