Amanda Macchio - 2012
PRs: 1-Meter (236.77); 3-Meter (235.87)
Junior (2012-13): Did not compete in the spring semester due to an injury…Scored lifetime bests on 1-meter (236.77) and 3-meter (235.87) during meet against SCAD and Davis & Elkins on October 27th…Named to Dean’s List and CCSA All-Academic for Fall semester…Earned President’s List status for Spring semester.
Sophomore (2011-12): Had personal best performances on both boards during the 2011-2012 season: 1-Meter (217.10) and 3-Meter (224.55)...Placed 11th on 1-Meter (215.70) and 9th on 3-Meter (219.30) at 2012 CCSA Championships...Named to Dean's List and CCSA All-Academic both semesters.
Freshman (2010-11): Placed 15th on 1-Meter and 14th on 3-Meter at the 2011 CCSA Championships... Named to President's List and CCSA All-Academic for Fall 2010 semester and Dean's List for Spring 2011 semester... Received "Most Dedicated" award for 2010-2011 season.
Prep: Four year letter-winner at Joel Barrow High School...Team captain in 2007 and 2009... Recipient of the Stuart R. Deans Award for most inspirational team member... Finished eighth at the State Championship... Placed second at the South-West Conference Meet... Named to the all-conference second team... Member of the all-conference academic team... Holds the school record for the 6 and 11 dives... Honored with the Southwest Conference Leadership Award her senior year... Received the US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award as a junior... Also lettered in softball and field hockey... Dove for the Flip Diving Club.
Personal: Full name is Amanda Macchio... Daughter of Joe and Donna-Marie Macchio... Born on June 22, 1992, in Grapevine, Texas... Has a younger sister named Samantha... Most admires Carrie Underwood...Would like to attend a Carrie Underwood concert... Most treasured possession is her crucifix necklace that was given to her by her mom... Favorite movie is "Forever Strong"... Loves going to football games at Georgia Southern... Mom, Donna-Marie, played field hockey and tennis at Manhattanville College in New York, N.Y... Dad, Joe, played baseball at Lamar University in Texas... Her family has been the biggest influence, "They showed me what love and support is no matter what."
Major: Logistics/intermodal transportation.