Amanda Tallman - 2012
PRs: 100 Back (1:01.69); 200 Back (2:12.93); 200 IM (2:14.59)
Sophomore (2012-13): Competed in 100 Back, 200 Back, and 200 IM at CCSA Championships…Posted lifetime best in 200 IM (2:14.59)…Earned CCSA All-Academic for Fall semester and Dean’s List for Spring semester.
Freshman (2011-12): Posted lifetime best times in the 100 Back and 200 IM at the 2012 CCSA Championships... Named to President's List and CCSA All-Academic for Fall 2011 semester as well as Dean's List for Spring 2012 semester.
Prep: Attended Pope High School... Earned four varsity letters... Senior captain... Earned All-County honors, MVP and Bronze Performance Awards...Honor Roll... Swam for the Stingrays Swim Club.
Personal: Full name is Amanda Marie Tallman... Daughter of Leslie Tallman... Has an older brother, Matthew, and older sisters, Melissa and Natalie... Most admires her brother... Biggest inspiration is her father "who taught me to live vicariously"... Most treasured possessions are two necklaces "because they remind me of my dad"... Enjoys reading and wakeboarding... Music concert would most want to attend is Woodstock... Talent would most like to have is the ability to fly... Chose Georgia Southern because of the beautiful campus and team dynamics... Career objective is to become an advertising manager... Favorites: songs - The Story of Us, This, Crazy in Love; food - sushi; movie - 10 Things I Hate About You; athlete - Brian McCann.