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    Amanda Carner     
     
      Amanda  Carner
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newport News, Va.

High School:
Menchville High School

Event:
IM/Backstroke

carner

CAREER HONORS
CAREER AWARDS
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 CSCAA Scholar All-American
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2014-15 - JUNIOR
DUAL MEET RECAP
  • Opened up her junior year with a victory in the 200 backstroke, clocking in first place with a time of 2:00.63 at UNCW
  • Earned her first solo victory of the season by clocking in at 4:59.98 in the 500-yard freestyle at Queens
  • Swam the opening leg (26.30) of the 200-yard medley relay to spark UT's B relay team to win the event against IU and UK...UT also earned second place in the event
  • Won the 200 IM in 1:58.74 at Nike Cup, which placed her fourth in Tennessee history in the event
  • Finished in second in the 400 IM (4:14.53) at Nike Cup behind teammate Lauren Driscoll
  • Swam a 51.00 in her 100 Free split to help UT's relay team win the 400 Free Relay at Texas A&M
  • In 1:58.32, Carner finished second in the 200 Backstroke at LSU, matching her time set against Auburn and Louisville

SEC RECAP

  • Won the gold medal in the 400 medley relay with Molly Hannis, Harper Bruens and Faith JohnsonFinished the 800 freestyle relay in ninth place with Mary Griffith, Caroline Finkbeiner and Lauren Driscoll
  • Finished fourth in the 400 IM championship final (4:07.27)
  • Finished sixth in the 200 IM championship final (1:57.65)
  • Placed tenth in the 200 Back--2nd in consolation final--in 1:54.98
  • Set a career-best 53.28 time in a 100 Back time trial
  • NCAA RECAP

      Finished third in the 200 medley relay with Molly Hannis, Harper Bruens and Faith Johnson
    • Finished fifth in the 400 medley relay with the same teammates
    • Finished the 400 freestyle relay in 16th place with Johnson, Micah Bohon and Bruens
    • Earned seventh place in the 400 IM championship final in a career-best 4:05.97
    • Tied for 21st in the 200 IM prelims (career-best 1:57.31)
    • Finished 30th in the 200 Back prelims in a career-best 1:54.16
    • Ended her junior season No. 1 in UT history in the 400 IM, tied for No. 1 in the 200 Back No. 2 in the 200 IM and No. 3 in the 100 Back

    2013-14 - SOPHOMORE
    AWARDS
    2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

    DUAL MEET RECAP

    • Competed in six different events during the fall semester and participated in all five of UT's meets
    • Recorded a pair of career bests during the fall season, in the 100 back (57.49, Georgia Tech Invite) and the 100 fly (1:00.35, UNC Wilmington)
    • Swam both fall bests in her individual medley races to wrap up the semester at the Georgia Tech Invitational. She went 2:05.21 in the 200 IM and 4:23.02 in the 400 IM.
    • Clocked first NCAA B-cut times of the season at the AT&T Winter National Championships in Knoxville. Swam 2:01.09 in the 200 IM (16th in finals) and 4:15.66 in the 400 IM (8th)
    • Posted career best times in 100 backstroke (56.86), 100 breast (1:09.46), and 200 breast (2:27.95) in meet with Virginia Tech and Missouri, where she also placed 3rd in 200 IM (2:05.16)
    • Placed 5th in 200 backstroke (1:59.36) and 1st in 400 IM, posting an NCAA B-Cut time of 4:19.04

    SEC RECAP

    • Swam a career high and NCAA B-cut time in the preliminaries of the 200-yard IM and finished in fifth place in the B final with a time of 1:59.34
    • Placed second in the B final for the 400-yard IM with a 4:11.52 time, just half a second off her career time

    NCAA REACAP

    • Swam the 200 IM in 1:58.81
    • Swam the 400 IM in 4:12.39
    • Finished 20th in the 200 backstroke.

    2012-13 - FRESHMAN
    AWARDS
    2013 CSCAA Scholar All-American
    2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

    DUAL MEET RECAP

    • Won a race in her first collegiate meet, taking the 200 backstroke (2:02.93) in the meet at UNC Wilmington
    • Recorded three top-four finishes in the Lady Vols' win over Louisville, taking second in the 1650 free in 17:00.43
    • Swam a career best in the 1000 freestyle (10:11.31)
    • Finished out her first semester as a Lady Vol by setting four personal bests in the Tennessee Invitational. Meet was highlighted by a third-place finish in the 400 IM (4:21.59) and fourth place in the 500 freestyle (4:57.89)
    • Set personal best in the 1000 freestyle in the Florida meet (10:07.65)
    • Helped improve her NCAA standing in the 200 backstroke, touching the wall in 1:55.88 at the Last Chance Meet

    SEC RECAP

    • The Lady Vols' IM leader placed in all three of her individual events: the 200 IM, the 400 IM and the 200 backstroke
    • Her best finish came in the 400, where she ended in 11th place
    • Created two new career best times in the 200 IM (1:59.52) and the 400 IM (4:11.10)
    • Took 12th in the 200 backstroke in 1:55.94, an NCAA B cut time

    NCAA RECAP

    • Improved her previous best time in the 200 back to 1:55.57, good for 33rd place
    • Swam the 200 IM in 2:01.20 and the 400 IM in 4:17.24

    PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
    • Carner was a three-time Peninsula District champion at Menchville High School in Newport News, Va., in addition to picking up Eastern Region championships the past two seasons
    • Carner also qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 200m back and the 400 IM
    • In 2009, she led Menchville to a perfect 9-0 record and a Peninsula District championship
    • A Swimming World Magazine five-star recruit, Carner finished runner-up at the 2011 National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) in the 400y IM
    • The Virginia state record holder in the 200y back (1:56.72), she also competes for the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins Swim Team.

    PERSONAL
    • Birthday: October 18, 1993

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