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Amber McDermott
Amber McDermott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mill Creek, Wash.

High School:
Jackson

Position:
Back/Free/IM

06/19/2015

298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

04/27/2015

Georgia's 88 SEC Academic Honor Roll Recipients Tops in SEC

Georgia's 88 SEC Academic Honor Roll Recipients Tops in SEC

03/21/2015

Lady Bulldogs Finish Second At NCAAs

Lady Bulldogs Finish Second At NCAAs

03/20/2015

Lady Bulldogs Are Second Heading Into Final Day Of NCAAs

Lady Bulldogs Are Second Heading Into Final Day Of NCAAs

03/17/2015

Lady Bulldogs Seeking Third Straight National Title

Lady Bulldogs Seeking Third Straight National Title

Record Book:

• Ranks second in the 400 individual medley, third in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle, and fourth in the 1,000 freestyle in school history.

2014-2015:

• Recorded A cuts in the 500 freestyle and the 400 individual medley and B cuts in the 200 and 1,650 freestyle.

• Voted as a team captain.

• Chosen as a swimming and diving representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Named the SEC Swimmer of the Week after winning twice against North Carolina.

• Named the SEC Swimmer of the Week after winning twice against Florida.

2013-2014:

• Finished second in the 1,650 freestyle and on the 800 freestyle relay, third in the 500 freestyle, and sixth in the 400 individual medley at the NCAA Championships as the Lady Bulldogs won their second straight title.

• Named First-Team All-SEC.

• Placed second in the 1,650 freestyle, third in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 400 individual medley as Georgia won its fifth straight SEC title.

• Swam on the victorious 800 freestyle relay at the SECs.

• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2012-2013:

• Came in second in the 500 freestyle, fourth in the 1,650 freestyle and 11th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs as the Lady Bulldogs won the program's fifth national title.

• Placed second in the 500 freestyle, fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and sixth in the 400 individual medley at the SECs as the Lady Bulldogs claimed the team title for the fourth straight year.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC.

• Chosen as the SEC Swimmer of the Week on Jan. 8 after winning two events in Georgia's sweep of North Carolina State and Savannah College of Art & Design.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2011-2012:

• Swam on the victorious 800 freestyle relay and finished second in the 500 freestyle, fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and 13th in the 400 individual medley at the NCAAs.

• Chosen as the SEC Freshman of the Year after winning the 500 freestyle and placing fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and ninth in the 400 individual medley as Georgia won its third straight league title.

• Named First-Team All-SEC and to the All-Freshmen Team.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll following the Fall and Spring Semesters.

• Qualified for the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle and the 400 individual medley.

• Named to the 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School:

• Graduated from Henry M. Jackson High School and IQ Academy.

• Coached by Drew Whorley on her high school team.

• Competed for Swim Atlanta under Chris Davis.

• Took first in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyle at the 2009 U.S. Open.

• Was a member of 2008-2009 National Junior Team.

• Named to the 2009-2010 National Team and National Junior Team.

• Chosen as a member of 2010-2011 National Youth Team.

• Placed second at the 2009 Junior Pan Pacifics in the 800 freestyle.

Personal:

• Born March 10, 1993.

• Daughter of Tom and Kelly McDermott.

• Majoring in Communication Studies.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

500 Freestyle 4:33.97 14 NCAA Championships

1,650 Freestyle 15:40.27 14 NCAA Championships

400 Individual Medley 4:05.16 14 NCAA Championships

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