Amanda Polk

Statistics

Date of birth

8/2/86

Height

5’11”

Weight

175

Began Rowing

2002, Oakland Catholic High School

Hometown

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Birthplace

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Current residence

Princeton, N.J.

High School

Oakland Catholic High School, 2004

Undergraduate Education

University of Notre Dame, Biochemistry, 2008

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Current Coach

Tom Terhaar

Club Affiliations

USRowing Training Center – Princeton

Teams

Senior

2009-2011, 2013-2016

Under 23 Teams

2008

Junior

2004

International Results

2016

Olympic Games

First, eight

World Rowing Cup II

Sixth, quadruple sculls

2015

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

2014

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup

First, women's eight

2013

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup I

First, women's eight, world record (5:54.16)

2012

World Rowing Cup II

First, women's eight, world record (5:54.17)

2011

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup II

First ,women's eight

Henley Royal Regatta

First, Remenham Challenge Cup

World Rowing Cup I

Fourth, women's pair

2010

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup

First, women's eight

2009

World Rowing Championships

Second, women's four

2008

World Rowing Under 23Championships

First, women's eight

2004

World Rowing Junior Championships

Seventh, women's eight

National Results

Finished seventh in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished second in the pair at the 2011 National Selection Regatta 2...Finished third in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta 3…Finished second in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta 2…Finished second in the pair at the 2010 National Selection Regatta 1…Finished second in the championship eight at the 2009 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won the four at the 2009 World Championships Trials…Took silver in the eight at the 2009 USRowing National Championships…Won gold in the varsity eight at the 2008 Big East Conference Championships… Placed third in the varsity eight at the 2007 Central-South Region Championships…Won gold in the varsity eight at the 2007 Big East Conference Championships… Placed seventh in the varsity eight at the 2006 NCAA National Rowing Championships…Won gold in the varsity eight at the 2006 Central South Region Championships…Won gold in the varsity eight at the 2006 Big East Conference Championships… Placed second in the varsity eight at the 2005 Big East Conference.

Personal

Amanda was selected as a DI First-Team All-American from 2006-08 and a Second-Team All-American in 2005…She was named CRCA First-Team All-Central Region from 2006-08…Amanda was named first-team CRCA All-Region in 2005…She was a 2005 Big East Academic All-Star…Amanda lists her most memorable sporting achievements as being a part of the first NCAA team bid in the history of Notre Dame women’s rowing and as placing first in the varsity eight at the South-Central Region Championships in 2006.

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