Amalie Fackenthal

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High School (Sacramento Country Day)

Coming out of high school, Amalie Fackenthal was a Nine-time NISCA High School All-American, Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American (2016, 2017, 2018), and 2018 NISCA High School Academic All-American. She was a Four-time state champion: 50 free (2017, 2018), 100 free (2017, 2018) and set California state records in the 50-yard free and 100-yard free.

She was was a USA Swimming National Junior team member in 2017-18, the 2017 Sierra Nevada LSC Female Swimmer of the Year, and the Sierra Nevada LSC record holder in five events (50y free, 100y free, 100y fly, 50m free, 100m free).

Fackenthal was ranked #11 on SwimSwam’s Top 20 Recruits Class of 2018, and verbally committed to swimming for Stanford on August 9th, 2017.

College (Stanford)

2018-2019

Fackenthal played a huge role during her freshman campaign with the Stanford cardinal. She scored at the Scored at the Pac-12 Championships in three events: 50 free (11th, 22.38), 100 free (12th, 48.94) and 100 fly (12th, 52.82), and was the Pac-12 runner-up as a member of the 200 free relay (1:27.42) and 200 medley relay (1:35.51).

At her first NCAA Championships, Fackenthal was a member of Stanford’s 3rd place 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams, 6th place 400 medley relay and 7th place 200 medley relay. She also finished 13th in the 100 free (48.23), 24th in the 50 free (22.27), and 42nd in the 100 fly (52.86).

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 50 Free 22.19 02/28/19 Pac-12 Championships
Federal Way, Wash.
scy 100 Free 47.95 03/23/19 NCAA Championships
Austin, Texas
scy 100 Fly 52.09 03/03/18 GU AGS Sectional Championships
College Station, Texas

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