Amy Bilquist from Carmel, Indiana, was born on August 11, 1997. Father Brent was a swimmer and water polo player at Princeton.
Bilquist is the Indiana State Record holder in the 50, 100 Free, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay. She was a four time state champion in the 5o Free and two time state champion in the 100 Free.
Bilquist was a member of the US Junior Pan Pac Team in 2014, winning Gold in the 50M Free and 100M Back, and was a member of the Junior World Record Setting 4X100 Meter Free Relay.
2016 US Olympic Trials
Bilquist finished third in the 100M back just missing making the US Olympic Team. She also placed fourth in the 200M Back.
University of California
Bilquist had a successful freshman season, ranking in the Cal’s All-Time Top 10 in four events; fourth in the 100-yard back (50.50) and 200-yard back (1:49.90) and ninth in the 50-yard free (22.10) and 100-yard free (48.02). She won the 200 Back at the Pac-12 Championship Meet, third in the 100 Back, and seventh in the 50 Free. At the 2016 NCAA Championships, Bilquist finished fourth in the 100 back and fifth in the 200 back and swam anchor on Cal’s victorious 200 free relay.
At the NCAA Championships, Bilquist finished ninth in the 100 Back