Rebecca Amparano
Rebecca Amparano

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kearney, Mo.

High School:
Kearney High

Height:
5-7

Event:
Fly/IM

02/27/2014

Thirteen Swimming & Diving Bears Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team

Missouri State earns more honorees than any other Valley school

02/15/2014

Bears Win Seventh Consecutive MVC Swimming & Diving Championship

MSU earns 11th title overall with three event wins Saturday

02/14/2014

MSU Widens lead on Day 2 of MVC Swimming & Diving Championships

Bears win four more events; Up by 186 points going into final day

01/18/2014

Bears Swimming Sweeps Truman State

Missouri State wins 24 events to beat Bulldogs

11/08/2013

Bears Fall to Mizzou in Dual Meet Despite Strong Showing

MSU wins 10 events; dropped by Tigers, 155-88, 139-97

02/16/2013

Highlights from Day Two of the MVC Swimming & Diving Championships

Highlights from Day Two of the MVC Swimming & Diving Championships

Honors & Awards
2012-13 All-MVC First Team

2012-13: Dropped 1.3 seconds from prelims to finish 10th in the 200 IM (2:06.66) on first day of conference ... Made first career A-Final appearance in 100 fly, placing seventh overall at 2013 MVC Championships ... Jumped up four spots in 200-fly championship final to finish third and earn All-MVC first team honors; Appeared on the MSU all-time top performers list at No. 3 in the 200 fly with her time of 2:02.66 ... Made the C-Final in the 200 fly and 400 IM at the Purdue Invitational.

Background: Amparano is a butterfly/IM swimmer from Kearney, Mo. ... Swam club for Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City ... Achieved junior national cuts as a junior in the 100 fly, 200 fly and 400 IM ... Placed sixth in the A-Final at the 2011 CSRVIII Spring Sectionals meet in the 200-meter butterfly (2:25.54) ... Competed at sectionals and Grand Prix meet in Austin, Texas as a sophomore.

Personal: Rebecca Lynn Amparano is the daughter of Felix and Wendy Amparano ... Born Feb. 9, 1995 in Abington, Pa. ... Has two siblings: Rachel and Elias ... Following college, Amparano plans to attend medical school.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 26.44 TYR Invitational 11/24/13
100 Free 55.81 Show-Me Showdown 10/5/12
500 Free 5:20.80 vs. Truman State 1/19/13
100 Fly 57.05 2013 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/15/13
200 Fly 2:02.66 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/16/13
200 IM 2:06.66 2013 MVC Championships - Finals 2/16/13
400 IM 4:35.99 TYR Invitational - Prelims 11/23/13

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