Rebecca Amparano
Rebecca Amparano


Kearney, Mo.

High School:
Kearney High




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

Missouri State earns more honorees than any other Valley school


Bears Win Seventh Consecutive MVC Swimming & Diving Championship

MSU earns 11th title overall with three event wins Saturday


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

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


Bears Swimming Sweeps Truman State

Missouri State wins 24 events to beat Bulldogs


Bears Fall to Mizzou in Dual Meet Despite Strong Showing

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


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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