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Savoy, Whitmire earn Most Outstanding Swimmer awards at annual banquet
Penn State has 164 honorees through fall and spring campaigns
Five seniors take final laps inside McCoy Natatorium, end career with victory over Towson
Lions host Senior Day meet on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Nittany Lions honor two men's, five women's seniors, along with Wounded Warriors at 1 p.m.
|100 Breast||1:00.21||2/15/12||Big Ten Championship|
|200 Breast||2:15.23||2/15/12||Big Ten Championships|
|200 IM||2:08.12||2/15/12||Big Ten Championships|
2011-12 (Junior Year)
Competed in the 100 breaststroke at USA Olympic Trials...earned Academic All-Big Ten honors...ranked third on the team in 200 breaststroke...swam in eight of the team's nine meets...swan the 200 breaststroke in seven of her eight competitions...swam three preliminaries at the Big Ten Championships, posting season-best times of 1:03.21 in the 100 breaststroke, 2:15.23 in the 200 breaststroke and 2:08.12 in the 200 IM...won the individual title in the 200 breaststroke in a tri meet with Lehigh and St. Francis (2/4) in 2:22.93...posted a pair of top-20 finishes at the Ohio State Invitational (12/2-4)...finished 16th in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:20.61 and swan 1:05.22 in the 100 breaststroke to place 19th.
2010-11 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in five of the team's meets... Participated in the Big Ten Championships in 100-Breaststroke, 200-Breaststroke, and 200-IM... Placed 30th in the 100-Breaststroke at the Big Ten Championships, posting a time of 1:04.45, 5th best on the team in the event... Finished 21st at the Georgia Invite in the 100-Breaststroke with a time of 1:05.35... Posted a time of 1:07.12 vs. Virginia Tech to take 4th Place in the 100-Breaststroke... Finished 27th in the Big Ten in the 200-Breaststroke after recording a time of 2:19.33, 5th best on the team this year... Swam a time of 2:20.58 in the prelims of the 200-Breaststroke at the Georgia Invite and finished in 16th Place with a time of 2:20.87... Placed 48th in the 200-IM at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 2:08.80... Posted a time of 2:12.57 to take 41st Place in the 200-IM at the Georgia Invite... Helped the 200-Medley Relay team to place 11th at the Georgia Invite with a time of 1:44.77... Also helped the 400-Medley Relay team to post a time of 3:49.20 for 14th Place at the Georgia Invite.
2009-10 (Freshman Year)
Swam in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.42), 200 breaststroke (2:19.63) and 200 IM (2:11.04) in the Big Ten Championships (2/17-20). All were preliminary and career best times ... Swam to seventh-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:24.99) and seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.19) while also swimming to a season-best time in the 200 IM (2:14.40) at Ohio State (1/29-30). Also part of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that finished fourth (1:48.97) and fifth (3:53.50), respectively ... At the Pittsburgh Quad Meet (1/15-16), placed 10th in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.03) and 11th in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.22) while also swimming the 200 IM (2:18.24) ... Qualified for the finals in two of three individual events at the Ohio State Invitational (12/4-6) while also swimming in two medley relays. Finished 20th in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.85), 24th in the 200 breaststroke (2:26.21), 35th in the 200 IM (2:15.76, preliminary), 12th in the 400 medley relay (3:53.62) and 17th in the 200 medley relay (1:48.12) ... Placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.88), 200 medley relay (1:49.71) and 400 medley relay (3:53.18) while finishing third in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.63) and 11th in the 200 IM (2:15.77) against Virginia (11/20-21) ... Finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.63) and 200 medley relay (1:49.75) while placing eighth in the 200 breaststroke (2:30.36) at Virginia Tech (10/31) ... Swam to ninth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:28.58) in first collegiate action against West Virginia/Colgate (10/24).
Standout at Lincoln High School, both in the pool and the classroom ... Was WIAA All-State as a junior and senior while being a state qualifier her first two years ... Received the Most Valuable Swimmer Award all four years ... A Speedo Sectionals Finalist in final three seasons ... Was a Junior National Participant senior year and Junior National Qualifier sophomore year ... A member of the Honor Roll every year, a Scholastic All-American as a junior and senior ... Also a member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Amy Joycelyn Lewis ... Born on October 8, 1991 in Watertown, N.Y. ... Daughter of Jackie and Bryan ... Has a brother, Nick (23), and sister, Katie (20) ... Majoring in nutritional sciences.
On Choosing Penn State
"I chose Penn State because every single person, especially the swimmers, made me feel like I belonged here. They made me feel like I was at home, and after all, this will be my home for the next four years of my life. I love Penn State and everything about it."