Amy Xu Athlete Profile

Amy Xu

Amy Xu
Positions: Freestyle, Distance Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2008-2012 Hometown: Toronto Last School: Silverthorn Coll. Inst

Personal

  • Parents are John Xu and Yan Chen
  • Has one brother
  • Started swimming when she was six
  • Plays the piano
  • Sociology major

Before BYU

  • Competed in the Olympic trials in 2008 National Club Level top times: 800 free (8:52.02), 400 free (4:21.02)


2008-2009 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in five meets for the Cougars
  • Finished fifth in the 1650 free at the Nike Cup with a time of 17:13.11
  • Finished fourth in the 500 free at the Nike Cup with a time of 4:56.88
  • Placed first in both the 200 free and 500 free against New Mexico and NAU with respective times of 1:52.79 and 5:06.26
  • Won the 1000 free at the first conference meet of the season against TCU with a time of 9:45.73 and also helped win the 400 free relay with a time of 3:27.44

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in ten meets of the season
  • Recorded two first-place wins in the 1000 free during the season
  • Ranked second for the team in the 1650 free with a time of 17:03.72 which earns her the spot of fourth all-time best in BYU history
  • Ranked second in the 500 free for the Cougars with a time of 4:58.34
  • Ranked third on the team in the 1000 free with a time of 10:27.04
  • Ranked fifth in the 200 free for BYU with a time of 1:53.84
  • Received the MWC Academic All-Conference award

2010-2011 | Junior Year

  • Competed in all ten dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied a first-place win in the 1000 free against Denver
  • Ranked 19th in the conference for the 1000 free and 20th for the 1650 free
  • Ranked third for the Cougars in the 1650 free and fourth in the 1000 free
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award