Amanda McGeachie
Amanda McGeachie


Sidney, British Columbia

High School:
Stelly's Secondary


Rowing NCAAs Await Spartans


Spartans Fourth at Big Tens

Four-year Stranglehold On Varsity Eight Gold Halted


Spartans Ready for Big Ten Championships

MSU Varsity Eight Going for Fifth Straight Gold


Rowers Complete Dual Season at Stanford

Spartans eye NCAA bid with strong results.


Rowers Face First Competition in 2012

MSU begins quest for fifth-straight varsity eight gold.

2011:Served as the coxswain for the varsity eight for the third straight season... Honored as a member of the All-Big Ten Second Team ... named to the All-Central Region First Team... Captured a Big Ten gold medal in the varsity eight when the Spartans took first place in the race with a time of 6:17.12, a 3.41-second margin of victory over Ohio State at the Big Ten Championships ... Advanced to the Grand Finals at the NCAA regatta where the varsity eight rowed to a sixth-place finish with a time of 6:36.12...Helped the Spartans capture the Dale England Cup with a sweep of Boston University, Gonzaga and Indiana and posted a 4.1 second victory over the Hoosiers... Captured two Big Ten victories over Minnesota and Wisconsin with the varsity eight in the Spartans' only home race ... Helped MSU to a win over Texas by 4.3 seconds... Notched a 3.7 second victory over No. 17 Washington State with the varsity eight.

2010: Served as the coxswain for the varsity eight... First-Team CRCA All-Region... Defeated both No. 9 Michigan and Notre Dame in the first race of the season... Posted a season-best time of 6:15.9 in wins over Gonzaga and Buffalo... Recorded victories over Cornell, Indiana and Ohio State by 12 seconds or more... Took first place in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:17.41... Coxed the varsity eight to a second-place finish in the 2010 South/Central Sprints... Came in 7th place in the 2010 NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:28.53.

2009: A CRCA All-Central Region Second Team selection who served as the coxswain for the varsity eight boat in all seven races ... Helped the varsity eight to a first-place finish in the petite finals at the NCAA Regatta ... Member of the varsity eight crew which took first at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 6:06.30 ... Helped lead the varsity eight to a pair of victories at the Big Ten Double Duals ... Helped the varsity eight to an open-water victory over No. 20 Notre Dame in the season opening meet.

Prior to MSU: Member of the Canadian Junior National Team and Team BC in 2007... Awarded the Top Senior Rower award at Stelly's Secondary in 2007.

Personal: Born March 8, 1990 ... Daughter of Gil McGeachie and Susan Melville ... A psychology major.