Personal Best: 50y Free 23.50 100y Free 51.10 100y Fly 54.73
JUNIOR (2000-2001): At the 2001 NCAA Championships, earned two first-team All-America honors in the 200y medley relay and the 200y freestyle relay... Placed fourth in the 200y medley relay with a time of 1:39.44... Finished fifth in the 200y freestyle relay (1:30.62)... Participated in the 100y butterfly... At the 2001 Pac-10 Championships, placed 11th in the 100y butterfly (55.44)... Came in 18th in the 50 free with a time of 23.94... Competed in eight dual meets for the Wildcats during the 2000-2001 season... Holds the school's fourth-fastest times in the 50 freestyle (23.50) and the 100 butterfly (54.73) following the 2001 season.
SOPHOMORE (1999-2000): At the 2000 NCAA Championships, earned All-America honors in the 200m medley relay... Placed second in the 200m medley relay with a time of 1:49.71, an American Record... Came in 32nd in the 100m butterfly (1:02.10)... Competed in 11 dual meets for the Wildcats during 1999-00 season... Member of the 200y freestyle relay squad that clocked an NCAA automatic time of 1:31.55 at the Texas Invitational in December 1999 and was a member of the 200y medley relay squad that recorded a meet record and auto time of 1:40.27... Holds the school record as a member of the 200y medley relay (1:38.30)... Holds the third-fastest school time in the 50y free (23.67) and the school's fifth-fastest time in the 100y free (52.42).
FRESHMAN (1998-99): Competed in eight meets for the Wildcats during the 1999 season... Clocked a time of 55.50 in the finals of the 100 fly at the Texas Invitational, good enough for a sixth-place finish... At the Texas Invitational, finished 13th in the 50 freestyle in a time of 23.69... Finished the season with the fifth-fastest Arizona time of the year in the 50 free (23.69) and the third-fastest 100 fly time (55.45).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned five varsity letters under coach Jeff Sanders at South High School in Minneapolis... Senior Nationals qualifier every season since 1994... Second-place finisher in the 100 meter breaststroke (1:13.8) at the 1995 Junior Nationals... Second-place finish in the 100 yard butterfly (55.22) at the 1996 Junior Nationals... Selected as a 17-time high school All-American and was a five-time state champion... Elected team captain during her senior season... Holds a school record in every event, except in the 100 backstroke... State record holder in the 100 fly (55.21)... Section record holder in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.31)... Holds 35 high school pool records... 1998 Minnesota Female State Swimmer of the Year.
PERSONAL: Amy Louise Bouta... Born 11/16/79 in Minneapolis, Minn... Daughter of Bruce and Anne Bouta... Father played football at Carlton College in Minnesota... Member of high school student government and national honor society... Received the Athena Award in 1998 for excellence in athletics and academics... Majoring in family studies with a minor in psychology... Hobbies include downhill skiing and water skiing... Also gives swimming lessons.