Team co-captain for the 2005-06 season.
2004-05: Rowed the two-seat for the Varsity Eight...Varsity Eight captured first at the Parker Cup Regatta (6:58.7) and won the Cal Cup (6:52.4)...Made qualifying times for Pre-Elite Lightweight National Team (7:18.0--2K and 23:48.8--6K).
2003-04: First year rowing in the two seat for the Varsity Eight...Varsity Eight finished second at San Diego City Championships and third in the petite finals at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association championships.
2002-03: Rowed in the Lightweight Eight and Lightweight Four boats that finished first at the WIRA championships...Named first team all-WIRA for Lightweight Eight...Her Lightweight Eight boat was ranked as high as No. 7 in the nation according to USRowing coaches poll.
High School: Competed in track and field for the West Hills High Wolf Pack.
Personal: Amanda Elizabeth Briggs was born on Oct. 19, 1984 in Santee, Calif....Daughter of John and Sandra Briggs...Enjoys dancing, line dancing, art and the beach...Lists 2005 Cal Cup victory as her favorite rowing memory...Favorite quote is "If you have built your castles in the air, your work need not be lost. That is where they should be. Now put foundations under them," by Thoreau...English major.