Amber Nelson
Amber  Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Stockdale HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Free

Experience:
3V

Club:
Bakersfield Swim Coach


07/22/2015

47 Spartans Earn Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Honors

The 47 Spartan honorees helped the Mountain West set a new league record for conference scholar-athletes.

07/22/2015

47 Spartans Earn Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Honors

The 47 Spartan honorees helped the Mountain West set a new league record for conference scholar-athletes.

07/16/2015

70 Spring Sports Spartans Named Academic All-Mountain West

San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.

07/16/2015

70 Spring Sports Spartans Named Academic All-Mountain West

San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.

05/22/2015

Commencement 2015 - Part 2

Amber Nelson, Cami Guyer, Dani Styles & Allison Lang are featured in this episode.

AT SJSU: Completed four seasons as a Spartan... Received the All-Mountain West Conference Academic Award and named MW Scholar-Athlete for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. Specializes in the freestyle events.

2014-15: Finished fourth in the 100 free and third in the 200 free against UC Davis (10/17)... Finished third in the 200 free against Fresno State (1/31)...


2013-14:
Placed fifth in the 100 free (53.15) against UC Davis and fourth in the 50 free (25.69) against UC Santa Cruz ... 16th in the 200 free (1:52.91) at the Arena Invitational (11/22).

2012-13: Competed in 17 races during the dual meet season... A member of the first place 200 free relay team and third place finisher in the 50 and 100 free against UC Santa Cruz (11/3)... Swam a leg on the winning 200 medley relay team against Cal State East Bay (1/25)... A part of the first place 800 free relay team at the University of San Diego Relay Invitational (1/4).

2011-12: Competed in two individual events at the WAC Championship and recorded top times in the 50 and 100 free of 24.22 and 52.65, respectively... fastest 200 free time (1:54.96) at the Arena Invite...Competed in seven relay races throughout the season.

STOCKDALE HIGH SCHOOL: A varsity letter winner in both swimming at Stockdale High School in Bakersfield, Calif., for coach Adam Bledsoe...Held school records in the 50 free from a flat start and a relay start...Finished in the top five in seven different events at CIF...also earned four letters in cross country.

AMBER: Majoring in biomedical engineering...Hobbies include playing ultimate frisbee and running...Swam club for Bakersfield Swim Coach for coach Dave Graves...A native of Bakersfield, Calif.

Event        Time      Date         Meet (Location)
50 Free 23.96 11/20/14 A3 Performance Invitational (Monterey Park, Calif.)
100 Free 51.98 2/21/15 Mountain West Championship (San Antonio, Texas)
200 Free 1:52.54 2/20/15 Mountain West Championship (San Antonio, Texas)