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Amanda Lorei
Position: Starboard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wynnewood, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy
Major: English

2013-14 (Junior)

  • Pac-12 All-Academic second team 
  • Member of the second varsity eight 
  • Placed fourth in the second varsity eight at the NCAA Championships after winning the heat and taking second in the semifinal 
  • Won gold in the 2V8 to help Stanford claim its first Pac-12 Championship 
  • Knocked off No. 2 Cal in the 2V8 for the first time since 2011 
  • Picked up wins over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
  • Ended No. 2 Ohio State’s 19-race winning streak at the Oregon State Classic 
  • Defeated No. 16 Louisville and lost to No. 3 Virginia at the Pac-12 Challenge
  • Tallied a second place finish in the Collegiate/Open 4+ at the Head of the Lake 
  • Finished 15th in the Women’s Collegiate 8+ with the Stanford B boat at the Head of the American

2012-13 (Sophomore)

  • Placed second in the II Eight Petite Finals at the NCAA Championships 
  • Placed fifth in the II Eight at the PAC-12 Championships
  • Defeated Syracuse in a morning dual race and placed first in a five-team afternoon competition as part of the I Eight at the Oregon State Classic 
  • Won all three races with the Cardinal I Eight at the PAC-12 Women’s Challenge 
  • The Cardinal Four won the morning race and took second in the evening sprint at the Head of the Oklahoma 
  • Came away with a third place finish in the Cardinal I Eight at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention

2011-12 (Freshman)

  • Part of Stanford I Eight that finished eighth at NCAA Championships and II Eight that took silver at Pac-12 Championships 
  • With the Cardinal II Eight she claimed second at the Lake Natoma Invitational
  • Defeated Michigan State in the II Eight at the Stanford Invitational
  • Claimed fifth place with the Cardinal II Eight at the Head of the American
  • Member of the I Eight which took sixth in the Jessop-Whittier Cup final

High School

  • Graduated from Merion Mercer Academy in 2011
  • Captain of the rowing team her senior year
  • Helped her team win the Henley Women’s Regatta Junior 4+ and the Scholastic Nationals Varsity 4+ in 2011
  • Placed second in the 4+ at the 2009 Scholastic Nationals and the 2011 Stotesbury Regatta 
  • Took second at the 2010 Stotesbury Regatta in the Varsity 8+
  • Was third at the 2010 Scholastic Nationals in the Varsity 8+
  • Competed at the 2010 Head of the Charles, placing fifth in the Varsity 8+ 
  • Won the Independence Day Regatta with her club 4+ team in 2010 
  • Inducted into her high school’s Hall of Fame in 2011 
  • Earned the team MVP, Senior Athlete Award and Scholar Athlete Award in 2011 
  • Named to the USRowing Academic Honor Roll 
  • Holds the school record for the 2k ergometer at 7:14


  • Born in Boston, Mass. 
  • Parents are Matt and Leslie Lorei 
  • Has four siblings, Peter, Augie, Patrick and Violet 
  • Major is English