Name: Amanda Sobhy
Sport: Squash
Height: 5-8
Weight: 154
DOB: 6/29/1993
Birthplace: Sea Cliff, N.Y.
Hometown: Sea Cliff, N.Y.
High School: North Shore High School (Glen Head, N.Y.) ‘11
College: Harvard University ’15, Social Anthropology
Coach(es): Thierry Lincou
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 5th (women’s team)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Top Finish: 5th – 2014, 2016, 2018 (team)
Other Career Highlights
  • Ranked in the world top 10 from 2014-19 (as of June 2019)
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (singles), gold (doubles), gold (team)
  • Two-time Ivy League Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
Personal: Daughter of Khaled Sobhy and Jodie Larson…Has one sister, Sabrina, her Pan American Games teammate, and one brother, Omar, a former collegiate squash player…Enjoys adrenaline activities; went skydiving for her 21st birthday, bungee-jumped off the highest bridge bungee in the world and went shark cage diving…Hobbies include traveling, singing, food, and watching and playing sports…Has citizenship in Egypt as well…Played squash for Harvard University…Played the French horn for eight years.