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WSU Cross Country BIO
Amanda Henderson
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Amanda Henderson 1264811
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pullman, Wash.
High School: Seoul American High


WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2014-15): Cross Country - Finished 59th overall at Clash of the Inland Northwest with a 4k time of 15:57.6...finished 31st overall at Sundodger 6k (23:00) Inland Empire Challenge 5k in Lewiston was fourth on team and 71st overall (19:14)…named to Pac-12 All-Academic cross country first team…Indoor - Ran the 800m in a time of 2:26.68i at Cougar Indoor…Outdoor - Best times of season were 2:28.57 for 800m and 4:53.83 in 1500m.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Cross Country - At Clash of the Inland Northwest was 75th in 4,200m time of 16:50...eighth Cougar, 74th overall at Sundodger Invitational 6k (23:50)...second Cougar, 28th overall at Erik Anderson Invitational 6k (24:17.31)...eighth on team, 60th overall at Inland Empire Classic 5k (18:54)…Indoor - Ran mile PR time of 5:22.63i at Vandal Open (2/8/14, Moscow)…indoor PR time of 800m of 2:19.89 was clocked in at WSU Open II (2/22/14, Pullman)…Outdoor - At SCC WAR VII meet, ran 1500m PR time of 4:46.54 (4/12/14, Spokane)…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field first team.

FRESHMAN (2012-13): Cross Country - Took 34th overall at Clash of In­land NW 4k (16:08.1)...66th at WCC Preview 6k (23:34.24)...fifth Cougar, 67th overall at Anderson Invite...ninth on team, 145th overall at Notre Dame 5k (20:16)...60th at Inland Empire Classic 5k (20:03) …Indoor - Top times of season were 5:36.80i for mile at Vandal Indoor (1/19/13, Moscow) and 2:19.52i for 800m at Husky Classic (2/8/13, Seattle)…Outdoor - Dropped 800m time to 2:19.02 at WSU-UW Dual meet (4/27/13, Seattle)…ran 1500m in time of 4:46.70 at Sam Adams Classic (4/6/13, Spokane).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Member of an military family that lived overseas…attended Kubasaki High but earned eight varsity letters and graduated from Seoul American High School…four letters for cross country coaches Steve Boyd and Paul Campbell…four letters for track coaches Dave Abbott and Charles Burns…three time cross country MVP…at Far East cross country meet placed fourth as freshman, second as sophomore and won meet both junior and senior seasons…member of Okinawa Athletic Conference all-district team…sophomore year received Coach’s Award and Blood and Guts Award…cross country team captain junior and senior, track captain as senior…senior year set Pacific records in 1500m, 3000m, and 800m…ran for the Seoul American Track Club for coaches Kevin Madden and Mike Schreor…girls team placed third at Kanto Plains Invitational and Far East.

PERSONAL. Born in June 1994 Pocatello, Idaho…father Troy is retired from the military…mother Mary is a grade school teacher…younger sister Pamela…enjoys rock climbing…member of National Honor Society…graduated high school with a 4.1 GPA…majoring in psychology at WSU.

800m - 2:19.02 (2013)
1500m - 4:46.54 (2014)
Mile - 5:22.63i (2014)
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