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WSU Cross Country BIO
Amanda Andrews
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Amanda Andrews 1269456
Position: XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gig Harbor, Washington
High School: Gig Harbor High


Amanda Andrews
Amanda Andrews

Gig Harbor, Wash.

High School:
Gig Harbor High


WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2009-10): Cross Country - Raced in five events for WSU...12th place finish (seventh on team) at the Clash of the Inland Northwest...placed 47th (fifth on team) at the Roy Griak Invitational...finished 186th (fifth on team) at the ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational...finished 65th (third on team) at Pac-10 Championships...closed the season with 127th place finish (fifth on team) at NCAA West Regionals...Indoor - Clocked in a PR time in 800m of 2:26.35i at Cougar Indoor (1/16/10, Pullman)...struggled with injuries...Outdoor - Season-best time in steeple was 11:26.07 at Cougar-Husky Dual.

SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Cross Country - Participated in six races this finishes include fifth at the Montana Invitational, seventh at the Clash of the Inland Northwest and 51st at the Pac-10 Championships....105th (fourth on team) at NCAA West Regional...Indoor - Ran a PR mile time of 5:03.03i at Cougar Indoor (1/31/09, Pullman)...also PRd in 3000m with time of 9:53.17i (18th) at MPSF Championships (2/28/09, Seattle)...Outdoor - Improved PR times in every event this season...ran 800m time of 2:18.95 at WSU-Washington Dual (5/2/09, Seattle) and 1500m time of 4:42.91 at UCLA (4/11/09)...NCAA RQ time in steeplechase of 10:35.28 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/16/09, Walnut)...time is fifth-best in school history...14th in steeple at Pac-10 Championships...did not finish at NCAA West Regional.

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Cross Country - Participated in five races in first finishes include fourth at Gonzaga Preview and 32nd at Sundodger Invitational...75th overall and eighth on team at the Pac-10 Championships (10/27/07, Corvallis)...Indoor - Set freshman school record in 3000m with a time of 9:59.07i for 20th place finish at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/29/08, Seattle)...ran a mile time of 5:10.26i at Vandal Indoor (2/8/08, Moscow)...Outdoor - Best 1500m time of 4:42.87 at Cougar Invite (4/26/08, Pullman).

HIGH SCHOOL. Competed in four sports at Gig Harbor High School...lettered two years under Patty Ley in cross country and all four in track with coach Kevin Eager...captained cross country and track for one year...helped cross country to 4A state championships junior and senior years...individually finished 11th and 15th as a junior and senior...other top finishes include 18th place at Nike Team Nationals, and 23rd place (2005) and 21st place (2006) at the Washington vs. Oregon Border Clash...placed eighth as a junior and fourth as a senior in 3200m run at the state track and field championships...also aided track and field team to 2007 4A state championship.

PERSONAL. Born in April 1989, in Seattle, Wash...parents are David, an athletic trainer, and Jeanna, a para-educator...younger sister Alyssa...Andrews is eighth relative to attend WSU...parents and an aunt graduated from one of five cousins currently attending the university...enjoys running, singing, and all sports...majoring in sociology at WSU.

800m - 2:18.95 (2009)
1500m - 4:32.91 (2009)
Mile - 5:03.03i (2009)
3000m - 9:59.07i FSR (2008)
Steeplechase - 10:35.28 (2009)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2009 3000m Steeplechase 14th 10:58.51 2008 3000m Steeplechase 13th 11:08.24

NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2009 3000m Steeplechase DNF 2008 2000m Steeplechase 31st 11:12.24

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