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Amanda Miller
Amanda Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wenatchee, Wash.

High School:
Eastmont HS

Event:
Distances

Experience:
2V

Concluded illustrious track career in the spring, returning for her final year of cross country eligibility ... ended track career with All-America honors in the 1500m, her fourth career honor ... the only woman in Husky history to earn All-America awards in three different events, one in the 800m, two in the mile, and one in the 1500m ... qualified for U.S. Olympic Trials in the 1500m ... holds indoor school records in the 800m and DMR, and appears on UW's Top-10 lists in seven events ... the Huskies' No. 3 finisher at the 2007 NCAA Cross Country Championships, helping UW to a program-best eighth-place finish.

2007-08: Had strongest cross country season yet, running from No. 2 to No. 4 at every varsity race save for the Sundodger where she did not compete ... was the No. 3 Husky at the NCAA Championships, finishing 108th overall in her first national meet ... earned All-West-Region for the second-straight year, placing 17th overall (3rd UW) ... at Pre-National meet, helped Huskies to program-best No. 4 finish with 35th-place showing, second on the team ... just missed making the All-Pac-10 team by one spot, placing 15th at the conference meet ... again was one of the best mid-distance runners in the nation during the track season, earning All-America honors both indoors and out ... indoors, led a trio of All-American milers as she placed 5th at NCAA Indoors in 4:41.56 ... also ran the opening 1200m leg of UW's DMR that placed 11th at NCAA's ... set the indoor school record in the 800m at the UW Invitational, running 2:06.69 ... placed second in the mile at the MPSF Championships and was also second in the DMR in a school-record time of 11:12.77 ... ran the second-fastest mile in school history at the Husky Classic with a time of 4:39.93, going under the NCAA "A" standard ... outdoors, became the first Husky woman to earn All-American honors in three different events over a career, as she was named an All-American in the 1500m with an 11th-place finish ... ran a three-second PR in NCAA 1500m semis of 4:16.68 which qualified her for the U.S. Olympic Trials ... ran 4:24.45 at the Olympic Trials to place 10th in her quarterfinal heat ... made the NCAA Outdoors final despite suffering from a sublimated disc in her back that greatly limited her training ... joined Ashley Lodree as the only two women's track athletes to earn All-America honors indoors and outdoors in the same season ... placed 5th in the 1500m at Pac-10's, and 6th at West Regionals ... won the 800m at the WSU dual in 2:06.98, the 7th-fastest in school history ... received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention in cross country and track.

2006-07: Ran just three times in the fall cross country season, but was a key postseason contributor ... was 24th at Pac-10s and 23rd at Regionals, No. 3 for UW in both meets ... also ran in the open race at Pre-Nationals, placing 26th ... named Most Inspirational by her teammates, and earned Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... one of UW's biggest standouts on the track, earning All-American honors in the Mile indoors with a ninth place finish at the NCAA Championships ... just missed the finals at the NCAAs outdoors in the 1500m, falling .01 seconds short in her semifinal run ... her time of 4:20.58 in the 1500m NCAA semifinal was a personal best and ranked seventh in the UW record books ... career-best mile time of 4:41.36 came at UW Last Chance Qualifier and was the second-best time in school history ... also moved into Top-10 on all-time charts in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:47.58 at the MPSF Championships.

2005-06: One of six freshmen to run in UW's top-seven during the 2005 fall season ... was UW's No. 7 runner at Pac-10s, in 44th ... ran No. 3 for UW at Pre-Nationals ... placed 25th at Sundodger, and 26th at Willamette ... led all Huskies at 800m indoors, and was UW's No. 2 runner at 800m and 1500m outdoors ... career-best of 4:23.11 for 1500m at the Cardinal Invite was UW's 10th-best ever ... also climbed to No. 7 on UW's outdoor 800m list with an altitude-adjusted time of 2:08.13 at Regionals ... ran sixth in the 800m at Regionals, and was ninth at Pac-10s ... cracked UW's all-time top-10 indoors in the DMR (5th) and 4x400m relay (10th) ... ran fifth in the 800m at MPSFs.

2004-05: Redshirted the fall with an injury ... placed ninth in the 800m at NCAA Indoors to earn All-America honors ... UW's first female 800m All-American since 1985 ... broke UW's indoor 800m record in first collegiate 800m, clocking a 2:08.33 at the Husky Classic ... lowered the record twice more, including a 2:06.76 in the NCAA prelim ... time was fastest by an NCAA freshman indoors, and ranked 17th indoors among U.S. women ... competed in the 800m and 4x400m at Pac-10s ... was 17th in the 800m at Regionals ... helped UW's 4x400m to ninth all-time at UW.

High School and Personal: Parents are Barb and Doug ... won the 2002 Nike Border Clash and was fifth in 2001 ... never finished lower than fourth in four years at the state cross country meet ... captured the 2001 state 3A cross title as a sophomore, leading Eastmont to the team crown ... finished third at the 4A level in 2002, and was fourth in 2003 ... placed third at state as a freshman in 2000 ... on the track, earned six state titles and 15 top-four state finishes ... swept state 800m crowns in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... won the mile at state in 2002, and was second the other three years ... also added 4x200m and 4x400m crowns in 2002 ... lettered in basketball in 2001-02 ... an all-state cross country performer in both 2001 and 2002, and the NCW Sports Award Female Athlete of the Year in 2001-02 ... named valedictorian with a 3.9 GPA.

Major Meets
2005 MPSF TF - 4th, 800m; 8th, 4x400m
2005 NCAA-I - 9th, 800m*
2005 Pac-10 TF - 10th, 800m; 8th, 4x400m
2005 Regional TF - 17th, 800m
2005 Pac-10 XC - 44th (7th UW)
2006 MPSF TF - 5th, 800m
2006 Pac-10 TF - 9th, 800m
2006 Regional TF - 6th, 800m
2006 Pac-10 XC - 24th (3rd UW)
2006 Regional XC - 23rd (3rd UW)
2007 MPSF TF - 1st, Mile; 2nd, DMR; 6th, 4x400m
2007 NCAA-I - 9th, Mile*
2007 Pac-10 TF - 4th, 1500m
2007 Regional TF - 5th, 1500m
2007 NCAA-O - 14th, 1500m
2007 Pac-10 XC - 15th (4th UW)
2007 Regional XC - 17th (3rd UW)
2007 NCAA XC - 108th (3rd UW)
2008 MPSF TF - 2nd, Mile; 2nd, DMR
2008 NCAA-I - 5th, Mile*; 11th, DMR
2008 Pac-10 TF - 5th, 1500m
2008 Regional TF - 6th, 1500m
2008 NCAA-O - 11th, 1500m
2008 Olympic Trials - 27th, 1500m

* - Indicates All-America Honor Won

Collegiate Best Marks
800m....... 2:06.69i / 2:06.98
1500m....... 4:16.68
Mile....... 4:39.93
3000m....... 9:54.01

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