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Amanda King
Amanda King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tauranga, New Zealand

High School:
Tauranga Girls College

Height:
5-4

Event:
Student Assistant

Experience:
3L

CC, Fall, 2006 (Sr.): Ran in all of Lamar's cross country meets during the fall ... Helped LU to their third straight cross country championship with a fourth place finish at the Southland Conference Championship meet, posting a time of 22:03 over the 6K course ... Had a solid showing at the NCAA Regional in Waco with a 19th place showing in a time of 21:12.9 in the 6K ... Earned All-South Central Regional Honors.

2005-06 (Jr.): Competed in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, the 5,000 meter run and the 1,500 meter run during the outdoor season ... Set a Lamar and Southland Conference record in the 3,000 meter steeple chase with a championship performance of 10:31.46 at the SLC Outdoor championship ... Ran to a fourth place finish in the 5,000 meter run at the SLC outdoor championship in a time of 17:20.61 ... Posted a season-best time of 4:38.08 in the 1,500 meter run at the Houston Invitational ... Ran the mile, 3,000 and 5,000 and the Distance Medley Relay during the Indoor season ... Won the SLC championship in the mile with a 4:57.19 performance ... Helped Lamar to the SLC championship in the DMR, in a time of 12:02.15 ... Placed fifth in the 3,000 meter run at the SLC Indoor championship with a time of 10:10.65 ... Posted a season best of 9:49.04 in the 3,000 meter run at the Houston Invitational ... Ran a season-best 17:37.28 in the 5,000 meter run at the Razorback Invitational.

CC, Fall, 2005 (Jr.): Ran in all five scheduled cross country meets during the fall ... Recorded four finishes in the top 20, including three top five showings ... Best finish was second in the Lamar/McNeese State Dual Meet and the Northwestern State Meet ... Earned all-Southland Conference honors after placing fourth at the SLC Championships ... Posted a time of 22:19 in helping the Lady Cardinals to a second straight cross country title ... Placed 18th at the NCAA South Central Regional, running a 22:04.

2004-05 (So.): Competed in the 3,000 meter steeplechase and the 5,000 meter run during the outdoor season ... Ran Lamar's top four times in the 3K steeplechase ... Ran a school record in the steeplechase at the LSU Tiger Relays, posting a time of 11:20.64 for a first place finish ... Placed ninth in the 3,000 meter run at the SLC Outdoor Championship ... Ran the 3,000 and 5,000 meters during the indoor season ... Posted her best time in the 3,000 meter run at the Hyatt Regency Invitational with a 10:24.38 ... Placed seventh at the SLC Indoor Meet with a 10:26.18 in the 3,000 ... Finished in eighth place at the SLC Indoor Meet with a 18:25.69 in the 5,000 meter.

Fall, 2004 (So.): Ran in all six cross country meets during the fall ... Recorded three finishes in the top 15, including two top 10 showings ... Best finish was sixth in the Lamar/McNeese State Dual Meet ... Earned all-Southland Conference honors after placing seventh at the SLC Championships ... Posted a time of 22:02.77 in helping the Lady Cardinals to their first-ever SLC cross country title ... Placed 82nd at the NCAA South Central Regional.

2003-04 (Fr.): Competed in the 1,500 and 3,000-meter steeplechase during outdoor season ... Top 1,500-meter time was 4:58.45 for 21st at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Placed fifth in the 1,500 at the Ty Terrell Relays ... Ran LU's top three 3K steeplechase times ... Season-best was 11:31.46 for seventh place at the SLC Outdoor Championships ... Ran the mile and 3K during indoor ... Top mile time was 5:25.60 in the prelims of the SLC Indoor Championships ... Best indoor 3,000 time was 10:55.24 for 30th at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Ran in all seven cross country meets during the fall ... Recorded two top 10 finishes ... Placed 22nd at the SLC Championships with a 5,000-meter time of 19:00.60.

High School: Ran for Coach Rosemary Wright at Tauranga Girls College in Tauranga, New Zealand ... Was five-time member of New Zealand Cross Country Road Race Championship Team ... Served as team captain of cross country and track and field teams in 2002.

Personal: Major is general studies ... Enjoys going to the beach, swimming and traveling ... Born on July 31, 1984, in Gisborne, New Zealand ... Parents are Anna-Marie and Robin King.

05/08/2014

Track sets out for Southland Championships

Cards looking to cap outdoor season in Conway

04/05/2014

Two set conference-bests at Stanford Invitational

Lady Card trio impresses at prestigious outdoor meet

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