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Amanda Havens
Amanda Havens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vinton, Louisiana

High School:
Community Christian HS

Height:
5-4

Experience:
3L

Fall, 2004 (Sr.): Ran in four of six cross country meets during the fall ... Top finish was ninth at the season-opening Lamar/McNeese State Dual Meet ... Best 6,000-meter time was 24:12 at NCAA South Central Regional.

2003-04 (Jr.): Competed in several distance events during outdoor season ... Won the 3,000 meters in a time of 11:04.15 at the Ty Terrell Relays ... Earned eighth place with a time of 12:44.51 in the 3,000 steeplechase at Texas A&M Invitational ... Top 1,500-meter time was 4:51.72 for 10th at the Tom Tellez Invitational ... Top indoor 3,000 time was 10:42.54 at Houston Indoor Invitational ... Placed 25th in the 3K at SLC Indoor Championships ... Ran lead leg of fourth-place DMR team at SLC Indoor Meet ... DMR time of 12:21.95 was second-fastest in school history ... Competed in all seven cross country meets during the fall ... Had two top 15 finishes, including one top 10 outing ... Placed eighth (11:59.66) at the Lamar Invitational ... Finished 52nd at the SLC Championships with a 20:27.40 on the 5K course.

2002-03 (So.): Had two top 10 finishes in the outdoor 1,500 meters ... Top finish was third (5:03.45) at the Texas A&M All-Comers ... Top 1,500 time was 4:57.02 at LSU Tiger Twilight Classic ... Placed third in the 3,000 (11:09.08) at Ty Terrell Relays ... Best 5K time was 20:06.54 for 12th place at SLC Championships ... Placed eighth in the indoor mile (5:50.70) at McNeese Jeff Davis Invite ... Top indoor 3K time was 11:08.30 at SLC Indoor Meet ... Ran in all seven of LU's cross country meets ... Recorded two top 20 finishes, including a 10th place showing at the McNeese Dual Meet ... Placed 65th at the SLC Championships with a time of 24:00 on the 5,000-meter course.

2001-02 (Fr.): Earned a pair of 13th-place finishes in the outdoor 800 meters at the TCU Invitational and the Rice Twilight Meet ... Also had two 15th-place finishes in the 1,500 ... Finished 13th in the mile run at the indoor McNeese Jeff Davis Invite ... Ran in three cross country meets for LU ... Finished 19th at Lamar Invitational, 15th at McNeese Dual Meet and 35th at NSU Invitational.

High School: Competed for Coach Mike Evans at Community Christian HS ... Placed third at state meet in cross country as a senior ... Took first in district in the mile and was second in the 800 ... Placed third in both the 800 and the mile at the state track meet.

Personal: Major is kinesiology ... Enjoys playing tennis in spare time ... Born on January 10, 1983, in Orange, Texas ... Daughter of Gary and Libby Havens.

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