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 Amanda Rickert
Amanda  Rickert

Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Charter School of Wilmington



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Eagles Capture First in Four Events at BU Meet

BC women's track and field had a strong showing at Boston University on Thursday evening

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
finished the mile in 5:15.45 at the BU Meet (1/22)... placed 17th at the BU Scarlet and White (2/7) in the mile with a time of 5:10.49.
OUTDOOR: Placed third at the UMass Minuteman (4/3) in the 3000 meters...took first at the UMass Invitational with aa time of 17:54.35... finished in eighth place in the 1500 meters at the Mark Young Invitational (4/18), completing the race at 4:48.36...finished fourth at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/24) in the 3000 meters.  

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)

XC: Made collegiate debut with a personal best 5k time of 18:27.3 at the UMass Invitational (9/14), finishing in 22nd place...ran a personal best 5k time of 18:26 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27), scoring 56th place...237th at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (10/19), covering 6k in 22:09.0...placed 113th in 23:11.1 at the ACC Championships (11/1).
INDOOR: 9th in the mile (5:10.4) at the Yale Collegiate Invitational (1/11)...5th in the 3,000-meter (10:10.03) at the BU Limited Open (1/16)...ran a personal best time of 10:06.95 in the 3,000-meter at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24-25), placing 35th overall.
OUTDOOR: Doubled at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29), placed 45th in the 1,500-meter (4:47.32) and later helped the 4x1,500-meter relay squad (19:30.93) place 7th...ran a personal best time in the 3,000-meter (10:29.65) at the UConn Invitational (4/12)...ran a PR in the mile at the UMass Invitational (4/12), crossing the line in 4:44.04 to place 12th overall...competed in the 1,500-meter (4:50.24) and 5,000-meter (17:46.02, a PR) at the ACC Championships (4/17-19)...5th in the 3,000-meter (10:13.81) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25)...15th in the 5,000-meter (17:52.05) at the New England Championships (5/8-10)...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC Team captain of cross country and track teams junior and senior year... cross country first team All State... cross country state champion... track and field All Country... state champion in 1600 and 3200... school record in 1600... National Honor Society Officer.

PERSONAL Daughter of Mike and Susan Rickert... brother Tim (16)... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management.

4:44.04 - UMass (4/12/2014)
5:10.40 - Yale (1/11/2014)
9:58.12 - BU Valentine (2/13/2015)
17:46.02 - ACC (4/17/2014)
18:26.0 - Battle in Beantown (9/27/2013)
22:09.0 - Wisconsin (10/19/2013)

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