Track & Field



    Amanda Behnke  
    Amanda Behnke

    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    St. Louis, Mo.

    High School:
    Lutheran South

    Event:
    Distance


    2013-14 (R-FRESHMAN) : Cross Country: Finished in ninth-place in her first race for the Hoosiers at the Indiana Open, running the 5K in 19:04...Was 24th at the Big Ten Championships...Set a season best 6K time of 21:06 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational...finished as the Hoosiers second runner at the NCAA Championships. Indoor: Finished in 10th place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 3,000m run in 9:30.24, the 11th fastest time in school history...finished in 15th place in the 5K at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in 16:39.72, the 10th fastest time in IU school history. Outdoor: Scored points for the Hoosiers at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships by finishing in seventh-place in the 10K...Ran the eighth fastest time in school history in the 10K at the Penn Relays in her 10K debut in 34:33.69...Ran 16:28.83 in the 5K at the Stanford Invitational, the 10th fastest time in school history...qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the 5K.

    REDSHIRT (2012-13):Redshirted the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons.

    PREP:Ran personal bests of 5:08.07 in the 1600m and 11:37.21, both placing 3rd in Missouri State Track and Field Championships... clocked a 19:34.87 and finished 9th in Missouri State Cross Country Championships... 5 time All-State 1600m (2) and 3200m and Cross Country (2)... MSHSAA Award of Excellence for Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity... 4 time MVP Cross Country (3) and Track and Field... member of 2 time District Champions Cross Country team... Lutheran High School South 1600m school record holder (5:08.07).

    PERSONAL: Born October 26, 1993 to Tim and Tami Behnke... has twin brothers Adam and Aaron Behnke... majoring in Exercise Science... brother Adam is a fifth-year senior transfer from Columbia who is also on the IU track and field roster.


       

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