Cross Country

    Amanda Behnke  
    Amanda  Behnke

    RS Sophomore

    St. Louis, Mo.

    High School:
    Lutheran South


    IU Cross Country Practice Off and Running for 2014

    The Indiana men's and women's cross country teams reported back to campus this week and began practice on Tuesday.


    Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards Announced

    Indiana had 49 student-athletes post a 3.7 GPA during the 2013-14 Academic Year


    Student-Athletes Honored at Spirit of Indiana Showcase


    IUXC Men Place First, Women Sixth at Paul Short Run

    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.

    2012-13 (REDSHIRT): 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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