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Amanda Schommer
  • Distance
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Vero Beach, Fla. (Vero Beach HS)

CAREER VICTORIES: 2
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

800m: 2:08.79 - 2006 SEC Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 5:08.75 - 2004 SEC Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS
800m: 2:08.67 - 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
1,500m: 4:45.67 - 2004 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2006 AS A SENIOR: Competed in 12 meets (six indoor, six outdoor)…Bests of 2:08.67 (800m)…Thirteen top-10 finishes…Finished her collegiate career with time of 2:09.26 in 800m prelims at NCAA East Regional to finish 14th…Set personal-record time in outdoor 800m at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships, crossing finish line in 2:08.67 in prelims to take 10th…Ran second leg of 4x800m relay team that finished seventh (8:42.13) at Penn Relays…Turned in three-straight top-six finishes to open outdoor season, highlighted by fifth-place and NCAA regional qualifying time of 2:09.64 at Mt. SAC Relays…Finished in top-eight of every race in indoors…Recorded her second-straight provisionally qualifying time of 2:09.33 and finished third at Florida Fast Times…Earned All-SEC honors as leadoff leg of DMR group that came in second at SEC Indoor Championships with collective time of 11:35.45…Set personal-best in 800m with fourth-place time of 2:08.79 at SEC Indoor Championships…Finished second at Tyson Invitational with time of 2:11.00…Finished third at Pepsi Invitational with clocking of 2:10.41…Finished second at season-opening Florida Intercollegiate with time of 2:11.69 in 800m…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (2): Last Chance Meet 800m (2:10.17); Florida Intercollegiate 800m (2:14.44)…Best of 2:08.75 (800m)…Competed in 10 meets (six indoor, four outdoor)…Seven top-10 finishes…Placed 10th in preliminaries of SEC Outdoor Championships in career-best time of 2:08.75…Finished ninth in 800m at Mt. SAC Relays in 2:10.05…Runner-up in 800m at Mississippi Invitational (2:09.47)…Placed fifth as member of 4x1,500m relay team at Florida Relays (19:14.83)…Won 800m in 2:10.17 at Last Chance Meet…Finished eighth in 800m in 2:09.60 and was third leg of distance medley relay team that finished sixth (11:54.82) at SEC Indoor Championships…Competed in 800m at Tyson Invitational, finishing in 2:14.77…Placed fourth in 800m in 2:12.90 and finished third as member of 4x400 relay team at Gator Invitational…Finished third in 800m (2:16.20) and placed fourth as member of distance medley relay team at Clemson Invitational…Won 800m in 2:14.44 at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 2:09.09 (800m), 4:45.67 (1,500m) and 5:08.75 (5,000m)...Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor)...Finished sixth as member of 4x400m relay at SEC Outdoor Championships...Placed eighth in 800m in 2:13.45 at Sun Angel Classic...Notched third-place finish in 800m in 2:14.35 at Mesa Classic...Finished second as member of 4x800m relay, fourth in 4x1,500m relay, fourth in 800m in then personal-best time of 2:10.98 and ninth in 1,500m (4:45.67) at Florida Relays... Scored at SEC Indoor Championships as member of sixth-place distance medley relay team…Finished fourth in 800m at Tyson Invitational with personal-best time of 2:09.09...Member of winning DMR team and also finished fourth in 800m (2:10.62) at Gator Invitational...Member of runner-up distance medley team and also finished ninth in mile in 5:08.75 at SEC Invitational...Finished third in 800m in 2:09.68 and fifth on 4x400m relay team at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 2:12.11 (800m)…Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor)…Finished 15th in qualifying in 800m at SEC Outdoor Championships in 2:13.26…Finished third in 800m (2:15.02) at Florida Women's Track and Field Classic…Finished sixth at SEC Quad meet in 800m (2:14.07)…Clocked in at season-best 2:12.11 in 800m to finish sixth at Florida Relays…Finished sixth in 800m at SEC Challenge…Opened career with sixth-place finish in 800m at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 56.6 (400m), 2:16.16 (800m) and 19:02 (5,000m)…2001-02 FSHAA Academic All-State honoree…A member of 2001 FACA Cross Country Team...Set Vero Beach High School records in 800m (2:16.16), 1,500m, 1,600m, 4x800m relay, 4x400m relay and DMR...Placed 14 different times in state meets...Competed in 2001 AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Va., and took fourth in 800m (2:16.54)...Named Vero Beach High School's Cross Country athlete of the year in 2000 and 2001... High school coach was Willie Parker...Also ran for the Vero Youth Striders.

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