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  Amanda Mergaert
Amanda Mergaert

Player Profile
Hometown:
Shelby Township, Mich.

High School:
Utica HS

Position:
Student Assistant Coach

Birthdate:
09/04/1991

Experience:
First Year

05/16/2013

10 Utes Selected for NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Meet

Event will take place at the University of Texas next weekend

04/21/2013

Utes Finalize Busy Weekend with School-Record Performance

Destanae Howerton-Davis breaks her own record in the discus.

04/19/2013

Utes Have Solid Day on Second Day at Los Angeles meets

Amanda Mergaert finishes third in the 1500m.

04/12/2013

Utah Track and Field Caps Off Annual Spring Classic

Aoife Hickey qualifies for European Championships.

04/10/2013

MPSF Announces 2013 All-Academic Team

21 Utah track and field athletes earn academic honors.

Amanda Mergaert is entering her first year as a student coach, helping with the cross country team and distance athletes on the track and field team.

Mergaert, a native of Shelby Township, Mich., competed for the Utes from 2009-13 in cross country and track. During her time at Utah, Mergaert broke four school records, earned five All-America honors, won two conference championships (Mountain West Conference and MPSF), and was named all-conference six times. Mergaert also became the first Utah cross country athlete to break the 20:00 6-km mark, posting a career-best 19:57.7 at the 2012 NCAA Championships.

During the 2013 cross country season, Mergeart assisted in the development of Rebekah Winterton who qualified for the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships.

Mergaert is pursuing a degree in physiology with a minor in chemistry.

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