Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.
Utes head to Fort Collins, Colo., for regional meet.
Amanda Mergaert earns all-conference first-team honors.
Utes slated to compete against six nationally-ranked teams on Saturday.
Senior Amanda Mergaert leads Utes at NCAA Pre-Nationals.
Ranks third all-time at Utah in the indoor mile (4:47.75) and in the top 10 at Utah in the outdoor 800 and 1,500 ... two-time cross country All-Academic honorable mention ... two-time track Pac-12 Academic honorable mention ... 2015 MPSF All-Academic.
2015 Outdoor Track:
2015 Indoor Track:
Member of the distance medley team that recorded a time of 11:38.75 to finish eighth at the MPSF Championships ... recorded a team-best time of 2:14.68 in the 800 at the Husky Classic ... season-best mile time was at the Washington Invitational in 5:02.31 ... earned eighth in the 1000-meter run at the Bronco Invitational with a time of 2:59.70 ... MPSF All-Academic Team.
2014 Cross Country:
Finished 91st at the Pac-12 Championships with a time of 22:17.5 ... finished 25th at the ISU Pre-National Invitational ... earned 81st at the Washington Invitational with a season-best 6K time of 21:50.0 ... finished 24th in the four mile at the Utah Open with a time of 15:50.5 ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2014 Outdoor Track:
Represented Utah in the 1,500 at the Pac-12 Championships where she clocked a time of 4:38.51 ... earned third at the Longhorn Invitational in the 1,500 with a time of 4:32.30 ... captured fifth in the 800 with a season-best time of 2:13.89 at the Trojan Invitational ... finished second in the 1,500 with a time of 4:42.33 at the Wildcat Open ... season-best time of 4:28.65 in the 1,500 at the Mt. Sac Relays ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2014 Indoor Track:
Member of the distance medley relay team that finished seventh at the MPSF Championship with a time of 11:42 ... season-best time in the mile of 5:02.19 at the MPSF Championship ... placed sixth in the mile with a time 5:08.61 at the Bronco Invitational.
2013 Cross Country:
Finished 44th at the Pac-12 Conference Championships ... earned third for the Utes and 46th overall at the NCAA Regional Championships ... placed eighth at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational ... finished 17th at the Utah Open ... honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic team.
2013 Outdoor Track:
Finished seventh in the 800 with a time of 2:11.19 at the Pac-12 Championships, running a season-best time of 2:09.44 in the preliminaries ... earned fourth at the Trojan Invitational with a time of 2:11.49 ... member of 4x800 relay that broke the school record with a time of 8:38.56 ... honorable mention all-academic status from the Pac-12.
2013 Indoor Track:
Posted a season-best 800 time of 2:15.13 in a seventh-place performance at the Bronco Invitational ... finished 25th in the mile with a time of 5:12.67 at the MPSF Championships ... posted a season-best time of 5:07.03 in the mile at the Husky Classic ... member of the distance medley relay team that finished fourth at the MPSF Championships ... earned MPSF all-academic honors.
2012 Cross Country:
Finished 66th at the Pac-12 Conference Championships ... 84th at the NCAA Regional Championships ... crossed the line eighth at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA West Regional where she finished 48th in the 800 with a time of 2:13.69 ... captured 15th place at the Pac-12 Championships in the 800, clocking a time of 2:11.58 ... finished first with a season-best time of 2:07.64 in the 800 at the Utah Spring Classic.
2012 Indoor Track:
Earned 14th place at the MPSF Championships in the mile with a time of 4:47 ... finished second in the mile in her first collegiate race with a time of 4:52.55 at the Boise State Open ... clocked a third-place time of 2:14.76 in the 800 for third at the Mountain States Games.
2011 Cross Country:
Member of the four-time 1A Utah state champion cross country team ... won the state cross country meet during her sophomore year ... finished fifth at the state cross country meet ... individual state champion in the 800 ... ran anchor leg of the state champion 1,600 relay team ... earned second place at the state cross country meet during her junior season ... earned Southwest Conference honors in track and field ... named 1A Female Runner of the Year by Coaches Association in Utah Track and Field.
Daughter of Javier and Amada Chavez ... psychology major ... hobbies include reading and spending time with family.