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  Amanda Mergaert
Amanda Mergaert

Player Profile
Hometown:
Shelby Township, Mich.

High School:
Utica HS

Last College:
University of Utah

Position:
Student Assistant Coach

Birthdate:
09/04/1991

Experience:
First Year

11/21/2012

Seven Cross Country Athletes Gain Pac-12 Academic Accolades

Nikki Rietz and Katelyn Stringfellow named to All-Academic Second-Team.

11/17/2012

Amanda Mergaert Earns All-American Honors at NCAA Championships

Mergaert ends cross country career in perfect fashion.

11/13/2012

Mergaert and Slotboom Earn All-Region Honors

Mergaert and Slotboom's performances boost Utah to second-best finish in school history.

11/13/2012

Senior Amanda Mergaert Heads to Louisville for NCAA Cross Country Championships

Amanda Mergaert will compete in national meet for third consecutive year.

11/09/2012

Utah Cross Country Captures Sixth at NCAA Regional

Amanda Mergaert qualifies for third consecutive NCAA Championships.

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

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-American honors, won two conference championships (Mountain West Conference, and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation), and was named all-conference six times. Mergaert also became the first Utah cross country athlete to break the 20:00 six-kilometer mark, posting a career best 19:57.7 at the 2012 NCAA Championships.

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

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