Amanda Mergaert earned ninth at NCAA Mountain Region Championships.
Junior Amanda Mergaert finishes 10th at Pac-12 Conference Championships.
Two-time state champion in cross country ... four-time state champion in track including three titles in the 3200m and one in the 1600m. ... member of the state championship medley team her freshman season ... set a 1A Utah State record in the 3200m with a time of 11:04.01 ... invited to Great Southwest Invitational three consecutive years ... earned all-state honors in cross country and track four years ... four-time school MVP in track and three-time MVP in cross country ... earned 1A runner of the year honors two times.
Daughter of R.T. and Lea Ann Nielson ... born October 27, 1992 ... majoring in chemistry.