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  Rebekah Winterton
Rebekah Winterton

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RS Senior

Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Skyline HS




Bye Week Gives Utes Chance to Prepare for First Big Test

Senior Amanda Mergaert will make her season debut on Saturday at Stanford Invite.


Utah Cross Country Begins Preseason Camp on Tuesday

Utes to train in Eden, Utah.


Seven Utah Athletes Earn Pac-12 Academic Honors

Seniors Abbott and Davis make Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.


Utah Cross Country Finishes Eighth at NCAA Mountain Region Championships

Amanda Mergaert earned ninth at NCAA Mountain Region Championships.


Utes Earn Eighth Place at Pac-12 Conference Championships

Junior Amanda Mergaert finishes 10th at Pac-12 Conference Championships.

At Utah

2014 Outdoor Track:
Broke school record in the 10000m with a time of 33:28.43 at the Mt. Sac Relays ... broke another school record in the 5000m at the Stanford Invitational after clocking a time of 16:08.24 ... finished eighth in the 10000m at the Pac-12 Championships, recording a time of 35:07.33 ... won the 3000m at the Utah Spring Classic with a time of 10:10.50 ... finished first in the 5k at the Trojan Invitational with a time of 16:40.17 ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.

2014 Indoor Track:
Utah's first-ever MPSF Champion in the 5000m with a time of 16:30.51 ... finished seventh in the 3000m at the MPSF Championships with a personal-best time of 9:24.11 ... recorded a new personal record in every meet she competed in ... just missed setting the school record by three-tenths of a second in the 5000m after recording a personal best by 57 seconds at the Husky classic with a time of 16:18.85 ... earned 22nd overall in the 3000m invitational at the Husky Classic with a time of 9:36.82 ... finished 18th in the 3k at the Mountain State Games with a time of 9:37.59 ... currently ranks in the top three for the 3000m in school history.

2013 Cross Country:
Finished 89th at the NCAA Championships as the only runner representing Utah ... earned first for the Utes and 10th overall at the NCAA Regional Championships with a season-best time of 22:43.50 ... captured 12th at the Pac-12 Championships ... placed third at the Stanford Invitational ... claimed second in the 3 mile at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational ... named to the Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Second Team.

2013 Outdoor Track:
Earned sixth with a 36:12.54 in the 10,000m at the Pac-12 Conference Championships scoring three team points ... qualified for the NCAA First/Second Rounds finishing in a time of 37:19.54 ... academic honorable mention status.

2013 Indoor Track:
Finished 31st in the 3000m at the MPSF Championships with a time of 10:04.89 ... clocked a season-best 9:52.73 for 26th at the Husky Invitational ... earned MPSF all-academic honors.

2012 Cross Country:
Redshirt season.

2012 Outdoor Track:
Redshirt season.

2012 Indoor Track:
Redshirt season.

2011 Cross Country:
Was the third Utah athlete and 43rd overall finisher at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships ... finished second place at Nevada Twilight ... earned 37th overall at Stanford Invitational ... recorded a time of 21:48.7 for 47th place at Chile Pepper Invitational ... posted a 59th-place finish at Pac-12 Championships ... received Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic Honors.

2011 Outdoor Track:
Set a personal record in the 1500m at the UVU Invitational with a time of 4:49.20 ... finished with a personal-best 10km time of 36:05 at the Mt. Sac Invitational, which ranks seventh all-time in school history ... earned 15th in the 10km with a time of 39:40.72 at the MWC Outdoor Championships ...clocked a five-kilometer personal-best time of 17:19.00 and finished fifth overall at the U.S Outdoor Track & Field Junior Championships.

2011 Indoor Track:
Finished third overall in the three-kilometer race at the Mountain States Games with a time of 10:34.26 ... posted the eighth best five-kilometer time in school history with a 17:33 at the Husky Classic ... ran a personal-best three-kilometer time of 10:07.90 at the Husky Classic ... earned 21st in the three-kilometer and 12th in the five-kilometer races at the MWC Indoor Championships.

2010 XC:
Earned a third-place finish at Nevada-Reno meet with a time of 20:14 (5k) ... finished 18th overall at the three-mile Montana State Bobcat Invitational with a time of 18:04 ... in season debut at the Utah State Open, completed the course in 18:13.6 (3 mi.) ... achieved a time of 22:33.0 (80th) at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships ... received Academic All-MWC accolades.

High School:
All-state two years in a row for cross country ... lettered four years in cross country and track and field ... personal-best times include: 19:09 (3 mi.), 2:23 (800m), 5:28 (1 mi.), and 11:41 (2 mi.) ... member of National Honor Society ... was a flyer on cheerleading squad that placed first at regional and fifth at nationals.

Daughter of Reed and Sherri Winterton ... studying business ... hobbies include dental assisting, organizing and playing the piano ... born April 19, 1992.

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