Amanda Smith

  • Amanda
  • Smith

  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Chesapeake, Va.

Updated: August 5, 2015

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500-meter run six times, including the NCAA Championships ... Recorded a new personal record in the 1,500-meter race at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 4:14.01 ... Raced one event in the 400-meter run, finishing at 57.79 at the Virginia Challenge ... Ran the 800-meter event twice, improving to a new personal record of 2:04.36 ... Participated in the distance medley at the Tennessee Relays.

2015 Indoor: Set a new school and personal record in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:44.54 at the Virginia Tech Challenge ... Recorded a new personal best 400-meter time of 57.79 at the Virginia Tech Challenge ... Posted a PR of 1:31.34 at the Hokie Invitational in the 600-meter event ... Competed in the 800-meter race four times, including the ACC Championships where she registered her personal best time of 2:04.49 ... Participated in the 4x800-meter relay at the Iowa State Classic.

2014 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Won the Hokie Open with a 4k time of 14:11.90.

2014 Outdoor: Set the school record in the 800 meters with a time of 2:04.45 at the ACC Championships en route to a first-place finish at the meet... Set personal bests in the 400 with a time of 56.50 seconds and in the 1500 with a time of 4:22.72... Qualified for the NCAA East Regional where she finished with a time of 2:05.76.

2014 Indoor: Earned first-team All-American honors after finishing fifth at NCAAs in the 800m with a time of 2:06.53 ... Won the ACC Championship in the 800m, setting a personal-record with a time of 2:05.25.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Earned a second place finish at the Hokie Open... Finished in 10th place at the VT Invite... Recorded a 13th place finish at the Mountaineer Open... Posted a 22:19.10 finish at the ACC Championships.

2013 Outdoor: Broke the school record in the 800 meters at the Oxy Invite with a blistering time of 2:05.59 as she won the race ... Finished fifth at the ACC Championship in the 800 meters with a time of 2:07.57 ... Competed in the 800 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Round where she posted a time of 2:08.47 after advancing through the first round with a time of 2:06.47 ... Clocked a 56.78 in the 200 meters at the Raleigh Relays ... Ran a 4:30.24 mile at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight.

2013 Indoor: Finished fifth in the 800 meters at the ACC Championship by posting a season best of 2:08.33 in the finals ... Qualified with a time of 2:09.83 ...Posted a time of 1:31.56 in the 500 meters at the VT Challenge.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in three races … Ran her top 4k time at the Hokie Open with mark of 16:20.2 for 17th … Recorded a time of 25:31.2 in the 6k at Pre-Nationals.

2012 Outdoor: Ran the second leg on the school record setting 4x800 meter relay at the Colonial Relays (8:47.76) and on the winning 4x800 meter relay at the Raleigh Relays (8:54.59) … Won the 800 meters at the Roanoke Twilight (2:10.33) … Clocked a season best 800 meter time of 2:09.85 at the Payton Jordan Invitational … Competed at the ACC Championship in the 800 meters (2:10.71) … Also had season bests in the 400 meters (57.40) and 1500 meters (4:43.97).

2012 Indoor: Ran the 800 meter leg on the fourth place distance medley at the ACC Championship (11:29.10) … Also ran the second leg on the sixth place 4x400 meter relay team at the ACC Meet (3:46.70) … Finished third in the 600 meters in a season best 1:32.64 and clocked a season best 2:08.88 in the 800 meters at the SPIRE Division I Invitational … Set a season best in the 1000 meters (2:53.80) at the VT Challenge.

2011 Cross Country: Competed in one meet on the season, finishing 114th in the 5k at the Appalachian State Blue Ridge Open (20:29.1).

High School: Three-year letter winner in cross country and four-year letter winner in indoor and outdoor track at Grassfield High School … Named Virginia AAA All-Eastern Region in cross country as a sophomore … Posted a prep best cross country 5k of 19:21 … An 11-time (six individual, five relay) All-State performer in track & field … Virginia AAA State champion in 2008 for 800m … Set the Virginia AAA Eastern Region record in the 1000m … Twice named team MVP for both indoor and outdoor track … Also selected once as team MVP for cross country… Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born on May 28, 1993 in Chesapeake, Va. … Daughter of Steve and Debbie Smith … Has three brothers, Ryan, Brandon and Brett … Ryan played football at Princeton and Brandon baseball at Old Dominion … Plans to major in human nutrition, foods and exercise.

Smith's Collegiate XC Bests
5k: 18:02.65, Greater Louisville Classic, 2014
6k: 22:07.10, ACC Championships, 2014
Smith's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
400m: 57.59 400m: 56.50
600m: 1:31.34 800m: 2:04.36
800m: 2:04.49 1500m: 4:14.01
1000m: 2:44.54 5000m: 19.04.77