Amanda Swaak

  • Amanda
  • Swaak

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    James Madison
  • Hometown
    Vienna, Va.

Updated: October 31, 2017

2017: Came in 101st at the ACC Championships (6K) with a time of 22:40.9 … Was 169th at the Louisville Sports Commission Classic (5K) with a time of 18:28.07 … Finished 14th in Virginia Tech Alumni Invite (6K) with a time of 22:19.8 … Came in fourth at the Hokie Invite (4K) in a time of 14:54.3.

2016: Took a redshirt season.

2015: Claimed 51st at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet with a time of 22:20.2 … Finished 50th at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:36.7 … Came in 150th at the NCAA Pre-National meet with a time of 21:27.5 … Was 61st at the Princeton Inter-Regional Invitational with a time of 22:26.2 … Ran unattached at the VT Alumni Invite (6K) and came in 16th overall with a time of 22:05.65 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (4K) and finished 13th overall with a time of 14:35.26.

High school: Earned four letters in cross country at James Madison High School … A two-time All-Foot Locker South choice … A two-time all-state selection … Placed 10th at the 2014 Virginia 6A state cross country meet … A two-time all-state choice in cross country … Lettered four times in track and field … Finished third in the 3,200-meter race at the 2015 Virginia 6A state outdoor meet and second at the state indoor meet ... A two-time all-state selection in both indoor and outdoor track … Holds personal bests of 5:06 in the 1,600, 10:43 in the 3,200 and 17:24 for 5,000 in cross country.

Personal: Born Dec. 28, 1996 in Arlington, Virginia … Daughter of Mark and Kathy Swaak … Has two younger sisters … Major is human nutrition, foods and exercise.

Amanda Swaak's XC Career Bests

4K: 14:35.26, Hokie Invite (2015)

5K: 18:28.07, Louisville Sports Commission Classic (2017)

6K: 21:27.5, NCAA Pre-National (2015)

italics = ran unattached