Amanda Swaak

  • Amanda
  • Swaak

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

Updated: May 30, 2017

2017 outdoor: Ran a career best in the 1,500 at the Virginia Grand Prix, finishing in 4:47.66 for 11th place ... Competed in the 5,000 at both the Tennessee Relays and the Hokie Twilight meet, placing 13th overall with a personal-best time of 17:06.38 at the Tennessee Relays ... Made her outdoor debut at High Point's VertKlasse Meeting, placing 27th in the 1,500.

2017 indoor: Placed third in the 3,000 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge, crossing the line in 10:20.79 … Also competed in the 3,000-meter race at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet.

2016 outdoor: Ran a personal best 5,000 meters at the Colonial Relays in 17:45.17 … Placed second in the 5,000 meters at the Hokie Twilight … Finished 11th at the Radford Invite in the 1,500 meters.

2016 indoor: Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet and Virginia Tech Challenge … Ran a personal-best time of 10:09.29.

High school: Earned four letters in cross country at James Madison … A two-time All-Foot Locker South choice and all-state selection in cross country … Placed 10th at the 2014 Virginia 6A state cross country meet … 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 the 5,000 in cross country.

Personal: Born Dec. 28, 1996 … Daughter of Mark and Kathy Swaak … Has two younger sisters, Hailey and Kendall … Majoring in human nutrition, food and exercise.

Swaak's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

3,000m - 10:14.41, Virginia Tech Challenge (2016)

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800m - 2:25.73, Highlander Invitational (2016)

1500m - 4:47.66, Virginia Grand Prix (2017)

5,000m - 17:06.38, Tennessee Relays (2017)

10,000m - 37:03.86, Bison Outdoor Classic (2016)