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Amanda Wimbush

Class: R-Junior
Position: 400/800
Height: 5-5

Previous School: Heritage HS

Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.

2012 Cross Country (R-Jr.)
• Ran in one race, placing 61st at the season-opening Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Claimed a fifth-place finish in the Big South 800-meter final
• Clocked a personal-best 800 time of 2:15.57 at the UVa Team Swashbuckle
• Part of Liberty's 4 x 800 relay team which clocked a time of 9:11.33 and placed 12th in the college section at the Penn Relays

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Ran a season-best 800-meter time of 2:19.94 at the Big South Championship, finishing just one spot away from the final
• Posted a personal-best 1:39.57 clocking in the 600 at the Hokie Invitational

2011 Cross Country (R-So.)
• Competed in the first cross country race of her collegiate career at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational, placing 28th

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Missed the 800-meter final by one spot at the Big South meet
• Season-best 800 time of 2:16.50 came at the Radford Invitational

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Raced to an indoor personal-best time of 2:18.49 for fifth place in the Big South final
• Pole vaulted a season-best 8-10.25 at the Liberty Quad

2010 Cross Country (R-Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty

2009-10 Year (Fr.)
• Did not compete in cross country or track & field during her first year at Liberty

Prep
• Graduated from Lynchburg's Heritage High School
• As a senior, qualified for the VHSL Group AA state indoor meet in the 500 and pole vault
• Outdoors, she reached the state meet in the 400, 800 and pole vault
• Top high school marks included 61.22 (400), 2:24.65 (800) and 9-6 (pole vault)

Personal
• Daughter of Silas and Edna Wimbush
• Business major
• Birthday is on Aug. 23

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
400 – 59.84
600 – 1:39.57 (indoor)
800 – 2:13.39
1,000 - 3:10.99 (indoor)
PV – 8-10.25 (2.70m) (indoor)

All-Big South Honors (1)
2013 Outdoor 800 - 3rd