Amanda Faust
Amanda Faust
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Macungie, Pa.
High School: Emmaus

As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Helped the Bobcats finish second in the Distance Medley at the Yale Collegiate Invitational…Also ran in the 4x800m relay at the Yale Invitational where Quinnipiac finished third out of six teams…Placed fourth out of 12 runners in the 3000 m event with a time of 10:32.96 at the Rhode Island Invitational…Finished the 5k at the Terrier Invitational in 17:47.75, good for 30th place out of 71 runners…Led the Bobcat contingent in the one mile event as she finished in 13th position out of 46 runners with a time of 5:16.66…Ran the 5000m event in the NEC Championships in 18:21.03 which was good for seventh place out of 25 runners…Finished the 5000m event at the New England Championships in 17:47.40, good for 9th place out of 28.

As a Freshman in 2010-11: Placed ninth overall in a personal-best time of 17:58.78 in the 5k at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 26….Placed fifth in the 5k at the NEC Championships on Feb. 13…Placed fifth in the 3k with a time of 10:32.13 at the Dartmouth Indoor Classic on Feb. 5…Finished the one-mile in 5:27.16 at the URI Invitational on Jan. 22.

Before Quinnipiac: Was a four-year letter winner in cross country and track in high school...Led her team to District and League Championships for all four years, in 2006-2009...Was the 2006 State Runner-up and State Champions in 2007-2009...Finished in 15th place at States in 2007 and 2008, while placing 25th in 2009...Named Team Captain and Emmaus High School's Athlete of the Year in 2009...Made the Lehigh Valley Conference All-Star team for four-straight years...Ran with the Lehigh Valley Road Runners, where her team qualified for Nationals and she medaled all four years, in 2004-2007... Placed first and named an All-American at the 2007 National Championship...Her best 1600m: 5:06.5; best 3200m: 11:03.77; best 3000m: 10:31.72; and best 5k: 18.32.

Personal: Native of Macungie, Pa...Daughter of David and Annemarie Faust...Is one of three triplets. Her sisters Brianna and Christina are also on the women's cross country and track teams at Quinnipiac...Studying to be a physician's assistant.