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

In 2010-11:
Cross Country:
Was a four-time NEC Athlete of the Week award recipient…Ran at the NCAA Regionals on April 4, where she was Quinnipiac second runner to cross the finish line with an overall time of 22:39.3…Finished third for the Bobcats and seventh overall in 18:02.2 at the 2010-11 Northeast Conference Championships on Oct. 30...Was Quinnipiac’s third finisher at the New England Championships on Oct. 9, running in 18:50…Was the second Bobcat to finish at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1, with a time of 22:21…Placed second in 18:41 at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept 18…Placed 10th in 18:27 at the CCSU Invitational on Sept. 11.
Indoor Track: 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.
Outdoor Track: Ran in the 3,000-meters at the Yale Springtime Invitational where she finished in a season-best 10:27.90….Ran the one-mile in a season-best time of 5:16.42 at the Brown Outdoor Invitational on April 16…Finished the 5k in 17:51.03 at the UMass Invitational on April 9…Ran a season-best time of 4:56.57 in the 1,500-meter run at Richmond’s Fred Hardy Invite on March 25.   

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.