Amanda Elliott
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    Amanda Elliott

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Richmond Hill, Ga.

    High School:
    Richmond Hill

    Height:
    5-5

    HIGH SCHOOL: Richmond Hill High School...named Cross Country Runner of the Year by the "Savannah Morning News" in 2011 and 2012...two-time recipient of the RHHS track and field Coaches' Award - Most Valuable Player (10th, 11th)...two-time state qualifier for both cross country and track...three time cross country Runner of the Year and MVP (2011, 2012, 2013)...placed within the top 30 at the state cross country championships from 2011-13, including an eighth-place finish in 2013...finished fourth at the 2010 DODEA European Cross Country Championships...named to the DODEA Cross Country All-European Female Team that year...earned all-state honors in track and field...finished fifth in the 1600-meter run and sixth in the 800-meter run at the 2013 state championship meet...also earned top-16 placements at the 2012 state meet (15th in the 1600-meter run, 16th in the 3200-meter run)...finished sixth in the 1500-meter run at the DODEA European Track and Field Championships in 2010, earning All-European Female Team honors...named the Savannah Morning News Academic Athlete of the Year (2013-14)...named to the yearly Principal's Honor Roll (9th, 10th) and the yearly Honor Roll (11th, 12th)...completed AP courses in English Language and Composition, U.S. History and Government (scored a 4 on all exams).

    PERSONAL: Full name is Amanda Renee Elliott...daughter of Ronald and Sandra Elliott...both parents are retired from the Army...has one younger brother, Joshua, and one younger sister Alexandra...majoring in biology...future plans include working as a critical care physician or in the emergency medicine field...hobbies include cooking, baking, drawing, painting and running...has two relatives - Ronald and Susan Idziak - that are retired from the Air Force...member of Cadet Squadron 39.


    COACH COLE ON AMANDA: "Amanda was a very successful high school cross country runner in Georgia and will be someone we look to in the future not only on the cross country course, but for indoor and outdoor track as well."


    Inside Cross Country