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    Amber Stack
    Amber Stack
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Wheeling, Ill.

    High School:
    Wheeling HS

    Height:
    5-5

    Birthdate:
    01/14/1990

    AT ILLINOIS

    2008 - Freshman: Made her debut for the Orange and Blue at the Bradley Open, placing seventh among the Illini...Raced at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, recording a personal best 5K time of 20:01. ..Finished fourth for the Illini at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 22:57...Placed first overall at the Illini Open with a personal best 5K time of 18:44, over a minute faster than her previous record.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    2004 Illinois cross country 2A state champion as a freshman...Earned All-State cross country honors three years in a row...Four-time state qualifier in both track and field and cross country...Two-time cross country conference champion...Two-time track and field 3,200m conference champion...Two-time state medalist in the 3,200m...Four-year varsity athlete in track and field and cross country.

    PERSONAL
    Daughter of Clifford and Kathryn Stack...Born Jan. 14, 1990...Has two brothers, Carl and Neal...Her biggest thrill in sports came when she achieved all of her personal bests as a senior in track...Her first coach, Greg Fedyski, most influenced her athletic career and if it was not for him, she would not be the runner she is today...High school coach was Mark Saylor...Enrolled in the general curriculum.

    Personal Bests

    5K: 18:44
    6K: 22:57

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