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    Amanda Fox
    Amanda Fox

    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Naperville Central



    I/O Eligibility:


    2013 Women's Track and Field Season Preview

    Squad sets goals of breaking records and being at the top this season


    2012 Cross Country Season in Review

    Senior leads youthful squad throughout season


    Schneider and Yaeger Earn Midwest All-Region Honors

    Illini place ninth at the regional meet


    Illini Gear Up for NCAA Midwest Regionals

    Orange and Blue travel to Springfield, Mo., for regional race


    Small Squad to Compete at Hoosier Invitational

    Five Illini look to set personal-bests on the 5K course


    Cross Country
    2013 XC - SOPHOMORE
    Scored points for the Illini in every meet she competed in ... Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, where she placed 38th overall and second on the team with a personal-best 6K time of 21:25 ... Finished third for the Illini and 46th overall at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed 21st overall at the Pre-National Invitational with a 6K time of 21:44 ... Set a personal-best 4K time at the Illini Challenge, where she placed third overall and second for the squad ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012 XC - FRESHMAN
    Finished fourth for the Illini at her first NCAA Midwest Regional with a 6K time of 22:30 ... In Big Ten Championships debut, finished third for the squad and nearly set a new personal-best with a time of 21:35 to finish 58th overall ... Came in second for the Illini and 98th overall at Pre-Nationals, ran a personal best 6K time of 21:33 ... Scored points at the Notre Dame Invitaional, finishing fourth for the Illini and recorded a career best 5K time of 17:29 ... In her college debut, with a 5K time of 17:42, finished 5th overall and 2nd among her Illini teammates to help Illinois to win the Illinois Intercollegiate title ... Has finished among top-four Illini in all four races run this year.

    2013 Track and Field
    Indoor: Did not compete.

    High School
    2011 Illinois cross country Gatorade Athlete of the Year ... 2011 Illinois state cross country champion, recording second fastest time in Illinois history ... Set seven meet and course records during senior cross country season ... 2011 NXN Midwest cross country champion ... Placed ninth at the NXN cross country nationals.

    Daughter of Jerry and Dana Fox ... Born February 7, 1994 ... Has one brother, Andrew ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

    Fox's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    4K: 14:55 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
    5K: 17:29 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)
    6K: 21:25 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/15/13)

    Mile: 5:17.10 - Orange & Blue (2/22/14)
    3,000m: 10:08.30 - Tyson Invitational (2/15/14)
    5,000m: 17:23.18 - Big Ten Championships (3/1/14)

    Updated March 2014

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