Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Amanda  Fox
Amanda Fox


Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville Central



I/O Eligibility:


Illini Collect 59 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom


Illini Earn 64 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections

Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom


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


Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships

Photos of the Illinois women's track & field team at the Big Ten Indoor Championships from February 27-28, 2015.


Cross Country
2014 XC - JUNIOR
Scored points for the team in each of the five races she competed in ... Finished second for the Orange and Blue at the NCAA Midwest Regional, recording a personal best time of 21:12.7 ... Was second for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished fourth for the Illini and 22nd overall at the Bradley Invite ... Was second for the Orange and Blue at the Roy Griak Invite ... Finished fourth overall at both the Illinois State Invite and the Illini Challenge.

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.

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.


2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships and clocked the ninth-fastest time in school history (36:13.50) ... Placed third in the 5,000m at the Illinois Twilight ... Clocked a personal-best time of 9:58.60 to place fourth in the 3,000m at the Tiger Track Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Placed fourth in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best time of 17:23.18 to score points for the Illini ... Placed fifth in the 5,000m at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... Recorded two top-five finishes in the mile, placing second at the Illini Open and fifth at the Illini Classic.

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: 21:12.7 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/14/14)

1,500m: 4:46.09 - Arizona State Invitational (3/29/14)
3,000m: 9:58.60 - Tiger Track Classic (4/5/14)
5,000m: 17:41.26 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
10,000m: 36:13.50 - Big Ten Championships (5/16/14)

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 December 2014