Amanda Albrecht
Amanda Albrecht

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Festus, Mo.

High School:
Herculaneum

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
11/12/1989

2009-10: (Indoor): Finished first in the high jump at the Redbird Open with a leap of 5-07.75 ... took second in the high jump at the Indiana State Dual and the EIU Friday Night Special, where she set a personal-best jump of 5-08.00 ... was fifth at the MVC Indoor Championship with a leap of 5-05.00 ... a member of the distance medley relay team that won the MVC Indoor Championship with a time of 11:50.58 and earned All-Valley honors. (Outdoor): Won the high jump event at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a mark of 5-03.75 ... recorded a jump of 5-07.25 in the high jump at the Lenny Lyles Invite and the Billy Hayes Invitational and finished fourth at both meets ... earned All-Valley honors in the high jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships, after finishing second with a mark of 5-05.25 ... qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the high jump, where she tied for 14th with a career-best jump of 5-8.50... recorded three-straight top-five finishes in the triple jump to start the outdoor season ... recorded a season-best jump of 38-07.75 at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the triple jump.

2008-09: Indoor: Cleared a personal-best 5-7.25 at the Iowa State Classic to finish ninth in the high jump ... earned All-Missouri Valley Conference accolades in the high jump, clearing 5-6.5 to place third at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... launched a season-best 36-7.75 in the triple jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet. (Outdoor): Named All-MVC in the high jump with a second-place finish at the Valley Championships, clearing a height of 5-7 ... won three high jump titles (SIU Spring Classic, EIU Big Blue Classic, Pacesetters Invitational) ... posted a season-best in the triple jump at the Valley Championships with a distance of 35-7.25 to finish in 12th place.

2007-08: (Indoor): Tied for second place at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships, clearing a personal-best height of 5-6 in the high jump ... also had a personal-best triple jump at the Valley Championships, launching a distance of 37-2.25 to place eighth. (Outdoor): All-MVC selection in the high jump ... recorded a second-place finish at the Valley Championships, clearing a height of 5-5 feet .... reached a season-best triple jump (37-9.25) at the conference championships to take ninth .... cleared a season-best height of 5-6 (third place) in the high jump at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

At Herculaneum HS: Named track and field and cross country team captain ... a member of the all-conference, all-district, all-sectional and all-state teams all four years ... high jump state champion sophomore year (2005), clearing a height of 5-6 ... holds school records in the triple jump and the high jump ... placed fourth at the state track and field meet senior year, and her team won the state championship ... also a member of the basketball team freshman and junior years.

Personal: Born 11/12/89 ... daughter of John and Karen Albrecht ... has one brother, Matt ... major is undeclared ... pronounced: ALL-brick