Charlotte Cross Country BIO
 Amanda Goetschius
At Charlotte –

2011 - Cross Country: Charlotte's top finisher in all five meets she competed in ... Finished 21st overall at the Roy Griak Invitational with a time of 21:15 in the 6K ... Placed third at the Charlotte Invitational 5K (16:57.02) ... Finished 39th at NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing the 6K in 21:44 ... Finished third overall at the A10 Championship (17:29.4) ... Finished 12th at the NCAA Southeast Regional 6K in 20:40.8 ... Two-time Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference ... All-Region ... Outdoor: Won the 10,000m in a conference record 34:59.23 and finished third in the 5,000m (16:42.82) at the A10 Championship ... Won the 1,500m (4:26.70) at the Charlotte Invitational ... Won the 3,000m (9:52.80) at the 49er Classic ... Ran a 16:24.76 in the 5,000m at the Mt SAC meet ... Recorded a season-best in the 10,000m at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 34:34.32 ... Indoor: A10 Runner-Up in the 3,000m and third place finisher in the mile ... Ran a 4:53.17 mile at the Penn State Invite ... Anchor of the DMR Relay that broke the school record at the Tiger Paw Invite (11:40.71) and finished second at the A10 Championship (11:45.51) ...

2010 - Cross Country: Competed in one race unattached ... Outdoor: Captured the bronze medal in the 10,000-meters while competing for the U.S. in the U-23 NACAC Championships ... Qualified and placed 18th at the USA Track and Field Championships in the 5,000-meters ... Advanced to the NCAA finals in the 10,000- and 5,000-meters, finishing 11th and 20th, respectively ... Won the 1,500-meters at the Atlantic 10 Championships in school and meet-record fashion with time of 4:24.35 ... Captured the 5,000-meter conference title as well ... Achieved USATF Championships A Standard with school-record 10,000-meter clocking of 33:23.12 at the Stanford Invitational ... Won the 5,000-meters at the Larry Ellis Invite with time of 16:16.97 ... Indoor: First Charlotte All-American in the 5,000-meters and seventh All-American in school history ... Also became the 49ers' first distance All-American since Cassie Ficken in the 3,000-meters in 2005 ... Took ninth in the 5,000-meters at the national meet with school-record time of 16:06.92 ... Won three conference championships, the distance medley relay, the mile run and the 3,000-meter run ... Set conference meet record in the 3,000-meters with time of 9:38.17 ... Anchored school- and A-10 meet-record distance medley relay unit that clocked 11:48.56 ... Ran 4:49.86 in the mile run at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... Member of sixth-place 4x800-meter relay squad at the conference meet ...  

2009 - Cross Country: Named A-10 Performer of the Week (10/5)...Ran the second-fastest 5k time in Charlotte history (17:09.8) at Charlotte Invitational, claiming second place ... Outdoor: Redshirted ... Indoor: Won the A-10 Championship in the mile run with time of 4:53.56 ... Member of A-10 Championship Distance Medley team ... Finished third in 3000m run at A-10 Championship with time of 9:58.9...Ran season best time in 3000m (9:47.74)at New Balance Meet ... Set school record in 5000m with time of 17:00.06 at Notre Dame Last Chance Qualifier ...

2008 - Cross Country: Earned All-Conference and All-Region honors ... Was the A-10 Individual Champion...Placed eighth at the regional championships with a time of 21:04 ... Ran a career-fast 6K time of 21:00 at the Paul Short Run to finish 23rd...Finished 119th at the NCAA National Championships ... Was the individual champion at the Bojangles Invitational ... Outdoor: Qualified for the USATF Junior Championships by running a 16:53.02 in the 5000m run at the Princeton Invitational ... Ran the team's third-fastest time of the season in the 1500m run when she went 4:40.35 at the Duke Invitational ... Finished the 800m run in a time of 2:21.29 at the 49er Classic ... Indoor: Broke the 49er record in the 5000m event at the Notre Dame Last Chance Meet by running a 17:01.24 ... Set a new facility record at the Clemson Invitational by going 10:12.48 in the 3000m run ... Anchor leg of the third-place finishing DMR team at the Carolina Invitational ... Crossed the line in a time of 5:03.75 in the mile run at the Penn State National Open, which was the second-fastest 49er time of the season ...

2007 - Cross Country: A-10 All-Conference selection ... Back to Back Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/4, 9/10) ... Ran an 18:52 at the A-10 Championships ... Finished in the runner-up spot in the season's first three races ... Set a personal-best time of 18:04.05 in her first career collegiate race ... Finished 72nd out of 225 runners at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet.

Prep: 3200m State Champion in both winter and spring ... STCA All-South Jersey team, three times for cross country and two times for spring track.

Personal: Daughter of Dave and Janice Goetschius ... Psychology major ... Born June 30, 1989.

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Franklinville, N.J.
High School: Delsea Regional
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