Amanda Faust
Amanda Faust
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Macungie, Pa.
High School: Emmaus
Position: Distance

As a Freshman in 2011: Ran in the 3,000-meters at the Yale Springtime Invitational where she finished in a season-best 10:27.90….Ran the one-mile in a season-best time of 5:16.42 at the Brown Outdoor Invitational on April 16…Finished the 5k in 17:51.03 at the UMass Invitational on April 9…Ran a season-best time of 4:56.57 in the 1,500-meter run at Richmond’s Fred Hardy Invite on March 25.   

Before Quinnipiac: Was a four-year letter winner in cross country and track in high school...Led her team to District and League Championships for all four years, in 2006-2009...Was the 2006 State Runner-up and State Champions in 2007-2009...Finished in 15th place at States in 2007 and 2008, while placing 25th in 2009...Named Team Captain and Emmaus High School's Athlete of the Year in 2009...Made the Lehigh Valley Conference All-Star team for four-straight years...Ran with the Lehigh Valley Road Runners, where her team qualified for Nationals and she medaled all four years, in 2004-2007... Placed first and named an All-American at the 2007 National Championship...Her best 1600m: 5:06.5; best 3200m: 11:03.77; best 3000m: 10:31.72; and best 5k: 18.32.

Personal: Native of Macungie, Pa...Daughter of David and Annemarie Faust...Is one of three triplets. Her sisters Brianna and Christina are also on the women's cross country and track teams at Quinnipiac...Studying to be a physician's assistant.