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Player Profile:

  Amanda Luksetich
Amanda Luksetich
Player Profile

Houston, Texas



Prep Bests: (Indoor) 600 yards: 1:25.10 (1999); 800 meter: 2:15.83(1999); (Outdoor) 800 meter: 2:15.19 (1999).

In 2001 (Freshman): (Indoor) Saw limited action after making the switch from high school to college demands ... registered her OU career best in the 3000 at the Sooner Indoor ... had the third best time on the team for the season with an 11:08.86 ... (Cross Country) Ran in all seven meets for the Sooners in the fall ... finished 20th in her first meet and started her improvement from that point ... registered her career best in a 5k race at the SMU/Run-On Invitational ... covered the course in 20:10.23 ... had her career best in a 6k event at the Arkansas Chile Pepper ... finished in 24:35 ... also competed in the Big 12 and NCAA Regional meets ... best overall finish was 11th at the Bob Timmons Invitational.

In High School: Was a four-time letterwinner in cross country and track while competing for St. Agnes Academy ... named outstanding senior athlete ... led team to state cross country runner-up finish in 1996 ... won the individual state cross country title in 1999 ... state two-mile champion in 2000 ... state runner-up in the two mile in 1998 ... state champion in the mile in 1998 ... team MVP in cross country and track three years ... two-time All-State honoree in cross country (1997, 1999) ... three-time All-State honoree in track (1997, 1998, 2000) ... three-time district champion in the mile and two mile ... two-time district cross country champion ... district cross country runner-up once ... served as team captain for cross country and track as a senior ... also lettered one year in swimming ... was on the state championship swimming team in 1996 and 1997.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Sharon Luksetich ... born 2/26/82 ... plans to major in engineering ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall 2000 semester ... a National Merit Commended student ... received awards of excellence for her studies in French and statistics ... graduated from high school cum laude.

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