Amanda Mergaert finishes third in the 1500m.
21 Utah track and field athletes earn academic honors.
Amanda Mergaert clocks fastest time in the country.
Rosalie Waller captures title in the 800m.
Utes have 14.50 points at the end of the first day at MPSF Championships.
2012 Cross Country:
Finished 66th at the Pac-12 Championships ... earned fifth for the Utes and 84th overall at the NCAA Regional Championships ... crossed the line eighth at the Montana State Bobcat Invitational.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA First Round where she finished 48th in the 800m with a time of 2:13.69 ... captured 15th place at the Pac-12 Conference Championships in the 800m, clocking a time of 2:11.58 ... finished first with a personal-best time of 2:06.96 in the 800m at the Utah Spring Classic.
2012 Indoor Track:
Earned14th place at the MPSF Championships in the mile with a time of 4:47 ... finished second in the mile in her first collegiate race with a time of 4:52.55 at the Boise State Open ... clocked a third-place time of 2:14.76 in the 800m for third at the Mountain States Games.
2011 Cross Country:
Member of the four-time 1A Utah state champion cross country team ... won the state cross country meet during her sophomore year ... finished fifth at the state cross country meet ... individual state champion in the 800m ... ran anchor leg of the state champion 1600m relay team ... earned second place at the state cross country meet during her junior season ... earned Southwest conference honors in track and field ... named 1A Female runner of the Year by Coaches Association in Utah track and field.
Daughter of Javier and Amada Chavez ... undecided on major ... hobbies include reading and spending time with family ... born August 23, 1992.