Junior Amanda Mergaert finishes 10th at Pac-12 Conference Championships.
Utes set to make first appearance at conference meet.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Placed 10th in the 5000m, earning a time of 17:45.52, at the Arizona State Invitational ... finished seventh with a time of 36:20.51 in the 10000m race at Mt. Sac Relays.
2012 Indoor Track:
Earned sixth place in her season debut at the Boise State Open, clocking a 3000m time of 10:34.23 ... crossed the line 12th in the 3000m with a time of 10:32.80 at the Mountain States Games.
2011 Cross Country:
Finished 34th at Utah State Open ... returned from a foot injury to finish 17th at UNLV Invitational ... earned 96th at Pac-12 Conference Championships.
2011 Outdoor Track:
At the Arizona State Invitational, she finished 15th in the 5000m with a time of 18:21.14 ... clocked a 10K time of 37:30.09 at Mt. Sac Relays ... earned 16th at MWC Outdoor Championships in the 10K race with a time of 41:16.25.
2011 Indoor Track:
Finished seventh overall in the 3000m with a time of 10:48.81 at the Mountain States Games ... clocked a 5000m time of 17:49.91 at the Flotrack Husky Classic, which is the 11th best time in school history ... earned 17th place at the MWC Indoor Championships in the 5000m.
Finished ninth place (21:13) at the Nevada-Reno meet ... season-best (6K) performance at NCAA Pre-National meet with a time of 23:21.4 ... posted a 33rd-place finish in her first collegiate race at Utah State Open ... clocked a time of 23:40.6 at NCAA Region Championships.
Three-time all-state cross country selection ... six-time all-state track and field honoree ... high school team won state championship freshman and senior years ... member of 2006 team that competed at Nike Team Nationals ... lettered all four years in track and cross country ... personal bests include: 18:01 (3 mi.), 2:18 (800m), 5:17 ( 1 mi.), 11:33 (3200m), and 36:23 (10k) ... member of National Honors Society and Environmental Club ... graduated with academic honors.
Daughter of Bruce and Patty Fain ... has four siblings ... majoring in exercise sport science ... intends to become a Physician's Assistant ... hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, singing and slack lining ... born September 12, 1991.