Amanda Borroughs
Amanda Borroughs

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Hometown:
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

High School:
Saratoga Springs

Birthdate:
09/01/1993

Cl./Elig.:
Sr./Sr.

09/28/2012

Akande Leads Wildcats With Eighth Place Finish at Paul Short Run

Villanova placed two runners in the top 30 overall, finished seventh in team standings

09/20/2012

Seven Runners Place in Top Eight Spots at Main Line Invitational

Nicky Akande is individual runner-up, posts Wildcats top time in season opener

10/24/2011

Wildcats Ran Strong at Haverford Invitational

Neutts was individual runner-up to lead group of Villanova runners in local meet

11/08/2012

Women's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

Villanova ran in the Paul Short Run during its first team meet of the 2012 season.

10/05/2011

Villanova Women's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

Villanova competed at the Paul Short Run on September 30, 2011 at Lehigh.

On Borroughs: Has gained a great deal of experience during her time in the Villanova program ... Steady performer in the middle distance events who has contributed to the team during meets.

2014 Outdoor: Did not compete at any meets.

2014 Indoor: Did not compete at any meets.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in the season-opening Friend Big Five Invitational and came in 41st on the 4,000 meter course with a time of 16:01.01.

2013 Outdoor: Ran three races in the 800 meters and had a top time of 2:14.78, which was good for a runner-up finish out of 32 competitors at the Delaware Open ... Also posted times of 2:17.69 in a second place finish at the Danny Curran Invitational and 2:15.89 in a 34th place showing at the Larry Ellis Invitational ... COmpeted in the 1500 meters at the season-opening Philadelphia College Classic and crossed the finish line in 5:04.13.

2013 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and competed in the Mile at the conference meet, where she finished in 13th place ... Ran two races each in the 800 meters and the 1000 meters during the season ... Placed third in the 800 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational and recorded a time of 2:17.19 ... Came in 10th at the Great Dane Classic (2:18.68) ... Placed sixth in the 1000 meters (3:00.23) at the Penn State National and finished 26th in the Championship section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2:56.17).

2012 Cross Country: Registered a career best time of 22:40 on the 6,000 meter course at the Paul Short Run, where she finished 26th out of 293 runners in the Open race ... Opened the season with a 30th place finish at the Main Line Invitational and posted a three-mile time of 18:23.20 ... Lowered that time to 17:55.60 in a third place finish at the Haverford Invitational.

2012 Outdoor: Ran in the 800 meters and the 1500 meters at the season-opening Big Five Invite ... Came in 21st in the 1500 meters (4:53.08) and 26th in the 800 meters (2:22.08).

2012 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 1000 meters and came in 10th in the preliminaries of the conference meet with a time of 2:14.82 ... Notched her best time of the season at the Columbia Last Chance Meet, where she crossed the finish line in 13th place with a mark of 2:12.33 ... Came in 12th at the Great Dane Classic (2:17.75) to secure her spot at the BIG EAST meet ... Came in seventh in the 1000 meters at the Penn State National (2:58.41) and lowered her time to 2:57.38 in a 33rd place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Opened the season by winning the 1000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (3:00.32) and also came in 13th (3:03.28) at the NYC Gotham Cup ... Anchored the Wildcats second entry in the 4x400 meter relay at the Great Dane Classic.

2011 Cross Country: Competed as an unattached runner in the first two meets of the season ... Came in ninth out of 19 runners in the Main Line Invitational and placed 68th out of 341 competitors in the Women's Open race at the Paul Short Run ... Registered a 6K time of 23:52 at the Paul Short Run.

Saratoga Springs High School: Three-time national champion in relay events, including the 4xMile relay in both 2010 and 2011 as well as the distance medley relay in 2010 ... Six-time All-American (three indoor, three outdoor) ... Recipient of the Raymond Waldron Outstanding Athlete Award as a senior ... Named her team's Most Outstanding performer both indoors and outdoors as a senior ... Was the Most Improved athlete outdoors as both a sophomore and a junior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Achieved High Honor Roll status all four years.

Personal: Born 9/1/93 ... Youngest of five children of Bruce and Lisa Borroughs ... Has three brothers, John, Tom and Mike, and one sister, Beth ... Majoring in Communication.

PERSONAL BESTS

400 Meter Hurdles                 1:04.74             High School
800 Meters                        2:11.26             High School
1000 Meters                       2:53.17             High School
1500 Meters                       4:39                High School
Mile                              5:00.84             High School
6000 Meters (XC)                  22:40               2012 Paul Short Run

CAREER AWARDS (Academic)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                            2012-13, 2013-14

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