Almost 50 Pirates were honored after earning a 3.75 GPA or higher
Pirates Capture 14 Event Titles in Wilmington
Freshman Kayla Padgett wins first career outdoor event title
2012-13 Track & Field: Did not compete in any indoor events.
2012-13 Cross Country: Competed in the first four meets of the season and had a pair of top-15 finishes...Started her season with a 15th place ranking at the 5K Seahawk Invitational (19:52.59)...Had her best time in the 5K with a 19:36.1 at the Adidas XC Invitational...Ran a 19:46.35, which was good for 12th place at 5K ECU Pirate Invitational...In her only 6K event of the season, ran a 24:30.46 in the green race at the Charlotte Cross Country.
2011-12: Track & Field: Participated in the indoor mile and 3,000-meter run...Recorded her best time of the season (5:01.047) in the mile at the C-USA Indoor Championships after finishing 12th...Tallied a time of 10:28.38 in her only action in the 3,000-meter run at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Competed in the outdoor 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run, 3,000-meter run, 5,000-meter run and the distance medley relay...Recorded a time of 2:21.90 at Wake Forest in her only appearance in the 800-meter run...Recorded her season-best time of 4:37.04 in the 1,500-meter run at Florida...Won the Quad Meet in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:09.57...ran the 5,000-meter at Princeton in 17:09.63...Was part of a DMR team that finished fourth at Florida after notching a time of 11:57.59.
2011-12 Cross Country: Ran in all of the team's meets except the year-end NCAA Southeast Regional...Placed 37th at the Covered Bridge Open, completing the 5K in 19:55.6...Set career-best 5K mark at the Wolfpack Invitational, timing out in 18:50.7 to claim 24th...Helped the women's team to the ECU Pirate Invitational title with a 19:23.33 5K time and 10th-place showing...Finished 163rd at the Greater Louisville Classic by completing the 5K in 18:56.51...In year's only 6K, set personal-best time of 24:06.46 at the Panorama Farms Invitational to claim 55th...Ended the campaign with first Conference USA Championship appearance, taking 49th place after running the 5K in 19:05.0.
2010-11 Track & Field: Ran in the mile and 3,000 meters during the indoor season ... Placed 4th at the UNC Invitational in the 3,000 ... Ran in a variety of middle distance events in the outdoor campaign.
2010-11 Cross Country: Participated in the first five meets of the season, finishing with a trio of top-50 performances...Completed the 5K Covered Bridge Open in 19:50.01 to take 57th place...Earned 36th place at the Wolfpack Invitational with a 5K time of 19:47.1...Had highest finish of the year at the ECU Pirate Invitational, claiming eighth after checking out in 19:27.12 in the 5K...Had season-best 5K of 18:56.95 at the Greater Louisville Classic (167th place)...Ended the campaign with a 47th-place showing (24:06.63) at the 6K Panorama Farms Invitational.
High School: Named to the all-district, all-region and all-academic squads as a senior cross country runner after picking up all-academic and all-district honors as a junior...Three-time all-district, all-region and all-academic selection for outdoor track and garnered the same trio of honors as a junior and senior for indoor track...Earned all-district and all-academic selection for outdoor track as a freshman...Voted by all district coaches as the Central District Outdoor Track Female Runner-of-the-Meet in 2007, 2008 and 2010...As a senior at the indoor central district meet, took first in the 1,600-meter run and as part of the 4x400-meter relay team before winning the 3,200 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200-meter relay at the outdoor event...Captured central district titles in the 1,600 meters and 4x800-meter relay in indoor and outdoor track as a junior...Also won the 1,000 meters in indoor track that year...Central District Indoor Track Female Runner-of-the-Meet in 2009...During sophomore campaign at the central district meet, took home the 1,600-meter and 800-meter titles as well as being part of the first-place 4x800-meter relay team...Won the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs as a freshman in outdoor track...Voted cross country team's most valuable runner final two seasons...Three-time team most valuable distance runner for indoor and outdoor track...Named most valuable athlete for indoor track as a senior...Coached by Danny Rivera, Bruce Harding and Levi Owens...Captain as a sophomore, junior and senior...Picked up two additional letters in field hockey...Earned selections on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA) in cross country in 2010 & 2011.
Personal: Born Amanda Lyndale Tomlin...Daughter of Mark and Cindy Tomlin...Majoring in elementary education...Father, Mark, was a linebacker and long snapper for The Apprentice School, a shipbuilding institution in Newport News, Va....Hobbies include working out and swimming.