Amanda Lapp
Amanda Lapp


Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Southeast Raleigh


Women's Cross Country Team Tabbed Scholar Squad

Team Holds A Cumulative GPA Of 3.32


Women Finish Program-Best 11th At NCAA Southeast Regional

Senior Brittany Copeland Sets Program 6K Record


Women Claim Fourth, Men Seventh At C-USA Championship

Senior Brittany Copeland Sets Program 5K Record


Women's Cross Country Earns Third-Place Finish

Senior Brittany Copeland Sets Program 6K Record

2011: Completed career's best season with personal-low times in the 5K and 6K while earning six top-25 finishes ... Paced ECU for the only time in her career at the 5K Covered Bridge Open with a time of 18:55.2 ... Took second at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (17:43.91) a week after placing 11th at the 5K Wolfpack Invitational (17:50.3) .... Second-place performance was highest ever finish at a meet ... Claimed 24th at the Greater Louisville Classic with a career-best 5K time of 17:37.56, the ninth-lowest time in program history ... Earned an 18th-place finish at the 6K Panorama Farms Invitational with a then personal-low 22:15.95 performance ... Missed earning All-Conference USA honors by a half second, placing 22nd in the 5K league meet with a time of 18:04.6 ... Finished 83rd at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a career-best 22:08.4 time in the 6K, the 13th-fastest mark in the program record book ... Jumped 57 spots at the regional meet from 2010 finish.

2010: Became a very reliable runner for the Pirates, turning in five top-30 finishes ... Placed 19th at the season-opening 5K Covered Bridge Open with a time of 18:49.93 ... Timed out at 18:26.3 in the 5K Wolfpack Invitational to come in 14th ... Had highest placement of the year, third, at the ECU Pirate Invitational (18:34.64) ... Checked in 130th at the 5K Greater Louisville Classic (18:46.44) ... Ran season-best 5K of 17:59 at the Conference USA Championship, good for 30th ... In year's pair of 6K events, ran a 22:58.08 (21st place/Panorama Farms Invitational) and 22:58.5 (140th place/NCAA Southeast Regional).

2009: Participated in all seven of the team's meets, finishing no lower than third on the squad ... Ran with Tara Wilson in the 4,800-meter relay at the Campbell Invitational, coming in second overall with a time of 36:21.9 ... Checked in fifth overall at the Seahawk Invitational with a then career-best 18:34.26 performance in the 5K ... Time of 19:02 in the 5K at the ECU Pirate Invitational was good for sixth overall ... Clocked out in 18:40 at the Great American Cross Country Festival, coming in 15th of 119 in the 5K ... Finished 102nd at the Penn State Nationals with a time of 23:12 in the 6K ... Made a 25-spot improvement from 2008 at the Conference USA Championship, placing 35th with a time of 19:50.8 in the 5K ... Finished the campaign with a 22:57.72 time in the 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional, placing 113th.

2008: Ran in five of the team's six races, turning in a pair of top-25 performances ... Best time in the 5K came at the ECU Pirate Invitational, checking in at 20:12, good for 22nd place ... Came in 60th place at the C-USA Championship with a time of 20:13 in the 5K ... Highest placement of the season was 20th (20:23/5K) at the N.C. State Wolfpack Invitational.

High School:State champion in the 4x800-meter relay as a sophomore and in the 1,000-meter run as a junior ... State runner-up in the 1,000 meters as a sophomore and senior and as a member of the 4x400-meter relay as a junior ... Earned third place at the state meet as a sophomore and senior in the 800-meter run ... As a freshman, finished fifth at the state meet in the 500 meters.

Personal: Academic major is biology ... Daughter of Joe and Andrea Lapp ... Has one brother, Tyler ... National Honor Society member ... Had above a 4.0 grade-point average in high school.

Career-Best Times

Distance Time Race (Date)
5K 17:37.56 Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1, 2011)
6K 22:08.4 NCAA Southeast Regional (Nov. 21, 2011)