Women's team places sixth in gold race; Men's team finished 17th in gold race
Bjork Olsen wins women's race; Antonio Palmer takes men's competition
Stacey Gonzalez finishes 12th for women; Chase Miller places 15th for men
Top Runners From Both Squads Return
Senior Brittany Copeland Sets Program 5K Record
2011: Ran in all of the team's meets except the year-end NCAA Southeast Regional ... Booked career-best times in the 5K and 6K ... 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: 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.
Personal: Intended academic major is elementary education ... Full name is Amanda Lyndale Tomlin ... Daughter of Mark and Cindy Tomlin ... Father was a linebacker and long snapper for The Apprentice School, a shipbuilding institution in Newport News, Va. ... Hobbies include working out and swimming.