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Amy Weissenbach
Position: Middle Distance
Other Position: Middle Distances
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake School
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*Five-Time All-American*

Career Bests (thru 3/25/14):
800 Meters: 2:00.98
400: 55.41
1,500: 4:17.40
1,000: 2:44.93i
Mile: 4:50.53c

Stanford Record Book:
Outdoors
800: 2nd
4x400 Relay: 3rd
Indoors
800: 2nd
4x400 Relay: 4th, 7th
Distance Medley Relay: 1st, 8th

At Stanford: Set a national freshman record of 2:00.98 to advance to the final of the U.S. senior nationals, and earned first-team All-America honors in her first collegiate season ... ranked No. 10 in Track & Field News 2013 U.S. rankings.

2014 Season: Indoors - Earned her second first-team All-America honor by running the leadoff (1,200 meter) leg of Stanford's second-place distance medley relay team at the NCAA Championships ... ran a split of 3:25.66 and made the exchange in first place ... won the MPSF title in the 800, running a personal indoor best of 2:04.99, placing her No. 2 on Stanford's all-time list ... bettered her school record in the indoor 800 with a 2:05.50, but finished second behind teammate Justine Fedronic in the invite race at the Penn State National ... ran a 3:20.7 split for 1,200 on the opening leg of Stanford's school record-setting distance medley relay (10:54.04) that won the Penn State National.

2013 Season: Outdoors – Advanced to the 800-meter final at the USATF Championships, one of only two collegians to do so … placed seventh in the final (2:01.74) in Des Moines, Iowa … in the semifinals, ran a school and personal record of 2:00.98 on June 21 … qualified in the final spot for the final with a lean at the finish to edge Maggie Vessey … set a national freshman record in the race, breaking the mark of 2:01.6 by Tennessee State’s Madeline Manning in 1967 … Weissenbach moved into No. 5 on the all-time U.S. junior list … time was the 14th fastest by an American in 2013 ... placed sixth in the 800 at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, running a collegiate best 2:02.29 ... the time was the second-fastest in school history (behind Justine Fedronic's 2:01.67 in the same race) and established a Stanford freshman record ... it also achieved the USATF Championships 'A' standard ... earned first-team All-America honors in the 800 and was honorable mention in the 4x400, helping Stanford to 17th at the NCAA's ... sixth in the 1,500 at the Pac-12 Championships (4:17.98) ... third leg on the third fastest 4x400 in school history, clocking 3:32.65 to place eighth overall at the NCAA West Prelims ... won the Big Meet in the 1,500 (4:22.65) and was second in the 800 (2:06.48) ... won the Payton Jordan Invitational with a strong kick (2:04.24) ... ran 1,500 personal best of 4:17.40 at the Stanford Invitational. Indoors - Broke the school indoor record in the 800 with her 2:05.56 to win the UW Final Qualifier in Seattle on March 1 ... earned two second-team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships ... missed qualifying for the NCAA final by one place in the 800, but placed ninth overall with a prelim time of 2:06.66 ... ran the opening leg on Stanford's distance medley relay team that finished 11th at the NCAA's, earning a second All-America honor ... made her collegiate debut with a 4:52.01 mile to win the UW Preview on Jan. 12 ... placed second in the MPSF Championships in the 800 at 2:06.14 ... ran the third leg on Stanford's third-place 4x400 (3:38.16) at MPSF's, the No. 4 time in Stanford indoor history ... led off DMR that ran a season best -- and No. 7 at Stanford all-time -- of 11:06.46 at the Armory Invitational.

High School: The 2011 Gatorade National Track Athlete of the Year ... three-time California state champion in the 800 ... owns the National Federation high school record (against high school-only competition) of 2:02.04 at 800 ... a two-time Nike national champion at 800 ... placed fourth in 2009 and third in 2010 in the Division IV final at the California state cross country meet ... teamed with Stanford teammate Cami Chapus to help Harvard-Westlake set the national high school record for the distance medley relay in 2011 of 11:40.89 ... also won the sprint medley relay national title in 2011 ... helped Harvard-Westlake to the 2009 Division IV state title in cross country ... won three Mission League titles at Harvard-Westlake in track ... a part of the 2011 CIF Southern Section Division III championship cros-country team ... also owns the Harvard-Westlake record for 400.

International Competition: Completed for the United States at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Lille, France in the 800 ... placed fourth with a time of 2:03.59 ... ran in the 2012 Olympic trials in the 800, but came to nearly a complete stop to avoid a fallen runner and did not advance out of the first round.

Personal: Major is undeclared ... daughter of John Weissenbach and Ann Southworth ... mother was a diver at Stanford ... has a younger brother, Ben.

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