2006-07 (Junior): Outdoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (5/5), finished 22nd in the 1,500 meters (5:07.10) ... ran her top time in the 1,500 meters (4:57.29) at the UMass Eight Way Meet (4/28) ... Indoor Track: ran her top time in the 1,000 meters (3:17.99) at the Rhode Island Invitational (2/3) ... Cross Country: Competed in four races during the cross country season ... finished 72nd overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/28) with a time of 20:05.15 ... finished 83rd overall at the Albany Invitational (10/14) with a time of 19:46.6 ... finished 221st at the New England Championships (10/7) in 20:20 ... finished 105th at the Meet of Champions (9/30) in 24:36.00.
2005-06 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Saw limited action due to illness during the outdoor season competing in three meets ... Indoor Track: Competed in four different events during the season ranging from the 800 meters to the 3,000 meters ... finished ninth in the mile at the Rhode Island Invitational (2/4) with a season-best time of 5:28.73 ... Cross Country: Finished consistently among UMass' top five runners in every meet ... had a season-best time of 19:48.5 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/20) 5K race ... finished 10th overall and second on the team in tri-meet versus Maine and Vermont.
2004-05 (Freshman): Competed in a variety of distance events for the Minutewomen ranging from the 1,000 meters to the 5,000 meters ... during the outdoor season, competed in the 1,500 meters, mile and 5,000 meters ... during the indoor season, finished 13th at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) in the 3,000 meters (11:25.17) ... finished fourth in the 3,000 meters at the Rhode Island Mega-Meet (2/5) ... during the cross country season, competed in four of seven races ... finishing among the team's top-five runners at the New England Championships (10/8) where she completed the course in 19:31 ... finished 91st at the Atlantic 10 Championship meet (10/30) running a time of 20:45.
Before Umass: Four-year letterwinner for track and field and two year competitor on the cross country teams ... finished fourth at the 2003 New England Track Championships ... state champion in the 3,000 meters (2002, 2003) ... was the 2002 state cross country champion ... holds five school track and field records and one cross country record ... nominated for 2003 Athlete of the Year by Vermont sports writers and newscasters ... team MVP for track (2000-04) and for cross country (2002-04).
Personal: Amanda Courtney Bodette ... daughter of Patria Merkel and Thomas Bodette ... has one brother, Thomas Bodette, Jr. ... born June 4, 1986 in Middlebury, Vt. ... majoring in legal studies.