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Amanda Piche
Amanda Piche


Marion, Iowa

High School:
Lin-Mar High School


Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2012.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Placed 13th at the Blue and Gold Invitational in the weight throw with a throw of 11.95m...Threw 11.90m at the Badger Classic.

Outdoor: Had four top 10 finishes throwing the discus...threw for a season-high 38.92m at the Lee Calhoun Invitational...placed seventh in the hammer throw at the Huskie Open with a throw of 35.69m.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Indoor: Competed four times in the weigh throw...made a career-best throw of 12.69m at the Notre Dame Invitational in a 16th-place finish...placed 11th at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a throw of 11.77m...finished 12th at the Badger Track Classic with a throw of 12.20m.

Outdoor: Competed seven times in the discus throw...made a career-best throw of 41.90m while finishing 10th at the Tom Botts Invitational...placed third at the Purdue Open with a throw of 41.10m...finished second at the DePaul Invitational with a throw of 38.72m...took home fourth place at the Chicagoland Championships by throwing 40.13m...placed 16th at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 40.39m...competed three times in the hammer throw, twice finishing in the top six...madea career-best throw of 40.6m at the DePaul Invitational.

High School:Won the 2011 Iowa State 4A Championship in the discus with a throw of 146 feet, 4 inches, a career-best by almost a foot...2011 Mississippi Valley Mississippi Division Discus Champion...was the 2010 Drake Relays High School Champion in the discus and earned runner-up in 2011 in the same event...named to the all-metro First Team from 2009-2011...2011 Linn-Mar Outstanding Senior Track Athlete and made the 2011 Linn-Mar Wall of Fame...named a four-time Academic Letter Winner...2011 All Academic Mississippi Valley Track Team...also played four years of varsity volleyball and basketball at Lin-Mar.

Personal: Daughter of William and Kimberly Piche...has one brother, Ryan, who competes in shot put and discus at Loras College (Iowa)...plans to major in Health Sciences with a BioScience concentration.