Arizona State Career:
2003 Outdoor: Won the 3,000m run at the Arizona State Invitational at 9:45.79…competed in the 1,500m run twice, taking fourth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (4:37.56)…finished 11th at the Pac-10 Championships in the 5,000m run (18:07.80) and 16th in another strong field at the Mt. SAC Relays (16:51.30)…earned second team Pac-10 All-Academic accolades… 2003 Indoor: Ran in two races, one each in the mile and 3,000m…finished as runner-up in the mile run at the Double Dual (5:14.50) and was fourth in the 3,000m run at the Pac-10 Invitational (9:57.69)… 2002 XC: Ran in one race before sustaining an injury…finished third on the team with a 10th-place finish…ran an 18:16 at the adidas Invitational in her only action on the year…named to the conference's honorable mention all-academic squad… 2002 Outdoor: Redshirted …earned Maroon and Gold Student-Athlete accolades for track and field… 2002 Indoor: Redshirted… 2001 XC: Used medical redshirt.
2001 graduate of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix…four-year letter-winner in track and cross country…coached by former ASU distance runner Erin Scroggins…three-time all-state and East Valley all-region cross country runner (1998-’00)…placed second in 5A state cross country meet…helped cross country team to state championships in 1998 and 2000…three-time scholar athlete…United Dairymen All-American and a Wendy’s Heisman state finalist as a senior…earned all-city honors in track (2001)…member of two-time state champion 4x800m relay team (1998 and ‘00) which set a state record.
Majoring in biology, interested in becoming a geneticist…parents are Larry and Beth Lyon…has two siblings, Jossie and Justin…born February 14, 1983, in Des Moines, Iowa…full name is Amanda Brooke Lyon.
800: 2:17, 1500: 4:37.56, 1600: 5:09, 3000: 9:42, 3200: 10:54, 5000: 16:51.30