Amanda Beckman  
Amanda Beckman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Eastview HS

Position:
Multi/Jumps

Birthdate:
11/04/1992


04/13/2014

Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

Minnesota won the 4x100m, 1,500m, 400m hurdles and 3,000m steeplechase at the Spec Towns Invite

04/11/2014

Gophers Begin Weekend at Spec Towns Invite

Minnesota's throwers and heptathletes competed Friday in Athens, Ga.

03/22/2014

Throwers, Relays Lead Gophers at TSU

Devin Stanford won the hammer throw and the discus to lead Minnesota

02/28/2014

Gophers in Fifth Place After B1G Day One

Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota

02/15/2014

Stanford Leads Gophers to Open Iowa State Classic

Junior Devin Stanford took fourth in the weight throw with a lifetime best mark

Photo Gallery

2013 Season - Indoor: Competed in the pentathlon twice, finishing fourth at the Jack Johnson Classic (3,353 points) and fifth at the Iowa State Classic • took second in pentathlon shot put at the Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Finished 10th in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships with the 10th-best point total in school history (4,825) • set four event PRs there • finished fourth in the heptathlon at the Kansas Relays, highlighted by a runner-up finish in the high jump • second in long jump at the Janis Rider Invite.

2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Eastview High School • high school coach was JorJean Fischer • track team placed first at state her freshman year • two-time all-conference champion in the long jump (2009,2010) • three-time all-conference in the 4x100m relay • all-conference 200 meter champion (2009) • 4X200m relay champion (2010) • 4x100m relay team was state champions in 2009 • four-time all-conference honors • four-time all-state honoree in track • holds high school record in long jump (19'1) • holds high school record in the 4X100m relay (48.03) • holds 200m record at Eastview (25.04) • lettered four years in track and basketball.

Personal: Born on November 4, 1992 • intends to major in nursing • daughter of Jon and Wendy Beckman • twin sister Alexandra is also on the Gophers' track & field team • has two other siblings, Danny and Molly • hobbies include baking and listening to music.

CAREER BESTS
Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Meet
Pentathlon, Indoor 3,353 Points Jack Johnson (1/18/13)
800m 2:33.79% ISU Classic (2/22/13)
60m Hurdles 9.28% Jack Johnson (1/18/13)
High Jump 5-1 3/4 (1.57m) Bison Classic (1/12/13)
Long Jump 17-00. 1/2 (5.19m) Jack Johnson (1/24/14)
Shot Put 36-11 3/4 (11.27m)% Jack Johnson (1/18/13)
Heptathlon, Outdoor 4,825 Points (10th) Big Ten (5/10-11/13)
200m 25.36% Big Ten (5/10/13)
800m 2:26.03% Big Ten (5/11/13)
100m Hurdles 15.31% Big Ten (5/10/13)
High Jump 5-3 (1.60m) Arkansas Inv. (3/30/13)
Long Jump 18-1 1/2 (5.52m) UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)
Shot Put 36-8 1/4 (11.18m) UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)
Javelin 113-0 (34.44m)% Big Ten (5/11/13)

% indicates mark as part of multi-event competition