Amanda Beckman  
Amanda  Beckman

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Eastview HS

Event:
Multi/Jumps

Birthdate:
11/04/1992

Experience:
2 Letters


05/15/2015

Gophers Second After B1G Day One

Minnesota is second in the team standings after day one of the Big Ten Championships

05/13/2015

Gophers Ready for B1G Championship

Minnesota travels to Michigan State for the Big Ten Outdoor Championship this Friday through Sunday

05/06/2015

Gophers Head to UW La Crosse Eagle Open

Many of the Gophers will compete in their final meet of the season this weekend

05/02/2015

Gophers Win Six Titles at Musco Twilight

The Minnesota throwers led the way with three event titles in Iowa on Saturday

04/29/2015

Musco Twilight Highlights Three-Meet Week

The Gophers will compete at St. Thomas, Hamline and Iowa this week

Photo Gallery

2015 Season – Indoor: Competed in the pentathlon at two meets • placed eighth in the pentathlon at Big Tens with a season-best 3,538 points and took seventh at the Jack Johnson Classic (3,298) • ran a career-best 2:28.83 in the 800m during the Big Ten pentathlon • had season-best marks of 9.32 in the 60m hurdles, 1.56m (5-01.25) in the high jump, 5.53m (18-01.75) in the long jump and 11.02m (36-02.00) in the shot put • ran on the first-place 4x400m relay team at the Minnesota Open.

2014 Season - Indoor: Set indoor career-best marks in four of five pentathlon events • finished ninth in pentathlon at Big Tens with career-best 3,544 to rank eighth in Gopher history • recorded career bests in the 800m (2:32.05), long jump (18-03.00, 5.56m) and shot put (37-08.75, 11.50m) at Big Tens • cleared career-best 5-03.75 (1.62m) in high jump for fourth place at Northwest Open • ran season-best 9.29 in 60m hurdles in pentathlon and finished eighth in the pentathlon at Bill Bergan Invite.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed at five meets, including two appearances in the heptathlon • finished seventh in the heptathlon at Big Ten Championships with a career-best 4,806 points, recording season bests in the 200m (25.44), 100m hurdles (15.61) and javelin (111-05, 33.97m) • finished 19th in the open long jump at Big Tens with a leap of 16-10.50 (5.14m) • finished ninth in the heptathlon with 4,801 points at Spec Towns Invitational • recorded a career-best throw of 37-00.25 (11.28m) in the shot put, ran a season-best 2:30.32 in the 800m and cleared a season-best 5-01.25 (1.56m) in high jump at Spec Towns • finished eighth in long jump at UC San Diego Invite with a career-best jump of 18-02.50 (5.55m) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

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.

2013 Season - 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 at Big Tens • finished fourth in the heptathlon at the Kansas Relays, highlighted by a runner-up finish in the high jump • took second in long jump at the Janis Rider Invite.

2012 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track 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 honoree • 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 • majoring in nursing • daughter of Jon and Wendy Beckman • twin sister Alex is also on the Gophers' track & field team • has two other siblings, Danny and Molly • hobbies include baking and listening to music.

Beckman's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pentathlon 3,544 (AT-9th) Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)
800m 2:28.83 Big Tens (2/27/15)
60m Hurdles 9.28 Jack Johnson Classic (1/18/13)
High Jump 5-03.75, 1.62m Northwest Open (1/18/14)
Long Jump 18-03.00, 5.56m Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)
Shot Put 37-08.75, 11.50m Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)
Beckman's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Heptathlon 4,825 Big Tens (5/10-11/13)
200m 25.36 Big Tens (5/10/13)
800m 2:26.03 Big Tens (5/11/13)
100m Hurdles 15.31 Big Tens (5/10/13)
High Jump 5-03.00, 1.60m Arkansas Invite (3/30/13)
Long Jump 18-02.50, 5.55m UC San Diego (4/26/14)
Shot Put 37-00.25, 11.28m Spec Towns Invite (4/12/14)
Javelin 113-0, 34.44m Big Tens (5/11/13)