Amanda Beckman  
Amanda Beckman


Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Eastview HS




Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

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


Gophers Begin Weekend at Spec Towns Invite

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


Throwers, Relays Lead Gophers at TSU

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


Gophers in Fifth Place After B1G Day One

Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota


Stanford Leads Gophers to Open Iowa State Classic

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

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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.

Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
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