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Amanda Pulido
 Amanda Pulido

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Austin High School

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/07/1989

2010 (Junior): Indoor:Competed in the weight throw at the Texas Tech Invitational where she came in 13th place after recording a season best distance of 13.96m (45-09.75). Outdoor: Finished fourth at the Springtime Invitational in the discus throw with a mark of 40.13m (131-08) ... season best was 40.35m (132-04) at the UTEP Invitational for fifth place.

2009 (Sophomore): Indoor:
Competed just once at the Texas Tech Invitational's weight throw competition finishing 12th with a mark of 12.62m (41-05). Outdoor: Placed seventh at the Springtime Invitational in the discus with a season-best distance of 40.87 (134-01) ... eighth at the UTEP Invitational, 38.03m (124-09) ... 11th at the Don Kirby Invitational with a mark of 36.63m (123-09) and 14th at the Conference USA Championships, 39.74m (130-04).

2008 (Freshman): Outdoor:
Ninth in the discus at the Don Kirby Invitational...10th at the Springtime Invitational on March 29th...11th at the UTEP Invitational on April 12...18th at the C-USA Championships on May 17.

Before UTEP: An all-district and all-city track and field selection for Stephen F. Austin High School ... four-time regional qualifier and two-time state qualifier in discus ... two-time regional qualifier in shot put with a sixth place finish at the 2007 National Qualifier ... lettered and served as team captain in track and field for four years ... also lettered and served as team captain for two years in basketball ... graduated in the top five percent of her 2007 graduating class ... served as a student council senator ... nominated as senior class princess.

Personal: Full name is Amanda Jo Pulido ... communications major ... daughter of Daniel Sr. and Sandra Pulido ... has one sister (Valerie) and one brother (Daniel) ...born Sept. 7, 1989, in El Paso, Texas.

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