2013-14 Women's Cross Country
Amanda Restivo
Amanda Restivo
Amanda Restivo

HOMETOWNMount Laurel, N.J.

As A Freshman (2013)
Competed in five races the team competed in during her rookie season … placed 5th overall and third on the team at the Westminster Academy Collegiate Invite 3500m (Aug. 31) with a time of 13:32.03 … placed 110th out of 270 at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational 6k (Sept. 14) with a career-best 24:27.32 … placed 193rd out of 300 at the Roy Griak Invitational (Spet. 28) 6k with a time of 25:46.00 … placed 40th overall at the UCF Black & Gold Invitational (Oct. 18) 6k with a 25:39.10 … placed 63rd overall at Atlantic Sun Championships (Nov. 2) with a career-best 20:50.66.

High School
Four-year cross country and track letterwinner … named a three-time All-American in the 4x1 mile, distance medley relay and 4x800 … all-county and all-conference selection all four years in cross country … all-county pick all four years as well in track … captain of her cross country and track teams from 2011-13 … coached by Jack Walsh and Gerald Richardson … principle’s honor roll member each marking period of her high school career.

Born on June 14, 1995 … pre-health/science major … daughter of Amy and Robert Restivo … mom, Amy, ran cross country for St. Thomas University … favorite athlete is Gabby Douglas … favorite sport to watch is basketball … favorite sports movie is The Sandlot and favorite book is The Kite Runner … would like to meet Beyonce … was born with Spina Bifida Occulta … maintained a 5.1 GPA for her four years of high school … chose FGCU over High Point University because she wanted to return to Florida where she was born … aspires to be an occupational therapist.