Finished 17th at the McNeese Season Opener with a 3k time of 11:08.5 ... took 23rd at the LSU Invitational with a three mile time of 20:19.90 ... placed 205th at the Arturo Barrios Invitational (6k/25:56.3).
In her sophomore season, she raced in three of seven races … The New Orleans Invitational (5k) marked her best performance of the season as she placed 21st, clocking a time of 22:04.15 … Two weeks later, at the LSU Invitational (5k), she earned 34th place while recording a time of 21:00.10 … Her last action of her sophomore campaign came at the Crimson Classic (6k), placing 232nd.
Recorded her best finish of the season at the LSU Invitational as she placed 42nd with a 5k time of 21 minutes, 49.63 seconds at Highland Road Park … Placed 113th at the Rice Invitational and 136th at the SEC Championships ... Also ran at the Crimson Classic in her rookie season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance runner during her prep career at Episcopal High School ... Twice a Louisiana state champion in the 4x800-meter relay during the 2014 and 2016 indoor seasons ... Also ran on 4x800-meter relay teams that finished as the indoor state runner-up in 2013 and 2015 ... Was the District 8-2A runner-up and Region 11-2A runner-up in the 800 meters during her high school career ... Member of four state championship teams at Episcopal High School ... Helped her high school team win three-straight outdoor state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and one indoor state championship in 2015 ... Also helped her team finish as the state runner-up while competing at the prep level.
Full name is Amelie Claire Whitehurst ... Born on March 13, 1998 ... Mother is Julie Weaver ... Has two brothers, Richard and David ... An honor student during her prep career at Episcopal High School ... Member of the National Honor Society and Honors Thesis Program along with serving as student body secretary at Episcopal High School ... Majoring in international studies.