Events: 800m (2:27.59), 1,500m (5:04.09), Mile (5:29.27)
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Placed 18th at the Louisiana Classics in the 1,500 meter run with a personal best time of 5:04.09 ... took 11th in the 1,500 meter run at the Battle on the Bayou (5:15.43) ... placed 17th in the LSU Invitational with a 1,500 meter run time of 5:05.53 ... took 18th in the 800 meter run at the LSU Alumni Gold (2:28.20).
2018 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Placed fourth in the 800 meter run at the Bayou Bengal Invitational with a readout of 2:25.91 ... finished fifth in the mile at the LSU Twilight (5:26.05) ... clocked a time of 5:36.81 in the Purple Tiger Invitational to place sixth at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational.
Did not compete for the Lady Tigers in her debut season in 2017 ... Received a redshirt during both the indoor and outdoor season to preserve her freshman year of eligibility.
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.