Amber Duffin Athlete Profile

Amber Duffin

Amber Duffin
Position: Distance Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2005-2007 Hometown: Derwood, MD Last School: Magruder High School

Personal

  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Wendy and Matthew Duffin
  • Majoring in nursing

Before BYU

  • Lettered three years in track at Magruder HS
  • Took third at state in the 3200m in 2004
  • Placed seventh in the state cross country meet as a junior and senior
  • Took first in the 4x800m relay in the regional meet

Stats

BEST MARKS: 5k - 16:40


2005 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed sixth in the 3000m at the Boise Invitational with a time of 10:43.35
  • Finished seventh in the 5000m (18:28.60) at the Mountain State Games
  • Ran the 5k in 17:28 to place second at the UCLA Invitational
  • Ran the 5000m in 18:48.95 at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Took seventh in the 1500m (4:53.58) at the BYU Outdoor Invitational
  • Placed third in the 5000m at the BYU Robison Invitational with a time of 17:51.57
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2006 | Redshirt Year

  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Ran her best time of the season, 9:53.75, in the 3000 meters at the University of Washington Invitational
  • Set a season-best time of 16:40.41 at the Husky Classic
  • Placed third in the 5000 meters in a time of 17:13.65 and came in third in the 3000 meters at the MWC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Indoor Team

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third with a season-best time of 16:49.50 in the 5,000 meters at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Placed ninth in the 10,000 meters with a season-best time of 35:20.63 at the Mt. SAC relays
  • Took second in the 10,000 meters and fourth in the 5,000 meters at the MWC Championships
  • Named to the All-MWC Team
  • Competed in the 5,000 meters at the West Region meet