Sara Amato
Sara Amato
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Attleboro, Mass.
High School: Bishop Feehan
Position: Distance
Events: Distance
Major: Mathematics

Collegiate Personal Bests
800 Meter Run: 2:40.08
Mile Run: 5:18
3,000 Meter Run: 10:48.89

1,500 Meter Run:4:57.53
5,000 Meter Run: 18:56.44

2019 Outdoor Track:

  • Placed second in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 19:46.44 at the Merrimack Meet (4/18)

2018-19 Indoor Track:

  • Finished 11th in the mile run with a time of 6:06.11 at the URI Tribute to Bill Falk (2/9)

2018 Outdoor Track: 

  • Finished 12th at the NE10 Championships (5/4) in the 5000 m with a time of 19:56.36
  • Placed fourth at the Assumption-Merrimack Meet (4/21) in the 800 m

2017-18 Indoor Track

  • Placed fifth as part of the 4x800 relay team at the NE10 Championships (2/17) with a time of 10:00.74
  • Finished 11th at the URI Coaches Tribute Meet (2/9) in the mile with a time of 5:38.64

2017 Outdoor Track: Ran a collegiate best time of 4:57.53 in the 1,500m at the NE10 Championship.

2016-17 Indoor Track: At the NE-10 Championship, she was part of DMR team that placed 4th with a time of 13:03.71 and the 4x800m team that placed 4th with a time of 9:57.44… Ran a career-best time in the mile of 5:21.60 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.

2016 Outdoor Track: Placed 27th in the 1,500 meter run at the 2016 Silfen Invitational with a personal-best time of 5:13.39… Placed seventh in the 5,000 meter run at the sixth Annual  AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational with a career-best time of 18:56.44… Had five top-10 finishes during the outdoor season.

2015-16 Indoor Track: Finished 27th in the 800 meter run with a career-best time of 2:40.08 at the 2016 Dartmouth Indoor Classic… Finished fifth in the mile at the Spartan Regional Invite with a personal-best time of 5:31.17… Also placed fifth in the 3,000 meter run at the Beyon Invitational with a career-best time of 10:48.89… Had five top 10 finishes during the indoor season.

2015 Cross Country: Named to the 2015 Northeast-10 Conference Cross Country All-Conference Third Team… Finished 17th in the 3.73 meter at the Northeast-10 Women’s Cross Country Championships… Finished 12th in the 5K with a time of 19:31.5 at the Shaklette Invitational Cross Country Meet.

Prior to Assumption: Ran cross country and indoor and outdoor track at Bishop Feehan High School... Three-time EAC and Sun Chronicle Cross Country All-Star in 2012, 2013 and 2014... 2014 Winter Track EAC All-Star... Her cross country team won four straight Division 3 state championships in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014... Her indoor track team won Division 3 state championships in 2014 and 2015... Her outdoor track team won the Division 3 state championship in 2014... Has personal bests of 11:31 in the two mile, 19:29 in the 5K and 5:18 in the mile.

Personal: Daughter of Deborah... Has one brother, Christopher... Born on June 11... Has volunteered at Santa Shop, which is a toy drive at her high school where they collect toys and hand them out to needy families... Also participated in the Thanksgiving Food Drive, volunteering for both of these projects throughout all four years of high school, Thanksgiving food drive-SAAC.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Shalane Flanagan... Dream Job: Professor... No. 1 song on her iPod: Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran... Favorite movie or TV Show: Moana/ How I Met Your Mother... Favorite sports memory: "Going to Nationals with the Assumption Cross Country Team..." Favorite Food: Ice Cream.