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

2018 Cross Country:  Competed in five races during the season… Broke a personal record with a time of 20:57.4 at the Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial Invitational… In her season best finish, she placed 55th at the 16th Annual Ted Owen Cross Country Invitational.

2017 Cross-Country: Selected on to the USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Team… Selected on to the NE10 Academic All-Conference Team… Competed in six races over the season… Ran the 5K in a season-best time of 20:30.9 at the Shacklette Invitational Cross Country Meet… At the NCAA National Championship, she ran the 6K in a season-best 24:44.1.

2016 Cross-Country: Named to the USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Team… Selected on to the NE10 Fall and Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Competed in seven races over the season… Ran the 5K in a season-best 19:57.7 at the NEICAAA XC Championship… At the NCAA Division II East Region Cross Country Championships, she ran the 6K with a time of 24:11.4.

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.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Shalane Flanagan... Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother... Favorite Food: Ice Cream... Favorite sports memory: Going to Nationals with the Assumption Cross Country team.