Amy Poynter
Amy  Poynter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Carrol

Height:
5-4

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
09/29/1994

06/01/2016

87 Boilers Named Academic All-B1G

Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16

2016 (JUNIOR)
  • Competed in seven indoor and three outdoor meets
  • Finished 23rd at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 800m run
  • Had an 800m PR of 2:13.76 at Fred Wilt Invite where she finished fourth
  • Was third in the 800m at the Purdue vs. Indiana Duals indoors
  • Was runner-up in the 800m at the Gene Edmonds Invite

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in one outdoor meet ... finished 13th in the 800m run at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite with a time of 2:17.00.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.

High School: Four year letterwinner in cross country, track and basketball; earned teams Mental Attitude Award for cross country as a sophomore; track MVP as a junior and senior; track and cross country captain as a junior and senior; basketball captain as a senior; named basketball team MVP during her senior year; set school records in the 4x800m, 4x400m and 4x100m relays; finished second in the state in 4x800m relay as a senior; finished ninth in the 4x400m relay as a senior; was an All-American in the 4x800m relay during her final prep season; qualified for New Balance Nationals in her final year; cross country team won sections, regionals and semi-state all four years; earned Sertoma Award during her career.

Personal: Amy M. Poynter was born Sept. 29, 1994, to parents Bobbie and Linda Poynter; has two older sisters, Jenna and Mandy; majoring in pre-physical therapy; plans to become a physical therapist; enjoys taking pictures, making bracelets, eating and playing other sports.

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