Ami Butler
Ami Butler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mabank, Texas

High School:
Mabank H.S.

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
09/01/1981

Experience:
TR


General

  • Talented distance runner who transferred to TCU to attend grad school and use her final year of eligibility following an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University.
  • Plagued by injuries during the cross country season, but still earned a trip to the NCAA Championships... has the potential to be a national-caliber runner in the 5 and 10K events if she can remain healthy.

    2003 Cross Country

  • Struggled with injury problems which kept her sidelined until the conference meet.
  • Gave the Frogs a huge shot in the arm with a second place finish at the Conference USA championships, covering the 6K course in 20:46.30, behind only teammate Mary Kinyanjui... her performance helped TCU to a second place finish behind Marquette.
  • Turned in another impressive performance at the South Central Regional meet... earned all-region honors with a third place finish, breaking the finish line in 20:57, earning a trip to the national meet.
  • Fell twice in the first 600 meters and placed 57th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, completing the 6K distance in 20:56.3.

    2001-2003 (Oklahoma State University)

  • Placed ninth in the regional cross country meet in 2002, earning all-region honors while competing for Oklahoma State University.
  • Coached by Catrina Acousta.
  • Earned academic all-Big 12 honors three times.

    High School

  • Graduated from Mabank (Texas) High School in 1999... coached by Bill Cheney.
  • Lettered in track & field, cross country and was on the cheerleading squad.
  • Earned team MVP honors in both track and cross country all four years of high school... was a four-time district cross country champion and a four-time district champion on the track.Named the Athlete of the Year and was a Wendy's High School Heisman selection.

    Personal

  • Ami Robin Butler was born September 1, 1981... is the daughter of Jimmy and Cindy Butler.
  • Working towards a master's in educational administration.

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