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Amelia Kokernak

Cross Country/Distance
Niskayuna, N.Y.
High School
Amelia Kokernak - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2022 Outdoor 
• Placed fourth in the 1500 at the Virginia Open (4:43.96)
• Placed 11th in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Duke Invitational
• Placed 5th in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Recorded a personal-best 3k time at the Virginia High Performance

2021 Cross Country
• Ran 20:30.0 at XC23 Invitational 5k

2021 Outdoor
• Ran PB (11:26.79) in 300 steeplechase at Virginia Grand Prix
• Competed in 1500m at UVA Opener
• Raced in 3000m steeplechase in Virginia Invitational
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

2020 Cross Country
• Ran a time of 19:48.9 at the Virginia Invite

2020 Outdoor

• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor
Did not compete

2019 Cross Country 
• Did not compete

2019 Outdoor 
• Recorded a season-best time of 2:18.12 in the 800m run and a season-best time of 4:37.89 in the 1500m at the Fred Hardy Invitational
• Ran a time of 4:45.11 in the 1500m at the ACC Championships
• Placed fifth in the 800m run at the William & Mary Triangular
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 Indoor
• Ran a time of 5:25.32 in the mile at the Keydet Invitational
• Captured a season-best time of 2:18.37 in the 800m run at the Tiger Paw Invite
• Finished second at the Liberty Flames Invite in the 800m run

2018 Cross Country 
• Did not compete

• Named the 2016 Suburban Council All-Star and the 2012 and 2014 Warrior of the Year
• Ranks in the top 7 all-time cross country runners from Niskayuna
• Aided high school team in a fourth-place finish at the NYS Federation Championships
• 2017 Millrose Games champion in the indoor 4×800 relay
• Captured a top six finish at the 2017 NYS Indoor Championship in the 1000m
• Holds the school record in indoor 100m, 800m, DMR and 4x800m, and the outdoor record in the in the 4x800m relay and DMR
• Captured the freshman record in the indoor 600m and the outdoor record in the 400m hurdles, 2000m steeplechase, 4x800m relay and 4x400m relay
• Named the 2016 indoor and 2017 outdoor MVP, 2016 Indoor Best Track Athlete, 2015 Outdoor Best Track Athlete and 2015 Indoor Rookie of the Year

• Majoring in mechanical engineering
• Daughter of James and Susan Kokernak
• Has one sister Charlotte Kokernak