Amanda Wright
Amanda Wright
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
High School: Lassiter
Major: Psychology

At Georgia College

Major: Psychology

High School

  • Lassiter High
  • Also lettered in track
  • Double Scholar-Athlete in the Marietta Daily Journal
  • Chick-Fil-A Athlete of the Week
  • School's Harrier Award
  • Top performer in girls distance at school
  • School's Newcomer Award
  • School's Ed Hutcherson Award


  • Born Feb. 26
  • Parents: Audra and Alan Wright
  • Favorite athlete: US runner Colleen Quigley
  • Biggest sports thrill: PRing in the mile and the 2-mile in the same race at the county meet
  • Pre-race ritual: take a nap on the bus ride
  • Biggest fear: When she's out of coffee
  • Lives by the motto "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."