Freshman (2004-05): Thornberry had an impressive freshman campaign posting Cal's best time of the season in the 3000m at the U.S. Jr. Nationals with a time of 11:11.00 ... Ran the third best time of the season in the 1500m with a time of 4:30.50 (U.S. Jr. Nationals)... Thornberry's 3000m time from the U.S. Jr. Nationals ranked her third on Cal's all-time top 10 list.
Cross Country: In 2005 she finished 82nd (25:30) at the 2005 Pac-10 Championships ... Placed 67th (23:09) at the 2004 Pac-10 Championships to score for Cal.
High School: As a senior at Valley Christian High School, Thornberry qualified for the 2003 World Youth Team and the state high school meet but didn't compete due to injury ... In 2003, clocked the fastest 1600m (4:49) among California high school girls ... Also ranked in the top 10 in the state for the 800m and 3200m ... In 2002, was the 1500m intermediate girls' champion ... Competed at the 2002 U.S. Junior National Championships ... Set high school records in the 800m (2:12), 1600m (4:49), 3200m (10:39), intermediate girls 1500m (4:30) and in the 4x400m relay.
Personal: Amanda Thornberry ... Born June 5, 1986, in San Jose, Calif. ... Parents are Mark and Susan Thornberry ... Undeclared major.