Amanda Bingson
Amanda Bingson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Silverado HS

Position:
Throws

06/28/2014

Bingson Repeats As American Champion

UNLV track & field represented well by trio of alumnae at 2014 USATF Championships.

03/23/2014

Rebels Claim 10 First-Place Finishes At Home Meet

UNLV track & field saw its stadium record in the hammer throw broken, once again, by Amanda Bingson.

03/20/2014

Rebels Ready To Host Cunningham Invite

In conjunction with this weekend's meet Amanda Bingson and Christine Spence read to local elementary students (video included).

02/23/2014

Rebel Alumna Earns Trip To World Indoors

UNLV track & field alum Lekeisha Lawson finishes second in 60m at USA Indoors.

02/21/2014

Rebels Compete At USA Indoor Championships

UNLV track & field alums, Lekeisha Lawson and Amanda Bingson, head to New Mexico for national meet.

UNLV: A 2011 NCAA All-American ... Finished fourth overall in the hammer throw at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Named to the Mountain West Conference's Outdoor Track & Field Team twice for the hammer throw (2010 and '11) and Indoor Team once for the weight throw (2011) ... Earned the Women's Outstanding Performance Award at both the 2010 and '11 MWC Outdoor Championships ... Holds UNLV's record in the hammer throw (229-0 / 69.79m) and has broken the record seven times ... Owns the program's best outdoor performance mark in the hammer throw and third-best discuss throw (151-2 /46.08m) set in 2011 ... Owns the program's second-best indoor performance mark in the weight throw (64-7.75 / 19.70m) set in 2011.

2011: Finished 14th overall (203-5 / 62.02m) at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships ... Named an NCAA All-American in the hammer throw after finishing fourth overall (211-2 / 64.36m) at NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Tabbed to both Mountain West All-Conference Track & Field Teams, indoor and outdoor ... Earned the Women's Outstanding Performance Award at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Crowned champion in the hammer throw with a toss of 228-6 (69.65) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Threw in eight outdoor collegiate meets, including the MWC Outdoor Championships and the NCAA Preliminary and Championships ... Participated in the hammer throw (eight times), discus (five times) and shot put (three times) ... Finished first in the hammer throw at six meets, including the NCAA Preliminary ... Broke the program record in the hammer throw three times in 2011 ... Furthest hammer throw was 229-0 (69.79m) at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Furthest discus throw was 151-2 (46.08m) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Furthest shot put was 43-6.5 (13.27m) at the MWC Championships ... Threw in three indoor meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ... Participated in the weight throw (three times) and shot put (three times) ... Furthest weight throw was 64-7.75 (19.70m) at the MWC Indoor Championships (second place), which ranks as the second-best indoor performance mark in program history ... Finished first in the weight throw at the NAU Open with a toss of 63-3.5 (19.29m) ... Furthest shot put was 45-3.5 (13.80m) at the MWC Indoor Championships.

2010: Finished 21st overall (206-9 / 63.03m) at the USA Track & Field Championships ... Tabbed to the Mountain West All-Conference Outdoor Track & Field Team ... Earned the Women's Outstanding Performance Award at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Crowned champion in the hammer throw with a toss of 210-2 (64.06m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Threw in eight collegiate meets including the MWC Outdoor Championships and the NCAA Preliminary ... Participated in the hammer throw (eight times), shot put (three times) and discus (once) ... Finished first in the hammer throw at two meets ... Broke the program record in the hammer throw three times in 2010 ... Furthest hammer throw was 210-2 (64.06m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Furthest shot put was 42-11.5 (13.09m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ...Furthest discus throw was 142.10 (43.54m) at the MWC Championships ... Threw in four indoor meets, including the MWC Indoor Championships ...Participated in the weight throw (four times) and shot put (once) ... Furthest weight throw was 54-10 (16.71m) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Furthest shot put was 38-3.5 (11.67m) at the Lumberjack Invitational.

2009: Competed in four indoor meets and eight outdoor meets ... Placed seventh in the weight throw at the Mountain T Invitational with a distance of 51-11.5 ... Placed 17th at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships in the shot put with a distance of 39-7.5 ... Posted indoor season bests of 40-1.00 in the shot put and 52-3.00 in the weight throw ... Started working with the hammer at the start of the outdoor season and instantly picked up the event ... Started the spring by placing third in the shot put (40-6.50), fourth in the discus (122-8.0) and ninth in the hammer throw (141-3.50) at the UNLV Classic ... Added a sixth-place finish in the hammer (155-1.00) at the Willie Williams Classic ... After competing in both the shot put and the hammer throw at the Cal-Nevada Championships, would finish out the year by competing in just the hammer ... Put it all together at the MWC Outdoor Championships, breaking the school record, placing fifth and advancing to the NCAA West Regional with a throw of 181-1.00.

High School: Graduated in 2008 from Silverado HS ... Lettered four years in track & field ... Helped the Skyhawks to four regional championships and two state championships ... Named the team's most valuable thrower all four years.

Personal: Amanda Yvette Bingson was born on Feb. 20, 1990, in Victorville, Calif. ... The daughter of Sue and Pat Bingson ... Has an older sister, Morgan ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

 
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