UNLV: A developing distance runner ... Enters her second year with the track program.
2009: Competed in two indoor meets and did not run during the outdoor season ... Finished eighth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:43.88 at the Lumberjack Invitational ... Placed eighth in the mile run with a time of 5:59.10 at the Mountain Ts Invitational.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Valley Center HS ... Lettered four times in cross country and track and field ... In 2006, she broke the school's 800-meter record with a time of 2:16 and the 1,600-meter record with a time of 5:10 ... Team advanced to state championships all four seasons ... Named first team all-league and first team All-CIF all four years ... Also earned three letters in soccer.
Personal: Amber Lee Throop ... Born on, April 8, 1990, in Escondido, CA ... The daughter of Jeffrey and Jennifer Throop ... Has two siblings, Rachel and Jason ... Plans on majoring in psychology.