Amanda Mercado
Amanda Mercado
Year: So.
Hometown: Murrieta Valley
High School: Murrieta Valley HS
Position: Throws

MURRIETA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Was on the varsity track team all four years at Murrieta Valley High School...won her team's Rookie of the Year award freshman year...qualified for the Arcadia Invitational her junior year...placed eighth in the shot put at indoor state championships her senior year (36.5")...Tossed a personal best 36.8.75"in the shot put her sophomore season.

PERSONAL
Born in Chula Vista, Calif....her parents are Jaime and Valerie... she has a younger brother Hayden, who does Tae Kwon Do...she's currently majoring in communications with a focus in public relations...in her free time she enjoys baking, painting, cooking, listening to music, and shopping.

FAVORITES
Place(s) to Run: Mountian trails
Athletic Team: San Diego Chargers, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, USATF, USC Football, Oregon Football
Movie(s): Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Holiday, Mean Girls
Musical Artist(s): Bob Marley, Miquel, J Cole, Rihanna
Actor/ Actress(s): Seth Rogen, Vince Vaughn, Jason Segel, Tom Hardy, Michelle Rodriguez, Naya Rivera
Food: Sushi