Natasha Amazan
Natasha  Amazan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Rochelle, N.Y.

High School:
New Rochelle

Height:
5-4

Position:
Throws

Major:
Psychology

12/06/2013

Host St. John's Opens Season At Bill Ward Invitational

Red Storm won 10 individual events at last year's meet in South Huntington, N.Y.

12/05/2013

Jim Hurt Previews Indoor Track & Field Season And Schedule

Red Storm hosts the Bill Ward Invitational on Friday, Dec. 6 before competing in as many as 10 more meets after Christmas.

03/17/2013

Red Storm Opens Outdoor Season With Black & Gold Challenge At UCF

Rikka Lovely won the 200-meter dash for the Red Storm.

03/13/2013

St. John's Indoor Track & Field Season Roundup

Fifth-place finish at the ECAC Indoor track & field Championship highlights season.

03/01/2013

Red Storm Prepares To Finish Indoor Season At ECAC Championships

Thirteen St. John's competitors set sights on the podium at the ECAC Championships.

04/24/2012

Metropolitan Championships

2012 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships

01/30/2012

2012 Indoor Metropolitan Championships

2012 Indoor Metropolitan Championships New York City Armory

04/17/2011

St. John's Monday Meeting

Photos from the Monday Meeting on April 11 at DaSilva Memorial Track.

As A Junior (2012- 2013): Indoor - Shot Put: claimed four first place finishes throughout the season ... opened her season with a winning effort at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 3) with a throw of 13.21 meters ... topped the competition at both the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 7) and Princeton Women's Quad (Jan. 11) with throws of 13.56 meters and 12.81 meters, respectively ... repeated as individual champion at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships (Jan. 24-25), placing first with a throw of 13.16 meters ... Weight Throw: posted four top-3 finishes throughout the season and set a new personal best of 17.12 meters in an 11th-place finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... Outdoor - competed in the hammer throw at the UCF Black & Gold meet (March 3), posting a best throw of 45.17 meters.

As A Sophomore (2011-12): Indoor - Shot Put: recorded seven top-three finishes during the season ... qualified for BIG EAST competition with a 13.12 meter throw at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) ... placed second at the Princeton Quad Meet (Jan. 14) with a throw of 13.07 meters ... took home an individual title at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 26) with a career-best 14.03 meter performance ... earned All-BIG EAST honors with a sixth place throw of 13.82 meters at the BIG EAST Championship (Feb. 18) ... finished ninth at the ECAC Championships (March 3) with a 13.59 meter throw ... Weight Throw: opened the season with four top-five finishes ... earned a spot in the ECAC Championship with a 16.00 meter throw at the Long Island Championships (Jan. 20) ... posted a new career-high with a 16.18 meter throw at the Metropolitan Championship (Jan. 26) ... Outdoor - Shot Put: accumulated four second place finishes in the first four meets of the season ... used a career-best 14.63 meter throw at the ECAC Championships (May 11) to attain All-East Honors ... Hammer Throw: achieved a third place finish at the FDU Knight Classic (March 31) with a career-best 47.16 meter throw.

As A Freshman (2010-11): Indoor - Shot Put: finished in the top ten in all but one meet ... threw 11.24 meters at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) to finish second overall ... won the NYU Gotham Cup (Jan. 14) with a throwing distance of 12.05 meters ... placed fifth at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 29) with a throw of 12.68 meters ... recorded her season-best throw of 12.69 meters at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 5) ... Weight Throw: came in second at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) with a throw of 14.16 meters ... had her season-best throw at the Fordham Christmas Classic (Dec. 10) with a distance of 15.24 meters ... placed twentieth in the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 19) with a throw of 14.43 meters ... Outdoor - Shot Put: opened the season with a second place finish at the Walt Disney World Invitational (March 18) with a throw of 12.67 meters ... earned a spot at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 12.93 meters to place tenth at the Penn Relays (April 28) ... had her best performance of the season with a distance of 13.08 meters at the BIG EAST Championships (May 6) ... Discus Throw: put together four top-ten finishes ... finished seventh at the Sam Howell Invitational (April 1) with a throw of 32.18 meters ... placed eighth at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) with a season-best throw of 33.48 meters ... Hammer Throw: took ninth at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) by throwing 44.58 meters.

At New Rochelle: Five-year letterwinner in track ... also played soccer ... earned her school's Athlete of the Year award in 2010 ... placed sixth in the NYSPHSAA state meet in the shot put and discus ... finished 13th at the Nike Nationals in the weight throw.

Personal: Daughter of Rose Marie and Michel Amazon ... has one sibling, Michelle (35) ... plans to study psychology ... enjoys playing violin ... is involved in the Midnight Run and youth ministry.

Off the Track
Favorite Book: "Three Cups of Tea," by Greg Mortenson
Favorite Movie: "Beautiful Mind"
Favorite TV Show: "Anderson Cooper 360"
Favorite Pro Athlete: Reese Hoffa

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