Amelia Bannister
Amelia Bannister

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Concord, Mich.

High School:
Albion

Position:
Sprints


05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

03/22/2013

Amelia Bannister: Spartan Sprinter Bounces Back

Michigan State redshirt senior Amelia Bannister talks about her collegiate career and her hopes for a strong return.

05/31/2012

2012 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

102 Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

04/19/2012

Polytan, Al Owens Classic on tap for this weekend

The Spartan Track & Field team hits the road this weekend with members of the squad traveling to the Polytan Invitational and the Al Owens Classic.

Collegiate Bests
• 400m - 55.62
• 600m - 1:29.79
• 800m - 2:09.50

2012-13:
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Did not compete.

2011-12:
• Academic All-Big Ten

• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR
: Part of the 4x400 relay that placed second at the MSU Spartan Invite (3:48.20), third at the Raleigh Relays (3:42.5) and 17th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a time of 3:37.97 ... Ran her best time of the season in the 400m dash (55.62) at the Raleigh Relays.
INDOOR
: Placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships in the 600-meter with a time of 1:30.16 ... Part of the 4x400 relay that broke the school's 29-year-old indoor record with a time of 3:39.79 at the Indiana Invitational ... Won the 800m run at the Notre Dame invite in a time of 2:11.54 ... Ran her best time of the year in the 800m run (2:09.5) at the SPIRE Invite.


2010-11:
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:
Did not compete.
INDOOR: Started the indoor season with a third-place finish in 2:12.05 in the 800m run (Kentucky Track & Field Invitational) ... Earned first place in the 800m at the Notre Dame Invitational with a winning time of 2:16.06 ... Aided the 4000m distance medley relay team to post a third-place school-record time of 11:17.62 ... Had two top performances at the GVSU Big Meet ... Finished first in the 600m with a time of 1:30.68 and helped the 4x400m relay team earn third place with a time of 3:45.82 ... Ran in the 600m, 4000m distance medley relay and 4x400m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships... Finished third in the 600m with a season-best time of 1:29.79 ... Aided the 4x400m relay team to a fifth-place finish time of 3:44.46.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Ran in the 400m, 4x400 relay and 4x100 relay at Spartan Invite, Sun Angel Track Classic and Indiana State Quad ... Turned in a season-best time of 56.16 in the 400m at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Contributed to the 4x400m relay time of 3:44.24 at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Also, aided the 4x000m relay team post a time of 45.52 at the NCAA Division I East Region preliminaries.

High School:
Four year letterwinner in both track and cross country at Albion ... Four time all-state and all-conference ... Three-time state champion in the 800m run ... Two-time state champion in both the 100m and 400m events ... Placed third in the 4x400 state meet event ... Three-year captain for track & field team.

Personal:
Born on March 4, 1991 ... Daughter of Dale Bannister and Christy Klein ... Majoring in nursing.