Amber Brunmeier
Position: XC/Distance
Year: Senior
City/State: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa
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Brunmeier Photos


Mile Run 3000m Run 5000m Run
5:12.09 9:58.89 17:01.59


1,500m Run 3,000m Run 5,000m Run 10,000m Run
4:48.10 9:56.71 16:56.13 35:35.28


5k 6k
18:42 21:54.30

2011-12: Track & Field:
Had best track and field season of her career during senior year ... took first in the 5,000-meter run at the BGSU Challenge (1/14) ... ran personal-bests and scored in both the 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run at the Indoor MAC Championships, taking seventh in the 3,000 with a time of 9:58.89 and third in the 5,000 with a time of 17:01.59 to help WMU take third overall (2/25) ... took third in the 3,000-meter run at the SeaRay Relays, setting a new outdoor personal-best time of 9:56.71 (4/14) ... took first overall in the 5,000-meter run at the Dave Rankin Invitational with an outdoor personal-best time of 16:56.13 (4/20) ... ran the sixth best 10,000-meter run time in program history to take fourth at the Drake Relays with a time of 35:35.28 (4/25) ... scored in both the 5,000-meter run and the 10,000-meter run at the Outdoor MAC Championship, taking fourth in the 5,000 and third in the 10,000 to help WMU finish third (4/10-12).

Cross Country:
Finished eighth overall at the Crusader Invite with a 5k time of 18:51.30 (9/2) ... finished fourth overall with a 6k time of 22:06.10 to help WMU take second at the George Dales Invitational (9/9) ... finished third overall and helped WMU too a second-place finish at the Michigan Intercollegiates (10/7) ... earned first collegiate individual win and helped WMU to a first place finish at the Ball State University invitational with a 6k time of 22:05.10 (10/14) ... ran season-best 6k time of 21:54.3 and placed 22nd overall at the MAC Championship (10/29).

2010-11: Track & Field: Competed in eight meets during the indoor season, primarily in the 3000m and 5000m run ... placed first in the mile run at the Toledo Icebreaker (1/7) ... placed first in the 5000m run at the BGSU Challenge (1/15) ... ran a personal best of 5:12.09 in the mile run at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/22) ... placed third in the 3000m run at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/28) ... recorded a personal best of 1:00.97 in the 3000m. run at the GVSU Big Meet ... competed in the 3000m and 5000m run in her first MAC Championship (2/25) ... set a personal best of 17:25.62 in the 5000m run at the MAC Championship (2/25) ... competed primarily in the 1,500 meter run, 5,000 meter run and 10,000 meter run during the outdoor season ... ran a career-best 10k time of 39:29.50 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/15) ... ran a personal-best 1,500m time of 4:51.60 at the Toledo Invitational (5/6) ... scored for the first time in in her career at a MAC Championship with a seventh place finish in the 10k (5/12).

Cross Country: Had a career-best season, placing in WMU's top five in all six races she competed in, never finishing below third for WMU all season ... took fourth overall and was WMU's second finisher at the Valparaiso Invitational with a 5k time of 18:37.56 (9/3) ...  ran a season-best 5k time at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing 10th overall and was WMU's second finisher with a time of 18:13 (10/1) ... ran a season and personal-best 6k time of 21:58.30 to take 28th overall and WMU's second finisher, helping the Broncos to a sixth place finish at the 2010 Mid-American Conference Championships (10/30).

2009-10: Track & Field: Competed in the 3,000 meter run during the indoor season with best time of 10:37.60 coming at the CMU Invitational (1/30/10) … competed in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter runs during the outdoor season … finished in sixth place in the 5,000 meter run at the EMU Twilight meet with a time of 18:10.62 (4/16/10) … ran in the 10,000 meter run for the first time in her career at the MAC Championships and finished with a time of 38:58.12 (5/15/10).

Cross Country: Turned in season-best time in a 6k at the George Dales Invitational with a mark of 25:09.25 (6/18/09) … ran season-best time in a 5k with a mark of 19:50 at the Loyola Lakeshore Invitational (10/3/09) … competed at the MAC Championships but did not factor in WMU’s scoring (10/31/09).

2008-09: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

HIGH SCHOOL: School record holder in Cross Country for the 5k ... won conference and regionals her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... was named all-state sophomore and junior seasons and all-conference her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... finished in fifth place at the state finals in her sophomore year and 13th her junior year ... finished second at regionals in the two-mile run for track & field during junior season ... was a member of National Honors Society.

PERSONAL: Graduated from West Ottawa High School in 2008 ... special education major ... daughter of Steve and Sandy Brunmeier ... born March 2, 1989 in Holland, Mich.