Women's Cross Country

Amira Joseph -


Portland, Ore.

High School:


Amira  Joseph


November Student-Athletes of the Month: Amira Joseph and Patton Robinette

Commodores recognized for academic achievements and leadership


Senior circuit: Quintet of 'Dores leave legacy on course

From October issue of Commodore Nation


Vanderbilt takes 27th at NCAA Championships

Liz Anderson was the top-finisher for the 'Dores


Vandy set for third-straight NCAA appearance

No. 25 Vanderbilt previewed the wet and muddy LaVern Gibson Championship Course, Friday


Commodores run back into NCAA Championships

Dores finish second to secure automatic bid


2013 SEC Cross Country Championships

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.


2011 SEC Championships

Vanderbilt won the 2011 SEC Women's Cross Country Championship.


XC 2011 Fun Run

The women's cross country team brought a camera along on one of their runs.


2011 Commodore Classic

The Commodore Classic at Percy Warner Park on Sept. 17, 2011. Women placed 4th, men 9th out of 24 participating schools.

Major: Neuroscience

• 2014All-Region Team
• 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team
• 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Joseph's Track Bio: HERE

Top Cross Country Times
4K - 15:10.84 (2011 Belmont-Vanderbilt Opener)
5K - 17:21.06 (2014 Commodore Classic)
6K - 20:15.10 (2014 NCAA Regionals)

Joseph's Times on TFRRS.com

2014 Cross Country: Set a personal best of 20:15.10 and earned a spot on the All-Region team after finishing 14th at the NCAA South Region championships and helping the Commodores win their first-ever Region title. ... Made her fourth consecutive apperance at the NCAA Championship, finishing 173rd with a 21.43.30 time over the 6K course. ... Set a personal best of 20:15.10 at the NCAA Regionals, placing 14th. ... Earned a 22nd place finish at the SEC Championships in 20:45.50. ... Took 85th place at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 6K with a time of 21:05. ... At the Roy Griak Invitational, was the top Commodore to finish the 6K, taking 34th place in 22:10.00. ...Finished sixth at the Commodore Classic with a personal-best time of 17:21.06. ...Took 13th with a time of 18:09.04 at the Belmont Opener.

2013 Cross Country: Finished 29th at the SEC Championship in a time of 21:29.00... Ran her first 6K of the season at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in a time of 21:38... Started her season late running for the first time at the Greater Louisville Classic in October posting a personal-best 18:05.13 over the 5K course.

2012 Cross Country: Opened the season with a 13th place finish at the Belmont Opener, finishing 13th in 15:12.2 to help Vanderbilt win the meet ... Ran the Commodore Classic in 23:27.6 to finish 86th ... Finished 19th in the Greater Louisville Classic (blue race), running the 5K in 18:22.0 ... Ran in both NCAA meets, finishing 42nd at the South Regional (21:06.6) and helping Vanderbilt finish second to secure an automatic berth in the national meet ... Ran the NCAA Championships in 21:45.8.

2012 Track: Ran in the 1500 meters and two steeplechase events during the outdoor season ... Posted a 2000 meter steeplechase time of 7:17.69 at the Vanderbilt Invitational and a 3000 meter steelplechase time of 11:06.06 at the Colonial Relays ... Posted a 1500 meter time of 4:49.65 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Did not compete during indoor season.

2011 Cross Country: Finished seventh for her team at the SEC Championships, setting a personal record with a time of 21:25.51 ... Also earned SEC All-Freshman honors as one of the top-seven freshmen in the race (21st overall) ... Was the team's seventh runner at the NCAA Championships ... Paced her team at the Pre-Nationals with a time of 21:52 ... Clocked a time of 22:32 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week on September 20 ... Placed 23rd overall at the Belmont-VU Opener with a time of 15:10.84.

High School (Portland Jesuit): Finished seventh individually at the 2010 Oregon 6A State XC Meet in her first season ever running cross country ... She helped her team to the 6A State Championship ... Ran as the number two runner on her fourth-place finishing team at the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) ... Focused primarily on soccer up until her senior year ... 4.0 student in high school.

Personal: Daughter of Phillip and Janice Joseph. Sister of Rachael (21), Alex (19), Ava (14), and Elise (12). Amira likes bunnies and jumbo bowls of popcorn.

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