Amanda Kautzer
Amanda Kautzer
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Plymouth, Minn.
High School: Benilde-St. Margaret's

College: 2019-20: Kautzer was a three-time qualifier at the NCAA Championships. She received the NCAA's Elite 90 award in 2020, having the best grade-point average of anyone at the Championships with her 4.0 in biomedical engineering. In 2019 she was a Google Cloud Division II Academic All-American and has been on the USCSCA All-Academic Team three times. Kautzer was a Central Regional Champion in 2019 in the classic and placed 17th at the 2019 NCAA Championship in the classic. She is a three-time All-CCSA selection and three-time All-Central Region finisher. Kautzer has also performed on the world stage at the 2020 U23 World Ski Championships in Germany and competed at the Junior World Championships three times from 2015-17 as a biathlete.

2018-19: NCAA Central Region Skiing Champion (15K Classic) … NCAA All-Region First Team … All-CCSA First Team… Google Cloud Division II Academic All-American (At-Large) … Google Cloud Division II Academic All-District (At-Large) … Named to USCSCA All-Academic Team … Finished 17th in the 15K Classic at the 2019 NCAA National Skiing Championships  … Named Most Improved Female Skier … Named Co-Most Outstanding Women’s Skier … Earned Scholastic Achievement Award.

College: 42nd in the pursuit at World Juniors 2017, IBU Junior Cup and Open European Championships

High School: A graduate of Benilde-St. Margaret's ... National Champion Classic Sprint, Silver Medal Skate Sprint, 4x All-American

Personal: Participates in Biomaterials Research lab ... Enjoys adventuring, canoeing, reading, knitting, photography ... Dual majoring in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering.