Michael Amoako
Michael Amoako
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Teaneck, N.J.
High School: Teaneck
Position: Sprints
Major: Electrical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests

200m – 24.03
400m – 51.47
600m – 1:28.33

200m - 22.39
400m - 50.14

2016-17: NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Apr. 18)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in five meets... Finished 18th in the 200m at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in 22.39... Was a member of 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams at the D3 Outdoor Championship that were 11th and eighth, respectively... At the NEWMAC Championship, his 4x100 team was third in 43.10 and the 4x400 team was fourth in 3:26.69.

2015-16: Competed in seven indoor meets and one outdoor meet as a freshman … crossed the line first at both the Gordon Kelly Invite (52.96) on Feb. 13 and with the 4x400 relay team (3:27.64) at the Tufts Cupid Challenge on Feb. 6 ... notched a PR in the 400m dash with a time of 51.47 at the John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/29-30) ... ran a season best time of 1:28.33 in the 600m at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/23) ... competed in one outdoor meet, the MIT Quad (4/9).

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering with a minor in business analytics... Did an internship as a software developer at TOMO!... Undergraduate research with the Learning and Intelligent System's Group of CSAIL.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Teaneck High School … also attended the New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology  (GSET) … four-time varsity letterwinner … earned a gold medal as well as second place in the league in the 800m indoor … 2014 Most Determined Male Athlete and Most Improved Varsity Male Athlete … Freshman MVP …  also competed on the football team … National Honor Society … mentored underclassmen and middle schoolers as a cabinet member of S.O.L.V.E. … leader of S.O.L.V.E’s publicity team … president of the Robotics Club … team captain of the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge Robotics Team … Teaneck High School Student Ambassador … co-captain of Moody’s Mega Math Challenge Team … Valedictorian … Principal’s Honor Roll … Student of the Month … S.O.L.V.E. Excellence Award … placed second in the robotics competition at GSET … National Achievement Scholarship … NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete … Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship … Commended National Merit Scholar … AP Scholar … Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award … Certificate of Excellence in English … Student-Athlete Award … John Czeterko Excellence in Science Award … Teaneck High School Plaque Award.