Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Alanna Hitscherich
Player Profile:
Alanna Hitscherich 2289955
Position: Jumps/Hurdles
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sussex, N.J.
High School: Pope John XXIII Regional

• A Veteran Leader the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2015-2016:

  • Competed in 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, as well as high jump, triple jump and long jump events
  • Recorded a career-best time in the 100m hurdles (15.24) at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/14) and cleared a career-best distance in the long jump (5.50m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19)
  • Posted season-best times in the 55m hurdles (8.74) at New Hampshire (1/16) and in the 60m hurdles (9.12) at the UMass Boston Indoor Open (12/5)
  • Jumped season-best distances in the high jump (1.55m) at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/12) and in the triple jump (11.14m) at the UMass Boston Indoor Open (12/5)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in the 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump
  • Also competed on the 4x100-meter relay team
  • Posted season-best times in the 55 (8.68) versus New Hampshire, in the 60 (9.12) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship and the 100 (15.46) at the Holy Cross Invitational
  • Posted season-best distances in the long jump (5.36m) at the Valentine Invitational and triple jump (11.40m)  at the Holy Cross Invitational.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity indoor track team at Pope John XXIII High School
  • Team captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Earned All-Conference honors
  • Named to All-Academic team
  • Team won the state championship in 2013 and 2014
  • Set school records in the triple jump, 55 meter high hurdles and high jump
  • Four-year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • 2014 team captain
  • Won the sectional championship in the 100 meter high hurdles in 2013 and the high jump in 2014
  • Team won the state championship in 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Set school record in the triple jump
  • Earned All-American honors in the 800 meter medley and the shuttle hurdles
  • Named All-Herald Athlete in triple jump for four seasons
  • Member of National Honor Society and French Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Michael and Karen Hischerich
  • Has two sisters (Elyse and Pamela)
  • Majoring in Economics

Hitscherich’s Top Performances

Event

Time/Dist.

Meet (Date)

55m H

8.68

New Hampshire (1/17/2015)

60m H

8.83

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/20/2015)

100m H

15.24

New England Outdoor Championship (5/14/2016)

High Jump

30.12m

Jay Carisella Invitational (12/12/2015)

Long Jump

5.50m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19/2016)

Triple Jump

11.46m

High Point VertKlasse (4/3/2015)

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