Crusaders Men's Cross Country BIO
Alec Hilton
Player Profile:
Alec Hilton 2288919
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Prep

• A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2016:

  • Ran season-best 8k time of 27:17.45 at the New England Championship on Oct. 8
  • Also posted 8k times of 27:47 at the Nassaney Invitational, 28:22.5 at the Patriot League Championship and 29:32 at the IC4A Championship
  • Ran the 5k in 16:31 versus New Hampshire and Providence and the five mile in 28:44 at the National Catholic Championship
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015:

  • Ran a season-best 8K time of 27:23 at the New England Championship, while also earning an 8K time of 27:30 at the Paul Short Invitational.
  • Ran his best 5K of the season at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet with a time of 16:34.
  • Also ran a 5K vs. New Hampshire and Providence, where he finished with a time of 17:18.
  • Ran the 5 mile at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational in a time of 27:09.

2014:

  • Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
  • Ran season-best 8K time of 26:58.10 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Also ran against New Hampshire 6K (41st, 21:08.50) and in the UMass Dartmouth Invitational (90th, 27:18.73), Central Connecticut Mini Meet 5K (JV, 5th, 16:22.41) and IC4A Championship 5 mile (126th, 29:36.50)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Fairfield College Preparatory School … 2013 team captain
  • Named to first team All-Southern Connecticut Conference
  • Earned New Haven Register All-Conference honors
  • Team won the 2013 SCC championship
  • Set a 5K personal record with a time of 16:19
  • Three-year member of the varsity indoor track team
  • Team captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Member of 4x800 meter SCC champion relay squad
  • Three-year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • Team captain for the 2014 season
  • Member of the 4x800 meter SCC champion relay squad
  • Participated in the relay for life club

Personal:

  • Son of Burton and Celeste Hilton
  • Has one brother (Nicholas) and one sister (Grace)
  • Majoring in Psychology

Hilton's Top 8KPerformances 

Year Time Meet (Date)
2014 26:58.10 Patriot League Championship (11/1)