Alanna

Hitscherich

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Glenwood, N.J.
High School: Pope John XXIII Regional

Bio

• A Veteran Leader the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 60-meter dash, 55, 60 and 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump
  • Recorded career-best time in the 55-meter hurdles (8.50) at UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21), 100-meter hurdles (15.00) at the Tiger Track Classic (4/7) and in the 60-meter dash (8.15) at the Tiger’s All Comers Invitational (1/14)
  • Posted career-best distance in the long jump (5.84m) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (4/7)
  • Set Holy Cross record for the long jump (5.69m) at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational and re-set the same record (5.84m) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Placed fifth in the long jump (5.57m), sixth in the triple jump (11.35m) and eighth in the 60-meter hurdles (8.85) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24)
  • Advanced to the IC4A/ECAC Indoor Track & Field Championships (3/3) and placed fifth in the long jump (5.64m)
  • Named Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week
  • Named C&R Tire Crusader of the Week twice
  • Honored with GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week
  • Named to Academic All-Patriot League and the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

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)

60m

8.15

Tiger’s All Comers Invitational (1/14/2017)

55m H

8.50

UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)

60m H

8.83

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/20/2015)

100m H

15.00

Tiger Track Classic (4/7/2017)

High Jump

69.12m

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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