Alec

Hilton

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Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Prep

Bio

A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 1,500 and 5,000-meter runs
  • Posted career-best times in the 1,500-meter run (4:16.53) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24) 
  • Placed 14th in the 5,000-meter run (15:53.27) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Finished third in the 5,000-meter run (16:27.73) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders in the 3,000m steeplechase with a team-best time of 10:09.80 at the  Skyhawk Invitational (4/30)
  • Also competed in 1,500m, one-mile, 3,000m and 5,000m runs
  • Recorded career-best times in the 3,000m (9:04.51) at Maine (2/6), in the 5,000m (5:54.40) at the Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2) and in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:09.80) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/30)
  • Posted season-best times in the 1,500m (4:16.69) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27) and in the one-mile (4:51.39) at New Hampshire (1/16)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs and 3,000-meter steeplechase
  • Ran season-best times in the 3,000 (9:49.78) versus Maine, in the 5,000 (16:17.21) at the Brown Springtime Open and the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:46.35) at the Holy Cross Invitational.

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)
  • Has not yet declared a major.

Hilton’s Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

1,500m

4:16.53

Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24/2017) 

1 Mile

4:51.39

New Hampshire (1/16/2016)

3,000m

9:04.51

Maine (2/6/2016)

5,000m

5:54.40

Central Connecticut Invitational (10:09.80)

3,000m  Steeple

10:09.80

Skyhawk Invitational (4/30/2016)

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