Alyson

Walsh

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: LaSalle Academy

Bio

2017:

  • Competed in the 3k, 5k and 6k races

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coach Kelly Martin
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Named State Champions (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and New England Champions (2015)
  • Earned First Team All-State (2016) and Second Team All-State (2015)
  • Was awarded the La Salle Principal’s Award 
  • Also a three-year member of the varisty indoor and outdoor track and field teams under head coach David Wright
  • Served as captain senior year
  • Named State Champions (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) for indoor track
  • Earned First Team All-Class in the 4x800m event (2016), First Team All-State 4x800m event (2016), Second Team All-Class (2nd place 1500m in 2017) and Second Team All-State 4x800m (2017)

  • Finish in second place in state meet in 2016 for outdoor track

  • Named to the Third Team All-State in the 4x800m event (2015) and First Team All-State in the 4x800m event (2016)

  • Member of National Honor Society (2016-17), Spanish National Honor Society (2016-17) and won the Springfield College Book Award

Personal:

  • Daughter of Stephen and Lynn
  • Has one brother (Stevie)
  • Relatives who attended Holy Cross: Thomas Mazza (uncle), Class of 1976 and Christine Mazza (aunt), Class of 1976

Walsh's Top Performances:

Distance Time Meet (Date)
3k 10:58 CCSU Mini Meet (10/20/17)
5k 19:10 UMass Dartmouth XC Invitational (9/16/17)
6k 22:51 Paul Short Open (9/29/17)

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