Alyson

Walsh

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

Bio

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

 2019 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Had a personal best in the 3,000 meters, running an 11:08.88, at the UNH Season Opener (4/6).
  • Had personal best in the 1,500 meters, running a 5:03.91, at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/29).

 2018-2019 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 12th at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships in the distance medley relay, running a 12:40.50 (2/1).

 2018 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the 800 meters, running a 2:26.57, at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).

 2017-2018 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Had a personal best in the mile, running a 5:24.50, at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/9).
  • Ran a personal best of 3:15.90 and placed sixth in the 1,000 meters vs. UNH (1/20).

2017-18:

  • Competed in the indoor 1,000m and 1 mile and outdoor 800m, 1,500m and 1 mile events.
  • Member of the 4x800m relay team.

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.
  • Majoring in economics.

Walsh's Top Performances:

Year Event Time Meet (Date)
2019 3000m (outdoor) 11:08.88 UNH Season Opener (4/6)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 5:03.91 Black & Gold Invitational (3/29)
2018 1,000m (indoor) 3:15.90 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/20)
2018 1 mile (indoor) 5:24.50 David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/9)
2018 800m (outdoor) 2:26.57 Holy Cross Invitational (4/21)
2018 1,500m (outdoor) 5:12.37 Black & Gold Invitational (3/31)
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