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Alyssa                             Scherich
Alyssa
Scherich
Class: So.
Hometown: Fairmont, W.Va.
Height: 5-7
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Distance

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • Only competed in indoor season
  • Placed third in the Gold-Blue Open in the 60 meters with a personal-best time of 8.37
  • Member of 4x400 meter relay team that finished in 17th place overall at the SPIRE Invite (3:51.63) and 10th place at the Big 12 Championships (3:55.82)
  • Personal-best time of 3:09.42 in the 1,000 meters at the Doug Raymond Invite, finishing in seventh place overall
  • Placed second overall at the WVU Invite in the 500 meters with a personal-best time of 1:18.36
  • Personal-best time of 59:47 in the 400 meters at the SPIRE Invite
  • Competed at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the 600 yards, coming in 19th place overall
  • Placed second overall in the 200 meters at the Gold-Blue Open with a time of 27.26
Prep
  • Ran for coach Eric Moffa at Fairmont Senior
  • Placed third at the West Virginia State Cross Country Championships (5,000 meter) in 2010
  • Finished first in the 5,000-meter run at the 2011 Big Ten Conference Championship with a time of 21:32
  • Ran a season-best time of 19:31 in the 5,000 meter at the 2011 West Virginia State Cross Country Championships, placing 6th
  • Honored with Big Ten Conference Runner of the Year Award
  • Named All-NCAC
  • Won the 100-meter, 400-meter and 800-meter runs at the 2012 Big Ten Conference Track and Field Championships while placing second in the 100-meter hurdles
  • Finished first at the 2012 West Virginia State Track and Field Championships in the 800-meter run with a personal best time of 2:16.69
  • Placed second and third in the 400-meter and 100-meter hurdles, respectively, at the 2012 West Virginia State Track and Field Championships
Personal
  • Daughter of Kenneth and Kimberly Scherich
  • Birthday is Sept. 1
  • Has one brother
  • Enrolled in pre-exercise physiology
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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