Alyssa Christoffer
Alyssa  Christoffer

RS Senior

Western Springs, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township





Spring 2017 Graduates

75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree


Tyson, Iowa State Invite Next for T&F

Elite meets on tap this week for the Boilermakers


87 Boilers Named Academic All-B1G

Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16


T&F Wraps up Shamrock Invite

The Boilermakers concluded their spring break trip Saturday


Four Podium Finishes Highlight B1Gs Day 1

The Boilermakers earned three silvers and a bronze Friday

2017 (JUNIOR)
  • Competed in six indoor and four outdoor meets
  • Ran the 5k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and had a PR of 17:24.81
  • Also ran the 1500m and 3k


  • Competed in five indoor and six outdoor meets
  • Finished 19th in the 3k at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 9:49.92, her PR
  • Finished 23rd in the 5k at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a time of 17:44.98
  • Ran an outdoor 5k PR of 17:11.98 at the Texas Relays, where she was 10th
  • Had a mile PR of 4:57.93 at the Iowa State Classic
  • Had a 1500m PR of 4:36.43 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou where she was 14th
  • Finished fifth at the Shamrock Invite in the 3k, where she ran a time of 10:06.02

2015 (FRESHMAN): Competed in three events indoors and three events outdoors ... finished 18th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 5k with a time of 17:44.59 ... had a 5k PR of 17:29.94 at the Kansas Relays where she finished third ... had an outdoor 1,500m PR of 4:43.96 at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite ... indoor 3k PR was 10:10.02 at the Notre Dame Invite.

2014 (FRESHMAN):
Did not compete in any indoor/outdoor meets in the 2013-14 track seasons for the Boilermakers.

High School: Three-time varsity letterwinner in track and field and two in cross-country; 2012 and 2013 sectional and conference champions; participated in the all-conference outdoor sophomore 800m race; her senior year, placed third in 4x800m relay at the conference meet and was 4x800m sectional champions.

Personal: Alyssa Christoffer was born on April 21, 1995, in Chicago, Ill., to parents Williard and Lucy Christoffer; has an older brother, Charles; majoring in biological engineering; enjoys reading, hiking, swimming and running.


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