Alyssa Christoffer
Alyssa  Christoffer

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Western Springs, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township HS

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
04/21/1995

10/13/2017

MXC Tops 6 Ranked Foes at Wisconsin

Emma Benner and Jaret Carpenter led the way for the women and men

10/12/2017

Nuttycombe Invite Next for XC

The Boilermakers compete in their final big meet before Big Tens

09/30/2017

MXC 7th, WXC 15th at Louisville Meet

The Boilermakers faced the nation's best on both sides

09/29/2017

XC Heads to Greater Louisville Classic

Saturday's meet is at the same site as the NCAA Championships

09/15/2017

Benner, Carpenter Lead XC to Team Wins

The Boilermakers swept the Indiana Intercollegiates for the first time since 2001

2016 (SENIOR)
  • Competed in 6 events including Big 10 Championships and NCAA Regionals
  • Finished 12th at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships
2015 (JUNIOR)
  • Competed in 5 events including Big 10 Championships and NCAA Regionals
  • Best finish of 7th at Tennessee Tech open
2015 (Sophomore)
  • Ran in five races during the season, including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Regional.
  • Ran a season-best 6k at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 21:39.0 to finish 62nd.
  • Was Purdue's fifth runner at the regional, finishing with a time of 21:49.0 in the 6k to take 56th.
  • Had a Purdue-best 5k at Notre Dame with a time of 17:57.2.
2014: Ran in two events, including the three-mile race at the Indiana Intercollegiates with a time of 18.35.5 ... finished first for Purdue at the Illini Open 5k with a time of 13.39.5 where the team came in sixth.  

2013: 
Did not compete.

High School:Three-year letterwinner in track and field and two in cross country ... named all conference during her sophomore season in the 800m outdoors ... helped 4x800m relay team take third at conference as a junior and senior ... won section championships in the 4x800m as a senior ... helped team win section and conference championships in track in 2012 and 2013 ... was on high school's honor roll all four years ... member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society.

Personal:Alyssa Shirley Christoffer was born April 21, 1995, to parents Willard and Lucy Christoffer ... has an older brother, Charles ... majoring in biological engineering ... enjoys reading, hiking, running and swimming in her free time.

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