Alyssa Christoffer
Alyssa  Christoffer

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Western Springs, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township HS

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
04/21/1995

11/10/2016

Great Lakes Regional Next for XC

The Boilermakers head to Madison to compete for NCAA bids

10/28/2016

XC Heads to Minnesota for Big Tens

The championship portion of the season begins Sunday for cross country

10/15/2016

XC Battled Nation's Best at Pre-Nationals

Thirteen teams across both genders competed in Saturday's meet

10/14/2016

Pre-Nationals Next Test for Harriers

The Boilermakers will compete against several top-30 teams this weekend.

10/01/2016

Benner, Carpenter Lead XC at ND

The women were 12th and the men 16th at Notre Dame

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.

@PurdueTrackXC

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