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Alexandra Sisson
Position: Hurdles/Middle Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Novi, Mich.
High School: Novi HS
Major: Mathematics (3.79 GPA)
Alexandra Sisson
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/15/2011

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Took fifth in the 400m hurdles (1:04.10) at the Black and Gold meet (3/26) ... took third in the 400m hurdles (1:04.15) and ran a leg on the second-place 4x400m relay team at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (4/2) ... took sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Mid-Major Challenge (4/8-4/9) with a career best time of 1:02.79 ... placed fourth in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.84 at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (4/22) ... took second in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.41 at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... placed seventh in the 400m hurdles with a 1:03.12 at the MAC Championships (5/12-5/14) ... also ran a leg on the sixth-place 4x400m relay team ... named Academic All-MAC.

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Earned Academic All-MAC honors ...fFinished second in 600m run (1:39.10) at the Chippewa Open (12/3) ... finished runner-up in the 800m at the Chip Invite (1/14) with a time of 2:21.40 ... posted a career-best time in the 600m with a sixth place finish at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (1/22) ... set a new career-best 2:15.54 in the 800m at the Big Meet (2/11-2/12) ... set a new personal-best (2:14.99) in the 800m prelims to qualify for finals at MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26).

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran a leg in the 4x400m relay (3:48.10) that finished runner-up at the MAC Outdoor Championships … ran a season-best 1:03.34 in the 400m hurdles at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Earned second-team All-MAC honors after running a leg in the distance medley relay (11:47.94) that finished runner-up at the MAC Indoor Championships … ran 2:15.99 in the 800m at the GVSU Big Meet … named Academic All-MAC.

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Name honorable mention academic all-MAC … ran a season-best 59.63 in the 400m at the Gina Relays.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Honorable mention academic all-MAC selection … ran a season-best 59.63 in the 400m at the Gina Relays … took fourth in the 400m at the CMU Quadrangular (1:00.99) … also ran a leg in the 4x400m (4:11.16) that finished runner-up in the CMU Quadrangular.

2008 (Outdoor Track and Field): Competed in the 400m hurdles (1:03.85) at the MAC Outdoor Championships … finished runner-up in the 400m hurdles at the Compass Classic (1:04.64) and Rocket Invitational (1:04.67).

2008 (Indoor Track and Field): Competed in the 400m (59.95) at the MAC Indoor Championships … finished runner-up in the 400m (59.74) at the BGSU Quadrangular … took third in the 400m (59.88) at the Jack Skoog Open.

High School—
Seven-time state qualifier in the hurdles and relays … all-state after finishing eighth in the 300m hurdles in 2006 … holds school records in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles and 400m, and as part of the 4x200m, 4x400m and 4x800m relays … three-year captain … indoor all-state performer in the triple jump … National Honor Society member … secretary of student council … member of Students Against Drunk Driving … graduated magna cum laude.

Career Bests—
100m hurdles (14.96); 400m hurdles (1:02.79); 400m (59.5); 600m (1:37.96); 800m (2:15.54).