Track & Field



Notre Dame Advances Four More into Sunday Finals Races at ACC Championship

Sprinter Alex Groesch won his heat in the 400m and earned the last spot in the finals.

AS A JUNIOR: Returned to the Irish track and field team in a major way, grabbing her first All-America and all-BIG EAST honors, after sitting out most of the 2008 season ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the first meet of the season, clocking a personal-best time of 8.70 for a first-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... also won the long jump with a jump of 5.87 meters ... finished in sixth place in the shot put with a throw of 11.60 meters ... took first place in the high jump (1.71m) and second place in the 60-meter hurdles (8.64) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... also finished sixth in the shot put with a throw of 12.02 meters ... notched her first all-BIG EAST honors, finishing second in the pentathlon with 3,955 points and second in the long jump with a leep of 6.04 meters ... also finished 10th in the high jump ... took first place in the pentathlon with 4,015 points at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... garnered her first All-American honor after finishing ninth with a school-record 4,069 points in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... became Notre Dame's first-ever multi-event All-American ... finished third (13.91) in the 100-meter hurdles and finished 14th in the 200 meters at the Arizona State Invitational ... took fourth place in the long jump (5.87 meters) and xth in the 100-meter hurdles at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... finished sixth in the high jump with a jump of 1.70 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational ... ran the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 13.82 to finish third at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational ... finished second in the heptathlon with 5,365 points at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, earning her first outdoor all-BIG EAST honor ... also finished fifth in the 100-meter hurdles ... took sixth place in the 100-meter hurdles (13.74) and the high jump (1.65 meters) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... completed the 2008 season with a 23rd-place showing (13.74) in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regionals ... also appeared at NCAA Championships ... finished 15th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in several events at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Stepped onto the Irish squad and made her impact felt immediately, setting a school record in the pentathlon ... earned a BIG EAST qualification in the 60-meter hurdles at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... also earned league qualifying marks in the high jump (1.59m, 5-2 1/2) and long jump (5.49m, 18 1/4) ... competed in the pentathlon at the Notre Dame Invitational, logging a school-record 3,655 points on her way to victory ... placed fourth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the pentathlon, scoring 3,647 points to help Irish win team title ... in the outdoor season, scored a BIG EAST qualifying mark in the shot put at the Indy Relays (12.67m, 41-7) ... competed in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST outdoor meet ... took fifth with 4,736 points in the grueling, seven-discipline competition.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letter track and field letterwinner at Williamsville South High School ... 15-time All-American at all levels in seven different events, including the long jump, triple jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles, pentathlon, heptathlon, and shot put ... won four USATF junior titles and six state championships in various events ... named 2001 USATF Junior Olympics Multi-Event Athlete of the Year after setting national record in pentathlon (3,512 points) ... also owns New York state record in the outdoor pentathlon ... achieved national rankings in each of her four years of high school ... won state pentathlon championships her junior and senior seasons while garnering all-state and all-conference honors all four years ... served as varsity captain each year since entering seventh grade ... also earned letters in gymnastics and swimming during her career ... was a member of the USA Junior National Gymnastics Team from age 9-12 ... member of Student Council and Pep Club ... born Jan. 30, 1987 in Buffalo, N.Y. ... daughter of Susan and Sam Hasan ... oldest of three children ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

Alyissa Hasan
Alyissa  Hasan


Williamsville, NY

High School:
Williamsville South




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