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University of Miami Athletics

Alyssa McClure

position

Sprints

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Baltimore, Md.

High School

Digital Harbor

Alyssa McClure - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2014 OUTDOOR All-AMERICA, HONORABLE MENTION (100m)
2014 ACC CHAMPION, 100M
2014 ACC CHAMPION, 4x100m
2014 All-ACC, OUTDOOR (100M, 4x100m)

2014 Outdoor:  Opened her outdoor season with a pair of victories, winning the women’s 100m with a time of 11.55 seconds and taking the women’s 200m with a personal-best time of 23.75 seconds at the Hurricane Invitational … Placed third in the 200m with a time of 23.99 seconds and was a member of the top collegiate finishing team with a time of 45.49 at the Miami Invitational … Was a member of SMR team that had a time of 3:47.21 placing fourth at Florida Relays that ranks second in school history … Member of the 4x100m relay that placed third with a time of 45.06 at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Won her preliminary heat of the 100m with a time of 11.74 seconds at the ACC Championships … Won the 100m finals with a time of 11.62 seconds at the ACC Championships … Member of the first place 4x100m relay team that finished in the time of 45.06 seconds at the ACC Championships … Finished fourth in the women’s 100m dash with a time of 11.58 seconds at the LSU Invitational … Member of the third place 4x100m relay finishing in 44.94 seconds at the LSU Invitational … Finished third in the 100m dash with a time of 11.76 seconds at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Placed third in heat 2 of the women’s 100m dash with a personal-best time of 11.44 seconds at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round. This time ranks fifth in school history … Posted a time of 11.62 seconds in the women’s 100m semifinal at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.       

2014 Indoor:  Placed in the 60m at Nittany Lion Challenge with a time of 7.57 seconds … Placed sixth at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet in the women’s 60m Blue division with a time of 7.55 … Finished fifth in the 60m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet witha  time of 7.59 seconds … Placed eighth in the women’s 200m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet … Finished fifth in the 60m at the 2014 ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 7.47 seconds.

2013 Outdoor: Recorded four top-three finishes on season, including second-place finish at Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational as member of 4×1 relay team that recorded time of 45.05 seconds… Ran personal-best 11.70 seconds in women’s 100m dash at Miami Hurricane Invitational, en route to second-place finish… Ran personal-best 57.04 seconds in women’s 400m dash at Miami Invitational… Member of women’s 1600 sprint medley relay team that finished third at Florida Relays with time of 3:50.17

2013 Indoor: Recorded four top-three finishes on season, including third place finish in women’s 60m dash at ACC Championships with personal-best 7.36 seconds. That ranks 5th in school history … Also ran personal-best 24.20 seconds in women’s 200m dash at ACC Championships… Part of 4×4 relay team that finished second at New Mexico Classic with time of 3:48.75… Finished third in women’s 60m dash at New Mexico Classic with time of 7.50 seconds.

2012 Outdoor: Her team placed 2nd in in the ACC Championship’s 4×100 meter relay, with a time of 44.96… in the Hurricane Alumni Invitational’s 100 meters she finished with a team best time of 12.19… had aseason best time of 58.71 in the 400 meters at the Florida Relay

2012 Indoor: Ran a season-best time in the 60 meters of 7.57 in the prelims of the Iowa State Classic, then placed second in the final with a time of 7.60… narrowly missed the final at the ACC Championships with a prelim time of 7.58.

2011 Outdoor: Her best time in the 100m dash came at the Florida Relays where she finished in 11.88 seconds… She also competed one time in the 200m dash and 400m dash where she finished with times of 24.61 seconds and 57.32 seconds… Was a member of the 4x100m relay that ran a 44.95 second time at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational and the 4x400m relay that finished the Florida Relays with a time of 3:40.36.

2011 Indoor: Competed in the 60m race where she had a season-best time of 7.42 seconds at the ACC Indoor Championships… In the 200m relay her best time of 24.48 seconds also came at the ACC Indoor Championships… Was a member of the 4x400m relay that placed fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 3:39.10.

High School: Competed in the 100 meter and 200 meter dash for Digital Harbor High School… Led team to city indoor championship, regional championship, and state championship… Track team MVP in 2008 and 2010… Track team unsung hero in 2010.

Personal: Majoring in Business… Daughter of Twila and David McClure… Has two brothers (14,31), and five sisters (9,15,20,20,35).