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Halle Alitz






Boston, Mass.

High School

Boston Latin

Halle Alitz - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

The asterisk next to 2019-20 season bio indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2019-20 to 2020-21 due to this NCAA ruling.

2020-21: Rowed Miami to a third-place finish (7:11.97) against Jacksonville and Stetson (3/26) as a member of the 1v8…Helped the 2v8 to a bronze medal (8:06.68) at the Sunshine State Invite (4/3)…Took home first (6:46.87) in a head-to-head race with UCF as a member of the 2v8 boat (4/16)…Crossed the finish line in fifth place (7:16.370) with the 2v8 in the Grand Final of the Lake Wheeler Invite (4/24)…Recorded a sixth-place showing (6:56.770) in the 2v8 Grand Final at the ACC Championship (5/15)…Helped Miami to its best team finish (sixth) at the ACC Championship since 2014.

2019-20*: Competed in the 1v8+ and the 1v4+ at the Head of the Indian Creek (10/12)…Took home first in the 1v8+ regatta (14:37.05)…In the 1v4+, finished second with a time of 15:57.60…Member of the 1v8+ at the Rivanna Romp (11/17), finishing 17th with a time of 14:50.8)…Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

2018-19: Member of the 2V8+ at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (March 16th-17th)… Finished third in Saturday morning session with a time of 6.19.893… Finished third in Saturday afternoon race with a time of 5.53.013… Finished third in Sunday race with a time of 6.09.882.

2017-18: The University of Miami women’s rowing team opened the fall portion of its 2017-18 schedule on a high note as its “A” boats won the Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 races at the Head of the Indian Creek. The Hurricanes’ “A” boat captured the Varsity 8 race in a time of 14:03, defeating teams from Stetson, Barry and Nova Southeastern. On November 12th, the Hurricanes 1V Varsity 8 rowing team placed 12th  with a time of 13:59.0 in their competition at Rivanna Romp, hosted by University of Virginia. Throughout March 17 and March 18th, the Hurricanes competed in three sessions of rowing in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as Louisville hosted the competition. On Saturday morning the second Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:41.029. On Saturday afternoon, the second Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:52.798. In the Sunday morning sessions, the second Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:54.739. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The second Varsity 8 finished second behind Wisconsin with a time of 7:19.48. On April 7th, the Hurricanes competed in the Sunshine State Invitational. Miami’s First Varsity 4 closed out its weekend finishing fifth with a time of 7:27.05. On April 28th, the Canes traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in the Longhorn Invitational. Miami had five boats competing in several heats prior to their final race of the competition. The first Varsity Four was fourth in the B final with a time of 8:32.492. The Hurricanes finished eighth as a team at the Longhorn Invite with 93 points. Miami’s 1V8 scored 48 points, while the 2V8 added 30 and the 1V4 chipped in with 15 points. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. The Second Varsity Four was the second UM boat to finish first in its final race of the championships, winning its Petite Final with a time of 7:32.617 and finishing ahead of boats from Boston College and North Carolina. The 2V4+ was fourth in Heat 2 of its event with a time of 7:31.327, earning a spot in the Petite Final.

2016-17: Finished fourth in the Women’s Collegiate Champ 4+ final with a time of 18:16.354 at Head of the Indian Creek … Finished second in the Women’s Collegiate Champ 8+ race with a time of 16:01.686 at Head of the Indian Creek … Helped the Hurricanes place 11th in the Women’s Club 8+ at the Head of the Charles with a time of 17:54.374.

High School: Graduated from Boston Latin School…Rowed for Cambridge Boat Club…Qualified and raced in a pair at 2016 Youth Nationals…Member of the honor roll.

Personal: Parents are Katie and Jeffrey…One sibling, Henry…Father ran cross country at Vermont…Uncle ran cross country at West Point…Cousin played soccer at Davidson…Enjoys reading and yoga…Chose Miami for the great team atmosphere, beautiful campus and class offerings.