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 Alanna Poretta
Alanna Poretta

Groveland, Mass.

High School:
Pentucket Regional




Outdoor Elibility:

AS A SENIOR (2013-14)
XC: Finished 19th at the UMass XC Invitational (9/14) 5k with a time of18:18...crossed the line in 18:23 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle of Beantown (9/27)...competed at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (10/19)...ran the 6k at the ACC Championships (11/01) in 22:57.3.
Indoor T&F: Took 3rd place at the Boston University Season Opener (12/7) 3,000-meter with a personal best time of 9:52.36...took 8th place in the Battle in Beantown (1/18) 3,000-meter competition in 10:12.33...finished 32nd at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24) 5,000-meter in 18:15.16...ran a season best 5k time of 17:26.69 at the BU Valentine Invite (2/7)...ran the 5,000-meter in 18:01.06 at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27)...finished the season with a 3,000-meter time of 10:13.47 at the ECAC Championships (3/7).
Outdoor T&F: Finished 2nd place at the UMass Invitational (4/12) 5,000-meter with a time of 18:08.59...took 16th at the ACC Championships (4/17) in the 10,000-meter with a time of 38:01.27...took 2nd place at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25) with a 3,000-meter time of 10:06.05...finished the season with a personal best 10,000-meter time of 36.53.18 at the New England Championships (5/8)... recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13)
XC: Finished 20th at the Nassaney Invitational (9/8), covering 5k in 18:56.6...ran 18:51.3 to place 10th at the UMass Invitational (9/15)...finished in 14thplace and set a personal best time of 18:40.8 at the New England Championship (10/7)...concluded the season with an 8th place finish at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational, covering 5k in 18:48.2.
Indoor T&F: Ran a 10:32.41 3,000-meter time at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/1)...finished 11th in the mile (5:25.48) at the URI GoRhody Invitational (1/11)...ran a PR in the mile (5:09.55) for 4th place at the Joe Donahue Games (1/25)...set a PR in the 3,000-meter (10:02.08) to finish 5th at the BU Make Up Meet (2/14)...concluded the season at the ACC Championships (2/21-23), placing 27th in the 3,000-meter (10:27.77).
Outdoor T&F: Opened the season with a 3rd place finish in the 1,500-meter (4:52.93) at the Bridgewater State University Invitational (3/23)...finished 5th at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/30), covering 1,500-meters in PR of 4:44.50 to place 5th...ran a 17:15.97 5,000-meter time at the UMass Invitational (4/13) to place 2nd and earn a PR in the distance...placed 23rd at the ACC Championships (4/18-20), covering 5,000-meters in 17:25.18...placed 3rd in the 3,000-meters (9:57.35) at the Skyhawk Invitational...concluded the season with a 17:18.78 5,000-meter at the New England Championships (5/9-11), placing 4th overall.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
New England qualifier 1,500m...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Finished in 26th overall of the first heat at the New England Championship (10/8), with a time of 19:36...clocked at 19:01.31 in the UMass Invitational (9/17)...opened the year with an 18:27 (4.7K) finish, taking 38th at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/10).
Indoor T&F: Placed fourth in the 1,000-meters at the Northeastern Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3) with a time of 3:04.94...set a personal best in the 500-meters with a time of 1:24.57 at the URI Sorlien Women's Invitational (1/13)...claimed second in the 1,000-meters event at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19), clocking in at 2:58.63...ran the 1,000-meters in 3:02.87 at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...placed fifth in the 4x800-meter relay at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4) with her team finishing in a time of 8:57.94 and also ran the 1,000-meters at the same event, posting a time of 3:05.93...established a personal best in the mile with a time of 5:02.89 at the 2012 BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11)...finished the indoor season at the ACC Championships (2/23-25) and ran the mile in 5:06.66...
Outdoor T&F: Placed sixth in the 1,500-meters at the Northeastern Spring Open (3/24)with a time of 4:50.74...took fourth and also set a personal record in the 5,000-meters event at the Tufts Snowflake Classic (3/31), running a time of 17:48.17...finished seventh in the 1,500-meters at the UMass Spring Meet (4/14) with a time of 4:40.90...closed out the season at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, running the 5,000-meters in 18:30.76.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)
ECAC qualifier 1,000m...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Finished the ECAC Championship (11/20) course in a time of 19:18.2, scoring fourth for BC in 66th overall position ... led the Eagles with a 33rd place finish at the Mayor's Cup (10/24), crossing the line in a PR of 18:36 ... posted a time of 18:41 to complete a sweep of the New England Championship (10/9) sub-varsity sweep for the Eagles ... ran 18:41 in first collegiate meet, the UMass Invitational (9/18), coming in 21st overall.
Indoor T&F: At the ACC Championship (2/25), ran a 5:08.03 in the mile competition...lowered her mile personal record time to 5:03.46 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...set a PR of 2:55.60 in the 1,000-meter run at the Battle of Beantown (2/4), before running the lead off in the 4x800-meter Relay that won in 9:09.50...posted an NEICAAA qualifying time of 2:58.87 in the 1,000-meters, finishing in seventh at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28)...completed the 1,000-meter race in 3:00.57 for fourth place at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20)...finished her first collegiate mile in 5:16.25, after running a 2:25.80 in the 800-meters at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9).
Outdoor T&F:Led BC at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/29), taking second place in the 1,500-meter run in 4:41.93...turned in a 4:42.69 clip in the 1,500-meter run at the ACC Championship (4/22)...finished her first collegiate 1,500-meter run in seventh place (4:40.30) at the UMass Invitational (4/9)...opened the season with a time of 17:46.93 time for fifth place in the 5,000-meter run at the Husky Spring Open (3/19).

Attended Pentucket Regional High School in West Newbury, Mass. ... two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic selection ... national qualifier for the indoor mile and distance medley in junior and senior years ... outdoor track national qualifier in the 5K ... 2009 Massachusetts Division-III state champion in the mile ... 2009 Massachusetts Division-II cross country champion ... captained Pentucket to undefeated season in 2010 ... established cross country course records at Pentucket and Hamilton Wenham ... scored the most points ever by a freshman in indoor track ... Pentucket indoor track record holder in the mile, two-mile, 4x800m relay and the distance medley ... posted fastest marks in the 800m, mile, two-mile, 4x400m relay, the distance medley and the 4x800m relay for Pentucket in outdoor track.

Born Feb. 14, 1992 in Newburyport, Mass. ... Parents are Anthony and Elaine Poretta ... has one brother, Nathan (20), and one sister, Tayla (16) ... currently enrolled in Carroll School of Management.

Overall PR
Overall PR
500m 1:24.57 - URI (1/13/12) same --- ---
800m 2:25.80 - Dartmouth (1/8/11) --- --- ---
1000m 2:55.60 - Beanpot (2/4/11) 2:58.63 - BU Multi (1/19/12) --- ---
1500m --- --- 4:40.30 - UMass (4/9/11) 4:40.90 - UMass (4/14/12)
Mile 5:02.89 - BU Valentine (2/101/12) same --- ---
5000m --- --- 17:15.97 - UMass (4/13/13) same
5K --- --- 18:36 - Mayor's Cup (10/24/10) 19:01.31 - UMass (9/17/11)
T&F Finishes Wins: 2 Top 3: 5 Top 5: 11 Top 10: 15

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