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 Alanna Poretta
Alanna Poretta
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Groveland, Mass.

High School:
Pentucket Regional

Height:
5-4

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/14/1992

Outdoor Elibility:
SR

04/16/2013

Huckins Sets School Record at UMass Invitational

The mark of 50.13m broke the school record in the discus on Saturday.

01/14/2013

Four Eagles Win at URI Go-Rhody Invitational

Team also takes first in 4 x 800 relay.

12/03/2012

Huckins, McDonough, McKenna, and Winslow Win at Jay Carisella Invitational

BC records four wins and 17 top 10 finishes.

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

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).

BEFORE BC
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.

PERSONAL
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.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event
Overall PR
Season-Best
Overall PR
Season-Best
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 --- --- 17:48.17 - Tufts (3/31/12) 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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