Alyssa Nelson - Austin, TX
Xtreme Force Track Club & Anderson H.S.

Personal Information

Name: Alyssa Nelson City & State: Austin, TX Birth Year: 2000
COMMITTED UNIV. OF ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM
4x100 / 4x400 / 4x800 200m Open / 400m Open / 800m Open

Physical Attributes

Height: 5' 5" Weight: 115 Bench: TBA Squat: 165 Speed: TBA Vertical Leap: TBA Handed: Right Positions: Sprint, Middle Distance

Athletic Accomplishments

This 2018 grad is a multi-event standout at Anderson H.S., competing in District 14-6A play in the Austin area. As a sophomore, Alyssa was named District Champ in the 400m open, 4x100, 4x400, and the 4x800. She also qualified for Area in the 400m open and the 4x400. Earning a silver medal in the 4x800 split at the Junior Olympics, Alyssa and her relay team placed 10th out of 56 athletes in Relay events. Alyssa also runs with the highly respected Xtreme Force Track Club and trains with former UT long jump record-holder Leonard Cobb when not running with her AHS team. As a junior last year, Alyssa was named District Champ in the 200m and 400m Open, and had a nice run at Area and Regionals. She once again qualified for 2018 AAU JO's (where her 4x400 relay squad took home the Gold! See the article linked below for more info) and took home 1st Place in District in the 4x100, 4x200 & 4x400!

Click HERE to read the write-up done by TX.MileSplit.com about Alyssa and her 4x400 Relay squad who took home the Gold at the 2017 National JO's!

Offers (to-date)
Oklahoma Baptist University
University of Alaska Anchorage

Athletic Statistics

Standing 5'5"-115lbs as a senior, Alyssa combines her long stride with her coachable personality to certainly have a bright future ahead of herself at AHS and beyond.

List of PR's:
200m Open (Outdoor): 24.86 seconds
200m Open (Indoor): 25.75 seconds 
400m Open (Outdoor): 56.72 seconds 
400m Open (Indoor): 59.28 seconds
4x100: 48.7 seconds (1st place @ Area)
4x400 Relay: 3:58.00
4x400 Split: 58 seconds @ Junior Olympics, Anchor Leg
4x800 Split: 2:21, Silver Medal @ Junior Olympics

2018 South Austin Relays
200m - 24.86 (PR)
400m - 57.06

2018 District 14-6A Meet
200m - 25.29
400m - 57.48

2018 A&M High School Classic (Indoor)
60m - 8.25s
4x400 - 3:56.97, 5th place

2018 Carl Lewis Invitational (Indoor)
60m - 8.20s
400m - 59.94s
4x200 - 1:49.12, 12th place
4x400 - 4:03.87, 2nd place

2017 Texas A&M High School Classic (Indoor)
400m - 1:00.65 (PR, 45th out of 236 girls)
4x400 - 4:02.01 (PR and 16th out of 40 teams)

2017 Carl Lewis Invitational (Indoor)
400m - 1:00.80 (17th out of 103 girls)
4x200 - 1:47.04 (7th out of 33 teams)

2017 Dunamis Meet @ Frisco, TX (Indoor)
400m - 59.28 seconds (finished 14th/88)
200m - 25.75 seconds (finished 30th/135)

2017 Lake Travis Invitational
400m (outdoor) - 57.77 (PR, 1st Place)
4x400 Split - 57.27 (Hand-Timed)

2017 Westlake Chap Relays
200m - 25.17 seconds (PR, 1st Place)
400m - 1st Place 

2017 McNeil Maverick Relays
400m - 56.72 seconds (PR, 1st Place) - set new meet record

2017 Area Meet
200m - 27.95 (6th Place)
400m - 58.59 (2nd Place)

2017 Region IV Meet
400m (Semifinals) - 58.22 (5th Place)
400m (Finals) - 58.08 (6th Place)

2017 Great Southwest Classic
4x100 - 46.22 (4th Place)
4x200 - 1:41.95 (10th Place)
200m - 26.26 (53rd Place)
400m - 58.21 (26th Place)

2017 AAU South Texas Northern District Qualifier
200m - 26.16 seconds (District Champ, Area Qualifier)
400m - 59.75 seconds (4th Place, Area Qualifier)
4x100 - 51.67 seconds (3rd Place, Area Qualifier)
4x400 - 4:02.54 (District Champ, Area Qualifier)

2017 AAU Region 19 Qualifier (Finals)
200m - 26.92 (6th Place)
400m - 58.21 (5th Place)
4x100 - 48.11 (1st Place)
4x400 - 4:03.43 (1st Place)

Scholastic Information

School: Anderson H.S. Graduation Year: 2018 District: 14-6A GPA: 2.9 (Core) SAT: 870 (retaking Summer '17) Enrollment: 2,185 Major: Veterinarian
Honors: 3 Honors Courses, Black Student Association, FCA, Junior Class English Student of the Year, Young Activists Club, Austin Community Steel Pan Volunteer

High School Coach: Coach Navarro Phone: (512) 414-7934 Second or Club Coach: Coach Bragner / Leonard Cobb Phone: (512) 788-7112 Club Team: Xtreme Force Track Club

Upcoming Schedule & Recent News

As tall as Alyssa has stood on the track at AHS and with her Xtreme Force squad so far in her high school career, she also understands the importance of keeping her grades up to reach her college goals. As a senior, Alyssa scored an 870 on her first SAT take (and will be re-taking it often), is carrying a 2.9 Core GPA, including 3 honors courses, is a member of FCA, Key Club, the Young Activists Club, has worked with the Austin Humane Society, is an Austin Community Steel Pan volunteer, and helped start the Black Student Association this year. She was awarded the Junior Class English Student of the Year Award, which is given to one student chosen by the department chair from each class in 2017. For more info on Alyssa, contact our San Antonio based staff at (210) 494-6363 anytime.

2018 Anderson High School Schedule
2/17 - Lake Travis Meet @ Lake Travis High School, 8am
2/24 - Chap Relays @ Westlake High School, 8am
3/3 - RR Invitational @ Round Rock High School, 8:30am
3/21 & 3/22 - AISD Relays @ Burger Center, TBA
3/29 - South Austin Relays @ Burger Center, 12:30pm
3/29 & 3/30 - Texas Relays (if qualified)
4/3 & 4/4 - District 14-6a @ Del Valle High School, TBA
4/19 - Area Meet @ Burger Center
4/27 & 4/28 - Regional Meet @ Baylor University
5/11 & 5/12 - State Meet @ University of Texas