Alexandra Parise
Alexandra Parise
Year: So.
Hometown: Pine Bush, N.Y.
High School: Pine Bush
Position: Multi-events/Pole Vault

2012: Competed in the 55 hurdles, 60 hurdles, high jump, pole vault and long jump…posted season-best marks in the 55 hurdles (9.70) and high jump (1.43m) at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3), and 60 hurdles (10.98), pole vault (3.05m) and long jump (4.36m) at the Harvard Open (Dec. 10)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Six-year member of the varsity track and field team at Pine Bush High School for head coach Gerald Risco…served as team captain senior year…Varsity 845 indoor track & field All-Star team member…set school records in the pole vault, pentathlon and triple jump events…finished ninth at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals in the shuttle hurdle relay as the team set a school record…Section 9 pole vault champion…NYS championship competitor in pole vault and high jump in 2011…also a member of the varsity swimming and diving team for head coach Christopher Blackwell…named team’s most valuable diver in 2009…also a member of the club team Hudson Valley Flying Circus for head coaches Hugh Cauthers and Tim St. Lawrence as a pole vaulter…served as Treasurer for National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Christine Parise…has one brother (Joseph) and one sister (Katherine)…majoring in English.


Parise's Top Performances

Event Time/Dist/Height Meet (Date)
55m H 9.70 Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
60m H 10.98 Harvard Open (12/10/2011)
High Jump 1.43m Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
Pole Vault 3.05m Harvard Open (12/10/2011)
Long Jump 4.36m Harvard Open (12/10/2011)