Alice

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Year: Junior
Hometown: Bodyke, Clare, Ireland
High School: Scariff Community School
Major: AESC

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
Weight Throw: 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) (2/19/16)
Outdoor
Hammer Throw: 193-0 (58.82m) (4/27/18)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): HT - 189-6 (57.77m) (10th)
2016 (O): HT - 173-9 (52.96m) (15th)

Honors
Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017, 2018)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2018)

2019 (Medical Hardship)
Outdoor: Missed the season with an injury and received a medical hardship.

2018 (Sophomore)
Outdoor: Finished 10th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw with a heave of 189-6 (57.77m)...earned a personal-best mark of 193-0 (58.82m) to finish third at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout, good for No. 10 in NU history...finished second in the hammer throw at both the John McDonnell Invitational and Kansas Relays with distances of 175-1 (53.38m) and 184-7 (56.27m), respectively.

2017 (Freshman/Redshirt)
Outdoor: Redshirted.

2016 (Redshirt/Freshman)
Indoor: Redshirted...competing unattached, set a weight throw personal best of 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) at the Nebraska Tune-Up.

Outdoor: Placed 15th at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer throw with a season-best throw of 173-9 (52.96m)...finished first at the Nebraska Invitational. 

Before Nebraska
Was the All-Ireland Schools hammer throw champion for six consecutive years, posting a best mark of 186-5 (56.86) in 2015...was the 2015 All-Ireland seniors champion...was a three-time British Isles champion and represented Ireland at the 2015 European Junior Championships in Sweden and at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships.

Personal
Born Sept. 6, 1996...parents are Brian and Siobhan...major is agricultural and environmental sciences communication.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2