At Delaware: Cross Country - Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters. 2013 Season: Participated in all eight events • Led the team at the ECAC Championships with her time of 18:28, which was also her personal best • Placed 5th at the UD Blue & Gold Invitational with her time of 23:19 and placed 8th at the Towson Invitational with her time of 18:30 • Top ECAC Finisher • UD Team Coaches Award • National College Athlete Honor Society • CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2012 Season: Appeared in all but one meet for Delaware • placed 10th at the Blue & Gold Invitational in 22:24 and 11th at the Delaware Invitational in 23:49 • also was 29t at the Lehigh Invitational (24:02), 30th at the CAA Championships (23:00), and 31at the Paul Short Invitational (22:43) • named to National College Athlete Honor Society and CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2011 Season: Competed in all eight meets for Delaware • one of three runners to earn the Team Most Improved Award • finished 24th in 19:47 at the UMES Lif-Lifter Invitational and 65th in 20:03 at the Fordham Invitational • placed 22nd in 24:23 at the Delaware Invitational and 361st in 24:41 at the Paul Short Invitational • came in 12th at the Blue & Gold Invitational in 24:54 and 37th at the CAA Championships in 24:03 • finished 147th in 25:14 at the NCAA Regionals and 55th in 19:26 at the ECAC Championships. 2010 Season: Competed in all but one meet during her freshman season • finished 139th in 24:56.6 at the Delaware Invitational and 26th in 20:37.8 at the Delaware Invitational • placed 260th in 24:14 at the Paul Short Invitational and 43rd in 21:00.73 at the Blue & Gold Invitational • finished 72nd in 24:02 at the CAA Championships and 165th in 24:37 at the NCAA Regionals • was 13th in 20:34.6 in the open race of the ECAC Championships.
Indoor Track & Field - Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters. 2013-2014 Season: Participated in four events • Helped run a 10:29 in the 4x800m Relay at Ursinus • Helped run a 12:55 in the DIsatnce Medley Relay at Navy • Ran a 5:10 in the mile at Princeton and a 10:13 in the 3,000m race at Lafayette/ Rider• Frank Colden/Ursinus Invitational Champion• National College Athlete Honor Society. 12-13 Season: Ran the mile in 5:23.23 and the 3000 meters in 10:31.65 • named to National College Athlete Honor Society. 2011-12 Season: Won the mile and the 4x800 meter relay at the John Covert Classic • ran the 1000 meters in 3:17.38 and the mile in 5:23.07 at the Maryland Invitational • finished the 3,000 meters in 10:31.66 at the Collegiate Challenge. 2010-11 Season: Ran the 800 meters in 2:30.18 at the Princeton Invitational and the 1000 meters in 3:13.72 at the Maryland Invitational • finished the mile in 5:26.45 at the Gotham Cup and the 3000 meters in 11:51.84 at the Lehigh Invitational.
Outdoor Track & Field - Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters. 2014 Season: Participated in four events • Was part of the Distance Medley Team who ran a 12:16 at William and Mary • Ran a 2:24 in the 800m race at Towson, 4:43 in the 1,500m race at the Delaware Open, and a 17:23 in the 5,000m race at Swarthmore • James Madison Invitation Champion • Top Swarthmore Last Chance Meet Finisher • National College Athlete Honor Society • CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2013 Season: Won the 3000 meters at the Delaware Invitational in 10:27.21 • ran the 5000 meters in a season-best 17:49.0 at the CAA Championships • won the 5000 meters at the Morgan State Legacy Meet • named to National College Athlete Honor Society and CAA Academic Honor Roll. 2012 Season: Won the 3000 meters at the Delaware Open, and the 5000 meters in VCU Invitational and Towson Invitational • ran the 800 meters in 2:31.88 and the 1500 meters in 4:52.96 at the Navy Invitational • finished the 3000 meters in 10:28.07 at the Delaware Open and the 5000 meters in 18:09.07 at the Towson Invitational. 2011 Season: Won the 1500 meters at the West Chester Open with a time of 4:55.95 • ran the 800 meters in 2:27.88 at the Delaware Open.
High School: Three-sport athlete, competing in cross country, track & field and field hockey at East Stroudsburg North High School • earned two varsity letters in cross country, three in field hockey and four in track & field • took fourth place in the Mountain Valley Conference in cross country in senior year • track captain in junior and senior season • three-time 1,600m MVC champion • won MVC 800m title while qualifying for states her senior season • National Honor Society • graduated second in her class.
Personal: Alyssa Nicole Kennedy • born Sept. 27, 1992 • daughter of Kevin and Heidi Kennedy • food science major at Delaware • has one younger sister • has to have peanut butter before an event and wears special socks • lists father, a basketball coach, as biggest supporter in all her sports, while track coach, David Krupski, had biggest influence on running • has aspirations to work in food development and nutrition fields • served as an intern in the research & development department of Turkey Hill Dairy over the summer.