Maryland Track & Field BIO
Alexa Squirini
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Alexa Squirini 1541137
Position: Middle Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River East HS


2016 Indoor: Competed at six events...member of third place 4x800 relay team (9:09.06) and was 10th in the mile (5:12.14) at the Penn State Relays (1/9/16)...combined to go 4:02.45 in 4x400 relay and was eighth in the 1000 (2:59.56) at the Great Dane Classic (1/16)...took third in the mile (5:12.21) and ninth in the 800 (2:21.01) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...21st in the 1000 (2:56.55) at the Armory Track Invitational (2/6-2/6)...ran season-bests in the mile (5:02.29) and 800 (2:17.70) at the SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13)...member of 10th place DMR team (12:06.69) and took 21st the mile (5:17.35) at Big Ten Championships (2/26-2/27). 

2015 Cross Country: Competed in three competitions…finished 17th at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals 5k by notching a time of 19:48.10…she also finished 23rd with a time of 24:23.31 at the Salty Dog Invitational 6k…finished the Paul Short Invitational 6k with a time of 24:28.

As a Sophmore (2014): Competed in four events...crossed the line in 18:51.65 to place 19th in the 5K Mount St. Mary’s Duals…notched a time of 24:15.14 at the Navy Salty Dog Invitational…finished the Lehigh Paul Short Invitational in a time of 22.56…notched a time of 24.51.6 at the Big Ten Championships.

As a Freshman (2013): Competed in three events… clocked in at 21:05.42 over 5K at the Mount St. Mary’s Duals to finish 58th… finished 65th over 6K (23:52.63) at the Salty Dog Invitational… placed 114th overall over 6K (23.43) at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational.

Before Maryland: Graduated with 4.44 GPA From Toms River  East... Winner of Coaches Award... Won the Ocean Conference 800 outdoors as a junior... Member of Raiders' 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team... Pre-Maryland PRs of 2:17 (800), 5:09 (1,600), 11:53 (3,200), 19:06 (5,000)... Recipient of Raid Academic Excellence Award

Personal: Majoring in government and politics... Parents are Tracy and Alfred Squirini... Secretary of the National Honor Society chapter... Has done some volunteer work with NHS and T.E.A.M. programs... Listens to upbeat music before meets... Steve Prefontaine is her sports hero... Wears the same socks for every race... Enjoys swimming, beach, bikes and basketball.

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