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Alyssa Kulik
Position: Distance
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Simpsonville, SC
Major: Modern Languages (Spanish)
Career Honors
• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, 3000 Steeplechase (2011)
• NCAA Qualifier, 3000 Steeplechase (2011)
• All-ACC, 3000 Steeplechase (2011)
• Penn Relays Champion, 3000 Steeplechase (2011)
• All-ACC Academic, Outdoor Track & Field (2010-11)
• USTFCCCA All-Academic (2010-11)
• Capital One Second-Team Academic All-District (2011)
• USA Championships Participant, 3000 Steeplechase (2011)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks first in Clemson history in the 3000 steeplechase, ninth in the 1500, & 10th in the mile.

2010-11 Outdoor Highlights
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the steeplechase, the first female in Clemson history to advance to the national meet in the event
• Earned first-team All-America status after finishing fourth in the event at Des Moines, with a career-best time of 9:57.51
• First female in school history also to go under 10 minutes, she ran a then personal best time 9:58.49 at the NCAA East Prelims in Bloomington, IN on May 27
• Earned all-conference honor with runner-up finish in the event, she had a time of 10:05.51 in Durham
• Won the steeple at the prestigious Penn Relays a week after the ACC meet, with a consistent time of 10:06.11
• Ran a time of 10:07.93 and was 19th in her first appearance at the USA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, OR

2010-11 Indoor Highlights
• Competed primarily in the mile and 3000, including both events at the ACC Championships in Blacksburg
• Finished 14th in the mile at the ACC meet
• Ran with the distance medley relay at the conference championship meet

2009-10 Outdoor Highlights
• Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the steeplechase, where she finished 24th out of 48 competitors
• Established school record in the event with a time of 10:32.46 at the Georgia Tech Invitational
• Scored at the ACC Championships with time of 10:41.90 and eighth-place finish

2009-10 Indoor Highlights
• Moved into the top 10 in Clemson history in the mile run when she posted a time of 4:55.96 and won the Tiger Paw Invitational on Feb. 12
• Competed in the mile at the ACC Championships and placed 13th in the prelims

2008-09 Highlights
• Competed outdoor season at the Shamrock Invitational, posting a time of 10:44.52 in the 3000m run

Mauldin High School Highlights
• Two-time state champion at the AAAA level in 2007 (1600m, 3200m)
• Won AAAA state cross country championship in 2006
• Named team MVP for cross country from 2004-07 and track from 2005-08
• Led team to three straight (2005-07) AAAA state titles
• Holds school track records in five events
• All-State in cross country from 2004-07 and track from 2005-08
• Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track & field

Personal
• Born 2/2/90
• Daughter of Frank and Karen Kulik
• Majoring in modern languages, with emphasis in Spanish
• Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• All-Region performer for the Tigers during 2010 cross country season

Best Collegiate Times
• 1500 - 4:32.16
• Mile - 4:55.96
• 2000 Steeplechase - 6:39.13
• 3000 - 10:03.94
• 3000 Steeplechase - 9:57.51
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