Women's Track and Field Roster

Alyssa Hegde

Year Jr.
Event Mid-Distance
Hometown Eau Claire, Wis.
High School Eau Claire Memorial

Year at Gustavus: Junior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: Yes! I am in both cross country and track and field. I run mid distance in track
Where did you go to high school?: Eau Claire Memorial High School
Where is your hometown?: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): My family is my parents, Hemant and Karla, my younger sister Sara, and my older brother Neil.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: Gustavus is a wonderful community that's full of an amazing and diverse group of people. I love being a Gustie!
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I have done volunteering through the cross country/track programs, especially with special olympics, and I just recently started volunteering through the MN ACLU.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I'm a member of the Gustavus Global Engagement Committee and Chapel Choir.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): President's List and Dean's List (2019-2020)
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: Gustavus cross country and the track and field programs are different from other colleges because we are truly a family and we support each other both in athletics and in life. The coaching staff don't only want to see you succeed athletically but also academically and in all aspects of college which is something that's really cool to be a part of.