Alissa Hood
Alissa Hood


Granite Bay, Ore.

High School:
Del Oro HS



Nevada: (2010-11) Cross Country: Finished 23rd at the Twilight Meet (17:15), her first collegiate meet ... Took 75th at the Sundodger Invitational (24:12) ... Placed 16th at the Nevada Chase Race (22:23) ... Ran the six spot for the Wolf Pack at the WAC Championship (19:25) and the NCAA Mountain Region Championship (24:20).

Prior to Nevada: Attended Del Oro High School in Loomis, Calif. ... Lettered in cross country ... Also participated in track ... Won cross country championships in 2008 and 2009 ... Top times: 5K, 19:14 (2009) and 3 mile, 18:45 (2009) ... Named to the all-league team in cross country in 2010 ... As a junior made top-10 at sections (D3).

Personal: Majoring in nursing ... Was a WINGS leader in high school helping to welcome new freshmen ... Member of the leadership class ... Likes to read, bike, kayak, play badmitten, hang out with her sisters and listening to music in her spare time ... Chose Nevada for the school ... Favorite sports moment was finally getting a top-10 finish at state in 2010 ... Daughter of Terri Salmen-Hood ... Has two siblings: Kelly and Erin ... Born in August of 1992.

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