University of Iowa Athletics

Alissa Duffy

Class Jr.
Hometown West Des Moines, Iowa
Previous School Iowa State University

2010 — Indoor – ran collegiate-best mile at Iowa Invite (5:31.37)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters at Iowa Invitational (5:10.50)… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed 31st at Iowa Invite (11:42)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

2009 — Cross Country – placed 18th at Hawkeye Invite (11:21)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

2007-08 — competed in cross country and track at Iowa State.

High School — two-time district 3,000-meter champion, winning won conference title… four-time all-state, all-district and all-conference in cross country and track… team won four district and conference track team titles and three district and conference cross country team titles… best times were 4:54 in 1,500 meters, 10:46 in 3,000 meters and 14:32 in cross country 4,000 meters… cross country team MVP senior year… coached by Aaron Herman, Keith Borness and Bob Hardin… also played soccer on Valley[apos]s state champion team.

Personal — born January 4, 1989… daughter of Brian and Sharon Duffy… her sister, Shanna, competed in cross country and track at Iowa and her sister, Tiffin, rowed at Iowa… integrative physiology major.

Duffy’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 5:10.50 Iowa Invite 4/17/10
Mile (I) 5:31.37 Iowa Invite 2/19/10
3,000 Meters (CC) 11:21 Hawkeye Invite 9/4/09