Alyson Manley
Alyson Manley
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plains, Pa.
High School: Holy Redeemer

FRESHMAN (2016): Finished in team's top five at all but one meet ... Posted season best (25:10.73) in opener at Salisbury Invitational ... Third Bear to complete course at DII/DIII Challenge (27:06.20) and NCAA Mideast Regional (26:21) ... Placed 63rd overall at Centennial Conference Championship (26:23.6) and 230th at regional championship

Before Ursinus: Member of cross country and track and field teams at Holy Redeemer High School

Personal: Born December 1, 1997 ... Daughter of Don and Michelle Casselori ... Has two siblings, Camryn (15) and Dylan (13) ... Chemistry major ... Chemistry Teaching Assistant ... SAAC representative for Cross Country

Why Ursinus: I love the close-knit, family-like campus. The classes are challenging but exciting, and the professors are very helpful. Athletics here are very fun and a great way to challenge yourself and meet people.