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Alyssa Hand
Alyssa  Hand

Hockessin, Del.

High School:
Saint Mark's HS




Gamecocks Tie for Top Honors on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina places 48 on the league's honor roll, tying Alabama and Florida for the most


Gamecock Swimming & Diving Hosts ECU, Vanderbilt to Wrap Up Regular Season

Senior Day ceremony to take place prior to Saturday's meet

2011-12 - Swam in seven regular season meets...Set a personal record of 1:06.12 in the 100 breaststroke against East Carolina and Vanderbilt to post a season best third-place finish...Had a career best time of 2:20.54 in the 200 breaststroke in the same meet...Also swam the 200 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11 - Redshirted as a junior following offseason shoulder surgery.

2009-10 - Competed at SEC Championships in an exhibition role... Posted team's third-best 200 breast time (2:23.27), setting a personal best... Had the fourth-best times in both the 200 IM (2:10.01) and 400 IM (4:33.06) with both coming at SEC Championships... Won 200m IM event at College of Charleston (2:28.93)...Competed in every meet during the season...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008-09 - Competed at SEC Championships in IM and breaststroke events... Set personal bests in 200 IM (2:09.42), 400 IM (4:33.95) and 200 breast (2:23.45)...Was fourth-fastest on the team in the 200 breast...Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Saint Mark's High School...Was captain of the school's swim team...Three-time first-team all-state selection...Was team MVP...Helped her team to three straight Delaware state championships...Member of Delaware Swim Team...Qualified for sectionals five years...Three-time qualifier for Junior Nationals...Three-time Academic All-American...Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL - Full name is Alyssa Christine Hand...Born May 8, 1990...Parents are Maryde and James Hand...Major is exercise science.

Hand's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 breaststroke 1:06.12 1/28/12 ECU/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
200 breaststroke 2:20.54 1/28/12 ECU/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
200 IM 2:09.42 2/19/09 SEC Championships Auburn, Ala.
400 IM 4:33.06 2/20/10 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.

Alyssa Hand

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