Alyssa Hand
Alyssa Hand

Hometown:
Hockessin, Del.

High School:
Saint Mark's HS

Height:
5-2

Position:
Manager


04/25/2012

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

01/26/2012

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.