Alesia Hairston
Alesia Hairston
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, W.Va.

High School:
Capital

Position:
Mid-Distance

2009-10: Ran a season best 2:20 in the 800-meters and a 4:55 1,500-meters at the Jesse Owens Invitational...placed fourth at the Marietta Invitational in the 800 with a time of 2:28.

2008 Outdoor: Finished the 800-meter in 2:20.82 at the EKU Open placing fourth...placed seventh in the 200-meter at the Green And White Invitational (28.33).

2008 Indoor: Ran in the 800-meter, 1-mile, 400-meter and 600-meter events...finished 16th in the 400-meter at the Akron Open (2:26.40).

Prior to Marshall: Ran track for four years at Capital high...named Gatorade's Rookie of the Year.

Personal: Born Sept. 3, 1988...daughter of Tyrone and Leola Hairston.