Alena Sapienza - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Alena Sapienza

Community Development Action

Class Senior
Hometown Louisville, Ky.
High School DuPont Manual
Major Community Development Action

Career Results

Career Honors
• 2021 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2020 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2020-21)
Track and Field
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed at one indoor meet
• Finished 34th in the indoor mile (5:11.41) at Music City Challenge (Feb. 13)

Cross Country
• Did not compete

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
Track and Field
• Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed in the 3,o00 meters at four indoor meets
• Season-best 10:12.48 in the 3,000 meters at Music City Challenge (Feb. 14)
• Outdoor season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

Cross Country
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Finished 37th overall (22:48.5) in the Open race at Pre-Nationals (Oct. 19)
• Third on the team and 120th overall (18:34.7) at Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)
• Seventh on the team and 109th overall (23:28.2) as Vanderbilt finished fifth at Commodore Classic (Sept. 14)
• Ninth on the team with a time of 19:22.5 as Vanderbilt won Belmont Opener (Aug. 30)

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Collected a season best of 20:35.2 in the 6K at the SEC Championships (Oct. 26)
• Clocked a season best of 18:36.4 in the 5K at the Commodore Classic (Sept. 15)
• Finished second with a time of 18:22.9 in the 3.1 meters at the Belmont Opener (Aug. 31)