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ALTHEA HEWITT

Player profile

year
Junior
hometown
Cocoa Beach, Fla.
high school
Cocoa Beach

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Returns for her third season of cross country competition for the Noles in the best condition of her career…was arguably the most improved women’s distance runner during the 2016-17 seasons on the roster…demonstrated dramatic improvement on the track…could well challenge for a spot on the ACC Championships cross country roster in.

2016-17

Cross Country: Competed in three meets for the first time as a Seminole…opened up in 19:45.7 at the Mountain Dew Invitational; nearly a two-minute PB over 5k…followed up even faster at FSU Invitational (19:34.3)…also ran her first 6k at the Crimson Classic. Indoors: Saw action in the first two indoor meets of her career…opened up with an impressive 5:14.39 mile at the Clemson Invitational; an 18-second improvement on her high school 1600 PB…ran 10:23.13 3000 at the Bob Pollock Invitational. Outdoors: Competed in five meets and continued her upward trend…collegiate-best 4:48.11 1500 came at FSU Relays…opened her outdoor season with the 5000 PB (18:25.55) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.

 

2015-16

Outdoor: Competed in one meet, running the 1500 at the FSU Relay (5:38.67)…did not compete indoors. Cross Country: Saw action in two meets, running 21:41.2 in FSU debut at Mountain Dew, then following with a 22:03.7 at the FSU Invitational.

Personal:

A four-year member of the Cocoa Beach cross country and track & field program in high school…strong student who is majoring in biomathematics…earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2016-17…enjoys skateboarding in her free time…born March 12, 1997.