Allegra Egizi
Allegra Egizi
Height: 5-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
High School: Nazareth Academy
Major: Nutrition and Dietetics

2015 Season: Named to Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ...  Competed in all six meets in her debut season for the Sharks ... Finished among Simmons' top three in every race ... Posted a personal-record 5K time of 20:51.3 at the New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association Championship to place 142nd on October 10 ... Placed 11th to just miss all-conference honors at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship with a time of 20:57 on October 31 ... Registered three sub-21 minute efforts for the year ... Turned in a personal-best 6K mark of 24:47.0 at the NCAA Division III Regionals on November 14 to place 176th.

2014 Season: Competed in four meets for Division I Seton Hall University ... Placed 62nd overall with a time of 18:09.1 in the 4K Monmouth University Cross Country Kick-Off on August 30 to make her collegiate debut ... Finished 54th at the Saint John's University/Hofstra Fall Festival on September 7 with a time of 23:34 ... Placed 40th with a time of 28:56.27 at the 6K Delaware Cross Country Invitational on September 13 ... Recorded a season-best 5K time of 23:21.4 to place 95th at the Metropolitan Championship on October 10.

High School/Personal: Three-year letterwinner in cross country in addition to earning four letters in basketball, three in softball and one in volleyball for Nazareth Academy ... Won eight meets individually and was named the Dragons' Most Valuable Performer for cross country as a senior ... Helped NA cross country win all nine meets during her senior campaign Earned the Kristin O'Keefe Athlete Award at Nazareth Academy to cap her senior year ... Tabbed the NA basketball team's Most Improved Player as a sophomore and the Coach's Award for the Nazareth softball squad as a first year ... Two-year Captain for the NA basketball team ... Member of National Honor Society and earned the Diligence Award at Nazareth ... Tabbed a Student Ambassador/Orientation Leader at NA ... Member of Theatre/Drama Club, Model United Nations and Bible Club at Nazareth Academy ... Volunteered for the Special Olympics as well as My Brother's Table Soup Kitchen ... Transferred from NCAA Division I Seton Hall University, where she ran cross country as a first year and earned a four-year full academic scholarship recipient ...Born October 23, 1995 ... Majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Registered Dietician ... Daughter of Evangeline and Vincent Egizi ... Enjoys training for races, online blogging, writing nutrition meal plans, community service & cooking ... Has run four half marathons and is hoping to run a full marathon.