Alice Najimy
Alice Najimy
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pittsfield, Mass.
High School: Lenox Memorial
Major: Nursing

Alice Najimy class of 20222019 Season: Selected to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team ... Posted three top-10 finishes and four top-15 efforts ... Clocked in at 24:46 to finish sixth at the GNAC Championship on the six-kilometer SJC Cross Country Trail on the campus of Saint Joseph's College (Maine) on November 2 ... Registered a personal-best 6K time of 23:52.87 to finish 126th at the NCAA New England Regional Championship in Brunswick, Maine ... Limited to four meets after missing time early in the season with an injury, but still managed to place seventh in her first race of the season with a 6K time of 24:45 at the 48th Annual Pop Crowell Invitational on September 21 in Wenham, Mass ... Registered her highest finish of the year on October 12 when she placed fourth at the Runnin' Monks Invitational with a mark of 25:20.4 over six kilometers ... Posted a time of 20:17.8 to place 13th at the Suffolk Invitational with the second-fastest time of her career at historic Franklin Park in Boston in her only 5K race of the season on October 19.  

2018 Season: Named GNAC Rookie of the Year to become the first Shark to earn the award in school history ... Tabbed a GNAC First Team All-Conference selection ... Placed fifth at the GNAC Championship at the SJC Cross Country Trail in Standish, Maine on October 27 and was the highest finisher of any rookie in the title race with a time of 20:29 ... Posted five top-15 finishes, including four outings of sixth place or higher ... Earned GNAC Rookie of the Week honors for the week of September 17-23 ... Made her collegiate debut by placing sixth at the six-kilometer Worcester City Meet with a time of 25:33 on September 8 in Paxton, Mass. ... Broke the 20-minute barrier in her first collegiate 5K race, clocking in at 19:57 to place 15th overall and ninth among collegiate runners, spanning Division I, II and III, at the 38th Annual Women's Codfish Bowl at historic Franklin Park in Boston on September 22 ... Turned in her highest finish of the season, placing fourth at the Running Monks Invitational on October 6 in Standish with a mark of 20:36.2 ... Captured fifth place with a 20:18 effort at Franklin Park at the Suffolk Invitational on October 12.

High School/Personal: Five-year letterwinner in cross country, track & field and basketball at Lenox Memorial High School ... Named to the All-Western Massachusetts Cross Country First Team as a junior for the Millionaires, while earning All-Berkshire Country honors as a sophomore and junior ... Helped Lenox Memorial to three Western Massachusetts Cross Country Championships Placed fourth in the two-mile race at the Western Massachusetts Division II Championship as a senior and was named to the All-Berkshire County Team for LMHS ... Named to the All-Berkshire Team for Lenox Memorial basketball following her junior and senior seasons and netted her 1000th career point in her final season ... Tabbed a Captain for the Millionaires basketball squad for her sophomore, junior and senior campaigns, while also being named a Captain for the cross country and track & field squads as a senior ... Graduated as the Valedictorian at Lenox Memorial and achieved High Honors ... Member of National Honor Society and National Arts Honor Society as well as Student As Voices of Empowerment, High School Student Council, Art Club and Yearbook Club at LMHS ... Played basketball for the Berkshire Blazers Amateur Athletic Union team as a sophomore and senior in addition to the Baystate West Team as the Baystate Games in 2016 ... Born January 29, 2000 ... Daughter of Albert and Laura Najimy ... Majoring in Nursing with a minor in Spanish at Simmons and would like to pursue a career in Nursing ... Earned Dean's List honors at Simmons and is a member of the Student Nursing Association ... Enjoys cooking and reading.