Bears push three more into event finals on first day.
Bears have 18 entries into season's final meet.
Bears set program-record with number of entries to national meet.
Bears open regional meet with strong effort on the track.
Bears have 27 athletes trying to qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (4X100-meter relay)
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (4X400-meter relay)
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (400 Meters)
2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (4X400-meter relay)
2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Member
Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2013: Outdoors, produced top time and finish in 400-meters at Baylor Quad Invitational with time of 55.60 to be fourth...Participated in both 200 and 400-meter events at Big 12 Championships, finishing 19th and 14 in prelims, respectively...Tallied season-best 200-meter mark (24.89) at season-opening TCU Invitational to be 18th...Ran four times on BU's second-team 4x400-meter relay...Competed at four indoor meets in 400-meter event...Registered best-time (56.87) in quartermile at Razorback Invitational...Opened season with seventh-place showing at Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational in 56.90...Competed in one 200-meter event taking 28th at Razorback Invitational in 25.04...Ran twice on 4x400-meter relay team, including as second leg for second-place squad at Texas A&M 12-Team meet...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors.
2012:Produced season-highlight with seventh place finish in 400-meters at Big 12 Outdoor Championships in 54.71 to earn All-Big 12 honors......Ran season-best 54.16 in preliminary round to make final...Advanced to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, posting a 43rd-place showing at 55.79...Also carded All-Big 12 honors at outdoor league meet as member of 4x100 (45.84, 6th) and 4x400-meter (3:32.43, 4th) relay teams...Advanced with 4x400 squad to NCAA Outdoor Championships, recording a 3:32.34 to finish 13th...Took seventh at Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic 400-meters event in 54.45...Tallied season-best 200-meter time at UCF Invitational in 24.25 to take 14th...Posted season-best indoor time in 400 meters at Big 12 Championships, placing 10th at 55.17...Garnered All-Big 12 Indoor distinction as part of 4x400-meter relay team that took fifth in 3:38.42...Ran 200-meter indoor event once, finishing 34th at Razorback Invitational in 25.86...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors...Received All-Academic recognition from USTFCCCA.
2011: Had season-best indoor time and finish in 200 meters at Texas A&M Conference Challenge, placing 11th at 25.07...Finished 16th in 400 meters at Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper Classic with season-best time of 56.52...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Helped Cedar Hill HS win back-to-back district team titles and one regional team title...Won Texas UIL Region 1-5A title in 400 meters and 4x100-meter relay as senior...Also won District 7-5A championship in 200 meters, 400 meters, and 4x100-meter relay in 2010...Placed third in 4x400-meter relay at regional meet as senior...Won 100, 200, and 4x400 at district meet as junior, while also placing fourth in 100 and 200 at regional meet...Holds school reocrd in 400 meters and regional record in 4x100-meter relay...Member of CHHS Honor Roll and Student Council...Volunteered for Keep Cedar Hill Beautiful and Crestview Retirement Center.
Personal: Full name is Alyssa Tristen Nichols...Born March 26, 1992, in Dallas, Texas...Daughter of Tyrone and Elizabeth Nichols...Has three siblings, Tyrone, Tayler and Evan...Majoring in psychology.