Alisha Beeman
Alisha Beeman
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
High School: Bunnell/Hartford
Position: Jumps/Javelin

2014 Outdoor: Claimed the UMBC program record for both the high jump and javelin competitions during the spring season… Won a bronze medal in the javelin event at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Broke the school mark for the javelin at the first meet of the season, the FSU Relays, with a toss of 41.92m (137’6”)… Bested her record at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia with a throw of 43.92m (144’1”), placing fourth in the competition… After clearing 1.68m (5’6”) at the FSU meet to grab the second spot in the record book, she cleared 1.72m (5’7.75”) at the ECAC Championships at Princeton to take hold of the record… Also competed in the long jump during the season… Named the America East Female Field Athlete of the Week twice during the season… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Broke the school record in both the high jump and pentathlon during the winter season…  Won a gold medal in the high jump at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships… After snapping the program mark in the high jump with a leap of 1.71m (5’7.25”) at the Terrapin Invitational, she reset it again by clearing 1.74m (5’8.5”) at the conference meet en route to winning the event in New York… Claimed the pentathlon record by scoring 3,277 points at the Penn State Nationals… Upped her mark to 3,324 points while finishing sixth at the America East meet.

2013 Outdoor: Won the javelin event at the Big Dawg Invitational while competing unattached... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Competed for the Retrievers in the high jump and the triple jump at the Bison Opener at Bucknell.

Background: Competed for two years at America East rival Hartford in both indoor and outdoor track and field... Won a silver medal in the high jump at the 2012 America East Outdoor Championships by clearing 1.66m (5-5.25)... Placed seventh overall in the high jump (1.58m, 5-2.25) at the indoor championships.

Personal: Daughter of Marjorie Aydin... Has seven siblings, Alyvia, Aliyah, Dominique, Gabriella, Napoleon, Alex, and Allen... Majoring in sociology... Born Sept. 11, 1991.