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Alyssa Wisdom
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla.
High School: Coral Springs
Wisdom Photos

Career Bests (thru 2014 collegiate season):
Shot Put: 55-8 1/4i (16.97)
Hammer Throw: 159-4 (48.58)
20-Pound Weight Throw: 50-0 1/2i (15.25)
100 Meters: 11.94
200: 24.55

Stanford Record Book:
Shot Put: 3rd
Shot Put: 3rd

At Stanford: Arrived at Stanford as a sprinter and transitioned to the throws in 2011 ... won the Jamaican national championship in 2013.

2014 Season: Outdoors - Placed 11th in the shot put at the Pac-12 Championships at 45-8 1/2 ... set her season best of 47-11 3/4 in winning the Outdoor Opener in Berkeley ... won the shot put at the Hornet Invitational with a put of 46-3 1/2 ... third in the Big Meet. Indoors - Placed eighth at the MPSF Championships in shot put, with a distance of 48-1 3/4, a season best ... has a season best of 47-3, placing sixth at the Razorback Invitational.

2013 Season: Outdoors - Earned second-team All-America honors, placing 12th at the NCAA Championships with a shot put of 53-7 ... placed fifth in the Pac-12 Championships with a put of 53-5 ... won the Big Meet (52-3 3/4) and the Payton Jordan Invitational (53-5 3/4) ... a USTFCCCA All-Academic selection ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team ... was 12th at the NCAA West Prelims (53-1) to earn the final spot into the NCAA's. Indoors - Placed fourth in the MPSF Championships in the shot put with a personal record 55-8 1/4 ... the mark enabled her to qualify for her first NCAA Championships ... fouled three times at NCAA's and did not record a place ... set first personal record of the season in the opening meet, with a 54-1 1/4 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... competed in six meets altogether.

2012 Season: Outdoors - Placed third in the Pac-12 in the shot put, at 51-6 1/2 ... advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the shot, placing 18th at 51-1 3/4 ... had a personal best of 51-9 3/4 -- the No. 6 put in Stanford history -- at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... set a personal record in the hammer throw of 159-4 at the Stanford Invitational ... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic second-team honors. Indoors - Placed third at the MPSF Championships in the shot put at 50-8 3/4, the No. 5 indoor performance in school history... also placed 20th at the MPSF's in the 20-pound weight throw, at 44-2 3/4 ... had a season weight-throw best of 46-9 1/2 at the Don Kirby Invitational ...earned MPSF All-Academic honors.

2011 Season: Outdoors - The Big Meet champion in the shot put with an outdoor season-best of 48-3½ ... also placed fourth in the hammer at the Big Meet at 146-6 ... season best in the hammer of 152-1 came at the Pepsi Invitational. Indoors - Placed sixth at the MPSF Championships in the shot put with 48-10 ... career-best shot put of 50-4½ came at the Husky Classic.

2010 Season: Outdoors - Placed fourth in the 100 (12.23) and seventh in the 200 (25.48) at the Big Meet ... also competed in the 200 at the Stanford Invitational. Indoors - Did not compete.

International: Won the 2013 Jamaican national championship with a put of 52-9.

High School: Placed fourth in the 100 (12.31) at the Florida state 4A championships in 2007 ... in 2008, won the Broward County Athletic Association 200 title in a personal record 24.55 and was second in the 100, in a PR of 11.94 ... led Coral Springs to city championships from 2006-09 and district championships from 2006-09 ... best high school shot put was 32-3 1/2, which won the 2009 4A District 10 title.

Personal: Majoring in psychology with a concentration on mind, culture, and society... parents are George and Yvet Wisdom ... brother played rugby at Florida Atlantic University.