Amber McAlpine
Amber McAlpine

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Worthington, Ohio

High School:
Thomas Worthington

Height:
5-8

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/17/1993

UC College / Major:
DAAP / Industrial Design


11/15/2013

Cincinnati has Strong Showing at Great Lakes Regional

Senior Evan Baum finished 45th among 207 runners in the men's 10K race.

11/08/2012

UC runs at NCAA regional on Friday

Bearcats go up against nationally ranked competition in Wisconsin

10/13/2012

Bearcats hang with nation's top teams at Pre-Nationals Invitational

UC's men's and women's runners post personal-best times in fast meet

09/15/2012

Bearcats finish 6th and 14th at Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic

Cotton is men's top finisher in 13th, Clay is again top finisher for women

2012 cross country season: Was 183rd overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, completing the 6k course in 26:22.28...finished 32nd overall at the open division of the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 19:56.10 for a 1:52 improvement on the same course from last year...finished 201st at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, running the 6k course in the unseeded race in 24:21.0...ran 96th overall and No. 6 for UC at the BIG EAST Conference championship meet at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y., completing the 6k course in 24:38.45...

2011 cross country season: Was 42nd in her combined times at the VMI Relays, finishing her first 1.5-mile leg in 10:49 and second in 11:24 for a combined time of 22:13; teamed with Carly Bauer (10:34 + 11:10 = 21:44) to finish 20th as a relay team in 43:57...finished 140th overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, running the 5k course in 21:53.7...placed 140th in the open division of the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 21:48.49.

Collegiate career bests: 5k - 19:56.10 (2012 All-Ohio) 6k - 24:21.0 (2012 Pre-Nationals)

High School: Had a personal best 19:30 in the 5k

A FEW THINGS ABOUT AMBER...

Family: father John and mother Cyndi, sister Kelsey who is a junior at Ohio State

Favorite food?: Fresh fruit

Favorite music?: I like everything!

Favorite thing to do when not studying or training?: Sketch or cook

Favorite place in Cincinnati?: Any of the overlooks in the city.

Why did you choose UC?: The DAAP program.

Future career plans?: Work for a design consultancy firm where I can design and conduct research as well.

Anything else?: I spent a semester abroad in Ecuador during my senior year in high school. I studied and lived with a host family.