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Year: Senior
Hometown: Mebane, N.C.
High School: Eastern Alamance
Experience: 3 Letters


2013 Outdoor Track
Placed ninth at the Southern Conference Championships (April 20-21) in the 1,500-meters, posting a personal-best time of 3:55.19 to place just out of the scoring… Turned in a career-best time of 1:54.98 in the 800-meter race at the Wake Forest Open (March 15-16) … Finished third in his heat in the mile with a personal-best time of 4:19.13 at the High Point VertKlasse Meet (March 22-23) … Recorded his first sub-four minute time in the 1,500-meter race at the Raleigh Relays (March 29-30) with a time of 3:58.17.

2012-13 Indoor Track
Set a personal-record in the mile run at the 2013 Southern Conference Indoor Track Championships, posting a time of4:26.90 (Feb. 23-24) … Place third in his section of the mile at the SoCon Championships … Turned in a time of 4:29.21 at the Hokie Invitational (Jan.2 5-26) in the mile …Posted a season-best time of 9:11.53 in the 3,000-meter distance at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 8-9) … Member of the Distance Medley Relay Team that placed third at the Hilton Garden Invitational (Feb. 1-2) with a time of 10:36.52.

2012 Cross Country
Posted a season-best time of 26:18.40 in the8,000-meter race when he placed 257th at the Pre-Nationals in Louisville (Oct. 13) … Set a career-best time of 33:37.87 in the 10,000-meter race at the NCAA Southeast Regional (Nov. 9) … Placed 54th at the Southern Conference Championships (Oct. 27) with a time of 26:49.64 …Finished 14th at the Elon Invitational (Sept. 15) with a time of 28:09.

2012 Outdoor Track
Set an outdoor personal record in the 3,000m at the Wake Forest Open crossing the line in 8:54.29 to win his heat, finished 14th overall (Mar 17) … finished 26th overall in the 1,500m at the competitive Duke Invitational running a personal best time of 4:00.93 (Apr 6)… SoCon Academic All-Conference ... SoCon Academic HonorRoll.

2011-12 Indoor Track
Ran a personal record time of 8:58.35 in the 3,000m at the FastTrack Invite placing 35th (Feb 11) … set a season best time in the 800 meters at the Dick Taylor Invite running a time of 2:01.01 to place 15th (Jan 21)… earned SoCon AcademicAll-Conference honors. 

2011 Cross Country
Ran a personal-record in the 8,000 meters at the Elon Invitational with a time of 25:54 to finish in seventh place overall (Sept 17) … completed the grueling course at the Panorama Farms Invite in a time of 26:52, to finish in 66th place (Oct 14) … ran a personal best time of34:50 in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships in Louisville, Ky., (Nov 12). 

2011 Outdoor Track
Ran a season-best time of 1:56.19 in the 800 meters at the WakeForest Open … came in third place in the 1,500 developmental race at the Duke Invitational with a season-best time of 4:05.17… ran a 1:58.49 in the 800 meter prelims at the Southern Conference Championship … ran a 1:59.22 in the 800 meters atthe UNCW Seahawk Invitational to finish in ninth.

2010-11 Indoor Track
Ran a team-best time of 2:00.92 in the 800 meters at the Tiger Paw Invitational … ran a 2:43.65 at the Liberty Openin his only attempt in the 1,000 meters … finished the mile in 4:34.31 to come in 28th place at the Niswonger Invitational.

2010 Cross Country
Won the 8k Navy Race at the Royal Cross Country Challenge with a time of 26:27.2 … ran a 26:47.55 at the Southern Conference Championships to finish in 48th place… came in fourth place at the Guilford College XC Carnival to finish in fourth place after running a 16:22 in the 5k. 

High School
Earned a total of eight varsity letters while competing at Eastern Alamance High School for coaches Brian Parker, Brad Warren and Nathan Gardner … was a member of the outdoor 3A state championship team in the 4x800 meters as a senior … was also a member of the 4x800 team that won the indoor state championship in his final season … set the North Carolina 4x800 state record as a senior … earned all-state honors in indoor and outdoor in the 4x800 as a senior … earned all-conference honors all three seasons in cross country and outdoor track … also a member of the National Honor Society.

Tyron Justin Alston … born March 16, 1992 in Durham, N.C. … son of Jesse and Janice Alston … has three younger siblings, Jazamyn, Jesse, Jeremiah and Jesseka… majoring in business administration at UNCG.

Top Performances
Cross Country
8k:25:54.2 (Elon Invitational - 9/17/11)

10k: 32:46.40 (NCAA Regional, 11/15/13)                                                    

400m: 52.80 (Liberty Open, 1/17/14)
800m: 1:57.97 (Hilton Garden Invitational, 1/31/14)
1,000m: 2:43.65
Mile: 4:18.13 (Southern Conference Championships, 3/1/14)
3,000m: 8:58.53

Mile: 4:19.13 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
800m: 1:54.98 (Wake Forest Open, 3/15/13)
1,500m: 3:55.19 (SoCon Championships, 4/21/13)
3,000m: 8:54.29           

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