High School: Three-year letterwinner at Brevard High School... A three-time All-Conference, All-Region and All-State selection in track... Selected as her team's Most Outstanding Runner during her sophomore season... Earned the 'Ms. Hardcore' award for her strong effort during her junior campaign... Recipient of the Coach's Award during her senior year in addition to being selected as her team's MVP... Competed in the 400-meter dash and the 800-meter run, setting personal bests in the 400-meter dash (1:02) and the 800-meter run (2:28) during her senior season... Competed in cross country during her senior season, posting a season-best time of 21:09 in the 5K event... Also cheered competitively as an all-star cheerleader and captain in 2007 of the Premier Asheville Cat's team.
Personal: Full name is Alyse Elizabeth Childress... Daughter of Tim Childress and Cindy Trull... Mother Cindy played softball at WCU in the late 1970s... Has one sister, Aubrey.