Alissa Furches
Alissa Furches
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Greeneville, Tenn.
High School: Milligan / South Greene HS
Major: Elementary Education

Milligan: Competed during the 2015 season at the Milligan College, Tenn. school... Coached by Chris Layne... Posted a personal-best 5K time of 19:02 with the Buffaloes.

High School: Graduated from South Greene HS in Greeneville, Tenn... Coached by Scott Phillips in cross country and Tusculum graduate Joe Case in track... 2014 All-Conference... Conference champion in the 1600m and 3200m in 2015... Team MVP (2012-2014)... 2011 Most Improved... 2015 Track MVP... 2012 cross country team finished third in the District and advanced to the State championship... Holds the school record in both the 1600m and 3200m.

Personal: Born Feb. 16, 1997 in Mosheim, Tenn... Daughter of Mike and Oydun Furches... Sisters: Sara and Sofia... Majoring in elementary education... Favorite book: "Harry Potter"; Favorite midnight snack: Carrots and Hummus; Favorite movie: "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"; Favorite sports team: Tennessee Volunteers; Favorite color: Purple; Favorite sport other than cross country: Basketball; What people don't know about Alissa: She speaks Norwegian.