Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Alyssa Hasslen
Position: Throws
Other Position: Indoor: Senior - Outdoor: Graduated
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: McMinnville, Ore.
High School: McMinnville High School
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Six-time all-Pac-10/12

2011 Pac-10 Runner-Up (Shot put)

2012 Pac-12 Runner-Up (Shot put, Discus)

2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Second-team

2012: Indoors, Hasslen redshirted the season ... Outdoors, Hasslen set the No. 2 mark in school history and the 14th-best throw in collegiate history at the Mt. SAC Relays ... She posted a personal-best mark of 60-2.5 that was good for second place in the competition ... That toss was also the second-best mark in the country during the outdoor collegiate season ... Hasslen earned a runner-up finish at the Pac-12 Championships in the shot put, throwing 53-3.5 ... Additionally, Hasslen earned another runner-up finish at the Pac-12 Championships, posting a personal-best mark of 180-9 in the discus, the fifth-best mark in UA history ... Prior to the preliminary round of the NCAA Championships, Hasslen injured her throwing hand, she attempted to compete but ended up fouling out and not advancing to the final ... Although she was not completely healthy, Hasslen competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials, representing Arizona in the women's shot put competition ... Hasslen posted a mark of 55-11.75 in the preliminary round, good for a spot in the final ... In the final, Hasslen's mark of 58-2.5 was good for a sixth-place finish.

2011: Showed a world of potential in a vastly improved shot put season in 2011, setting the third-best mark in school history with a throw of 56-2 at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships ... Was the Pac-10 Conference runner-up in the shot put and also earned all-conference honors with her sixth-place performance in the discus throw ... Had a career best in the discus of 171-2 at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, finishing fourth and earning a spot at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the event ... Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the shot put ... Posted an indoor best of 55-5.75 at the Texas A&M Challenge.

2010: Another impressive freshman in the throws during the 2010 season ... Earned all-conference honors in both the shot put and discus throws at the Pac-10 Championships ... Was part of a 1-2-3-4 Arizona sweep, finishing second in the shot put ... Set a season-best mark in the discus with a throw of 171-3.25 to win the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual ... Also helped Arizona sweep the shot put indoors, finishing second at the MPSF Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of McMinnville High School, she lettered in track and field and volleyball ... A three-time team captain and a four-time team MVP in track and field ... A four-time all-state honoree ... Won state titles in the shot put and the discus.

PERSONAL: She is the daughter of Lee Johnson and Cathy Magness ... Also recruited by Oregon, Minnesota, Miami, Stanford and Penn State ... A double major in family studies and human development and retail and consumer sciences.