|Hometown/School:||West Hartford, Conn.|
Junior Alison Pilon is a sprinter for the Polar Bears. An Art History/Visual Arts Interdisciplinary major, Pilon is a graduate of Hall High School in West Hartford, Connecticut. Pilon runs the 400, 4x100 and 4x400 and is an All-NESCAC and All-New England athlete for 2007. Pilon was the lead runner for the school?s record breaking indoor (3:56) and outdoor (3:59) 4x400 meter relay team in 2007. In addition, Pilon has tried high jumping and reached 5'2". Besides running track, Pilon enjoys swimming and is into crafty and arty things. A favorite running quote is from Florence Griffith Joyner, "Visualize yourself accomplishing your goals and nothing can stop you from achieving them." With that attitude there is no doubt Pilon will continue to excel both on and off the track.