Alexa Tivey Earns Second Rookie of the Week Honors

Alexa Tivey Earns Second Rookie of the Week Honors

BOSTON, Mass. - Alexa Tivey (Lowell, Mass.) earned her second Rookie of the Week honor after running in the Runnin' Monks Invitational at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, Maine.  Alexa finished in 13th place with a time of 23:21.1.  This was her third fastest 5-kilometer race on a very diffcult course.  Tivey finished second of the three Wheelock runners finishing seconds behind junior Emma Wilson (Hallowell, Maine).

We caught up with Alexa to learn a little more about her outside of athletics.

What is your favorite part about competing for Wheelock?
The closeness of the team and the experience that I am about to gain by joining.
 
Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?
Gronk just because I think he's funny.
 
What is your favorite professional team? Why?
The Patriots because my whole life I was forced to watch every game and then some with my dad and brothers. My entire family is very into the Patriots and I almost would feel like a disgrace if I too, didn't enjoy the game.
 
What is your favorite movie? Why?
Forrest Gump, I just like to rewatch it a lot.
 
What is your favorite meal on or off campus?
Steak Tips and mashed potatoes.
 
What is your favorite Boston activity? Why?
Going into the different stores on Newbury Street
 
Who is your favorite band or artist? Why?
My favorites change often..but, an artist that I have listened to most of my life with my dad would be Ryan Adams. Just because it is music that my dad and I can bond over.