Track & Field


  • class Senior
  • Hometown Hamden, CT
  • High school Cheshire Academy 
Academic Accolades 

  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll – 2020
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2021

Career Accolades 

  • Member of collegiate record & SEC gold 4x400m (3:21.93)
  • First-team All-American in the 400m and 4x400m (2022)

  • NCAA Indoor Championships bronze in the 4x400m (2022)
  • NCAA Indoor Championships fourth place in the 400m (2022)
  • SEC Indoor 400m Champion (2020, 2022)
  • SEC Indoor 4x400m bronze medalist (2022)
  • SEC Outdoor 400m bronze medalist (2022)

  • 2x SEC Women’s Runner of the Week (2020)
  • Big Ten Indoor & Outdoor 400m Champion (2019)

2021-22 (Senior) 


  • Ran in collegiate record 4x400m relay (3:21.93) SEC gold

  • Earned SEC bronze in the 400m (50.74), which was an outdoor personal best and No. 2 all-time for UK

  • Won the 400m (51.54) and 4x400m (3:25.97) at the Kentucky Invitational, which was then a school record in the 4x400m

  • Ran in the winning 4x100m, 4x400m and sprint medley relay at Drake Relays

  • Won the 400m (51.94) and 4x400m (3:26.99) at Florida Relays


  • Ran the fastest 400m time (50.77) of the NCAA indoor season
  • Placed fourth in the 400m (51.50) at NCAA Indoor Championships and earned bronze in the 4x400m (3:28.77)
  • Won the SEC title in the 400m with the then third fastest time in the world in the 2022 indoor season (50.77) and a personal best, ran the anchor leg in the third fastest 4x400m in collegiate history (3:25.89), earning a bronze medal
  • Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 400m and 4x400m
  • Won the 400m at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a then world-leading time of 51.27, improving on her previous personal best by .80
  • Ran in the school record 4x400m relay (3:27.27) at the Tiger Paw Invitational. The relay was the fourth fastest in collegiate history at the time.
  • Returned to the track for the first time in nearly a year with a win in the 500m (1:12.59) at the Cardinal Classic
  • Won the 300m with a personal best time (37.37) and was a member of the winning 4x400m relay at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Ran in the winning school record 4x400m relay (3:28.62) and finished fifth in the 400m (52.69) at Texas Tech

2020-21 (Junior) 

  • Posted two victories at the McCravy-Green Invitational, 400m (53.21 seconds) and the 4x400m relay

2019-20 (Sophomore) 

  • 2020 2x SEC Women’s Runner of the Week
  • 2020 Jim Green Invitational 400m Champion
  • 2020 SEC 400m Indoor Champion (52.08)
  • All-American 400m, All-SEC 400m

2018-2019 at Penn State 

  • 2019 Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational 400m Champion
  • 2019 2x Big Ten 400m Champion Indoor and Outdoor (broke 30 year meet record and set a new Penn State record, 52.14)
  • 2019 2x Big Ten All-American 200m and 400m 2019 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • 2019 NCAA Indoor All-American (52.37, 4th place) in the 400m, as the only freshman in the final.
  • 2019 First Team All-American
  • 2019 Outdoor U20 USA Nationals 400m silver medalist
  • 2019 U20 Pan American World Championship 400m silver medalist,
  • 2019 U20 Pan American World Championship 4x400m gold medalist and world record holder (3:24:04)

High School 

  • Sports: Varsity Track, Basketball, and Volleyball
  • Honors: Captain and MVP of varsity basketball, track and volleyball
  • Other Accomplishments (Academic/NHS/Clubs): National Honors Society
  • Best times: 100m: 12.24, 200m: 23.86, 400m 51.21
  • High School Coach- Victor Parsley
  • 2016 USATF National Junior Olympic Championship All-American in the 200m and 400m.
  • 2017 and 2018 New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) 3x Champion in the 100m, 200m and 400m and record holder in all 3 events.
  • 3x First Team All-NEPSAC
  • 2018 Ocean Breeze Invitational Champion 60m, 200m, and 400m
  • 2018 Indoor New Balance Nationals All-American in the 400m (2nd) and 200m (3rd).
  • 2018 Outdoor New Balance National 400m Champion (?51.21)?, ?U.S. #1, new meet record, #7 All-Time.
  • 2018 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year


  • Full name: Alexis G. Holmes
  • Birthday: January 28th
  • Major: Public Health

  • Minor: African American Studies
  • Fun fact: Mom (Dawn Stanton-Holmes), 4x All-American, Penn Relays Triple Jump Champion, NCAA Runner Up in Triple Jump, SCSU record holder in the triple jump, long jump, 100m and 200m, ECAC Record Holder. Inducted into SCSU Hall of Fame in 2018, Inducted into Amity High School Hall of fame in 2019

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