Alabama prep runner signs with Lady Bisons
Wednesday, May 17, 2006

May 17, 2006

Karen Robichaud, Lipscomb track and cross country coach, has announced the signing of Julie Alley from Scottsboro, Ala.

Her Scottsboro High School program was the Alabama State Champion in Class 5A her freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years.

Alley, 5-foot-3, was an All-State cross country selection as a sophomore and senior and an All-State indoor/outdoor track selection as a freshman and sophomore.

As a junior she participated in the Nike Team Nationals in Portland, Ore.

"Julia is dependable, hard-working and a good ambassador for Scottsboro," said John Esslinger, her high school coach.

Alley plans to major in either nursing or exercise science.

Her parents are Joyce and Russell Alley.