Alana M. Anzalone

About This Inductee

Alana has always been athletic, competing in gymnastics from age 5 through 13 with many 1st through 3rd place finishes during that time period.  She began competing in field hockey, diving and softball at age 13.  She graduated from Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School, Lafayette College and Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law. At Wyoming Seminary, she was a four-year varsity letter winner in field hockey, diving and softball.  She was field hockey and diving team captain in 2000 and softball team captain in 1999 and 2000. She set school diving records in 1997 through 2000 and was undefeated in diving in 1998, 1999 and 2000.  In District II diving championships, she placed fourth in 1997, second in 1998 and first in 1999 and 2000.  She was the District II diving championship record holder in 1999-2000. In the PA AA State Diving championships, she placed 10th in 1998 and 6th in 2000.  She received the PIAA Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award in 1998 and All State honors in diving. She attained All State honorable mention in field hockey in 1998 and was All Scholastic in field hockey in 1998 and 1999.  She was the MVP of the Field Hockey All-Star Game in 2000 and received Wyoming Seminary’s outstanding athlete award upon graduation in 2000. At Lafayette, she competed in field hockey as a freshman and was a four-year letter winner in diving. She was the pool record holder for the 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards for 6 dives, first set in 2001 and again in 2004 and continues to hold the records. She was named Patriot League Athlete of the Week in 2001.  In the Patriot League championships, she placed 5th on 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards in 2001, 8th on 3 meter in 2002, and 7th place on 1 meter and 3 meter diving boards in 2004.  In the Eastern College Athletic Conference, she placed 12th on the 1 meter board in 2001.  She was named to the Patriot League Honor Roll in 2004.  She was inducted into to the Wyoming Seminary’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.  Alana was assistant coach of diving and field hockey at Big Springs High School in Newville, PA while attending law school, and assistant coach of Wyoming Seminary field hockey from 2008 to 2010.  She was assistant diving coach at Fairview and Boulder High Schools and the University of Colorado Club team in Boulder, Colorado in 2010 and 2011. She is a National Field Hockey Association Umpire with the Colorado High School Sports Association and sits on the Colorado Field Hockey Umpire Association Board of Directors (rules interpreter in 2015, treasurer in 2016). Alana is presently with Anzalone Law Offices practicing personal injury law and was named Top 40 under 40 by the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader newspaper in 2011. Alana is currently residing in Denver, Colorado.