2009:Played in all 20 games and started 18 at back ... Leader on a defense that allowed 2.06 goals per game and posted three shutouts ... Took one shot on goal ... Academic All-Big Ten ... NFHCA National Academic Squad honoree.
2008: Saw action in 17 games and started five ... Picked up an assist vs. Saint Louis (9/19) ... Recorded a defensive save against Indiana on 11/1 ... Academic All-Big Ten and NFHCA All-Academic Squad honoree.
2007: Inserted into the starting lineup against Ball State (9/3) for first of 12 times on the year ... Played in 13 games overall ... Expected to anchor the 2008 defensive unit ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the first time.
2006: Only freshman to play in and start all 19 games ... Did not register any statistics during 2006 season.
High School: 2005 honorable mention all-state ... Led school to first field hockey Division II Championship ... Helped club team Majestyx win the gold medal in the USFHA U-16 National Futures Championship in 2003 ... Member of National Honor Society ... Member of National Honor Roll ... Member of the United States Achievement Academyfor Mathematics and Social Studies.
Personal: Born Alyssa Marie Elmy ... Daughter of James and Linda Elmy ... Majoring in environmental sciences.
Getting to know Alyssa
Q: If I could make an assist on a goal to any one person, it would be:
A: Emily Kyle because she deserves to be on the other end for once.
Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
A: My awesome teammates
Q: My favorite book is:
A: "Five People You Meet in Heaven" by Mitch Albom
Q: My dream job is:
A: I wish I knew. I really need to figure that out.
Q: The song I'd sing on karaoke night would be:
A: I probably wouldn't sing in front of people because I'm too shy.
Q: My favorite food is:
A: Chocolate covered strawberries
Q: In the movie about the 2007 NU field hockey team, the actor that would play me is:
A: I can't think of a specific person but someone who is blond and doesn''t talk very much.
Q: My favorite pregame ritual/superstition is:
A: Sitting in the locker room and focusing on everything I would like to do in the game that day.
Q: My favorite TV show is:
A: I don't have an absolute favorite show, but I did watch a lot of Grey''s Anatomy this summer.
Q: If I could dine with any three people in history, they would be:
A: Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, and Steve Carell
Q: The biggest joker on the team is:
A: Christina Foley, our SUPER SENIOR
Q: The top three songs on my iPod right now are:
A: I'll be honest; I really do not own an iPod.
Q: My nickname is: