Wildcats earn 65 awards in spring and at-large sports
2013: Reserve midfielder who played in nine games with two starts as a senior ... Appeared in both of NU's season-opening wins vs. UMass and USC, earning her first career start against the Trojans ... Scored first goal of the season on Senior Day vs. Penn ... Also saw time in NCAA Tournament win over Penn State ... NU's nominee for NCAA Elite 89 academic achievement award ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (3.7 GPA or above) and Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Played in seven games during 2012 campaign: the home-opener vs. Oregon, at Louisville, vs. William & Mary, vs. UMass, vs. Navy, at Penn and vs. Notre Dame ... Recorded one assist in win vs. Massachusetts ... One of two Wildcats named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll and one of three to earn Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honors ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011: Played in six games as a sophomore, scoring her first career goal at Vanderbilt on Feb. 27 ... Credited with her first assist in a win at Massachusetts (3/26) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010: Appeared in nine games for the Wildcats, including the NCAA first round victory against Notre Dame (5/15) ... Racked up a ground ball against Duquesne (3/12) while also causing a Duke turnover ... Tallied a ground ball at Ohio State (3/24).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bay Shore High School ... Two-time All-Suffolk County selection (2008 and 2009) and all-division selection in 2007 ... Helped lead the Mauraders to three Division I championships (2006-08) and were Suffolk County semifinalists in 2007 and 2008 ... Competed for Long Island Yellow Jacket club team for two seasons ... Team took first place at 2008 Champions Cup tournament ... Also captures six varsity letters in swimming and four in track at Bay Shore where she served as team captain as well ... Named All-League in both swimming and track as a senior ... Five-time all-county selection in swimming and was named an All-American in track in 2007 ... Named Academic All-American in 2009 ... National Honor Society and high honor roll member ... Received Exceptional Honor Society Award in 2008 ... Ranked seventh in her graduating class.
Personal: Born Alexa R. deLyra ... Daughter of Theodore and Jennifer deLyra ... Mother played volleyball and swam at St. Michael's College ... Father played football at Kings Point ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.
deLyra's Career Highs
1, two times, most recent vs. Penn (4/27/13)
1, two times, most recent vs. Massachusetts (3/17/12)