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The Slysz File
2012: Played in 17 games, including 16 starts … Led the team in defensive saves with five … Had one goal for two points … Recorded 11 shots, including seven on goal … Posted a defensive save in a 1-0 win at Regis (9/1) … Scored a goal in a 3-0 victory over Simmons (10/10) … Recorded a defensive save in a 3-2 loss at Wellesley in the NEWMAC Quarterfinals (10/31) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference …
Before Mount Holyoke: Played three years of field hockey … Captain … All-League … Team won two Western Mass Championship titles … Four-year member of the basketball team … Captain … All-League … Team were Western Mass finalists in 2009 … Member of the softball team all four years … Captain … Two-time All-Western Mass …
Personal: Biology major … Member of the Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee … Serves on SAAC Health & Safety subcommittee … Member of MHC Alcohol and Drug Awareness Committee … Plays on the Mount Holyoke basketball team … Daughter of Patti and David Slysz … Sister, Stephanie is a member of the Class of 2014 at Mount Holyoke …
Getting to Know Alison
- Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I knew that I would be receiving the best education that I possibly could obtain, and I also knew how much my sister was enjoying it as well.
- What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I like how everyone is so friendly and welcoming and how our professors are some of the best in the country.
- Favorite Sports Movie - The Street Stops Here
- Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - A Practice Session of the Boston Celtics
- Favorite Pro Sports Team – Celtics, Bruins, Red Sox/Patriots
- Favorite TV Show - Criminal Minds/Grey's Anatomy
- Favorite Athlete(s) - Rajon Rondo, Wes Welker
- Childhood Idol - Kelly Dostal, Lynn-Anne Kokoski
- Best Concert You Ever Attended - Lady Antebellum with Thompson Square and Darius Rucker
- Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - A Medical Journal
- Biggest Fear - KK hitting me with one of her drives.
- Most Famous Person Ever Met - Phil Mickelson
- Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Ryan Lochte
- Most Prized Possession - My Car
- Place You'd Like to Visit - Alaska
- First Memory of Your Sport - Playing for Make-Trax, an organization for youth field hockey
- Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - First day of practice
- Pre-Game Rituals - Keep to myself and not think about the game.
- Best Advice From a Coach - Don't think, just do.
- If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Pay off my college loans.
- Career Aspirations - Work in the medical field doing research and finding cures.