22 Allison Slysz
22 Allison Slysz
Height: 5-9
Year: So
Hometown: Hatfield, Mass.
High School: Smith Academy
Position: D

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.