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Alyssa Lancaster   19
Alyssa  Lancaster

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover Park, IL

High School:
Schaumberg

Height:
5-11

Position:
UTIL

B/T:
L/L


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AS A JUNIOR:
  • Batted .293 with 14 RBI
  • Only committed one error on season
  • Had game-winning RBI single to help Saints sweep Canisius (4/18)
AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Finished second on team with .326 batting average and first with 29 RBI's
  • Named Second Team All-MAAC
  • Knocked in two RBI in early season MAAC victory over Monmouth (4/6)

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Named All-MAAC Second Team
  • Fifth in the MAAC, second on the team in batting average, hitting .367 (40 for 109)
  • Appeared in 43 games while starting 37
  • Recorded 12 runs and scored 29 RBI's
  • Second on the team with 11 doubles
  • Slugging percentage of .468
  • Earned nine walks
  • Appeared in 25 games as a pitcher while starting 18 games on the mound (3-10)
  • Pitched three complete games
  • Earned one save
  • Completed 88.0 innings, allowing an Opp BA of .351

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Four-year starter and letterwinner at Schaumberg High School
  • Three-time Mid-Suburban League and All-Area selection
  • Named MVP her senior season
  • Set single season record for hits with 72 her sophomore season
  • Also was the starting forward for the basketball squad for one season for the Saxons

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Dave and Denise Lancaster
  • Volunteered at Felines and Canines pet adoption service
  • Chose Siena because of the small, private, and intimate atmosphere
  • Has an older brother Eric who attended Western Illinois University

GETTING TO KNOW ALYSSA LANCASTER:
    Major: Biology
    Minor: Softball
    Where do you see yourself in another five years: Hopefully at Optometry school in Chicago
    My favorite class at Siena: Biology
    My favorite spot on campus is: Wrap Shop
    Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Women's basketball, Women's Soccer
    What I like most about Siena softball: How talented we are, and how much potential we have
    My superstitions are: Don't step on the white lines during game day
    If I didn't play softball, I would: Play basketball
    The player on the team who I relate to best is: Mackenzie Cronin, because we have the same personality and play the same positions so we understand each other the best
    The funniest player on the team is: Melanie Kalesse, because she is the most random, weirdest person I have ever met. And she also has a STRONG Philly accent
    My most embarassing sport moment: Tripping on my laces during a throw after a foul ball and falling straight on my face with everyone watching
    My most overused phrase in text messages is: "Haha"
    What is that one thing, you can't do without? Music before games

    My Favorite...
    Pro Sports team: Chicago Cubs
    Food: Pasta
    Flavor of ice cream: Vanilla
    Pizza Topping: Pepperoni
    Color: Blue
    Season: Spring
    Holiday: Christmas
    Day of the Week: Saturday
    Animal: Giraffe
    TV show: Grey's Anatomy
    Flower: Dandelion
    Song: Skinny Love
    Artist: Mumford & Sons
    Actor/Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
    Book: The Hunger Games
    Lucky Number: 3

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