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15 Alyssa Turza

Fourth-year player from Orland Park, IL...Born Mar. 14, 1991...Majoring in Business.

AS A SENIOR (2013):
First Team All-MAAC Selection... MAAC Championship All-Tournament Selection... Appeared in 28 games, recording 100 points on 83 goals and 17 assists... Registered 158 shots... Credited with 25 steals... Drew 37 kickouts.

AS A JUNIOR (2012):
2012 MAAC Championship Most Outstanding Performer... Appeared in 38 games for the Gaels, posting 81 points on 70 goals and 11 assists... Drew 32 kickouts... Defensively, registered 26 steals and one field block... Had five goals and one assist in season opener vs. Harvard (Feb. 4)... Had three goals vs. Mercyhurst (Mar. 3)... Had four goals and two steals vs. Bucknell (Mar. 4)... Had four goals and two assists vs. Claremont (Mar. 16)... Had four goals and one assist vs. Siena (Mar. 25)... Had five goals vs. St. Francis (NY) (Apr. 14)... Had three goals and two assists vs. VMI (Apr. 15)... Had two goals and one assist in MAAC semifinal win over Villanova (Apr. 28)... Had four goals in championship game win over Wagner (Apr. 29).

Appeared in 32 games for the Gaels, recording 93 shots... Supplied Iona offense with 56 points on 47 goals and nine assists... Drew 22 kickouts, fourth on the squad... Contributed defensively with 24 steals and five field blocks... Had four goals and one assist in season opening win over Villanova at Harvard Invitational (Feb. 5)... Had three goals and one steal in ECAC seminfinals vs. Harvard (Feb. 26)... Had one goal, one assist and drew three kickouts vs. Gannon (Mar. 5)... Had three goals vs. Azusa Pacific (Mar. 18)... Had two goals and one steal vs. Santa Barbara (Mar. 20)... Had two goals and two steals vs. Marist (Apr. 10)... Had four goals, one assist, two steals and two kickouts drawn vs. Wagner (Apr. 16)... Had three goals, two steals and two kickouts drawn vs. Villanova (Apr. 17)... Had three goals on seven shots vs. Marist (Apr. 17)... Had five goals and one steal vs. Siena (Apr. 23).

2010 MAAC Rookie of the Year... Appeared in 35 games for the Gaels, ranking 13th in the conference with 47 goals... 53 points and 47 goals both ranked fifth on the squad... Drew 30 kickouts... Picked up 16 steals on the defensive side.

All-State selection senior season All-Conference selection junior and senior seasons...All-Section selection junior and senior seasons..Named team MVP senior year at Carl Sandburg High School...Junior Olympic team member during junior season.

Position: Utility
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Orland Park, IL
High School: Sandburg
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