2 - Alyssa Olsen
Alyssa Olsen
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelton, Conn.
High School: St. Joseph's
Position: C/IF

2008: Played in 27 games, making 18 starts...had a .966 fielding percentage behind the plate...had 46 putouts...made first collegiate start against Sacred Heart (March 2)...recorded first career hit against Boston College (March 26).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year varsity member of the St. Joseph's H.S. softball team at first base...named captain her junior and senior year...Connecticut High School Coaches Association Academic All-State Award 2006...Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete 2005-2006...All-Conference (FCIAC) 2005 and 2006...Class L State Championships 2006... played at third base for Classic Commotion Premiere Fast-pitch...finished 5th out of a field of 118 teams at the 2005 PONY National Tournament.

Personal: Daughter of Christian and Diane Olsen...has one brother...majoring in Spanish/Pre-Med.