Rider Women's Basketball BIO
5 Alyssa Parsons
Alyssa Parsons 181566

At Rider:
Finance major...team captain...played in 29 games, making 29 starts as a senior before missing the playoffs after suffering a sprained ACL in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game at Saint Peter's...123rd in the nation in assist to turnover ratio (1.34) and was 268th nationally in assists per game (3.0)...78-game veteran...led the team in assists with 87...had five games with five or more assists...second on team in steals (29) and minutes (880)...third on team in three-pointers made with 23...scored a career-high 22 points in a MAAC win over Iona...appeared in 23 games, making 18 starts as a junior...season-high 14 points twice, both times coming in overtime wins over MAAC rivals Iona and Niagara...team leader in assists and led the team shooting over 85 percent from the charity striple..fifth on the squad in three-point field goal percentage and was sixth in steals...MAAC All-Academic honoree in 2009-10 after redshirting the season due to a knee injury...appeared in 26 games as a Rider rookie, all off the bench, averaging just under 20 minutes per game...second on the team in three-point field goal percentage (.375) and tied for third averaging 1.6 assists per game...65 percent of her field goals were from three-point range...scored 13 points and added four rebounds in only her second collegiate game (and first home appearance) as Rider defeated Colgate on November 16...perfect from the foul line with a seven point, four rebound effort in a Bronc win against Penn on January 13...team award for Practice Player of the Year.

At Archbishop Wood:
Four-year letter winner in basketball and a three-time All-Catholic League honoree...winner of the Mark Wood Award...member of the student council...was also a three-year varsity letter winner in soccer, earning All-Catholic League honors all three seasons.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ivyland, Pa.
High School: Archbishop Wood
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