A total of 56 student-athletes at UNLV received the Scholar-Athlete Award.
A very fundamental, technical player, a true coach's daughter ... Shooting range extends to three-point land, is a smart defender and a very solid player all-around.
(2015-16 - Sophomore): Sat out the season after suffering an ACL injury in the preseason.
(2014-15 - Freshman): In her first year as a Lady Rebel, posted 19 points and 20 rebounds ... Reached four points three times, and collected five rebounds in a pair of games.
Led Etiwanda High to four league titles and to a Top 25 national ranking her senior season ... Eagles reached the CIF-Open State regional finals her senior season, during which she was named both First-team All-Baseline League and First Team All-Inland Valley ... Earned Baseline League Outstanding Senior Award ... League Scholar-Athlete recognition as well as CIF Scholar Athlete Award ... Paced team in rebounding as a junior and senior ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude, and was in the top 1% of high school scholars in San Bernardino County ... Played for West Coast Premier under head coach Brian Crichlow from 2010-13.
Alyssa Alexandra Anderson ... Born on Nov. 16, 1995, in Pomona, Calif. ... Daughter of Anders and Christine Anderson ... Has two brothers, Aidan (19) and Alec (17), and one sister, Ashtyn (23), who is currently a senior on the Cal State Chico basketball team ... Her father was on the basketball teams at both Chaffey College and Cal Poly Pomona, while her mother played for Cal Poly Pomona, and both are members of that school's Hall of Fame ... One uncle, Mike Sweeney, was a five-time All-Star for the Kansas City Royals (1990-2007), while her grandfather, also named Mike Sweeney, played for the Angels ... Uncle Richard Sweeney played football at Boise State, and a pair of aunts, Colleen Sweeney and Deirdre Sweeney, both played soccer for Cal Poly Pomona ... Once took a 42-day cross country trip with her family that covered 24 states ... Majoring in biology.