Alex Charlebois scores a career-high two goals as first-year head coach Greg Miller registers his first Big East victory.
QUOTING MILLER: "We're going to move Alyssa full-time into the midfield because we want to be able to utilize her talents in that area of the field. We look for her to be impacting our success each game."
CAREER: Three-time Big East Academic All-Star...Seen action in 39 career games with 38 starts, totaling one goal, one assist and 19 shots...Has made 38 consecutive starts.
2012: One of two players to start all 19 games in 2012...Concluded season with one goal, one assist and three points...Took 13 shots with seven on goal...Ranked second on the team in minutes played (1,635)...Scored her lone goal in a 2-0 win over Providence on a penalty kick (Oct. 14)...Tallied an assist in a 2-1 win over Connecticut (Oct. 11)...On defense, she helped Pitt to three shutout victories...Played majority of season in the backline before being moved to offense.
2011: One of four players to start in all 19 games...Helped lead the Pitt defensive effort in a 1-0 shutout over Delaware (Aug. 28)...Took six shots, including two on goal...Named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2010: Redshirted season after suffering season-ending injury in first game...Participated in season opener against Buffalo, a 4-1 victory...Named a Big East Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Strongsville High School in Strongsville, Ohio...Led her team to two state title game appearances...Named to ESPN RISE Fall All-America Third Team following her senior season...Selected a High School All-American and Greater Cleveland Coaches Association Player of the Year following her senior season...Scored eight goals and added 11 assists during her senior season...Two-time first team All-Conference and conference All-Academic award winner following her junior and senior seasons...Named team Rookie of the Year following her freshman season...Member of Cleveland Whitecaps indoor championship team...Member of the ODP Regional team in both 2008 and 2009...Member of the Super Y National team in 2006, and competed for the 2005 national championship Super Y squad...Also a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born November 18, 1991...Daughter of Timothy and Robyn Meier...Has one younger sister, Ashley, who plays soccer at Virginia Tech...Pitt hosts Virginia Tech on Oct. 20, 2013...Majors in communication science.
Minutes: 110, four times- at South Florida, 9/16/12; Rutgers, 9/23/11; South Florida, 9/18/11; Eastern Michigan, 8/19/11.