8 - Alyssa Ray
Alyssa Ray
Height: 5-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lompoc, CA
High School: Lompoc HS
College: Allan Hancock
Position: INF
EXP: TR

2011

Ray had one official at-bat for the Matadors in her first year with the program ... saw the plate against UC Riverside in game two of a doubleheader on May 7 ... was a valuable member of the team, often serving as a bullpen catcher in practice and in games.

Allen Hancock

Ray spent two seasons with the Bulldogs, playing her final year for former CSUN great Scia Maumausolo ... earned all-conference second team honors following 2010 season ... named Allan Hancock Female Scholar Athlete of the Year during 2009-10 year ... received AA degree in 2010.

Lompoc High School

Ray played four years for the Braves ... earned All-Los Padres League First Team honors three times ... also played volleyball and basketball ... graduated in 2007.

Personal

Born on August 4, 1989 ... daughter of Rosa and Jeff Ray ... has two brothers, Jason and Jeffrey, and one sister, Lauren ... favorites include the New York Yankees, Jersey Shore, Derek Jeter and "Love and Basketball" ... favorite pregame ritual is applying her eye black ... would change the college football system if she were president of the NCAA ... once met Michael Jordan ... lists her grandmother Frances as her greatest hero ... majoring in Liberal Studies.