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Alyssa

Chillano

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Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Phoenixville, Pa.
High School: Spring-Ford

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Career Statistics

Career: Two-time NFHCA All-America selection, earning first team recognition as a junior … Three-time All-South Region and two-time All-ACC honoree … Four-year starter on defense, guiding the program to four straight NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals in 2015 … Started 72 of 81 career contests played … Helped Duke’s defensive unit rank among the national leaders in goals against average throughout her career … Graduated ranked 21st in program history in career points (68) and tied for 19th in career goals (27) … Totaled five game-winning goals to go along with 10 defensive saves … Honda Award nominee as a senior … Two-time team captain … MVP of the 2017 NFHCA Division I Senior Game … Recipient of an ACC Top Six for Service Award as a sophomore … Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll selection and two-time member of the All-ACC Academic Team.

2017 (Stats): Second team NFHCA All-America selection on defense … Also earned first team NFHCA All-South Region and All-ACC recognition for her senior campaign … Honda Award nominee … Ranked among team leaders in points (20) and goals (8) … Turned in multiple-goal efforts in victories over No. 12 Wake Forest (10/13) and No. 5 North Carolina (10/20) … Had the game winner against the Demon Deacons, as well as in a season-opening victory at William & Mary (8/25) … Converted a penalty stroke against No. 23 Iowa (10/8) … Rounded out the season with three defensive saves … Named to the ACC All-Tournament Team after guiding the Blue Devils to the semifinal round … Helped anchor a veteran back line that ranked among the top 10 teams in the country in shutouts (7) and goals against average (1.28) … Team vice captain … Tabbed MVP of the NFHCA Division I Senior Game … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Named to Longstreth/NFHCA All-America, NFHCA All-South Region and All-ACC first teams following a standout junior campaign that saw her lead the Blue Devils in points (32) and goals (13) … Tabbed the ACC Co-Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 6 after helping the Blue Devils capture their second consecutive B1G/ACC Cup title … Guided the defense to a 1-0 shutout of No. 6 Maryland and scored twice against No. 16 Northwestern, putting away the game winner in the 76th minute … The B1G/ACC Cup performance also garnered her honorable mention recognition for the NFHCA Division I Weekly Award … Converted a penalty stroke at No. 12 Princeton to send Duke to a 2-1 overtime victory (10/9) … Tallied both goals in that contest … Credited with an assist in the squad's 3-0 shutout of No. 4 North Carolina, which sealed the ACC regular season title … Notched a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over No. 19 American in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/12) … Added a goal in against Delaware in the NCAA quarterfinals (11/13) … Team vice captain … All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015: NFHCA All-South Region second team … Totaled 10 points on four goals and two assists … Named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 6 after completing first career hat trick against Longwood … Notched career-high two defensive saves at Virginia (11/5) … Provided assist on the game-winner in a 2-1 NCAA quarterfinal victory over the Cavaliers (11/15) … Recipient of an ACC Top Six for Service Award. 

2014: Saw the field in all 20 contests while starting the final 11 games of the fall … Made her first start against ACC opponent Louisville (Oct. 3) … Totaled six points on two goals and two assists … Recorded first collegiate point in season opener at Michigan State (Aug. 29) … Registered the first goal of her Duke career in the regular season finale at Richmond (Nov. 1) … Found the back of the cage in the Blue Devils' 2-1 NCAA first round victory over Northwestern (Nov. 15) … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Member of 2014-15 U.S. U21 junior national team.

Prior to Duke: Member of the U.S. U21 junior national team ... Helped the U21 squad qualify for the 2013 Junior World Cup with a strong showing at the Junior Pan-Am Games in Mexico during the fall of 2012 … Previously a member of the U.S. U19 and U17 junior squads during tours to Canada and Holland … U.S. Futures Elite and Olympic Developmental Select participant … Tabbed a first team All-American by the NFHCA as a junior … Two-time first team all-state selection at Spring-Ford … Missed her senior season due to injury … Garnered all-area and all-league recognition as a freshman, sophomore and junior … Selected team captain as a senior … Earned a spot on the distinguished honor roll all four years.

Personal: Born Oct. 28, 1995 … Daughter of Joseph and Danielle Chillano … Has one brother (Joey) … Grandfather, Ray Chillano, was a member of West Chester University's men's soccer team that captured the national championship in 1961 … Cousin, Anthony Shirk ('12), was a pole vaulter on Duke's track and field team.

Career Highs:
Goals: 3 ... vs. Longwood ... Oct. 4, 2015
Assists: 1 ... 14x, last vs. Appalachian State ... Oct. 28, 2017
Points: 6 ... vs. Longwood ... Oct. 4, 2015
Defensive Saves: 2 ... at Virginia ... Nov. 5, 2015

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Chillano & Kristen Postgame Interview - App St
FH: Senior Day Ceremony
FH: Cousins Chillano, Major Preview Duke-UNC