Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013-14: Completed her first season as a Blue Devil with a 23-12 overall record, including a 15-8 dual match mark and a 9-2 record in conference play … finished season ranked 94th on the ITA singles list, with a season-high ranking of 89th … ranked tied for sixth on Duke’s singles wins in ACC play freshman records with nine … opened fall campaign by claiming the SDSU Classic black singles bracket championship after defeating San Diego’s Anna Depenau, 6-1, 7-6 (3) … opened college dual match career by clinching Duke’s 6-1 victory over William & Mary with a 6-2, 6-0 rout of Julia Casselbury … defeated No. 5 UCLA’s 36th-ranked Kyle McPhillips, 3-6, 6-1, 10-8, in the ITA Team Indoor Championship … defeated Syracuse’s Valeria Salazar,7-6, 6-4, to clinch the victory for the Blue Devils on Feb. 23 … notched a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kimmy Borza of Pitt to earn the team victory for Duke … competed with four other Blue Devils throughout the season in doubles play, compiling a 25-10 overall record, including a 17-6 mark in dual matches and 9-1 ledger in conference play … while paired with Marianne Jodoin, the duo claimed the red doubles bracket title at the SDSU Classic … ranked as high as No. 20 on the national doubles list during the season.
Prior to Duke: Rated by tennisrecruiting.net as No. 11 recruit … reached semifinals of 2013 USTA ITF Claremont event in Claremont, Calif. … faced eventual champion Ena Shabahara in the quarterfinals of the 111th SoCal Junior Sectional Championship … advanced to quarterfinals of 2012 USTA ITF Claremont tournament … captured the CIF Southern Section Ford 2012 Girls Individual Tennis title, defeating Alexandra Krogius 6-0, 6-1, Nov. 19 … reached the round of 16 at the International Spring Championship in 2012 … played into round of 16 in Lexington, South Carolina’s 2011 South Carolina ITF event … partnered with Mayci Jones to reach the round of 16 at the Easter Bowl Championship in 2013 … paired with Mayci Jones to reach the 2013 USTA ITF Claremont Doubles Championship match Mar. 30 … reached doubles round of 16 at Atlanta ITF in 2011 … competed in doubles quarterfinal stage of 2011 South Carolina ITF … partnered with Christina Makarova to reach doubles quarterfinal in 2011 Easter Bowl event … crowned doubles champion at 2010 USTA ITF Claremont event.
Personal: Born Alyssa Grace Smith on Feb. 15, 1995 in Laguna Niguel, Calif. … daughter of Mike and Maria Smith … has two sisters, Joanna and Kristina, and one brother, Michael.