Duke Field Hockey BIO
26 Alyssa Chillano
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.