Alyssa Ortega

#3 Alyssa Ortega

POS. F
HT. 5-4
CL. Rs-Sr.
HOMETOWN Venice, Calif.
HIGH SCHOOL Venice HS
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Santa Monica College
MAJOR Elementary Education

2017

SAC First Team All-Conference 

Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference First Team

Ortega netted 11 goals to rank second in the SAC in goals... Through 16 starts for the Wolves, Ortega racked up a conference leading 107 shots and 27 points... She is tied for fourth in the conference in assists with five... Ranks third in the conference in points with 27 and second in the SAC in shots with 107... She recorded her third career hat trick on senior day against Mars Hill....Recorded three game-winning goals on the season... Ortega’s proficient scoring saw her shoot a little over half of her shots on frame... She ended the season scoring in seven contest....

2017 Stats


2016

SAC Commissioners' Honor Roll..

2016 ECAC All-Star Team

SAC First Team All-Conference 

Started all 19 games... Third in the conference in made goals (15) and points (31)... Most goals scored in a single season...Earned ECAC player of the week...Scholar All-Region...Newberry Newcomer of the Year Award

2016 stats

 

Prior to Newberry


At Santa Monica College
Played for Joe Pehanich... Named All Conference First- Team and Offensive player of the year... Received academic honors. 

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Personal
The California native enjoys the Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Office. Her favorite athlete is Abby Wambach. In her free time, she loves to play beach volleyball, hiking and traveling. Her favorite quote is "The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is looking," by Mia Hamm. Ortega says her favorite memory was when she scored her first hat trick in collegiate soccer at Newberry College. She aspires to become a teacher that motivates children to learn and purse their education. Ortega is the daughter of Eddie and Linda Ortega.