2011 (SENIOR SEASON): Team captain ... Played in 11 games with 10 starts ... Recorded two solo shutouts ... Made 42 saves during the season ... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week on August 29 ... Also named to the SEC Community Service Team ... Finished the year with a 3-5-1 record ... Allowed 42 goals (1.48 GAA) ... recorded a season-best seven saves in a 0-0 double overtime win against Wright State and in a 3-2 loss to Auburn ... Ended her career fourth in GAA (1.02) and sixth in saves (151) ... Finished the season seventh in the SEC in save percentage (.764) and ninth in GAA (1.48).
2010 (JUNIOR SEASON): Started the first four games of the year ... Made five appearances ... Recorded two shutouts over Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee ... Made 12 saves and ended the year with a 1.34 GAA ... Played 335:00 minutes ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll, the Chancellor's Honor Roll and the Dean's Honor Roll in the Spring ... Posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the Fall.
2009 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Started all 21 matches between the pipes ... Anchored a Rebel defense that ranked second in the SEC and 17th in the nation with a 0.64 goals-against average ... Allowed just 14 goals in 1,868 minutes for a 0.67 goals-against average ... Her GAA was second-best among SEC keepers, 31st in the nation and second-best in school history ... Her .835 save percentage was third-best in the SEC ... Ranked fourth in the league with nine shutouts, which marked the second-highest total in school history ... Her 13 wins tied for second-most in a season in school history ... Made 71 saves ... Did not allow more than two goals in any contest ... Posted a clean sheet in shutouts over three ranked opponents (No. 24 Memphis, No. 16 Georgia, No. 15 LSU) ... Helped Ole Miss post a school record with five straight shutouts from 8/28 to 9/13 ... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week and Soccer America team of the week after back-to-back shutouts at No. 15 LSU and Arkansas ... Snagged a season-high nine saves in the 1-0 overtime win over the Razorbacks ... CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI third team selection ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... UMAA Honor Roll for Fall and Spring 2008.
2008 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Saw time in seven matches with six starts in goal, all after league play began ... Registered a 1.31 goals-against average, allowing nine goals in 620 minutes ... Made 26 saves for a .743 save percentage ... Her 1.19 GAA in SEC games ranked sixth among conference keepers ... Earned a complete-game shutout and snagged a season-high 10 saves in 0-0 double-OT draw at Vanderbilt ... Allowed one or fewer goals in five of her seven appearances ... Season record of 2-4-1 ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Dean's Honor Roll for Fall, Chancellor's for Spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior captain for Oak Ridge High School, named 5A District MVP, All-District, All-Region and Montgomery County Player of the Year ... Also received team MVP and defensive MVP awards ... Skipped junior season to compete with club team ... All-District as a sophomore ... District Newcomer of the Year her freshman year ... Graduated Cum Laude ... Voted "Most Athletic" ... Captained and quarterbacked her school's powder-puff football team.
ODP: Member of the South Texas ODP team in 2005.
CLUB TEAM: Helped her nationally ranked TSC Challenge club to eight consecutive USYSA South Texas titles and a Region III quarterfinal showing in 2008.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 27, 1990 ... Full name is Alley Estelle Ronaldi ... Daughter of Tom and Lynn Ronaldi ... Majoring in biological science ... Both parents are Ole Miss alums.
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