Courtesy: University of Mississippi
NOTING MCGOVERN: Has started 123 games during her Rebel career ... Hit a two-run home run in a victory over No. 1 Tennessee in 2007.
2009: Played in 47 games for the Rebels with 39 starts ... Earned 18 starts in right, 17 in left and four in center ... Picked up 24 hits in 118 at-bats with 12 runs scored ... Ranked fourth on the squad with 13 RBI ... Turned in four multi-hit games ... Was 3-of-5 on stolen base attempts ... Doubled and scored two runs versus Central Arkansas (4/22) ... Had an RBI single and scored versus Southern Miss (4/14) ... Had a two-run single at Kentucky (4/4) ... Singled, drove in a run and scored in a win over Mississippi State (4/1) ... Posted RBI singles against LSU (3/24) and Alabama (3/21) ... Went 2-for-4 with two singles, two runs scored and an RBI in a win versus South Carolina-Upstate (2/27) ... Singled twice and knocked in a run in a victory at Alcorn State ... Doubled, singled and had two RBI versus Loyola Marymount (2/19) ... Had two hits, one RBI and scored a run in the Rebels' series win at No. 9 Louisiana-Lafayette.
2008: Played in 49 games with 45 starts ... Earned 18 starts in right, 17 in center, eight in left and two at second base ... Recorded 20 hits in 113 at-bats ... Smashed four doubles and one home run on the year and knocked in eight runs ... Also posted five walks ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI single and a run scored in a win at Arkansas (4/19) ... Smashed a double and was walked once in a win at No. 12 LSU ... Collected an RBI double against Kentucky (4/6) ... Recorded three hits including a double and a homer and drove in three RBI in a series versus No. 21 Mississippi State (3/21-22) ... Posted an RBI double against Florida A&M (2/16) ... Scored five runs and knocked in two runs in a doubleheader against Alcorn State (2/13) ... Went 2-for-3 with two singles versus Tennessee Tech (2/8).
2007: Played in 46 games with 39 starts for the Rebels ... Started 35 games in LF and two in RF ... Recorded 15 hits in 102 at bats for a .147 average on the season ... Had four doubles, one triple and one home run among her 15 hits ... Collected 10 RBI ... Was 2-for-3 at the plate with a double against South Carolina (5/6) ... Smashed a two-run homer in the victory over No. 1 Tennessee (3/14) ...It was the first home run UT pitcher Monica Abbott had given up all year ... Collected two hits, including a double, and drove in one run against No. 16 Baylor (2/18) ... Had a run-scoring triple against No. 13 Louisiana-Lafayette (2/16) ... Tallied career-high three RBI versus UT-Arlington (2/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for Mark Larriba at Carroll High School ... Three-time All-District First Team honoree by the Dallas Morning News ... Helped the Lady Dragons to a district runner-up finish as a junior and district championship as a sophomore ... Recognized as team's Defensive Player of the Year in 2005, Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 and Newcomer of the Year in 2003 ... Named to the All-Academic Team in 2006 ... Made A/B Honor Roll from 2002-2006 ... Also participated in volleyball and track.
CLUB TEAM: Played alongside fellow Ole Miss Rebels Becky Nye, Aly Presswood and Amber Tramp on the Wicked club team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Alyssa Christina McGovern ... Born August 16, 1988 ... Daughter of Mike and Lisa McGovern ... Majoring in marketing communications ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in Fall 2007 and Spring 2009 and the Dean's List in Fall 2009 ... Most prized possession is "my piggy bank" ... Says she is better than anyone else when it comes to "having curly hair" ... Her advice to kids is "get involved in sports" ... Say the best athlete she has faced is Brittany Rogers ... Couldn't image going a week without nail polish.