8 Alyssa Zupon
8 Alyssa Zupon
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Basking Ridge, N.J.
High School: The Pingry School
Position: F
S/C: New Jersey Rockets

USA Hockey: Member of USA Hockey Select 15s, 16s and 17s. Before Yale: Mid Atlantic Women's Hockey Association scoring leader (37 goals, 33 assists in 54 games) with New Jersey Rockets in 2008-09 ... Member of Atlantic District Select Team ... Three-time MAWHA League Champions ... Two-time Atlantic District Champions ... Also played lacrosse and soccer ... Captained soccer team and was first team all-state (non-public), all-county and all-conference ... Soccer team was two-time New Jersey State Champions, two-time county champions and three-time conference champions ... Member of Cum Laude Society ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... New Jersey Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar .. Somerset County Scholar Athlete Award winner. Notes: First degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do ... Founded an International Food Club in high school to promote cultural awareness through the culinary arts and to raise funds for local hunger relief agencies. Why Yale? "I believe Yale will provide me with an ideal balance between education and athletics. I am excited to have the opportunity to represent Yale on the ice while studying at one of the finest universities in the world."