13 Alyssa Miller
13 Alyssa Miller
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Thornton, Colo.
High School: Butler CC
Position: F
Club: Westminster Samba

2013 (JUNIOR):
Played in 17 games, posting 16 starts … played mostly up front, scoring three goals on the season … tallied 23 shots, eight on frame … scored the first goal in program history, tying the game 1-1 against Houston (8/23) … scored the Islanders’ lone goal at UCA (9/27) … scored a golden goal in overtime to lift the Islanders to their first conference win in history vs. McNeese (10/4).

Played two years for Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan., under Adam Hunter … in her sophomore year, appeared in 25 games, scoring 26 goals and adding six assists for 58 points … earned first team all-region recognition … scored 18 goals and added seven assists as a freshman … helped the team advance to the national tournament both seasons and earn a pair of fifth-place finishes … was an academic all-conference honoree as a sophomore.

Played for Luke Meadows at Horizon High School in Thornton, Colo. … set school records for assists and points in a single season as a senior … was named all-conference in her final season … a four-year starter … team’s offensive player of the year as a junior and senior … played club soccer for Westminster Samba under Mark Forbs.

Alyssa Renee Miller was born on March 19, 1993, in Thornton, Colo. … daughter of Jeanette Donizio and Edward Kaneta … has two siblings, Justice and Jayden Kaneta … intends to major in criminal justice at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Caldwell on Miller:
"We are thrilled to have Alyssa join us at the Island University. Having played at a distinguished program such as Butler, she has been thoroughly prepared to compete at the next level. We will look to her for leadership and guidance, and we believe she will bring with her an intensity on the field that will ignite those around her."