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Future Retriever Alyssa Blevins Selected to Prestigious Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
BALTIMORE—Incoming women’s lacrosse freshman Alyssa Blevins (Bel Air,
The sixth annual game will take place on Saturday, July 2, at Johnny Unitas Stadium on the campus of
Blevins, a defender at C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air, Md., earned a spot on the South squad despite missing half of the 2011 season while recovering from an injury. Last year, ESPN Rise ranked her as the No. 20 player in the nation, including the fifth-best defender.
Earlier this year, Blevins was named to the under-19 U.S. National Team, which will compete at the 2011 Federation of International Lacrosse U19 World Championship this summer in
“Along with Alyssa being a great player, she is also a fantastic kid coming from great high school and club programs,” head coach Kelly Berger said. “We have watched her grow over the years, and it’s an honor to have her represent UMBC during her
Blevins is the first incoming Retriever freshman to be named to the Under Armour All-America Team in the six years of its existence. Rising senior midfielder Alicia Krause, who spent her freshman year at Duquesne before transferring to UMBC, was selected for the game in 2008.