CLASS OF 1995
Alison was an outstanding three sport athlete during her years at LHS. From 1991-1994 she started as a midfielder on the soccer team. In 1994 Alison was selected to 1st team All-County and participated in the Wayne County All-Star Soccer game. She was point guard on the high school basketball team from 1991-1995. In her senior year, Alison was captain of the basketball team, made 1st team All-County and was chosen to play in the Ronald McDonald High School All Star Game. In the spring Alison ran track for LHS. She ran the 100, 200, 400 hurdles, and was a long jumper.
From 1995-1999, Alison continued her athletic career at Guilford College in North Carolina. She was a midfielder in soccer and a point guard for the basketball team. In 1997 Alison was team captain in soccer, and in 1998 she was captain in both soccer and basketball. Alison was chosen 1st Team All-Conference (ODAC) soccer in 1997 and 1998, as well as soccer MVP during both seasons. In 1998 she was voted Best Undergraduate Athlete and Best Defensive Player in basketball. Alison was voted Best Senior Athlete and was awarded the Guilford English Athletic Leadership Award in 1999.
Alison graduated from Guilford College with records for goals in a season, points in a season, career goals and career points in soccer.
After college Alison continued her career in soccer, playing 5years in the W-League with the Piedmont Spark/Greensboro Twisters.
Alison currently lives in Greensboro, NC, where she works as an accountant at Forman Rossabi Black. She has also coached travel soccer for 13 years and currently has a U12 and U14 Classic team. Her brother Dean and her sister Kristen were previously inducted into the Lyons Athletic Hall of Fame.