Alyssa grew up swimming in her hometown of Bay Village. In high school Alyssa saw success qualifying for the OHSAA Div. 2 State Championship meet her sophomore and junior year on her schools 200 free relay. Alyssa committed to Westminster in 2014.
Alyssa saw varied success in her freshman year at Westminster. At the Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship meet Alyssa posted a best time in the 100 freestyle as well as season bests in the 200 and fifty freestyle. Despite a solid overall performance the freshman fell short of the top sixteen in all of her events narrowly missing a finals appearance.
Alyssa studies Psychology at Westminster college and plans to attend graduate school after she obtains her bachelors degree.