Progress: Basketball SharpshooterPublished 2:00pm Wednesday, March 23, 2011
18 years old
3.8 Sager’s GPA
8 Sager’s age when she started playing basketball
31 game-high points scored
873 career points
450 career rebounds
24-12-10 points, rebounds and steals that earned Sager a triple-double
12 varsity letters (6 in cross country, 4 in basketball and 2 in track)
2 times won All Conference Honorable Mention
2 times named prep athlete of the week on area TV stations
Hero: Alyssa Sager
Secret identity: Albert Lea High School student and Tiger basketball forward
Base of operations: Albert Lea High School mid-court
Superpowers: Anticipating the pass and driving to the basket
Kryptonite: She tore an anterior cruciate ligament the summer before junior year.
Affiliations: Parents are Derek and Julie Sager, sister, Jenna, and brother, Mathew
Origin: Alyssa started playing year-round basketball in the the fourth grade and has ever since. She was in Summer Hoops Academy until seventh grade. She played school ball in junior high. When she was a freshman she started playing junior varsity, but halfway into the year she moved up to varsity. She plays on AAU teams during the fall, spring and summer.
As a senior at Albert Lea High School, Sager is enrolled in five college classes: government, calculus, humanities English, writing college papers and biology. She is active in National Honor Society, a Link Crew Leader, a Service Club Representative, and in cross country and basketball. She is involved with the American Red Cross Blood drive within the school.