As part of Division III Week, we are giving our fans the opportunity to learn more about our student-athletes. Let's get to know Alissa Talbert...
Sport: Women's Lacrosse
Major: Applied Mathematics
Hometown: Eden, Maryland
High School: Worcester Preparatory School
When did you start playing your sport and how did you get involved with it?
I started playing when I was about 8 years old in the Wicomico County recreational league with my older sister. We got involved because it was an up-and-coming sport and we needed something to get involved with in the spring.
What is your greatest athletic accomplishment?
Getting six assists against our rival Franklin & Marshall.
What is your favorite memory of playing at Salisbury University?
When we had to travel for the Capital Athletic Conference championship game last year against York and won!
Who is your biggest hero, athletically or otherwise, and why?
My mom is my biggest hero. She is constantly supporting me and making me a better person. She is one of my best friends and I would be lost without her.
What is your favorite part of being a student (not just a student-athlete) at Salisbury University?
I love the connections I have been able to make with my professors and advisors. I also love that I am able to keep up with my friends from all four years and still be able to participate in varsity athletics.
What do you like to do when you're not at practice, at a game or in class?
I like to take my Mom's dog Cleo for walks and I like to hang out with my family and friends.
What are your plans after graduation?
Working in Ocean City for the summer with my little sister Julie.
Favorite food: Eggplant Parmesan from Fratelli's
Favorite movie/book: The Italian Job
Dogs or cats: Dogs
Go-to song before a big game/event: Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
Favorite TV show (all time): Gilmore Girls
Favorite music genre: Country
Favorite sports team (not Salisbury University): Washington Redskins