Being a Husky..."Means to never give up and push harder than you ever have before. The name on the front of the jersey is more important than the one on the back."
2010 (Freshman): Started 43 of 55 games played ... batted .222 collecting 11 runs, six hits and three RBIs in 27 at bats ... slugging percentage was .222 ... had a 100% stolen base percentage, stealing five bases in five attempts ... had 37 putouts, one assist and a .950 fielding percentage ... started 18 games in 19 appearances in Pac-10 play, scoring three runs in one at bat ... had 14 putouts and a 1.000 fielding pct. in Pac-10 games ... started all eight NCAA tournament games, scoring one run in four at bats and had a fielding pct. of .857 ... had two hits against Utah State (2/19) ... had two RBIs in a 12-0 win against Seattle (3/6) ... had three putouts in four different games (vs. Ohio (2/12), DePaul (3/19), UCLA (4/3), and Georgia (6/3)) ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Conference ... Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 ... co-winner of Husky Golden Glove Award.
Appeared in 53 games this season, making 25 starts... Was the Huskies top outfielder, getting most of her starts in centerfield... Had a.971 fielding percentage in 33 chances and made some highlight-reel plays, including a pair in the Women's College World Series...Hit .273 (3x11) with eight runs and two RBI.. Also walked twice... Swiped two bases in four attempts... Scored a run in UW's 9-8 loss to Georgia in the Women's College World Series semifinals... Also scored in the Huskies' 9-1 win in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament against Sacred Heart...Had two hits in two at-bats in UW's three-game series against New Mexico... Had a two-run single in her only at-bat in the first game, a 14-3 win (3/21)... Also singled in her only plate appearance in the final game of the series, a 9-2 in (3/22)... Drew a key leadoff walk and ended up scoring in the seventh inning of UW's 14-13 win over Penn State (3/13) which capped an eight-run rally in the final two innings... Collected her first hit of the season in UW's 2-0 loss to No. 7/8 Georgia... Got the starting nod in centerfield and notched one of UW's three hits in the game... Appeared in all five games in the opening weekend's Red Desert Classic, making two starts... Scored two runs... Biggest contribution came on defense where she made two spectacular plays in centerfield against BYU (2/6), robbing the Cougars of two home runs... Saved a three-run home run in the fifth inning and a grand slam in the sixth inning...Scored a run in a 9-0 win over Southern Utah (2/7) and also scored in UW's 4-2 over Loyola Marymount (2/7).
2008 (As A Sophomore)
Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team honoree ... started 55 games, all in center field, missing just one game all year due to an injury ... went a perfect 8-for-8 in stolen base attempts ... tied for the team lead with nine sacrific hits, which ties her for the eight-best single-season mark in school history ... hit .184 with 14 runs scored and four doubles ... had four multi-hit games ... started the year off with a personal-best six-game hitting streak ... scored five runs in the first six games ... took away a home run, and preserved Aleah Macon's no-hitter, when she caught a flyball as she crashed full-speed through a break-away fence vs. UMKC on Feb. 15 ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI vs. Portland State (Feb. 29) ... had the game-winning hit against No. 15 Hawaii on Mar. 8, and then scored the tying run in the championship game the next day against UH ... in two games vs. Hawaii, went 4-for-6 with a double ... hit 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored vs. Utah State (Mar. 16) ... became a switch-hitter on the Huskies trip to Arizona (Apr. 11-13) ... recorded her first hit from the left side of the plate at Stanford on Apr. 25 ... had an RBI-single and stole a base in the Huskies 7-1 win at Oregon on May 9 ... went 1-for-2 with a stolen base in Washington's 2-1 win over Texas in the NCAA Regional opener on May 16 ... had a hit and drew a bases-loaded walk in the UW's 5-3 win over the Longhorns the next day.
2007 (As A Freshman)
Appeared in 33 games, making 14 starts in centerfield and one as the DP ... finished the season batting .161 (4-for-31) with four RBI and nine runs scored ... scored two runs in her collegiate debut vs. Cal Poly (Feb. 9) ... scored runs as a pinch runner vs. Wichita State (Feb. 19), Penn State (Feb. 24) and Missouri (Mar. 9) ... recorded first collegiate hit and RBI at Portland State with an infield single ... also had her first stolen base at Portland State ... scored a run at Oregon (April 13) ... had an RBI-single vs. Oregon State (April 14) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI, a run scored and a stolen base vs. UCLA (April 25) ... scored a run vs. Stanford (May 4) ... scored the game-winning run vs. Georgia (May 20) in the regional championship ... had a pinch-hit single vs. Arizona at the Women's College World Series (June 3).
At Lakes High School
Earned three letters at Lakes High School ... led team to a seventh place finish at the 2006 state tournament ... named Player of the Year by the Tacoma New Tribune as a senior ... four-time All-Area and All-League selection ... two-time first team All-State and league MVP ... three-time team captain ... played summer ball for Washington Lady Hawks Gold under Wayne Miller ... also received two letters in basketball, earning first team All-League honors.
Daughter of Laura and Len McWherter ... has three sisters, Sara (19), Melissa (19), and Molly (17) ... likes to surf, mountain bike and write ... Is a member of the Army ROTC at the UW and will be a Second Lieutenant upon graduation. ... Alyson Brooke McWherter was born in Fort Lewis, Wash.