Schneider is a 6-0, middle hitter from Oak Creek High School in the Southeast Conference. She was an All-Conference Honorable Mention selection in 2008, the Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2009 and is a two-time letter winner in volleyball. She plays club volleyball for Wisconsin Juniors. Schneider is a member of the National Honor Society, earned the Board of Education Academic Excellence Award and is an academic letter winner.
"Alyssa is an excellent addition to the Golden Eagle Volleyball family. Alyssa's elite level experience and work ethic are invaluable and will serve her well at the level we are expecting her to play," says Coach Anderson. "I am very excited that we are able to add a player with Alyssa's experience, attitude and passion for the game."
Schneider plans to major in health sciences (pre-physical therapy) at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. She is the daughter of Cindy and Tim Schneider.
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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).
All signees are contingent upon admission to the University of Minnesota, Crookston and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.