Alyssa Ustby

Date of Birth March 18, 2002
Age 22
Height 6`1``
Season 2021/22
Team University of North Carolina
Position Point Guard
Birthplace Rochester, Minnesota
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Has not yet decided on a major … Last name is pronounced US-bee

2020-21: As a freshman, played in all 24 games and started 17 … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Averaged 9.9 points (fifth on the team) and 5.7 rebounds (second on the team) … Came off the bench in the first seven games of the season and made her first career start in the eighth, on Dec. 17 vs. Syracuse … Had her first career double-double against High Point on 11/29, with 15 points and 11 rebounds … Led UNC with a then-career-high 17 points (7-10 shooting) at Miami (12/14) … Played a career-high 41 minutes in the OT win over Wake on 12/20 … Led UNC with 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, then all season highs, in the home win against NC State on 2/7. She was 8-10 from the field and 4-4 from three in the win … Scored a career-high 23 points in the ACC Tournament loss to Wake Forest

Before UNC: Graduate of Lourdes High School … Three-time all-state selection … Holds school records for career points (2,560), career rebounds (1,287) and single-game points (43) … As a senior, was a finalist for Ms. Minnesota Basketball and a McDonald’s All-American nominee … As a junior, averaged 25.6 points and 12.3 rebounds per game … Three-sport athlete (soccer and softball in addition to basketball) with 14 varsity letters … In softball, started at shortstop and helped her team to a state championship in 2019, her junior year … Career batting average of .367 and holds her school’s career stolen bases record with 88 … In soccer, started at forward and helped her team to the state tournament three times in four years … Scored a team-high 14 goals as a senior

More on Ustby: Daughter of Todd and Lisa Ustby … Has three older brothers – James, Mark and Matt … Favorite pastimes are reading and learning to cook new meals … Plays the piano … Athlete she admires most is LeBron James “not only for his talent, but for his involvement in his community to positively impact kids” … Dream job is to own her own business … Little-known talent is juggling while riding a ripstick (similar to a skateboard).