Senior Alyssa Diggs was recognized as a member of the 2014 Class of Mizzou '39 by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board for her academic achievement, leadership and service at the University of Missouri.
Junior Season (2012):Named to the All-SEC first team ... Started all 22 games at midfield ... Recorded four goals and an assist for nine points during her junior season ... Led the Tigers with three game-winning goals ... Scored her first two goals of the season in a 4-1 win over Arizona State ... Her first goal against the Sun Devils was the ultimate game-winner, while her second came on a penalty kick ... Had a flair for the dramatics as her goals against South Carolina and Alabama were game-winners in the waning minutes ... Scored with just 2:02 left against the Gamecocks to give the Tigers a 1-0 win ... Against Alabama, tallied the game-winner with 1:09 left in regulation to give Missouri a 2-1 victory ... Also recorded an assist in a 2-0 win over Mississippi State ... Played every minute in Mizzou's overtime win over Kentucky ... Played at least 80 minutes in six contests.
Sophomore Season (2011): Earned a spot on the All-Big 12 second team ... Started all 21 games for the Tigers in the midfield ... Played every minute of nine games ... Scored a team high six goals in 2011 for 12 total points on the season ... Notched the game-winning goal against Ohio State, Northern Arizona and at Oklahoma ... Also notched goals against Purdue, UMKC and Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament ... Recorded goals in three consecutive games against Ohio State, Purdue and Northern Arizona ... Earned spots on Soccer America and CollegeSoccer360.com's national teams of the week during the year ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.
Freshman (2010):Started each of the 19 games this year as a freshman...tallied up 1557 total minutes and scored three goals in her first season at the collegiate level...buried a free kick from 40 yards out against DePaul to tie the game up in the 80th minute...earned All-Big 12 newcomer team honors and was recognized by Top Drawer Soccer as one of the Top 100 College Freshmen in the nation.
Prep: Richardson comes to the University of Missouri from Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California...she ran cross country and played soccer and basketball for her high school...earned varsity letters for soccer and basketball all four years...earned MVP awards in both soccer and basketball...received first team All-Freeway League honors three years in a row...played in the division 3/4 All Star Game and earned the MVP award...earned second team all-CIF honors...named All-Freeway League attacking player of the year...named Fullerton High School's Big F most inspirational athlete of the year, Fullerton high school athlete of the year and Freeway league athlete of the year...received Orange County Athlete of the Year accolades...played club soccer for Legends FC...played for the United States Women's National Team...chose Missouri over Tennessee, Long Beach State, UC Santa Barbara, New Mexico, University of Kansas, UTEP, Georgia State and Oregon State.
Personal: Born October 18, 1992...Daughter of Michael and Ann Richardson...undecided on a major...great-grandfather, Clem Crowe, played football with the original four horsemen at Notre Dame.