Missouri Women's Softball Black and Gold - February 11, 2012
Club Team: Texas Fusion Gold
Chose Mizzou Over: Louisiana-Lafayette, Iowa, North Texas
2013 (Redshirt Freshman):
Saw action in nine games in her first season as a Tiger, recording seven at-bats.
Picked up her only hit of the season, a two-run single, at Ole Miss on March 17, a five-inning, 12-0 win.
Also came off the bench against Arkansas on April 14 and earned a walk.
Redshirted in 2012.
Played catcher and third base for the Newman Smith Trojans under head coach Rebecca Schroeder, where she was named District Catcher of the Year in 2009 and 2011 and First Team All-District in 2008 and 2010.
Played club for Texas Fusion Gold, who qualified for Gold Nationals in 2009 and again in 2011.
Led her high school team in home runs during her sophomore and junior seasons, and led the squad in on-base percentage during each of her first three years.
Was her high school's offensive MVP all four seasons, and posted a .417 batting average as a junior.
Graduated in the top-10 percent of her class, was a National Honor Society member and received the Principal's Award all four years.
Alyssa Cousins was born on May 28, 1993 to Shellie and Chris Cousins in Fort Ord, Calif.
Father is in the Army.
Majoring in sport management.