Tess Alekna
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dover, Mass.

High School:
Dover-Sherborn HS '09

Height:
5-4

Position:
Def

Major:
Economics

2012: Appeared in all 16 games, starting 15... Led Aggie defenders with 26 ground balls... Added 14 caused turnovers and 3 draw controls... Tallied first career assist at San Diego State in season opener (2/19)... Earned season-best 4 GBs vs. High Point (2/29) and Stanford (4/18)... Notched 2 GBs and 3 CTs vs. Fresno State (4/21).

2011: Saw action in 6 games as a reserve defender... Picked up 4 ground balls, 4 caused turnovers and a draw control... Had 2 GBs and CTs vs. Fresno State (2/19).

2010: Played in 8 games as a reserve... Earned 9 ground balls and a caused turnover... Tallied 6 GBs and her lone steal vs. Liberty (3/22)... Chosen as team's Most Improved Player.

DOVER-SHERBORN HS '09: Four-sport letterwinner, including four years in both soccer and lacrosse... Selected to Tri-Valley All-Star first team in 2008 and 2009... Scored 60 goals with 38 assists as a senior captain, earning team co-MVP honors... Previously scored 39 goals on both her sophomore and junior seasons... Also an all-league (2007) performer in soccer, capturing team's Most Improved award in 2006 and Sportsmanship award in 2008... Won five total state championships: three in soccer, one in lacrosse, one in downhill skiing... Played club lacrosse for Team Revolution (Boston).

PERSONAL: Born in Boston, Mass.... Economics major... Parents are John & Norma Alekna... Youngest of three siblings, along with John, Jr. and Allison.

Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Gls Ast Pts Shots Pct. GB DC CT
2010 8-0 0 0 0 1 .000 9 0 1
2011 6-0 0 0 0 0 -- 4 1 4
2012 16-15 0 1 1 1 .000 26 3 14
Totals 30-15 0 1 1 2 .000 39 4 19