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Alyssa Goehner
Alyssa  Goehner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter


11/26/2017

Gopher Spotlight: 2017 Seniors

Minnesota honored its seniors Maddie Beal, Alyssa Goehner, Molly Lohman and Dalianliz Rosado this weekend.

11/20/2017

Gopher Spotlight: Alyssa Goehner

A twist of fate led Alyssa Goehner (Lakeville, Minn.) to be able to play for her home state.

12/05/2016

Gopher Spotlight: Goehner and Handley

Gophersports.com caught up with Alyssa Goehner and Erica Handley in this recent Gopher Spotlight.

03/21/2016

Goehner, Lohman Set to Compete with USA Volleyball

Duo will play in Italy and Croatia this July.

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

09/24/2015

Margaret Eggert Photo Gallery

Margaret Eggert Photo Gallery

09/24/2015

Sophie Beckley Photo Gallery

Sophie Beckley Photo Gallery

09/10/2014

Alyssa Goehner

Alyssa Goehner Photo Gallery

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2017 • SENIOR SEASON:
Saw action in all 34 matches and 118 sets during her senior season • averaged 1.54 digs per set • played in both matches of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and recorded 13 digs (Aug. 25-26) • had 12 digs during the Diet Coke Classic • posted 18 digs during the American Campus Classic • produced 20 digs during the Boise State Classic • posted 11 digs in the five-set win over Wisconsin • had four digs and three assists against Purdue • had three assists and eight digs in wins at Ohio State and vs. Wisconsin produced five digs in the Rutgers win • had a season-best 14 digs against Penn State.

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in 29 matches and 109 sets during her junior year • had 193 digs • competed with the US Collegiate National Team (Europe) and helped win gold • had eight digs vs. San Diego (8/27) and Florida State (9/3) • added 13 digs on the weekend against North Dakota and Toledo (9/16-17) • established five digs in win against Northwestern (10/9) • saw action and had two digs against Wisconsin (10/12) • had seven digs against No.14 Michigan State (10/15) • established 11 digs over the weekend against Iowa and Nebraska (10/21-23) • earned seven digs over the weekend against Rutgers and No.10 Penn State (10/28-29) •Played against Indiana and had 5 digs (11/2) • established five digs against Maryland (11/6) • earned 11 digs over the weekend against Illinois and Northwestern (11/12-13) • accomplished season-high 12 digs against No. 18 Michigan (11/20) • added a season-best 14 digs in the Nebraska win (11/23) • had five digs in win over No. 3 Wisconsin (11/26).

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten selection • Started in 32 of 35 matches, played in all but two sets (127)  saw action in both the Texas A&M and Stanford matches • established nine kills and 13 digs vs. Louisville (9/4) • had 10 kills against North Carolina (9/5) and hit .286 • had 11 kills and hit a career-high .429 vs. NDSU • hit .417 against Charleston (9/19) • had a career-high 17 digs at No. 1 Penn State (9/26) and added 11 kills for a double double  • had nine kills and 10 digs against Rutgers (10/11) • had 12 digs in the five set win over Wisconsin (10/14) • earned a career-best .500 hitting percentage in the rematch against Wisconsin (10/17) • added 10 digs against No. 25 Michigan (11/7) • established 5 digs in the sweep of No. 1 Penn State (11/14) • earned 5 kills and 10 digs against Purdue (11/21) • hit for .750 with three kills in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Marquette (12/5) • added one dig in the Regional Semifinal against Illinois (12/11) • contributed six digs in the Regional Final against Hawaii (12/12) • added four digs in the National Semifinal against Texas (12/19).

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON
As a freshman, played in 110 of possible 111 sets and saw action in all 31 matches • Saw action in both opening weekend matches against Notre Dame (8/29) and Louisville (8/30) • Played in all 11 sets during the Yale Invite (9/5), had two kills, two assists, one ace and 11 digs • Had 37 total digs in Diet Coke Classic (9/12-13) and was named to the All-Tournament Team • Starting Gopher libero at the Rocket Invite (9/19-20) and totaled 33 digs; also saw time as an outside hitter • Had a team-high 12 digs as the Gopher libero in the OSU win (9/24) • Had a team-high 15 digs vs. Penn State (9/27) • Posted seven digs at Illinois (10/1) • Had 10 digs against Northwestern (10/5) • Had a team-high 11 digs vs. Rutgers (10/10) as she played both libero and outside hitter • Added 11 digs vs. Wisconsin (10/15) • Posted 12 digs at Wisconsin (10/18) • Had nine digs at Indiana (10/29) • Had a personal-best 12 kills at Michigan State (11/7) and hit .294 • Posted eight digs at Penn State (11/15) • Had nine kills and 11 digs at Maryland (11/19) • Established 11 kills and seven digs at Ohio State (11/26) • Had 10 kills and six digs vs. Indiana (11/28)

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB:
Played with Northern Lights club team • recognized as the 2011 and 2012 PrepVolleyball.com National Player of the Year • also a 2013 AVCA Under Armour First Team All-American • competed with Northern Lights at their 2014 Europe Trip • received 2012 and 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year runner-up honors and was an All-American five straight years at open levels (14s, 15s, 16s, 17s and 18s) • was selected to the 2013 A1 Junior Training Team, which competed in Europe and was a part of the 2013 Global National Challenge All-Tournament Team, just one of four high school players to compete.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played high school volleyball with Lakeville North High School • produced over 3,000 kills and helped them to state championships in 2010 and 2012 and runner-up in 2011 • named the 2012 and 2013 Star TribuneMetro Player of the Year, the 2012 and 2013Pioneer PressPlayer of the Year and was also a four-time first-team all-state selection • awarded the 2013 Ms. Baden/Ms. Minnesota Volleyball Award • holds the state high school single season kill record with 716 kills in 2011 • three-time all-metro player and a four-time first-team all-conference selection.

PERSONAL:
Born August 24, 1995 • graduated from Lakeville North in 2014 • business marketing major • daughter of Janis and Marty Goehner • has an older sister Jessica and a younger brother Matthew • mother, Janis, played volleyball at St. Cloud State, while aunt (and mom's twin sister) played at UW-River Falls.

Alyssa Goehner's Career Statistics
Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct. A SA Digs TB Pts
2014 110-31 87 0.79 42 264 .170 23 15 267 14 (0-14) 109
2015 127-35 120 0.94 44 392 .194 19 2 237 27 (4-27) 139.5
2016 109-29 3 0.03 6 23 -.130 21 0 193 0 (0-0) 3.0
Career Totals 346-95 210 0.61 92 679 .174 63 17 697 45 (4-41) 251.5

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