PEPPERDINE 2010: Came off the bench in four games as a freshman ... Attempted two shots ... Three of her four games played came during the WCC season ... Took shots at LMU (10/9) and vs. Saint Mary's (10/24).
CLUB: Played with the Valley United Stars beginning at the U-9 level ... Team highlights included Blues Cup semifinalist, Slammers Classic champions and Las Vegas College Showcase semifinalists, all in 2009 ... Team won the Coast League Cup as U-17s.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory, located in Chatsworth, Calif., in 2010 ... A defender who played four years on the varsity ... Earned All-CIF second team honors as both a junior and senior ... Named to the All-Mission League first team three times and was the league's Most Valuable Defensive Player as a sophomore ... Had two goals and two assists as a senior and helped her team record 13 shutouts as a starting defender ... Team reached the quarterfinals of the CIF tournament in 2008-09 ... A four-year scholar-athlete.
PERSONAL: Born in Beverly Hills, Calif. ... Daughter of Joseph and Pamela Alvarado ... Has four siblings: Alizabeth, Eshia, Joey and Gabriela ... Majoring in advertising.
FAVORITES: Enjoys movies, art, fashion and design ... Favorites include David Beckham (pro soccer player), Catcher in the Rye (book), Step Brothers and Mean Girls (movies), The OC and Project Runway (TV shows), Britney Spears (musical artist), pasta and pizza (food) and volleyball, basketball and field hockey (sports other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is "the physical strength and mental toughness I have to use in every single match in order to reach success."