Reitz Memorial student-athlete Alyssa Blessinger, class of 2020 has committed to play volleyball at Case Western Reserve University.
Alyssa was a varsity starter with the Tigers for three years under the leadership of Coach Andi Allford. Alyssa helped lead her team to a Sectional title in 2017 and City, SIAC and Regional titles in 2019. Alyssa won the “Hustle” award voted on by her teammates in 2016, 2018 and 2019 in addition to being named Academic All-State and All-Metro Team. She has also been a varsity starter on the softball team and was awarded SIAC 1st team and Academic All-Conference in 2018.
Case Western Reserve volleyball team is led by Karen Farrell who completed her 18th season as the head coach of the Spartans in 2019. Coach Farrell has led the program to fifth-place finishes at the UAA Championships in two of the past three seasons. At the close of the 2019 season, she tallied 358 career wins with the program.
Alyssa is excited to pursue her collegiate studies at Case Western and plans to major in biology leading to a post grad in a PA program.