Women's Soccer

 Alyssa Telang
Alyssa Telang


Shelby Township, Mich.

High School:


Undergraduate Assistant Coach


Michigan Hawks


63 UK Student-Athletes Participate in Graduation

Commencement held Saturday


Women's Soccer Heads to Orange Beach for SEC Tournament

UK to play Missouri in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. ET


Women's Soccer Closes Regular Season with Vanderbilt

Wildcats to honor five on Senior Night


Women's Soccer Comes From Behind for Fourth-Straight Win

Kentucky scores two in second half to top Auburn


No. 16 Missouri Tops UK 2-1 in Fourth-Straight OT Game

Gilliland scores equalizer in 84th minute


Lipsitz, Telang, Horner on NCAA berth

Women's soccer will host a first-round NCAA Tournament game for the second straight season on Friday vs. UT-Martin.


Jon Lipsitz, Alyssa Telang Press Conference

Head coach Jon Lipsitz and senior Alyssa Telang hold a press conference as part of Fall Sports media Day


WSOC vs. Vanderbilt, 102512

UK defeats Vanderbilt 3-0 to close the home season on Senior Night.


WSOC vs. Texas A&M, 092812

Kentucky ties No. 6 Texas A&M at the UK Soccer Complex


WSOC vs. Coastal Carolina, 081712

Wildcats Open Season with 2-0 Victory over Coastal Carolina; UK defense posts third-straight shutout in season opener


WSC vs. Washington State, NCAA First Round, 111211

Kentucky falls to Washington State on penalty kicks, 4-2, in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

2012 (Senior): Named team captain in preseason ... Started every game ... Anchored the back line as a center back, only allowing goals in three of the first eight games of the season ... Fired a shot vs. Arkansas ... Had assist on Arin Gilliland's game-tying goal at No. 16 Missouri ... Charted assist on each goal in 2-1 win over Auburn ... Part of backline that held UT-Martin to just three shots in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, recording the first UK shutout in its NCAA Tournament history.

2011 (Junior):Named to the All-Tournament team at the Cardinal Classic ... Started all 20 games ... Named to the Tropical Smoothie All-Tournament Team ... Played over 85 minutes in every game, including 90+ minutes in 19 of the 21 games ... Recorded her first shot on goal of vs. Dayton ... Assisted UK's fourth goal vs. Vanderbilt, hitting the post in a sequence that ended with a Kelsey Hunyadi goal ... One of only six UK players to play in all 21 games.

2010 (Sophomore): Academic All-SEC ... Started every match she played tallying a personal-best 1,703 minutes ... Played full complement of minutes 11 times including 110 minutes three times ... Assisted on a goal against Indiana ... Assisted on game-winning-goal against No. 15 Virginia Tech ... Took a season-high nine corner kicks against Coastal Carolina and Mississippi State ... Scored first career goal against Marshall, it was the game-winning-goal.

2009 (Freshman): Started every match her freshman year ... Played full 110 minutes at Morehead State ... Took a personal best four shots at Morehead State ... Also took three shots against Tennessee Tech ... Tallied shot against LSU ... Took two shots at Alabama

Pre-College: Played her club ball for the Michigan Hawks ... Spring of 2009, traveled to Brazil with the Region II ODP team where they competed against various World Cup teams ... Helped lead the Hawks to the 2008 and 2009 State Cup Championship ... Prior to playing with the Hawks, was a member of the Michigan Gators, who she helped lead to the 2007 State Cup championship game, and the 2006 State Cup Championship ... A Member of the Region II Olympic Development Program (ODP) pool, 2008 ... A member of the Michigan state ODP team, 2002-2008 ... Named to the 2008 and 2009 Michigan All-State Dream Team, as well as being named a First Team All-State performer her junior and senior seasons ... Named Third Team All-State her sophomore season, 2007

  • Full Name: Alyssa Renee Telang
  • Place of Birth: Royal Oak, Mich.
  • Parents: Ray and Karen Telang
  • Siblings: Justin and Trey
  • Club Team/Coach: Michigan Hawks/Dough Landefeld
  • High School Mascot: Eagles

Telang's Q & A

What is your nickname, and why? T-Pain, or Tigs. (ask Cassie Ransdell)

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? Kevin Durant

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? World Cup

What would people be surprised to know about you? I'm 25 percent Asian Indian, yeah buddy.

If you had a horse in the KY Derby, what would you name it? CallMeMaybe

Who is the best soccer player in the world outside of Messi? Cristiano ;)

Who is the most famous person in your cell phone? Randall Cobb

What song gets you pumped up for a game? The World's Greatest - R. Kelly

Who is the funniest player on the team? Kirsten

What is your favorite city to visit? San Diego or Chicago

Who is your favorite American Idol winner? My girl Kelly Clarkson!!! Carrie Underwood in a close second.

What is your biggest fear? Not living my life to its fullest potential

What is one food you will absolutely not eat? Cottage cheese

What is your dream job? Professional soccer player

Who have you not seen in concert that you want to see in person? Dave Matthews Band or John Mayer

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