Missouri State to play single game at Wichita State on Wednesday before travelling to UNI for three games on Friday and Saturday
At Missouri State
Alvstad will bring a big bat to the Bears while providing depth in the outfield and behind the plate.
Alvstad was a four-year starter and letterwinner behind the plate for head coach Joy Marie Galliart at Bixby High ... as a senior, she earned all-state, all-region and all-district honors with the Spartans ... her team won the Silver Division of the Springfield Invitational in September 2012 ... took home all-district first team honors as a junior ... earned Frontier Conference first team honors as a sophomore ... was awarded Freshman of the Year from the Frontier Conference in 2009 ... in 2011, she helped her Diamond Girls team to a first-place finish in the Colorado Fireworks ... was the recipient of her school's Wendy's High School Heisman award ... also played basketball for four seasons at Bixby High.
Alexandra DeAn Alvstad is the daughter of Kristin Bischoff and Mike Alvstad ... born November 14, 1994, in Tulsa, Okla. ... has one brother, Zack ... is planning to major in exercise and movement science at Missouri State.