DSU Equestrian BIO
 Alyssa Berfield

2011-12:  Recorded school-record ride of 95 in Equitation to earn MVP honors against Miami (Ohio)/Ohio State at Gambler's Choice on March 17 ... also recorded an Equitation score of 92 to earn MVP honors against South Carolina on March 16 ... finished season with three total MVP awards and an overall record of 10-10-2 ... represented Delaware State at the annual Pin Oak Invitational, held in Katy, Texas, on March 24, where she placed seventh overall ... tallied five 80-plus point rides ... won first collegiate team point of career on Sept. 24 with a 74-point Equitation ride against Fresno State.

Longwood:  Member of the IHSA Equestrian Team ... Reserve Champion Novice Flat IHSA Zone 4 Region 2 (2009-10) ... Eighth overall Novice Flat IHSA Zone 4 (2009-10).

High School:  Was a member of three different American Interschool Riding Competition teams throughout high school (2005-2009). 2008 & 2009 Year End AIRC team High Point Rider. 2009 Overall Year End AIRC Reserve Champion High Point Rider. 2008 Battlefield Horse Show Association (BHSA) Forrest Linton Memorial Year End Reserve Champion. Qualified for 2008 & 2009 Virginia Horse Show Association (VHSA) Childrens Medal Finals. Placed 6th in 2009 VHSA Childrens Medal Finals. 2009 BHSA Year End Modified Jumpers Champion. 2009 BHSA Year End Schooling Jumpers Reserve Champion. 2010 BHSA Year End Modified Jumpers Reserve Champion. Qualified for 2010 VHSA Adult Medal Finals. Placed 2nd in 2010 Virginia Horse Center Adult Equitation Derby.

Personal:  Born February 1, 1991 in Fredericksburg, Va. ... daughter of Rex and Tammy Berfield ... has one older sister, Jeniffer ... joins DSU Equestrian from Longwood University in Farmville, Va. where she was for two seasons ...  graduated in 2009 from Mountain View High School in Stafford, Va. as an honors graduate ... was the FBLA President and a member of the Wind Ensemble at Mountain View ... majoring in finance with the goals of becoming a financial advisor after upon graduation from DSU.

Position: English
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
High School: Mountain View H.S.
Other College: Longwood Univ.
Major: Finance
Experience: Transfer
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