Alyssa Sovereign Belts Two Homers and an RBI as Penn State Downs LIU Brooklyn and Falls to Virginia
2014 (JUNIOR YEAR) Thirteen appearances including five starts as the designated hitter, in the outfield, at third base, pinch running or pinch hitting ... Against Bradley (Feb. 8), batted .500 (2-for-4).
2013 (SOPHOMORE YEAR) Appeared in one game for the Nittany Lions as a pinch runner at Ohio State (Apr. 12) ... Chosen to represent Penn State at the NCAA Leadership Forum in the fall.
2012 (FRESHMAN YEAR) Appeared in 14 games in her first season as a Nittany Lion ... Scored three runs, including one in her first collegiate game as a pinch runner against James Madison (Feb. 25) ... Hit by a pitch in her lone pinch-hitting situation of the campaign against James Madison (Feb. 26) ... Crossed the plate against LIU-Brooklyn (Mar. 2) and Indiana (Apr.15).
BEFORE PENN STATE Played club softball for the SoCal Raiders Gold coached by Phil Bruder ... Played for Debbie Skags at Santa Monica High, earning four Ocean League championships and winning the CIF championship junior year ... Four-year starter in the outfield, serving as captain senior year ... Earned All-League honors sophomore, junior and senior years, leading the team in average, slugging, hits, runs and homers.
PERSONAL Full name is Meghan Elizabeth Bradley ... Born August 5, 1993, in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Parents are Theresa and Kevin Bradley ... Has twin brothers, Patrick and Ryan ... Father, Kevin, played football at University of Pennsylvania ... Majoring in marketing.