alyssa-figueroaAlyssa Figueroa’s collegiate career has made a sharp turn upward this season. Her 2nd season as a starter for the Houghton College women’s soccer team started with being named athlete-of-the week by the Houghton College Athletic Department. After a successful regular season, “Lyssa” and her teammates qualified for the NAIA national tournament in Alabama and advanced to the ‘sweet 16’. Along the way, Lyssa was named 1st All-Conference by the American Mid-East Conference and 1st team all region for the National Christian College Athletic Association.