#6 Alisa Larson-Xu

Women's Soccer
Class Senior Height 5'7"
Hometown Eugene, Ore.
High School South Eugene Position Midfielder
Club Team Oregon United
Soccer Academy
Major Politics


Junior season (2007) - Earned All-Region Third Team honors as a midfielder, often playing entire games ... Played in 18 games, all as a starter ... Contributed an assist in a 2-1 win over Pacific.

Sophomore season (2006) - Transferred to Whitman after playing one season at the University of California-Santa Cruz, where she was a starter on defense ... Started all 17 games in her first season at Whitman ... Tallied her first Whitman point with an assist in a 5-1 victory over Pacific.

Prep - Played four varsity seasons for coach Mahlon Findtner and the Axemen at South Eugene High ... Also played four years of club soccer for coach Jon Keister and the Oregon United Soccer Academy, sharing in a 2004 state championship.

Academics - Majoring in politics at Whitman ... Also interested in French studies ... National Honor Society member in high school.

Personal - Daughter of Wendy Larson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon, and Lou Xu ... Enjoys reading ... Interested in the Peace Corps after graduating from Whitman.

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