Alyson Ramsey completed her third year of competition as one of Nebraska's most consistent divers. The Olathe, Kan., native tallied nine top-five finishes in her seventeen total competitions. Ramsey set career-best scores in each dive this season, including the one-meter (265.13, Iowa State), three-meter (303.07, Iowa State) and the platform dive (243.95, Iowa Invite). Ramsey also found time to earn a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten squad for her work in the classroom.
Ramsey finished her sophomore campaign with nine top-five finishes for NU, including two second-place finishes against Kansas (three-meter) and Missouri (one-meter). Ramsey posted a pair of career-best dives during the season. She also earned second-team academic All-Big 12 honors and a spot on the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll for her performance in the classroom.
Ramsey stepped in to become a strong contributor in the diving corps, earning seven top-five finishes in the three diving events over the course of the year. Her highest point totals of the year came at the Big 12 Championships in both the one-meter dive and the platform dive. Her platform diving score of 203.15 was good enough for a 10th-place finish at the conference championships. Ramsey was selected to the Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll for her efforts in the classroom, as well.
Ramsey finished second in diving at the Kansas High School Championships as both a junior and senior at Olathe South. She earned second-team all-state honors in both 2008 and 2009, and was a finalist for the Kansas City Star Female Athlete of the Year Award in 2009. Ramsey was also a Sunflower League champion in 2009. She claimed Scholastic All-America honors and was a member of the National Honor Society at Olathe South.
Alyson was born on Nov. 13, 1990, in Olathe, Kan. She is the daughter of Lori Ann and Jeff Ramsey, and has one sister, Katie. Alyson is a pre-medicine major at Nebraska, and earned second-team academic All-Big 12 honors in 2011. Ramsey is a two-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.