Alyvia

Simmons

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#32

Outfielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley Northwest
Club: Nebraska Gold
Major: Speech Pathology

Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2018)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Third-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region (2017, 2018)
  • Second-Team All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Three-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Five-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017, 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Record Holder for Hits in a Game (5 at Rutgers, 2017)

Career Notes

  • Finished her career with 40 doubles which ranked eighth on Nebraska's career list
  • Finished her career with eight triples which ranked ninth on Nebraska's career list
  • Drew 88 walks which ranked 10 on Nebraska's career list
  • Had a career batting average of .316 which ranks 20th in school history
  • Was a three-time All-Big Ten pick and a two-time All-Midwest Region winner

Senior Season (2019)

  • Earned Second-Team All-Big Ten honors for the third straight season
  • Played in 48 of 52 games
  • Made seven starts in center field and 37 starts in right field for a combined 44 starts
  • Led the team with 14 stolen bases and ranked third in at bats with 130
  • Ranked second on the team in batting average (.315), on-base percentage (.444), runs scored (32), hits (41), triples (3) and walks (31)
  • Had an RBI double in NU's season opener against Lamar
  • Also scored one run against the Cardinals
  • Scored one run against Texas Tech
  • Went 1-for-2 with two runs, two RBIs, a home run and a walk in the second game against Lamar
  • Drew one walk and stole a base in game two against Texas Tech
  • Scored one run and stole a base against UNO
  • Went 5-for-10 (.500) with four runs, one RBI, four walks and three stolen bases at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Drew one walk against BYU at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
  • Scored two runs in game one against Idaho State after entering the game as the designated player
  • Score one run against Colorado State after coming in as a pinch runner
  • Had one hit, three runs, one triple, three walks and a stolen base in games two and three of the Wichita State series
  • Had one hit and one run in game one against Tulsa
  • Went 2-for-3 in game one against Kansas
  • Had Nebraska's only hit in game one against Michigan, going 1-for-2 with a walk
  • Went 2-for-4 in game two against the No. 25 Wolverines 
  • Went 5-for-12 (.417) with one run, two doubles and a triple in the Illinois series
  • Led the team with two hits in game two and three hits in game three against the Illini
  • Went 2-for-3 with one home run, three runs, three RBIS and a walk against South Dakota State
  • Had two hits in the series against No. 25 Northwestern
  • Went 2-for-3 against Creighton
  • Had one hit and two RBIs in game one against Purdue
  • Scored one run in game two against Purdue
  • Had a double and two RBIs in the series finale against the Boilermakers
  • Led the Huskers against No. 18 Minnesota going 4-for-9 (.444) with two runs and two doubles in the three-game series
  • Went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in game one against Minnesota
  • Went 1-for-2 with a run and two walks in game two against the Gophers
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run and a double in the series finale against Minnesota
  • Hit a three-run homer against South Dakota, tying her season-high RBI total with three
  • Had one run and one RBI in game one against Wisconsin
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament

Junior Season (2018)

  • Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors for a second straight season
  • Was a third-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection
  • Started 52 games in right field
  • Had a team-high reached base streak of 12 on the year
  • Ranked second on the team with a batting average of .346 and 34 runs scored
  • Led NU with 12 doubles, four triples and 14 stolen bases
  • Ranked 7th in Big Ten play with eight stolen bases
  • Ranked 8th in the Big Ten with a .390 average in conference play
  • Had 11 of her 18 extra-base hits in league play
  • Went 2-for-4 with one RBI against No. 15 Utah
  • Went 2-for-3 against California State University, Northridge on Feb. 11
  • Hit Nebraska’s first triple of the season on Georgia Tech on Feb. 16
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run in the upset over No. 6 Texas A&M
  • Went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI against St. John’s
  • Hit 2-for-3 against No. 1 Washington
  • Had a multi-hit game in the second game against Wichita State, going 2-for-3
  • Went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a double in the 7-0 win over Green Bay
  • Had one hit and one RBI in the UNI win
  • Had one hit, two RBIs and one double at Kansas
  • Went 2-for-3 with one run in game one against South Dakota State
  • Hit 1-for-3 with two runs in game two against the Jacks
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Grand Canyon
  • Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base against California State University, Northridge on March 16
  • Had one hit and one run against DePaul 
  • Scored one run against Creighton
  • Hit 6-for-9 in Michigan State series, going 4-for-5 with five RBIs and two runs scored in game two
  • Went 2-for-3 with a a triple, stolen base and three runs scored in a 9-3 win over South Dakota
  • Hit 5-for-10 in the Northwestern series, including 3-for-4 with one run, one RBI and two doubles in game one
  • Scored one run in game one against Indiana
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run, two RBIs, one walk and two stolen bases in game two at Indiana
  • Went 1-for-1 with one double and two walks in game three at Indiana
  • Hit 2-for-7 with three runs, four RBIs, a triple and one walk in Purdue doubleheader
  • Went 2-for-8 with one run and one triple in the three-game series against Minnesota
  • Had two hits, one RBI and one run in the Wisconsin series, including her first homer of the season
  • Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in game one of the Illinois series
  • Had a three-run homer against South Dakota
  • Went 3-for-6 (.500) with one run, two RBIs and two walks in the Iowa doubleheader
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a walk on Senior Day in game two against Maryland
  • Went 1-for-2 with two runs and two walks in the series finale against the Terps

Sophomore Season (2017)

  • Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors 
  • Was a third-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection
  • Only Husker to start a game at all three outfield spots in 2017
  • Her .333 average was the highest by a Husker with a minimum of 90 at bats
  • Led Nebraska in doubles (16) and slugging percentage (.513)
  • Ranked second in hits (50), runs (35) and on-base percentage (.398)
  • Also led Nebraska with a career-high 13 multi-hit games
  • Added three games with multiple RBIs
  • Set career highs in runs, hits, doubles, triples (1), RBIs (22) and stolen bases (6)
  • Ranked 8th in the Big Ten and 4th in Nebraska history in doubles
  • Ranked 2nd in the Big Ten with 10 doubles in conference games
  • Also ranked 4th in hits (29) and 8th in runs (22) in league play
  • Started the final 32 games and was 42-for-115 (.365) in those starts
  • Hit her first career leadoff home run to start a game in series finale at Purdue
  • Had a double and a career-high-tying three walks at Creighton
  • Went 4-for-10 with one double and one RBI in the Illinois series
  • Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs in series finale win vs. No. 25 Illinois
  • Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs vs. Kansas
  • Marked the third time in nine games she produced multiple doubles
  • Went 9-for-13 (.692) in the three-game series at Rutgers
  • Totaled four doubles, one homer, four RBIs and eight runs in Rutgers series
  • Was 8-for-9 in the doubleheader at Rutgers
  • Totaled four doubles, a homer, three RBIs and seven runs in the doubleheader
  • Went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a homer, three RBIs and four runs in game two
  • Tied the Nebraska record for hits in a regulation-length game
  • Became the third Husker to have five hits in a seven-inning game
  • Was 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs in game one at Rutgers
  • Hit her first home run of the season in game two vs. Iowa State on April 5
  • Was 4-for-10 with three walks in three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Went 1-for-3 with a season-high two walks in game three at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double in game one win at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Reached base safely in 13 consecutive games from Feb. 26-March 25
  • Was 17-for-42 (.405) during the streak with one triple and four doubles
  • Finished 4-for-10 with a double in the series with No. 8 Minnesota
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run vs. No. 8 Minnesota on March 25
  • Produced multiple hits in four straight games from March 18-20
  • Earned her first career start in center field at Wichita State
  • Went 2-for-4 in that game with a stolen base and career-high-tying two runs
  • Was 7-for-12 with two doubles and four RBIs in New Mexico State series
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and tied her career high with two runs in series finale
  • Went 5-for-8 with double and three RBIs in doubleheader vs. New Mexico St.
  • Went 3-for-4 with an RBI in game one
  • Marked her first career three-hit game
  • Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in game two
  • Hit her first career triple vs. Lamar on March 5
  • Tied her career high with two runs scored vs. Lamar on March 4
  • Went 1-for-4 with a double, run and RBI vs. IUPUI
  • Hit safely in four of her five early-season starts vs. top-25 opponents
  • Had a pinch-hit single and scored a run vs. Oregon State
  • Went 1-for-2 vs. No. 24 Pittsburgh on Feb. 18
  • Went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI as the starting DP vs. No. 13 Washington
  • Went 2-for-3 with an RBI as the starting right fielder vs. No. 2 Auburn

Freshman Season (2016)

  • Earned 36 starts, including 35 in right field and one as the designated player
  • Totaled five multi-hit games and three games with multiple RBIs
  • Hit her fifth home run of the season in game three vs. Wisconsin
  • Drew a career-high three walks in game two of the Northwestern series
  • Also matched her career high by scoring two runs vs. the Wildcats
  • Hit a seventh-inning homer to ignite a comeback win in the series opener
  • Finished 3-for-6 with five runs in the three-game series at Maryland
  • Scored a pair of runs in both Husker wins against the Terrapins
  • Was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs in game two of the series
  • Went 2-for-2 with a homer and a walk in game one at Maryland
  • Marked her first career game reaching base in every plate appearance
  • Was 5-for-9 with a homer, a walk, two runs and three RBIs in the Illinois series
  • Hit safely in all three games and had multiple hits in two of the three games
  • Was 2-for-3 with a homer and a career-high three RBIs in Big Ten debut at Illinois
  • Had four hits, two doubles and three runs at the Easton Tournament
  • Produced her third career RBI with a bases-loaded walk vs. Georgetown
  • Had hits in both starts vs. top-10 teams at the Mary Nutter Classic
  • Had Nebraska’s lone hit vs. No. 1 Florida
  • Went 3-for-7 in a pair of games at NC State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBIs in game two
  • Marked her first career homer, multi-hit and multi-RBI game
  • Drew two walks in three plate appearances in the opening weekend
  • Made her debut vs. Western Illinois
  • Earned her first career start the next game vs. Drake

Before Nebraska (Blue Valley Northwest High School)

  • Played only two seasons of high school softball due to a family move
  • Spent her senior year at Blue Valley Northwest in Overland Park, Kan.
  • Kansas Softball Coaches Association first-team all-state selection
  • Was also a first-team all-metro and all-league pick
  • Did not play in high school as a sophomore, instead played for the Nebraska Gold travel team
  • Spent her sophomore season at Millard West in Omaha
  • First-team Super-State selection at Millard West
  • 1 of 3 underclassmen on the Super-State first team
  • Hit .471 with 13 doubles, four homers and 25 RBIs
  • Tried out for the 2015 U.S. Junior Women’s National Team
  • Played her travel ball for the Nebraska Gold

Personal

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders Major (Bachelor's degree, May 2019)
  • Born on Feb. 15, 1997
  • Daughter of Matt Simmons and Jayme Richardson
  • Her father Matt was a member of the Nebraska football team (1990-92)
  • Has one sister, Shaylen Simmons
  • Has two brothers, Kordell Simmons and Erik Osmera

 

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