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Alyson Butler
Alyson Butler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Tenn.

High School:
Walker Valley

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L



2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw action in all 30 games ... had best performance of the year on Nov. 29 against Northern Iowa where she connected on five shots from beyond the arc and set a new career high in points with 15 ... Collected 10 points in SEC opener against Vanderbilt on Jan. 8 ... tied her career high in rebounds with three and blocks with one against Florida A&M on Dec. 17 ... played a career-high 35 minutes in overtime game against Samford ... was the Tide's leading scorer in season opener against Centenary on Nov. 14 with 13 points ... averaged 22.5 minutes played and 5.8 points scored per game ... scored 174 points and pulled down 35 boards ... member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society ... named to the College of Education Dean's List.

2007-08 (REDSHIRT)
Redshirted the season after having successful season-ending surgery.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN)
Member of the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll ... started in four of the 30 games for the Crimson Tide ... best performance came on Dec. 4 against McNeese St. when she shot 4-for-10, scoring 14 points and went 2-for-2 from the free-throw line ... also scored 12 points against North Dakota State on Dec. 30 going 4-for-8 ... led the team four times in assists and twice in blocked shots ... averaged 3.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game ... tallied 91 points and grabbed 29 rebounds ... handed out 25 assists ... averaged 1.6 points per game during SEC play.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned Class AAA First Team All-State honors by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association and AP honorable mention accolades following her senior season ... First Team All-State honoree by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association and Second Team All-State as announced by the AP as a junior ... led her team to a state Final Four appearance and three Sweet Sixteen qualifications in her career at Walker Valley ... helped her team earn regional championships twice, two district titles and a regional runner-up finish in her four seasons ... all-time leading scorer in Walker Valley history with 2,159 career points ... averaged 22 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals per game as a senior ... had her jersey (#22) retired at Walker Valley ... Team MVP three times... earned all-area, all-region and all-district honors three times ... Wendy's High School All-American nominee and McDonald's All-American Heisman nominee ... Regional tournament MVP and the MVP of the District and the District tournament three times while earning all-region honors three times ... Best of Preps All-Area Player of the Year as a junior, was Best of Preps All-Area as a junior and senior ... Greene County Classic All-Tournament team ... also competed in tennis, cross country and soccer at Walker Valley, earning all-region honors in cross country ... played for head coach David Tucker ... graduated seventh in her class with a 4.0 GPA ... earned the school's Best-All Around award ... National Honor Society member ... member of the Beta Club, FCA, Anchor Club and Circle of Champions ... named senior superlative Miss Walker Valley ... Walker Valley's FCA Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Greater Chattanooga/Southeast Tennessee FCA Athlete of the Year nominee ... class president three years ... Student Government Association secretary as a senior.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born September 30, 1987 ... daughter of Al and Judy Butler ... has one brother, Clay ... majoring in exercise science.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 15 vs. Northern Iowa (11/29/08)
Rebounds: 4 vs. Belmont (12/29/08)
Field Goals Made: 5 - three times, last vs. Ball State (12/30/08)
Field Goals Attempted: 14 vs. Centenary (11/5/08)
3-Point Field Goals Made: 5 vs. Northern Iowa (11/29/08)
3-Point Field Goals Attempts: 10 - twice, last vs. Northern Iowa (11/29/08)
Free Throws Made: 3 - four times, last vs. South Carolina (2/15/09)
Free Throw Attempts: 6 - twice, last vs. Hampton (11/22/08)
Assists: 4 - two times, last vs. McNeese State (12/4/06)
Steals: 3 vs. Alabama A&M (12/22/08)
Blocks: 2 vs. Ball State (12/30/08)
Minutes: 35 vs. Samford (11/18/08)