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Alyson Intihar


Cornell University

Applied Economics and Management


Intihar has a 3.72 GPA in applied economics and management. She has been a member of Cornell’s 400 Club and is a two-time member of the ESPN/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team. She is an Academic All-Ivy selection and a Meinig Family National Scholar. She is co-president of the Red Key Athletic Honorary Society and has been a member of the Dean’s List for five semesters.


Intihar serves as Cornell’s team co-captain. She is a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council, where she has served on the executive board as a secretary. She is a board member of the Red Key Athletic Honorary Society, and a member of the Quill and Dagger Senior Honor Society where seniors are selected based on leadership, service, and character. Intihar has spoken at the Universities Trustee Council Breakfast regarding life as a student-athlete. In the summer of 2008, she served as a facilitator and marketing coordinator for the Cayuga Nature Center as a part of TEAM Challenge.


Intihar has helped both locally in the Cornell and Ithaca communities, as well as internationally. She was part of an International Student Volunteers group that worked in a Quichuan community, Campo Cocha, located in the Amazon basin of Ecuador. The group helped build a medicinal garden, cleaned the area for planting, built fences from bamboo, and collected medicinal plants from the jungle. Intihar also helped teach sixth grade math class thanks to her ability to speak Spanish. As part of her role in Red Key Society, she helped raise $1,500 for an Adopt-A-Family program and also raised money for Ithaca Kitchen Cupboard with a Student-Athlete Date Auction. She is a part of the Big Brother’s and Big Sister’s Program. She also works with children who have special needs at the Franziska Racker Center, and worked at the past three National Girls and Women in Sports Days for area youth.


One of the top softball players in Cornell history, Intihar is a two-time first-team Mid-Atlantic all-region selection, the 2009 Ivy League Player of the Year and a three time All-Ivy League pick. She ranks in the top 10 all-time at Cornell in 16 different categories entering her senior year, including second in runs scored and doubles, third in batting average, on-base percentage, stolen bases, and sixth in hits. She has posted a .960 career fielding percentage while starting all 153 games for the Big Red, committing just 25 errors. As a junior, Intihar was voted as the Ivy League Player of the Year after batting .394 with 14 doubles, two triples, two home runs and matched a school record with 51 runs scored. She earned a spot on the NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region team. As a freshman in 2007, Intihar was named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference all-star team as a utility player. She also was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Mid-Atlantic All-Region first-team, and was first-team All-Ivy. As a freshman, she led the team, and was second in the Ivy, with 11 home runs. She was a two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week and was honored as Ivy Player of the Week once.