1999-00: Sat out last season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament again in her right knee during the preseason.
1998-99: Was redshirted last season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee during the preseason.
High School: 1998 graduate of class 5A Monterey High School in Lubbock, Texas...collected 1,480 points during her career...As a senior: Named to All-District, All-Region, All-South Plains, and All-State teams...averaged 17.5 points and 7.9 rebounds per game...shot nearly 57 percent from the floor and 71 percent from the free throw line...selected to the Lubbock Avalanche Journal's All-City team...named to several All-Tournament teams, including MVP of the Cross Timbers tournament...selected school's Offensive Player of the Year and team's co-MVP...Texas Girls Coaches' Association and Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star selection...named to the Texas Basketball Magazine All-State team...USA Today honorable mention selection...member of South Plains Basketball Magazine Power Team...signed with Texas Tech on Nov. 12, 1997...As a junior: Averaged 17.9 points and 8.2 rebounds per contest...shot 63 percent from the field...collected 67 blocked shots...selected to All-Region, All-South Plains, All-Region, and All-State teams...named District MVP...selected Lubbock Avalanche Journal All-City MVP...selected to Queen's Classic and Cross Timbers All-Tournament teams...recipient of school's Offensive Player of the Year award...team co-MVP...As a sophomore: Selected District Newcomer of the Year...named to All-District team...coached by Melynn Hunt.
Personal: Full name is Alison Cudnoski...born 6-8-79 in Houston, Texas...parents are Val and Shirley Cudnoski...father attended Bethel College (St. Paul, Minn.) and is self-employed...mother attended Mounds Midway School of Nursing and is a registered nurse...has one sister, Dena and two brothers, Sean and Ezra...Dena played volleyball at Lubbock Christian University and at Trinity International University...hobbies include playing volleyball, exercising and has an interest in interior design...while in high school, belonged to Young Life and Fellowship of Christian Athetes...served as the student council historian and sports editor of the high school yearbook...majoring in Human Development.
Getting to Know Alison...