Elena de Alfredo is in her second season as a graduate assistant coach with the women’s basketball program. The 2017 UT graduate with a degree in communications was a two-year letterwinner with the Spartans after attending the University of Toledo for two seasons.
de Alfredo has been an active member in the community as she has volunteered with the Habitat for Humanity organization, Race for the Cure, and Metropolitan Ministries. The Madrid native has also worked for the GIGANTES del Basket magazine, BTM Basketball travel company, and as a Spanish tutor for the University of Tampa.
For the Spartans, de Alfredo was the team captain from 2015-2017, while tallying a whopping 803 points for the squad in just two seasons. She averaged 35.2 minutes per game, 13.2 points per game, and earned an 85.8 free throw percentage. Over her career, de Alfredo also collected 236 rebounds, 172 assists, and 50 steals.
She remains the UT all-time leader in 3-point field goal percentage at .457, and also holds the school record with a .858 free-throw percentage. de Alfredo also set new single-season school records in 3-point field goal percentage (.469 in 2016-17), games played (33 in 2015-16) and games started (33 in 2015-16).
Along with her impressive list of statistics, de Alfredo also earned a number of awards and honors including: Sunshine State Conference All-Newcomer Team, DII ADA Academic Achievement Award, SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll, All SSC First Team Selection, D2CCA Second Team All-South Region selection, CoSIDA Academic All District, and SSC Player of the Week (1/23).
deAlfredo graduated Magna Cum Laude from UT with a degree in communications.