Alyssa Leal enters her fourth season with the Athletic Communication department. She earned a Graduate Assistantship in 2021 to help lead social media efforts at LSU after serving as a student intern for two years prior.
For three seasons (2019-2022), Leal has been the secondary contact for the Women’s Basketball team and managed all social media accounts for the team. Her duties include social media strategy, content creation, and assist with all media relations. In her time working with the team, she has managed the accounts for two SEC Tournament appearances and one regional appearance. Leal played a key role in all media relation and social media efforts for the 2022 regional hosted in Baton Rouge.
The graduate assistant has also helped manage the social media accounts for the softball team since 2020, which included their Regional and Super Regional appearances.
In addition to her work with Women’s Basketball and Softball, Leal assists in managing digital content and coordinating media relations for the football and gymnastic teams.
She will continue to work with the Women’s Basketball and Softball teams in their social media efforts as well as assist in administrative duties for the athletic communication department.
The New Orleans native graduated from LSU with her bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in business in May 2021. She is currently pursuing her Master of Sport Management degree with an anticipated graduation date of May 2023.