Alston joins the coaching staff after two seasons as a player for SIUE. She was second on the team in three-pointers made last season with 44 and scored a career-high 18 points at UT Martin. Alston completed her collegiate career 64th on SIUE's all-time scoring list with 410 points. She previously attended Independence Community College. A 2019 graduate of SIUE with a degree in psychology, Alston is pursuing a graduate degree from SIUE while providing support for the women's basketball program.