The Saint Mary's beach volleyball team will open up the 2018 season on Saturday taking on host Pacific and East Bay rival California
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
Indoor: Appeared in all 28 matches for the Gaels in her first indoor season after transferring from New Mexico State ... Led the team with 597 assists, 42 service aces and was second with 224 digs ... Led the WCC with 42 aces and was second in aces per set (0.39) ... Also finished 10th in the WCC with 5.57 assists per set ... Had a team-high 10 double-doubles on the year ... Recorded her first double-double with 22 assists and 12 digs against Pittsburgh on Aug. 26 ... Had a career-high 27 assists and 17 digs versus Santa Clara on Nov. 21.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)
Beach: Named to the 2017 All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team … Made an immediate impact in her first season of Gael volleyball after transferring … Finished the season 18-11 after playing with three different partners (Alexis Salmons, Lindsey Calvin and Sienna Young) … Found the most success with Calvin finishing 11-6 … Between March 11 and April 4, won 12 out of her 14 matches … Holds key victories over major schools such as Arizona State and California.
PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S: Transferred from New Mexico State after one season completed of indoor volleyball ... As New Mexico State's backup setter, Crash racked up 548 assists, averaging 4.68 assists per set ... Competed in every set of the season totaling 117 sets played ... Racked up double digit assists in all but two games, with 11 20+ games and one 30 assist game ... Played at Snow Canyon HS in St. George, Utah for coach Alaina Parker … Led her team to the 2014 3A state title … Named 2015 AVCA Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American … Named 2014 Utah Gatorade Player of the Year … Four-time Deseret News First Team All-State … Three-time Region 9 MVP…2014 Deseret News Ms. Volleyball … 2014 Prep-Volleyball.com All-American … Ranks second all-time in Utah with 1,780 career kills and 1,443 career digs … Ranks third all-time in Utah with 273 service aces.
Get To Know Alexsa Parker
Favorite volleyball memory: Winning the state championship my junior year in five sets.
Favorite holiday: Fourth of July
What do you love most about Saint Mary's: The people, the volleyball, and the campus.
What do you love most about SMC Volleyball: My team. They love me for me :)
Favorite food or meal: Breakfast for sure.
Top-3 favorite songs: Gravity by John Mayer, Molly by 'Lil Dicky, and I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston.
Favorite book: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
Favorite movies: The Grinch (Jim Carrey version), The Goonies, The Breakfast Club, and Girls Trip.
Personal hobbies: hiking/camping, hanging out with my little brother, and sleeping.
One thing everyone should do in their lifetime: Hike Angels Landing in Zion National Park to watch the sunrise.
Describe yourself in one word: Relaxed, laid back, or easy-going... something along those lines.
5/9/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Bible, Knudsen to Compete at USAV Collegiate Beach Championships
5/2/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Place Six On All-WCC Teams
4/25/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Seven Gaels Honored on WCC All-Academic Team
4/21/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Are Runners-Up At WCC Championship
4/20/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Sweep Through Day 1 of WCC Championship
04/19/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Enter WCC Championship As No. 3 Seed
04/17/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | #19/20 Gaels Sweep Top Pairs, #11/13 Cal Takes Dual
04/16/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Host Rival California On Senior Day
04/11/2018 - Beach Volleyball
BVB | Gaels Beat Broncos For Third Time
04/08/2018 - Beach Volleyball