#21 - Alex Kelly
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Kansas City, MO (Park Hill HS)
2010:Member of Atlantic Sun Preseason All-Conference Team. ...MVP of South Carolina Gamecock Invitational (9/11). ...Member of Bluejay Invitational All-Tournament team with a tournament record 63 kills 8/28). ...A-Sun Player of the Week (8/30). ...One of 30 candidates for Lowe's first ever CLASS Award for volleyball. ...Member of Pittsburgh Invitational All-Tournament Team.
2009:Atlantic Sun Player of the Year. …Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team. …Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team. …College Volleyball Update (CVU) “Stellar” Spikers First Team. …American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) NCAA Division I South Region Team. ...Preseason A-Sun Player of the Year. …Ranked 12th nationally in the NCAA in points per set (5.07). …Rated 21st in the nation in kills per set (4.35). …Ranked 38th in hitting percentage in NCAA Division I (.355). CVU “Top Performers” List (11/5). …Three-time A-Sun Player of the Week (10/5, 10/12, 11/9). …First overall in the A-Sun in kills (452) and kills per set (4.35). First overall in A-Sun in points (527) and points per set (5.07). …Second overall in A-Sun in hitting percentage (.355). First in A-Sun matches only in hitting percentage (.360). …First in A-Sun matches only in kills per set (4.32) and second in total kills (281). …First in A-Sun matches only in points (333) and points per set (5.12). All-Tournament team at Lady Vols Classic (8/30). …Posted a .581 attack percentage at USC Upstate in three sets (11/7), seventh best in the A-Sun. …Recorded a .556 attack percentage vs. Stetson in three sets (10/24), ninth highest in the A-Sun. …Season high 25 kills in a four-set match at Campbell (10/3), fifth best in the A-Sun overall and first in a four-set match. …Finished with 22 kills in a four-set match at Creighton (9/4, second best in a four-set match in the A-Sun. …Also had 20 kills in a three-set match at USC Upstate (11/7). …Conference-high 28.5 points in a four-set match at Campbell (10/3). …Tied for second in A-Sun in points in a four-set match with 24 at Creighton (9/4). …in a three-set match at Murray State she had 21 points (10/6) and in a three-set match at Tennessee she finished with 20 points. …Season-high 19 digs in a five-set match at ETSU (10/2). …Double-doubles in kills and digs 21 times. Made five blocks in a match three times. …Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2008:Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year. ...Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference. ...Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team. ...First Lady Bison to earn three A-Sun Player of the Week awards (9/22. 9/29, 10/13). Only player in the A-Sun to win "Player of the Week" three times during the season. ...CVU "Stellar Spiker" Team honorable mention. ...Ranked 31st in the NCAA in kills per set (4.09). ...Ranked 79th in NCAA in hit percentage (.332). ...Led A-Sun overall in kills (499), points (586, 4.80 per set) and hitting percentage (.332). .Second in A-Sun matches only in points (366.5, 5.02) ...Second in A-Sun matches only in hitting percentage (.362) and kills (315, 4.32). ...Averaged 4.09 kills per game. ...Sixth in A-Sun overall in blocks (105, .86 per set). ...Fifth in A-Sun matches only in blocks (65, .89 per set) ...Posted a .500 or higher hitting percentage sevem times. ...Twice set a team season-high hitting percentage of .571 (at Morehead St., 8/30; at ETSU, 11/8)., the third highest total in the A-Sun. ....Finished with 21 or more kills in a match four times with a team season-high 28 in four-set match at USC-Upstate (11/7). The 28 kills at USC Upstate (11/7) are also a career high. ...Team season-high 18 kills in three-set match vs. Belmont (9/9). ...Posted 21 kills in five-set match vs. UT-Martin (10/7). ...Double figures in kills in 29 matches, including the last 23 straight matches. ...Led Lady Bisons in total attempts in a match with 59 in five sets vs. UT-Martin (10/7). Finished with 20 or more kills in a match four times. ...Team-high 29.5 points at USC-Upstate (11/7). ...Second on team in digs (285), 2.34 per set. ....Second on team in service aces (22). ...Tied for second on team in service aces in a match at Austin Peay (9/2). ...Led team with nine blocks in a match at Austin Peay (9/2). ...Posted double figures in digs 12 times. ...Finished in double figures in both kills and digs 12 times. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2007:Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team. ...Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team. ...Tied for first in blocks in A-Sun Tournament with 1.36 per game (15 total). ...Twice posted an attack percentage of .500 or more with a team season-high .526 percentage vs Kennesaw State (10/20) and a .500 percentage vs Lehigh (9/8). ...Finished with a .462 attack percentage at Campbell (10/2) and a .440 mark vs McNeese State (9/15). ...Twice made 18 kills in five-game matches with ETSU (9/28) and Murray State (10/9). ...Double-figures in kills 20 times. ....Double-figures in kills in final four matches of the season and 11 of the last 12 regular season matches. ...Season-high 48 attempts in five-game match with Murray State (10/9). ...Team leader in blocks with 115, an average of 1.01 per game. ...Second overall on team in attack percentage (.261). ...Second on team in kills with 341 in 114 games, an average of 2.99 per game. ..Made seven blocks four times in matches with Belmont (11/16), Murray State (10/9), Evansville (9/11) and Arizona (8/31). ...All-Tournament Team at ASICS Pepperdine Tournament. ...A-Sun All-Academic Team.
High School: Also a soccer standout at Park Hill High School. ...In volleyball she was All-District and All-Region as a junior and senior and second team All-State. ...Also captain and Most Valuable Player on her high school volleyball team as a senior. ...Lettered two years in volleyball and three years in both soccer and basketball. ...Lettered three years in academics. ...Named to Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Why she chose Lipscomb: "I loved the coaches and players. They were all amazing. Plus, I get four more years to play on the same team with Jake Pease."
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