USF Volleyball BIO
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Alex Mendoza
Player Profile:
Alex Mendoza 1859646
Position: Setter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Minneola, Fla.
High School: Lake Minneola HS

Career Stats

Major: Industrial Engineering

2016 USF Classic Most Valuable Player
2016 USF Classic All-Tournament Team
2016 USF Invitational All-Tournament Team
2016 AAC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 19)

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Appeared in all of the team's 32 matches and 117 sets...Ranked third in The American in assists per set (10.7) and 10th in service aces per set (0.26)...Placed sixth in conference play in assists per set (10.2)...Led the team in assists (1252) and assists per set, second in service aces (30) and service aces per set (0.26)...Recorded 16 double-doubles...Tallied double digit assists in all 32 matches and double digit digs in 16 matches...Registered career high tying 55 assists and added 11 digs in the four-set win over New Mexico (Sept. 2)...Posted career-high six kills with an additional 41 assists and 18 digs in the four-set victory over Memphis (Sept. 25)...Matched career-high with 55 assists, including the 2,000th assist of her USF career, in five sets at Tulsa (Nov. 10)...One of only nine players in program history with 2,000 career assists. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Appeared in 26 matches and 81 sets…Totaled 364 assists, second most on the team, and 103 digs…Recorded three double-doubles…Tallied double digit assists in 21 matches…Posted streak of 10 consecutive matches with 10+ assists (8/29 – 9/20)…Logged another stretch of nine straight matches with over 10 assists (10/2 – 10/30)…Reached season-high of 25 assists against Missouri (9/5)…Double-double of 17 kills and 10 digs propelled the Bulls to a four set win at Memphis (10/9)…Tallied 24 kills and 10 digs for another double-double against SMU (10/18)…Final double-double of the season was an 18 kill, 10 dig performance in the three set road sweep at East Carolina (10/25).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Saw time in 31 matches and 107 sets…Compiled team-high 609 assists, 158 digs and 26 service aces…Made collegiate debut with six digs and 12 assists in the Mortar Board Premier at Purdue (8/29)…Tallied 11 digs and 23 assists for her first collegiate double-double against Tulane (10/5)…Notched three service aces on two occasions againstTulane (10/24) and at Houston (11/21)…Posted a second double-double with 10 digs and 27 assists against SMU (11/14)…Recorded a career-high 49 assists at Tulane (11/23).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lake Minneola High School…Played four years of tennis and four years of volleyball under coach Amanda Cook...Earned county honors three times, and was named Brighthouse’s County Player of the Year in 2013...Recorded 603 assists, 201 digs, 103 kills, 45 aces and 15 blocks as a senior at Lake Minneola ...Graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a member of the National Honor Society ... Played five years of club volleyball at Top Select Volleyball Academy, winning the Mideast Qualifier in the 15-and-under bracket.

PERSONAL: Born Alexandra Hannah Mendoza on Jan. 31, 1996 in Clermont, Fla. ...Daughter of Manny and Rebecca Mendoza ... Has one younger brother, Drew.

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