Alex Rivera
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    Alex Rivera

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

    Last College:
    Western Nebraska C.C.

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    Libero/Defensive Specialist

    Birthdate:
    02/18/1993


    10/29/2014

    Salukis travel to take on the Bradley Braves and Loyola Ramblers

    After a 1-1 weekend, the Salukis look to maintain and improve their sixth-ranked MVC standing.

    10/27/2014

    Alex Rivera named MVC Defensive Player of the Week

    This marks the third time Rivera has been selected as MVC Defensive Player of the Week, the first this season.

    10/24/2014

    Salukis top Indiana State, 3-1, to open second half of MVC play

    Meg Viggars led the Salukis with her second triple-double of the year with 12 kills, 25 assists and 14 digs.

    10/15/2014

    Salukis take on Wichita State and Missouri State at home this weekend

    SIU has gone 1-1 in each of the last two weekends putting the team at 9-10 overall.

    10/09/2014

    Salukis travel to Iowa to face Drake and Northern Iowa

    Last year the Salukis topped both teams in each match-up, beating UNI to advance to the MVC championship game.

    10/03/2014

    vs. Loyola (10-03-14)

    Photos from SIU's volleyball match vs. Loyola on Oct. 3, 2014 at Davies Gym.

    08/08/2014

    2014 Volleyball Team Photos

    Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.

    09/03/2013

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    2014
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2013
    MVC All-Tournament Team
    2x MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, Nov. 18)

    Game-By-Game Stats
    MVC All-Tournament Team • Two-time MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, Nov. 18) • Played in all 33 matches and 124 sets • Led SIU with 523 digs (4.22 per set), ninth-most in the MVC in 2013 • 523 digs is the third-most in a single season in SIU history • Led SIU with 33 service aces (0.27 per set), 10th-most in the MVC in 2013 • In conference-only play, ranked ninth in digs (305, 4.42 per set) and tied for 13th in service aces (18, 0.26 per set) • Third on SIU's roster with 55 assists (0.44 per set) • Had more than 20 digs in eight separate games, including a 30-dig performance at Missouri State on Oct. 5.

    At Western Nebraska CC
    Played two seasons at WNCC, helping the Cougars to a combined 81-5 record with back-to-back Region IX titles and consecutive top three finishes at the NJCAA Division I National Championships • Named All-Region IX both seasons • Ranks third in program history with 1,224 digs over two seasons for an average of 4.4 per set • Her 682 digs in 2012 rank fourth in program history for a single season • Holds four of the top 10 single-game dig totals in program history, including the No. 3 spot with 28 against College of Southern Idaho in 2011.

    Personal
    Full name is Alexandra Rivera Rojas • Majoring in foreign language and international trade • Born Feb. 18, 1993 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico • Has two siblings • Daughter of Raul Rivera and Lili Rojas.

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