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


    09/18/2014

    Volleyball begins conference play Friday against Evansville, takes on SEMO on Sunday

    The Salukis return to Davies Gym for the first time this season on Friday.

    09/12/2014

    Salukis split versus IPFW and Kansas State after Day One of Saluki Invitational

    Southern beat IPFW 3-1 before falling to Kansas State 3-0 in the nightcap

    09/11/2014

    Volleyball to host Saluki Invitational sponsored by Comfort Inn & Suites at SIU Arena this weekend

    Southern plays at 1 p.m. (IPFW) and 7 p.m. (Kansas State) on Friday, and again at 1 p.m. Saturday against Marshall.

    09/07/2014

    Salukis fall to Ohio State, 3-1, on final day of Sports Imports/D.C. Koehl Classic

    Senior Alex Rivera and sophomore Meg Viggars were named to the All-Tournament team.

    09/05/2014

    Salukis take down Auburn, fall to Florida Gulf Coast on first day of Sports Imports/D.C. Koehl Classic

    The Salukis take on Ohio State on Sunday at 1 p.m.

    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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