Southern will play two top-20 teams (No. 11 Illinois, No. 20 North Carolina) and Long Beach State, who is receiving votes in 38th place.
Hannah Kaminsky and Taylor Pippen named to MVC Preseason All-Conference Team
The Saluki women will compete in scrimmages on each of the next two Saturdays.
Ingram has helped guide the Saluki volleyball team to a 41-22 (.651) record in just two years in Carbondale.
SIU has added Nellie Fredriksson (Ängelholm, Sweden), Ashley Edelen (Louisville, Ky.) and Alex Rosignol (Mount Carmel, Ill.) for 2014.
MVC All-Tournament Team
2x MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, Nov. 18)
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.
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.
|Saturday, Aug 30|
|Women's Volleyball||Champaign, Ill.||L, 3-0|
|Women's Volleyball||Champaign, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Sept 2|
|Women's Volleyball||Murfreesboro, Tenn.||6:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 5|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||9:00 AM|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||4:30 PM|
|Sunday, Sept 7|
|Women's Volleyball||Columbus, Ohio||1:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 12|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||11:00 AM|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||1:00 PM|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||5:00 PM|
|Women's Volleyball||Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena)||7:00 PM|