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


    12/11/2014

    Saluki Volleyball: 2014 Season in Review

    The Salukis concluded the 2014 season with their third consecutive appearance at the MVC Tournament.

    11/27/2014

    Salukis fall 3-0 against Missouri State to conclude their MVC Tournament run

    The Salukis finish the 2014 season 16-15 overall, 10-8 in conference play.

    11/25/2014

    Fifth-seeded Salukis travel to Cedar Falls for MVC Tournament

    SIU opens the tournament against No. 4 Missouri State at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

    11/25/2014

    Four Salukis named to 2014 MVC Scholar-Athlete teams

    Junior Taylor Pippen was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team for the second straight year.

    11/19/2014

    Salukis play Evansville in final match of regular season

    Results of matches this weekend will determine final standings heading into the MVC tournament.

    11/08/2014

    vs. Drake, 11-08-14 (Senior Day)

    Photos from SIU's Senior Day match against Drake on Nov. 8, 2014.

    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
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Named MVC Scholar-Athlete • Two-time MVC Defensive Player of the Week • MVC Scholar Athlete of the Week • Led SIU and ranks seventh with 478 digs on the season, averaging 4.23 per set • Grabbed a career-high 34 digs against Northern Iowa • Had the team's second-highest number of service aces with 23 • Played in all 31 matches....Earned a spot on the MVC Honor Roll.

    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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    Friday, Aug 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Indianapolis, Ind. TBA
    Saturday, Aug 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Indianapolis, Ind. TBA
    Women's Volleyball Indianapolis, Ind. TBA