Alex Rivera
    Alex  Rivera


    Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

    Last College:
    Western Nebraska C.C.


    Libero/Defensive Specialist



    Saluki Volleyball: 2014 Season in Review

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


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Salukis play Evansville in final match of regular season

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


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

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


    vs. Loyola (10-03-14)

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


    2014 Volleyball Team Photos

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


    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    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.

    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.

    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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