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


    09/01/2014

    Salukis travel to Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday

    Southern is looking to avenge a five-set loss to the Blue Raiders at home in 2013.

    08/28/2014

    Salukis kick off season at Illini Classic this weekend

    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.

    08/21/2014

    Volleyball picked fifth in MVC preseason poll

    Hannah Kaminsky and Taylor Pippen named to MVC Preseason All-Conference Team

    08/14/2014

    Volleyball prepares for a highly-anticipated season

    The Saluki women will compete in scrimmages on each of the next two Saturdays.

    05/08/2014

    Justin Ingram signs three-year contract extension at Southern Illinois

    Ingram has helped guide the Saluki volleyball team to a 41-22 (.651) record in just two years in Carbondale.

    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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    Tuesday, Sept 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Murfreesboro, Tenn. W, 3-1
    Friday, Sept 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 9:00 AM
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 4:30 PM
    Sunday, Sept 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Columbus, Ohio 1:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    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
    Saturday, Sept 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 11:00 AM
    Women's Volleyball Carbondale, Ill. (SIU Arena) 1:00 PM
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