Salukis record their most successful season in ten years.
A look inside the Salukis trip to the MVC tournament
Mayes and Thole named First Team All-Conference, Pippen named All-Freshman
No. 4 Volleyball opens MVC Tournament against No. 5 Illinois State
Seniors Rachael Brown, Alysia Mayes and Bailey Yeager earn conference recognition.
Volleyball vs. Bradley
Volleybal vs. UNI
Volleyball vs. Missouri State
Volleyball vs. Indiana State
Volleyball vs. UALR (Saluki Invitational)
Capital One Academic All-District
First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team
Active Ankle Challenge Tournament MVP
Saluki Invitational Tournament MVP
2x MVC Player of the Week (Sept. 10, 17)
2x MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 5, 17)
Started in all 111 sets and 30 matches as a senior Tallied 380 kills to average 3.42 kills per set Recorded a .354 hitting percentage to rank fourth all-time in a season at SIU Posted 146 block assists to rank 3rd in block assists in a season Broke the SIU single season block assist record on Oct. 2 tallying 14 block assists at Murray State Ranks third in school history in single-match hitting percentage recording a clip of .842 on Oct. 5 against Evansville Ranks second all-time in career hitting percentage (.313) Holds the fifth place spot in career block assists (300) Ranks seventh in program history in solo blocks (94).
Second-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
Honorable Mention MVC Scholar Athlete Team
Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team
Started all 27 matches at middle blocker and played in all 106 sets led SIU and ranked sixth in the MVC with a hitting percentage of .326 posted a career-best attacking percentage of .700 at Drake (Oct. 22) with 15 kills on 20 attempts with just one error led the Salukis in blocking with 31 solos and 60 block assists for 93 total blocks posted a career-best eight total blocks against Illinois State (Nov. 4) moved up to 10th in SIU history for career solo blocks with 75 finished third on the team with 277 kills for an average of 2.61 per set posted a career-best 20 kills against SIU Edwardsville (Sept. 27) posted double-digit kill totals in 15 matches.
Played in and started all 28 matches saw action in all 99 sets as a sophomore second on the team in hitting percentage (.247) fourth on the team averaging 1.93 kills per set posted a career-best 13 kills against Indiana State (Oct. 8) tallied a personal-best four solo blocks against Illinois State (Oct. 9) also posted 47 total digs ranked in the top-20 in the MVC in hitting percentage and blocks per set.
Played in 28 matches, starting 19 saw action in 82 sets as a freshman second on the team in hitting percentage (.283) averaged 1.77 kills and 0.82 blocks per set totaling 145 kills, 16 solo and 51 block assists ranked eighth in the MVC in hitting percentage at .283 recorded a career-high 11 kills twice, recording 11 kills and hitting a career-best .500 against Missouri State (Nov. 7) also put up a career-best six block assists twice.
Was a three-time Sangamon Valley All-Conference selection, including two first-team nods at Clifton Central High School two-time Most Valuable Player and three-time Best Offensive Player on the team earned all-state and Pantagraph All-Area honors as a junior and senior club team Primetime advanced to nationals.
Club Team Primetime
Full name is Alysia Ann Mayes majoring in exercise science born on April 9, 1991 has two sisters, Amanda and Ashley daughter of Dave and Tammy Mayes.