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8  Alexxa Roberts
Alexxa Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Newman Smith

Last College:
Frank Phillips CC

Height:
5-11

Position:
MB

Experience:
2L


2010 (Senior): Turned into a spark plug for Tech during her senior season ... appeared in 18 matches with 12 starts, including 10 in Big 12 play ... had the best defensive performance of her career against Kansas with a career-high nine blocks ... also added five kills and 10.5 points against the Jayhawks ... turned to the offensive end in Tech's next home match against Colorado ... recorded a career-high 14 kills off 26 attempts for a .462 hitting percentage, another career high ... the hitting percentage was the highest for any Tech player this season with 10-plus kills ... came off the bench at Missouri to deliver four kills and two blocks to go along with a .300 hitting percentage off 10 attempts ... also had four kills the following match against Texas while adding a service ace ... was the second-straight match she had posted an ace ... set a new season high with four digs against Iowa State ... wrapped her final match in the United Spirit Arena with four kills against the Cyclones ... finished her Tech career with seven kills and six blocks at Baylor ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2009 (Junior): Appeared in 51 sets, 20 matches ... was hobbled by an ankle sprain for most of the first third of the season ... best non-conference effort was vs. Texas State with 6 kills, (3 errors) in 12 attempts for a .250 efficiency ... tallied 6 kills with only 1 error in 12 attempts (.417 avg.) at home versus Iowa State as best overall outing and had 4 kills with 0 errors vs. Texas and 4 more on the road at No. 2 Texas ... averaged 0.86 kills per set and 0.45 blocks per set.

Frank Phillips CC: Competed for two years in volleyball and earned first-team NJCAA All-American honors and second-team AVCA All-American, alongside now teammate, but then rival, Barbara Conceicao ... Frank Phillips was undefeated in conference matches during the two years she played for them ... was also an academic All-American selection.

Newman Smith HS: Graduated in 2007 from the school in Carrollton where she also played basketball and softball ... she was a member of a three-time district champion volleyball team which and earned first team all-district accolades ... also earned second-team all district honors as an outfielder on the softball team and was a starter all four years of her prep career.

Personal: Born July 5, 1989 in Dallas ... her father is Kevin Roberts ... she has two younger brothers, Andrew Galvan and Michael Couch, and a younger sister, Amber ... cites her mother, who passed away in 2000, as the biggest inspiration in her life ... hopes to have a career in international advertising or in commercial real estate.

CAREER HIGHS

Kills: 14, vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Total Attacks: 26, vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .462, vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Assists: 2, vs. Oklahoma, 11/14/09
Service Aces: 1, several times, last vs. Texas, 11/13/10
Digs: 6, vs. Missouri, 11/18/09
Solo Blocks: 2, twice, last vs. Kansas, 10/2/10
Block Assists: 7, vs. Kansas, 10/2/10
Total Blocks: 9, vs. Kansas, 10/2/10

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