7 - Alyssa Anderson
Alyssa Anderson
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, Calif.
High School: Mira Costa
College: Villanova
Position: S
Major: Undeclared Arts and Sciences

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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Played in 101 sets, leading the team with 735 assists and 19 service aces adding 179 digs … had four double-doubles (assists and digs) … against Cal Poly (Sept. 2) collected her first double-double with 24 assists and 10 digs … had 33 assists and three service aces vs. Utah Valley and tallied 37 assists and 14 digs against SMU (Sept. 17) … had 44 assists with eight digs vs. LMU (Oct. 20) and earned a season-high 53 assists to go along with five blocks against San Francisco (Oct. 22) … registered 43 assists with 10 digs vs. LMU (Nov. 5) … finished the season with another double-double with 33 assists and 14 digs against Saint Mary’s (Nov. 19).

Freshman year in 2010 - Her freshman year at Villanova she played in 90 sets, starting 24 matches as the team’s setter as the team finished with a 23-7 record, including 11-3 in the Big East Conference … was a Big East Conference Second-Team selection and was also named All-Tournament at the Villanova Tournament … averaged 10.7 assists per game, collecting 959 on the season … averaged 2.37 digs per game, .58 kills per game, .30 blocks per game and .36 service aces per game …  hit .336 on the season and led the team in assists and was third in digs.

High School - At Mira Costa High School she was a three-year letter  winner and she was coached by Lisa Arce and Nancy Mason  … was named to three all-tournament teams at Durango, Torrey Pines and Santa Barbara in 2008 … CIF first-team selection in 2008, she was a 2009 prepvolleyball.com Senior Ace … she was Triple A beach rated and played for the Sunshine Volleyball Club where her team was fifth in 16-17s and were ninth in 18s.

Personal – Daughter of Joe and Terri Anderson … Father is a graduate of San Diego State and mother graduated from UCLA … has four siblings: Kelsey, Jenny, JB and Emma … a scholar-athlete in 2008-09 … studying in College of Arts and Sciences.