Alexa Saba
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Alexa  Saba

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chandler, Ariz.

High School:
Hamilton HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
DS/L

Experience:
2V

02/11/2016

MW All-Academic Team Named for Fall 2015

MW All-Academic Team named for fall 2015

02/18/2015

MW Announces All-Academic Aztecs for Fall 2014

MW snnounces All-Academic Aztecs for fall 2014

Was a member of the Mountain West All-Star Team that toured Europe during summer 2014 … Squad captured third place at the 2014 European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Began the season as the starting libero and turned in a career-high 29 digs in the second match of the year vs. Cal State Bakersfield on Aug. 29 … Add 16 digs vs. Denver later that same day … Those performances helped earn her all-tournament recognition at the San Francisco Invitational … Finished in double figure in digs on six occasions … Second-best total came late in the year when she recorded 19 digs in the three-set win over UNLV on Nov. 7 … Had a career best with eight assists in the three-set win over Eastern Washington on Sept. 11 … Recorded her lone kill of the year from the back row in the match vs. Pacific on Sept. 4 … Member of the Mountain West All-Academic team.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Appeared in all 29 matches either as a defensive specialist or at the libero position … Made two starts as a defensive specialist … Averaged 2.86 digs per set, second-best on the squad … Finished in double digits in digs in 16 matches … Career-best 21 digs at Colorado State on Oct. 4 … Also recorded 20 digs vs. Wyoming on Nov. 1 … Had a personal-best four assists in four matches including three in a row during the second half of the season … Last match of that streak of four assists came vs. Wyoming on Nov. 1 … Member of the 2015 Academic All-Mountain West team.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2013
Redshirted during her first season at San Diego State.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year varsity letterwinner as a libero at Hamilton High School … Team captain as a junior and senior … Also selected team MVP both of those seasons … Three-time all-tournament selection at the Nike Tournament of Champions … Chosen tourney Golden Division MVP as a senior in 2012 … A second all-division honoree and the all-chandler School District Player of the Year … Averaged 3.8 digs per set and had 48 service aces as a senior … As a junior was named all-state honorable mention as well as second-team all-division … Stats included 4.7 digs per set with 31 aces … Member of the Westwood all-Tournament team … During her sophomore season was selected to the Fiesta All-Region first team, Southeast Valley first team and the all-division second team … Averaged 3.8 digs per set.

CLUB
Competed for seven years with the AZ East Valley Junior Volleyball club in Chandler, Ariz. … Team captured bronze medal at the 2012 Nationals.

PERSONAL
Alexa Jacquelyn Saba was born March 22, 1995, in Mesa, Ariz. … Daughter of Kent and Stacy Saba … Enjoys hunting, fishing and reading … List favorite athlete as Arizona Cardinals’ wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald … Also drew interest form TCU, Georgetown, Wisconsin and Northwestern … Undeclared major at San Diego State.

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