SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Sat out her true freshman season at SDSU.
Won three varsity letters as a volleyball player at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School in Spring Hill, Fla., after attending Land O’ Lakes HS as a freshman … Named to the all-Suncoast (area) first team as a junior and senior … Team advanced to Regional semifinals both seasons … Listed as a Tampa Bay Home Team Hot Shot by the Tampa Bay Times and team MVP in her final season … Average 5.6 kills and 1.35 blocks per set as a senior … As a junior earned Tampa Bay Home Team Player of the Week and BHSN Athlete of the Week honors … Averaged 5.3 kills and 1.35 blocks per set … Name Most Improve Player as a sophomore after averaging 5.2 kills per set and totaling 66 blocks … Member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Crafting for Charity.
Represented the Southeastern U.S. in the Bring It Promotions summer tour of Europe competing against teams from Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Italy, Hungary, Romania and Asia … Team place second in its division … Competed for the No Name Volleyball Club in Spring Hill, Fla., for four seasons … Two-year team captain …. Member of Club Storm in Tampa, Fla., two years where team won the U13 Regional championship.
Alyssa Jordan Mathis was born Sept. 29, 1997, in Key West Fla. … Daughter of Elisabeth Ashe and Jermaine Mathis … Enjoys baking and cooking in addition to volleyball … Favorite athlete is national team volleyball player Destinee Hooker … Was also recruited by Tennessee, Wake Forest and Connecticut … Majoring in public health with career plans in the field of medicine, possibly as a cardiovascular surgeon.