Alex DaPron Athlete Profile

#23 Alex DaPron

Alex DaPron
Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-5 Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Valley Center, CA Last School: UC Irvine

Personal

  • Son of Lorne and Melani Da Pron and Gilbert and Betty Casillas
  • Has three brothers and two sisters
  • Recruited by Hawaii, Ball State, UC San Diego and Lewis
  • Majoring in economics

Before BYU

  • Played at Valley Center HS under Alan Dale
  • Team MVP his senior year
  • Division III Player of the Year
  • Lettered four years in volleyball and three years in basketball
  • Played for the Epic Volleyball Club under David Vogel

Other College

  • Transferred from UC Irvine where he played two years under John Speraw
  • Redshirted UCI's 2007 national championship season

Stats

 Career Match Highs
Kills: 17 vs. Long Beach State, 2/21/09
Attempts: 43 vs. UC Irvine, 4/3/09
Attack %: .556 vs. IPFW, 3/14/09
Digs: 11 vs. Pacific, 2/27/09
Block Assists: 7 two times
Block Solos: 2 vs. Pepperdine, 4/16/09
Total Blocks: 7 (two times)
Service Aces: 2 (three times) 
Assists: 2 (two times)

Year-by-Year stats
Year SP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE SA/G RE D D/G BS BA TOT B/G
2009 64 152 2.38 79 374 .195 7 4 37 .06 20 83 1.30 5 53 58 .91
2011 91 168 1.85 81 373 .233 15 22 74 0.24 15 94 1/03 0 48 48 0.53


2007 | Redshirt Year

  • Played at UC Irvine

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Played at UC Irvine

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 22 of the team's 30 matches on the season and saw action in 64 sets on the year
  • Started 13 matches for the Cougars
  • Recorded 152 kills on the season, averaging 2.38 per set
  • Knocked down a career-high 17 kills against Long Beach State on March 21
  • Recorded the first double-double of his BYU career with 12 kills and 11 digs against Pacific on Feb. 27

2010 | Junior Year

  • Did not play due to injury

2011 | Senior Year

  • Played in 91 sets and started 21 matches
  • Tallied 168 kills for fourth most on the team, 15 assists, 22 services aces, 94 digs and 48 total blocks
  • Recorded double-digit kills in four matches