Alexa Gray Athlete Profile

#9 Alexa Gray

Positions: Outside Hitter, Middle Blocker Height: 6-2 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012-2013 Hometown: Calgary, AB, Canada Last School: Centennial High School

Before BYU:

High School:

  • Started playing volleyball in grade 6
  • Also played rugby and basketball
  • Helped team to first place in Varsity Girls Provincial Volleyball Championships as a junior

Club:

  • Helped city team to first place in Varsity Girls City Volleyball Championships
  • Played with Calgary Dinos Women’s Volleyball Club since 2008
  • Helped Calgary Dinos to U15 and U17 provincial champ titles and U16 and U17 national champ titles
  • Named MVP for U15 and U16 championships and to the All-Star team for U17 championships
  • Member of U16 Girls Team Canada that competed in Norceca tournament in Guatemala in 2010, going up against such teams as USA and Dominican Republic
  • Awarded Best Attack / Best Spiker in the Norceca tournament

2012 | Freshman Year

  • Recorded 11 kills vs. Arkansas State
  • Hit .625 vs. Air Force
  • Recorded 13 kills vs. Rice
  • Named to the Rice Invitational all-tournament team
  • Had a career-high 20 kills vs. Wichita State, five blocks and four digs
  • Had nine kills and two blocks vs. No. 24 Colorado State
  • Had 12 kills and five blocks vs. No. 14 Tennessee
  • Recorded 13 kills and three blocks vs. Utah
  • Had seven kills vs. Bowling Green
  • Recorded nine kills vs. Portland State
  • Named to the BYU Nike Invitational all-tournament team
  • Had seven kills vs. New Hampshire
  • Had 14 kills vs. Princeton
  • Had 12 kills and five blocks vs. George Washington
  • Named George Washington Invitational MVP
  • Recorded 13 kills vs. No. 14 Pepperdine
  • Recorded 12 kills on .714 hitting vs. Gonzaga
  • Recorded a team-high 19 kills on .417 hitting and four digs vs. San Francisco
  • Had 12 kills, three digs and three blocks vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had 13 kills and a career-high 12 digs, her first double-double, and a career-high seven blocks vs. LMU
  • Recorded 10 kills, three digs and two blocks vs. Portland
  • Tallied 12 kills on .303 hitting with two blocks vs. San Francisco
  • Had 11 kills on .500 hitting vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had a career-high 23 kills on .488 hitting and six blocks vs. Santa Clara
  • Had eight kills and two blocks vs. Portland (10/27)
  • Had nine kills and two blocks vs. USD (10/31)
  • Had 16 kills and four digs vs. LMU (11/3)
  • Had 13 kills on .440 hitting vs. SCU (11/10) 
  • Had 10 kills vs. Pepperdine (11/15) 
  • Had eight kills, four blocks and three digs vs. USD (11/17) 
  • Had 12 kills and three digs vs. UVU (11/20) 
  • Had six kills vs. NMSU (11/30) 
  • Had eight kills, three digs and two blocks vs. Oklahoma (12/1) 
  • Recorded eight kills and three blocks vs. Oregon in the Omaha Region Semifinal match (12/7)
  • Named WCC Freshman of the Year
  • Named to the All-WCC First Team and WCC All-Freshman Team
  • Earned All-Pacific Region Honorable Mention
  • Earned All-America Honorable Mention
  • Finished the season with 365 kills (second most on the team), averaging 3.26 kills per set on .308 hitting
  • Also collected 67 blocks and 71 digs

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Had a career high 47 attempts vs. Bowling Green State (8/31)
  • Recorded her first career ace vs. Creighton (8/30)
  • Started in all matches this season
  • Had a .444 hitting percentage vs. UVU (9/3)
  • Recorded 22 kills vs. Oklahoma (9/7)
  • Had four total blocks vs. Utah (9/17) and San Diego (9/20)
  • Recorded five total blocks to go with 21 kills vs. Saint Mary's (9/26)
  • Had 22 kills vs. Loyola Marymount (10/31)
  • Set a new career high in kills and attempts with 27 and 72, respectively vs. Arizona State (12/6)
  • Recorded a season high seven blocks vs. Hawai'i (12/7)
  • Named AVCA Third-Team All-American
  • Added to the AVCA All-Pacific South First Team
  • Named First-Team All-WCC
  • Was the WCC Player of the Week during a week in September
  • Added to the NCAA Los Angeles Region All-Tournament team
  • Added to the Hampton Inn Invitational All-Tournament team
  • Finished the season ranked No. 45 nationally in kills per set and No. 50 nationally in points per set
  • Led the team averaging 3.97 kills per set