9 Molly Alexander
9 Molly Alexander
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Jensen Beach, Fla.
High School: Jensen Beach
Position: MB/OH
Major: International Hospitality and Tourism

AS A SENIOR (2013)
Competed in 32 of the Lions' 34 matches during her final campaign with the green and gold...  Appeared in 106 sets... Tallied 178 digs for a 1.68 digs per set percentage... Earned a season-high 17 digs against South Dakota Mines (9/20/13)... Collected a career-high 6 kills against Fort Valley State (9/14/13).

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Contributed in 28 matches and appeared in 108 sets... Collected 47 assists... Led the team in digs with 440... Totalled 19 service aces... Registered 4 kills... Recorded a career-high 31 digs against Florida Southern (10/9/12)... Tallied season-high 5 assists against Eckerd (11/3/12)... Named SSC Defensive Player of the Week (10/15/12)

Started 20 matches and contributed in 52 sets…Gathered five assists in 2011…Totaled 4 service aces during the season…Half of her Services Aces tied a career mark with two against Tampa (10/29/11)…Amassed 148 digs…Set a season-high and team mark in 2011 with 27 digs against Nova Southeastern (09/13/11)…Despite a primarily defensive position, she notched four kills…Posted career-high three kills against Elizabethtown (10/06/12). 

Competed in 14 matches…Participated in 31 sets…Collected three kills…Gathered three assists…Aced six serves…Amassed 78 digs (2.52 digs/s)…Assembled season-high 29 digs against Regis (09/10/10).

Alexander attended Jensen Beach HS and played four varsity seasons under the tutelage of Mike Sawtelle…During her freshman season, Alexander’s team won the regional championship…A year later, the squad earned another regional crown and a 4-A State Championship, while Alexander was named Offensive Hitter of the Year…During her junior campaign, the team earned their third-straight regional championship…Individually, she earned the Unsung Hero award…Her senior year was the most impressive as the team earned their fourth-consecutive regional title, as well as their second 4-A state crown…She received the Best All-Around Award, was named First Team All-Conference, and a member of the All-State Team…She played with the Treasure Coast club team which was helmed by Lori McCaughey.

Born December 15 in Stuart, Fla. ...International Hospitality and Tourism major...She lists her hobbies as playing volleyball, going to the beach, and fishing…She wants to be successful in whatever she decides to do in life and eventually play beach volleyball on the AVP Tour…Believes her upbeat attitude, dedication, and offensive abilities as her best assets to the team…Names Misty May her favorite athlete and the Miami Dolphins her favorite team…She chose Saint Leo because of the location, the people and the entire volleyball program…Daughter of Charlie and Kathleen Alexander…Has two brothers, Michael and Charlie…Michael was a member of the UCF surf team.