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Alyssa Bennett
Alyssa  Bennett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ramona, Calif.

High School:
Ramona

Last College:
Robert Morris

Height:
6-0

Position:
S

As a Junior (2010): Appeared in 27 of 31 matches, making 14 starts in her first season with the Red Storm ... finished first on the team with an average of 6.57 assists per set and second on the squad with 453 total assists ... recorded 48 kills on the season and registered an impressive .376 attacking percentage ... registered 25 assists or more in 11 total matches ... recorded five kills, 26 assists and eight digs in the season finale at Pittsburgh (Nov. 14) ... registered 45 assists and seven digs in 3-1 win over Georgetown (Nov. 7) ... tallied a near-perfect .857 attacking percentage with six kills on seven attempts in a shutout win over USF (Nov. 5) ... notched a near triple-double with a career-high 51 assists, 11 digs and eight kills in a thrilling five-set win at DePaul (Oct. 31) ... added 30 assists, three kills, three digs, four blocks and a career-high three aces against Rutgers (Oct. 22) ... recorded 25 assists, four kills, six digs and three blocks at Marquette (Oct. 8) ... opened Penn State's Rockvale Outlets Classic with 32 assists, four kills, four digs and her first ace of the season against Hampton (Sept. 10).

At Robert Morris: Earned All-Northeast Conference second team honors as a sophomore in 2009 ... finished the season with a team-high 1,037 assists while playing in all 34 matches, ranking her seventh in the RMU single-season record book ... averaged 8.57 assists per set ... finished the season with 261 digs and 74 total blocks ... played and started in all 29 matches and 108 games as a freshman in 2008 ... led the NEC in weekly honors by being named NEC Rookie of the Week five times (Sept. 2), (Sept. 29), (Oct. 13), (Nov. 3), (Nov. 17) and NEC Player of the Week twice (Oct. 20), (Nov. 10) .... honored as the NEC Rookie of the Year and NEC Setter of the Year, while also making the All-NEC first team ... named National Player of the Week honorable mention by cvu.com (Collegiate Volleyball Update) once during the season ... finished the season with 1,015 assists ... also collected 218 digs, 57 total blocks, 45 service aces and 137 kills on a .373 hitting average ... was second in the NEC and first on the team in assists per game (9.40) and tied for first on the team and second in league for service aces ... tied for second on the team in blocks (57) and third in digs (218) ... notched at least one service ace in 23 contests ... compiled the Colonials' first triple-double since 2003 recording a season-high 14 kills on a .737 hitting average, 10 digs and 50 assists in a 3-2 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) (Oct. 18) ... put together eight 40-plus assist matches and three 50-plus assist matches ... recorded eight double-doubles on the season.

At Ramona: A three-year varsity letterwinner ... led team to the finals of the CIF Division II Southern Section in 2006 and the semifinals in her senior year ... named to the first team of her section for both years and was also named to the first team of the Valley League in 2006 and 2007 ... garnered all-tournament honors at the Scripps Ranch Tournament in 2006 and 2007 ... MVP of the Palm Desert Tournament in 2007 and was also MVP of her high school team in 2007 ... earned the coach's award in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... named to the San Diego All-Star Team ... helped guide her team to an 11th place finish at Nationals in the Junior Olympic Open Division in 2006 and a 12th place finish in 2007 while playing for Epic Volleyball Club.

Off the Court: Lists going to the Junior Olympics in 2007 and 2008 as her favorite sports moments... has three siblings, Kiele, Derrek and Alec ... majoring in business management.

Career Statistics:

Year SP-MP K K/Set E Att. PCT A A/Set SA SA/Set SE Dig D/Set BS BA Total Blk./Set
2010 69-27 48 0.70 10 101 .376 453 6.57 6 0.09 15 89 1.29 1 24 25 0.36
Totals 69-27 48 0.70 10 101 .376 453 6.57 6 0.09 15 89 1.29 1 24 25 0.36

Career Highs:
Kills: 8 at DePaul (10/31/10)
Attacks: 14 at DePaul (10/31/10)
Assists: 51 at DePaul (10/31/10)
Aces: 3 vs. Rutgers (10/22/10)
Digs: 11 at DePaul (10/31/10)
Blocks: 4 vs. Rutgers (10/22/10)
Block solo: 1 vs. Rutgers (10/22/10)
Block assist: 3, 3x, last vs. Seton Hall (10/24/10)

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