Aleksandra Vrvilo | #14 | DS
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
Previous School: Westview HS
2015: North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association Second Team All-State (College Division)...South Atlantic Conference Specialist of the Week (Oct. 6, Nov. 3)...HERO Sports National HERO of the Week (Nov. 11)...All-SAC Honorable Mention...Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference Second Team...One of three players to see action in all 107 sets...Broke her own school record with 629 digs, good for second in the SAC and the Southeast Region...Broke another of her own records with 5.88 digs per set, ranking 16th nationally and second in the SAC and Southeast Region behind national leader Melissa Mazur of Tusculum...Led a defense that ranked ninth nationally with 19.30 digs per set...Set school record and tied for fifth in SAC history with 47 digs vs. Lenoir-Rhyne Oct. 27, the most by any SAC player in three seasons...Brevard set a season-high in Division II with 154 digs, which also tied for fifth in SAC history...Ranks eighth among Division II juniors 18th among all NCAA juniors with 1,625 career digs...Ranks fifth among Division II juniors and seventh among all NCAA juniors with 5.36 digs per set...10 matches with at least 25 digs...Double-figure digs in 55 consecutive matches...Led team with 28 service aces on the season...Second on the team with 102 assists, an average of 0.95 per set.
2014: North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association First Team All-State (College Division)...South Atlantic Conference Specialist of the Week (Nov. 1)...One of two players to play in all 105 sets… Set NCAA era records for most digs in a season with 583 and most digs per set with 5.55… Led the South Atlantic Conference in digs per set while finished fourth in total digs… One of two players on the team to eclipse 100 assists with 107… Named College Division First Team All-State by the NCCSIA… Amassed 20 plus digs in 14 matches and surpassed 30 digs on three occasions… Posted a career-high 36 digs, third most in a game in the NCAA era, twice, first versus Carson-Newman on September 26 and again on November 1 versus Mars Hill… Named SAC Player of the Week during final week of season after having 69 digs and four service aces over three matches versus Lenoir-Rhyne, at Catawba and at Queens.
2013: Appeared in all 27 matches for the Tornados, playing in all but two sets... Led the team with 413 digs, the fifth-highest single-season total in the NCAA era... Second on the team with 30 service aces, the eighth-highest single-season total in school history... Notched at least 10 digs 21 times, including in each of her last 12 matches on the season dating back to the Queens match on October 18... Notched her career high of 39 digs in a four-set loss at Newberry on November 2.
Personal: From Beaverton, Ore...Named Most Valuable Defensive Player of the Year at Westview High School...Second Team All-League Libero/Defensive Specialist...Named Academic All-League...2010-2011 Regional Champions...Member of the 2011 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Flight #1 Champions...Earned 5th place at U16's beach doubles tournament in 2011, and 3rd at the U18's beach doubles tournament in 2012...Placed 5th at 18's National Colorado Crossroads in 2012...2012 NCVA-18's Open Flight Champions...Played soccer and ran track and field for the Wildcats...Honor Roll student.