Oct. 15, 2009

Sport: Volleyball
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mentor, OH
Major: Biological Sciences
Favorite Professor: Dr. Dennis Taylor (Chemistry)
Favorite Class: Chemistry 101
Athletic Highlights: The Clemson Volleyball teamed moved back to .500 in league play with an important, 3-0 victory (25-21,25-21,25-19) against Boston College (11-6, 1-5 ACC) on Friday night in Jervey Gym. The Tigers (12-5, 3-3 ACC) were led offensively by Alexa Rand, who had 16 kills and no errors on the day, along with five blocks. Rand's .696 hitting mark is tied for fifth-best ever by a freshman, and is hitting .541 in ACC matches so far this season (62K-9E-98A). She also had two solo blocks and three block assists to move her to 95 on the season, fifth-most ever by a Clemson freshman.