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Alexa Rand
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Alexa Rand 824550
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mentor, OH
High School: Mentor
Club: Cleveland Volleyball Club
Major: Special Education
Experience: 4 Letters




One of the elite middle blockers in school history. An All-ACC selection in 2011, and three-time Academic All-ACC member;  Finished career with 822 kills and 614 total blocks. She ranks 2nd in Clemson history in career blocks (614), block assists (517), and blocks per set (1.34), 3rd in career hitting percentage (.334), and 9th in solo blocks (97). 

2012: Senior

  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Weaver-Jame-Corrigan ACC Postgraduate Scholarship winner
  • Tallied 167 kills and hit .322 offensively, and led Clemson in blocking at 1.14 per set, while also averaging 2.30 points per set
  • 1.14 blocks per set ranked 5th in the ACC
  • Had season-high 15 kills against Chattanooga, hitting .619
  • On Sept. 8 in a double header, had 20 kills - 1 error - 28 attacks (.679)
  • registered 4+ kills 22 times in 31 matches
  • Had a season-high ten blocks at Duke
  • Turned away multiple blocks in all but four matches

2011: Junior

  • All-ACC Volleyball Team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2011 AVCA All-Region Team
  • Had had career-high of 243 kills and176 total blocks for the year; the 3rd most in a single season in Clemson's history
  • Ranked 8th in the nation and 2nd in the ACC at 1.48 blocks per set
  • Recorded 18 kills in 28 attempts against College of Charleston
  • Was voted the College of Charleston Invitational MVP
  • Played eight games with a .500 or better hitting percentage
  • Had 28 (of 31) matches with multiple blocks; Had double-figure blocks four times
  • Had a double-double against Duke with 15 kills and 10 blocks

2010: SophomoreAlexa Rand

  • Named to Academic All-ACC Team
  • Led the ACC and ranked eighth nationally in blocking with 1.45 blocks per set
  • Recorded her 300thcareer block in her 59thcareer match
  • Set the school record with 13 block assists against Duke, breaking a 22 year old record, while she also added two solos for 15 total blocks in the match
  • Also turned away twelve blocks against North Carolina
  • Was fifth on the team with 271 total points, and had a career-high 14 kills against Virginia
  • Had multiple blocks in 28 of 29 matchs and four or more 17 times
  • Her 162 blocks were the 9th-most in a season in school history and her blocking average was 7thall-time
  • Named to Clemson Classic All-Tournament team16 kills and 16 total blocks, including the match-clincher against Georgia Tech, when she had 4 solo blocks.

2009: Freshman

  • Named to 2009 ACC All-Freshman Team
  • Posted second-highest hitting percentage in school history at .391
  • Ranked second in the ACC in hitting percentage and blocking, averaging 1.28 per set.
  • Was fourth on the team with 240 kills, and her 157 blocks ranked tenth in school history for a single season
  • Posted best hitting day of an ACC Player in 2009 when she had 15 kills in 17 attacks (.882) against North Carolina
  • Had at least one block in 31 of 33 matches and had more than two total blocks in 29 matches
  • Hit .421 in ACC play

Before Clemson

  • Three-year letterwinner at Mentor (OH) High School
  • Led the Cardinals to a combined 68-13 record and three straight conference and district championships during those three years
  • Earned Honorable Mention All-Ohio accolades in 2008 and was named all-district and all-conference as both a junior and senior
  • Was selected as a District II all-star in 2008 and was named to the second-team for her district by the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association
  • Led team to the state semifinals in 2007 with a 24-3 record that season
  • In 2007, participated with the USA Girls' Youth National A2 Training Team
  • Played for the Cleveland Volleyball Club
  • Team qualified for the Junior Olympic Nationals twice
  • Born January 21, 1991

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