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1 Alex Thorson
Alex  Thorson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Spring, Texas

High School:
College Park

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH


08/10/2015

Virginia Volleyball Preseason Blog

Daily account from student-athletes in preseason

02/02/2015

Virginia Volleyball Spring Blog

Catch up with the Cavaliers throughout the spring

09/11/2014

Getting to Know UVa Volleyball's Second Years

Learn more about Virginia's second years

08/12/2014

Volleyball Preseason Blog

Daily account from student-athletes in preseason

02/28/2014

Virginia Volleyball Spring Volleyball Blog

Catch up with the Cavaliers throughout the spring

09/08/2015

Volleyball vs. Appalachian State (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. Appalachian State (by Matt Riley)

09/08/2015

Volleyball vs. VCU (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. VCU (by Matt Riley)

2016
• Played in 24 matches, starting four
• Recorded a career high 15 kills against Saint Louis (9/9/16) and Duke (9/24/16)
• Tallied three blocks four times this season
• Recorded double digit kills in five matches

2015 

• Played in all 31 matches, making 21 starts
• Recorded a career-high 11 kills against Appalachian State (9/5)
• Tallied double digit kills in five matches 
• Recorded a career-high six blocks against Loyola Marymount (8/28), and Wake Forest (9/26)

2014

• Played in 13 matches

2013
• Did not play, earned a redshirt for the season

Background
• Listed on PrepVolleyball.com's Top 150 Senior Aces
• Named to the all-district first team 2011-12
• Recognized on Academic All-District team 2009-12
• Named to the 2011 Pearland Nike Classic All-Tournament Team
• Was College Park team captain in 2012
• Played club for Willowbrook VBC

Personal
• Daughter of Christina and Darrel Thorson
• Has a younger sister, Emily
• Mother, Christina, played for the University of Calgary and Canadian National Team

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