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7 A.J. Cushman
A.J.  Cushman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
James River

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defensive Specialist

James River High School Named the 2006 Dominion District Player of the Year ... 2006 Second-Team All-State selection in Virginia Group AAA ... Four-year starter and three-time captain ... Played both outside hitter and defensive specialist ... Holds school records for most kills (33) and digs (35) in a match ... Earned All-Central Region honors as a senior ... Named to Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro Team ... All-District and second-team All-Central Region pick as a junior ... Also named second-team All-Central Region as a sophomore ... Four-time VHSL AAA All-Academic selection ... Named to the Distinguished Dean's List throughout high school ... National Honor Society Member ... Member of Senior Class Council ... Member of Richmond Volleyball Club for five years

Personal Born on March 31, 1989 in Richmond, Va. ... Full name is Alexandra Joanne ... Daughter of Holly Stanley and Paul Cushman ... Has an older brother, Stephen, and a younger sister, Julia ... Father played soccer at William & Mary ... Brother, Stephen, played soccer at Longwood College

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