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Alex Roland

Alex Roland
Class: Senior
Number: 13
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Austin High

Senior Season (2012)

  • Started in all 31 matches
  • Recorded a season-high 7 blocks against Siena (Aug. 25)
  • Second on the team and second highest hitting percentage in conference (26.7%)
  • Second on the team and ninth in the conference for blocks with an average .68 per set
  • Named to the America East All-Conference second team
  • Named to Binghamton’s AD Honor Roll for GPA of 3.3 or higher Spring Semester

Junior Season (2011)

  • Started every match in 2011 and played in all 109 sets
  • Named to the America East All-Conference second team
  • Earned All-Tournament team honors at the Rutgers Invitational
  • Ranked in the top-ten of the conference in hitting percentage (.260) and blocks per set (0.89)
  • Led team in blocks for second straight season with 97
  • Finished second on the team in kills (272) and kills per set (2.50)
  • Connected on a career-high 23 kills against Hartford (11/11)
  • Recorded second career double-double with 11 kills, 10 blocks against Holy Cross (9/3)
  • Named to America East Honor Roll for GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Named to Binghamton AD Honor Roll for GPA of 3.3 or higher Spring Semester

Sophomore Season (2010)

  • Started all 28 matches
  • Ranked third in the America East with 1.02 blocks per set in conference matches
  • Ranked fifth in the conference with 84 total blocks
  • Led the team with 0.87 blocks per set
  • Was third on the team with 155 kills, 1.60 per set
  • Notched first career double-double with 10 kills and 10 blocks versus Hartford (11/14)
  • Set career-high with 10 kills against Niagara (9/8)
  • Tallied eight kills and six blocks against Jacksonville (9/3)
  • Grabbed a season-high four digs against Providence (11/5)
  • Registered at least five total blocks nine times

Freshman Season (2009)

  • Named to the America East All-Rookie Team
  • Named America East Rookie of the Week twice
  • Played in all 31 matches, starting 27
  • Ranked second on the team with 70 blocks, 0.70 per set
  • Had 116 kills, 1.16 per set
  • Ranked seventh in the conference in overall blocks, fourth in the AE in blocks in conference only matches (0.94)
  • Had a season-high eight kills five different times and a season-high six blocks three times
  • Tallied four kills and six blocks in the America East Championship win over Albany
  • Member of America East Tournament Championship team and NCAA Participant

Before Binghamton

  • A three-year letterwinner from Austin High
  • Two-time All-district 25-5A selection.
  • Two-time team MVP and winner of team’s sportsmanship middle blocker awards,
  • Named to Westwood, Hays, AISD and Bowie all-tournament teams
  • Had top hitting and blocking numbers in central texas in back-to-back years.
  • Also named to school’s honor roll.
  • Played for Austin Junior Volleyball Club

Personal

  • Parents are Freddie and Caroll Roland
  • Politics, philosophy and law major

CAREER HIGHS

  • Kills: 23, vs. Hartford (11-11-11)
  • Attack Percentages: .529, vs.Stony Brook (10-28-11)
  • Total Blocks: 10, vs. Holy Cross (9-3-11)

 

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