7 - Alissa Young
Alissa Young
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: La Verne, CA
High School: Saint Lucy's Priory
Position: RS/MB

#7 Alissa Young

Season Stats: 2014 | 20132012 | 2011


2013: Getting the start in seven matches, she played in 87 sets in her junior campaign... Hit a season-high 11 kills and 20 digs agaisnt Rutgers on September 14... Recorded a career-high five aces against Delaware on September 14... Her .37 service aces per set ranked third in the Northeast Conference... Finished the season with 81 kills, 89 digs, 32 service aces, 16 blocks and 12 assists...

2012: Earned the first Molten/NEC Player of the Week award after registering 52 kills and a .283 hitting percentage at the Bean Pot Classic, including a career-high 25 kills against host-school Northeastern… Appeared in 89 sets throughout her sophomore year, totaling 258 kills and a .152 season hitting percentage… 

2011: Made her collegiate debut on August 26 in the season opener at Syracuse collecting the first three kills of her career… Appeared in 116 sets throughout her freshman campaign… Posted a season-high 13 kills at home against Yale on September 10… Hit a season best .667 in the Pioneers win against Quinnipiac on October 9. After a stellar performance that week when she hit .410 through three matches and collected 21 kills, she picked up her first of two Molten/NEC Rookie of the Week nods.

Before SHU: Played three seasons of varsity volleyball and one year of varsity softball at St. Lucy's Priory...All-league selection in 2009 and 2010...Led her team to three consecutive league titles...Selected to the 2010 Daily Bulletin All-Star Team...Earned scholar-athlete accolades four straight years... Squad posted a 32-11 overall record in 2010 and reached the California division II state semifinals...Recorded 301 kills and a hitting percentage of .324.

Personal: Born: 10/22/93. Parents: Martin and Lisa. Siblings:Christopher and Matt. Major: Neuroscience Biology. Hobbies: Cooking and reading. Favorite Team: Los Angeles Dodgers. Favorite Athlete: Tim Tebow, Mike Trout and Albert Puljos.  Favorite Book: Hunger Games.  Favorite TV Show: Castle and How I Met Your Mother.  Favorite Movie: Pay It Forward. Favorite Music: Country. Favorite Food: Mexican. Niece of Major League Baseball Pitcher Matt Young. Plans to go to medical school after graduation.