17 Alex Bavasi
17 Alex Bavasi
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ
High School: Sinagua
Position: M/RS
Dean's List every semester. Was a recipient of the Allyson Rioux Memorial Book Award at the end of the academic year. 2008: Played in 20 matches, recording 29 kills, 11 digs, 11 assists and 15 total blocks. 2007: Appeared in 25 matches, playing 83 games. Had a career-high 166 kills and was second on the team with 37 total blocks. Had a career-best 128 digs. Named to the Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll. 2006: Played in 57 games, recording 78 kills and 26 blocks. High School: Attended Sinagua High School...Lettered all four years in volleyball and track, and three years in basketball. Played volleyball for coach Angela Vargas. She was team captain, All-State, All-Region, All-City and the Arizona Coaches Association All-American in volleyball her junior and senior years. Helped her volleyball and basketball teams earn state runner-up titles her senior season. As an Olympic-style weightlifter, she holds the AZ state record in the snatch and clean and jerk in three weight classes. She was a nationally-ranked junior weightlifter and participated for Team USA at the Junior Pan American Championships in 2005 in Puerto Rico, finishing eighth. Personal: Born: 10/3/87 Nickname: Alex. Parents: Chris and Corinne Bavasi. Siblings: Aimee and Amanda...Was inducted into the Flagstaff Sports Hall of Fame by the Flagstaff Sports Foundation. She was one of five inaugural inductees and the only woman....Her grandfather Emil "Buzzie" Bavasi was the General Manager of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951-68 and helped lead the team to eight National League pennants and four World Series titles. Favorite Sports Team: Cincinnati Reds. Favorite Movies: The Prestige and The Shawshank Redemption. Favorite TV Shows: Scrubs, Seinfeld, any news program. Favorite Music: John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Chile Pahler, Tequila Soul. Favorite Food: Breakfast burritos. Hobbies: Skiing, weightlifting and anything outdoors. Role Model: Her two older sister, Aimee and Amanda, "because they represent the kind of person I want to eventually be."