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Alexa Swann
Player Profile:
Alexa Swann 1861466
Position: Middle Blocker/Captain
Height: 6'2"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Mertztown, Pa.
High School: Brandywine Heights
Other College: Virginia Tech
Major: Marketing & Management
Experience: 2 Letters


Meet the Hens Feature

Four-year member of the Blue Hens who earned three letters • finished her career ranked second in school history with 1.13 blocks per set, seventh in school history with 391 career blocks, and seventh in school history with a .287 hitting percentage  she posted 772 kills and 134 digs during her career • served as team captain along with Taylor Hollingsworth in 2016 • Graduated from Delaware in May 2017

One of three Blue Hens to appear in all 123 sets, while starting every match in her senior season • ranked 10th in school history for 1.07 blocks per game in a single season • ranked second in the CAA with 132 total blocks on the season • ranked fifth in the CAA with 1.07 blocks per set • ranked fifth in the CAA with a .312 hitting percentage • finished third on the team with 367 points • totaled 277 kills and 69 digs • reached double-digit kills in 10 matches • posted 14 kills, six digs, and four blocks in a five set win vs Northeastern on Nov. 4 • set a career-high with 11 blocks to go with nine kills and three digs in a win vs. Hofstra on Nov. 6 • recorded 10 blocks and 11 kills in a five set win vs Duquesne on Sept. 17 • Posted 18 kills, two digs, and six blocks in a win vs. Charleston in the semifinals of the CAA Tournament • CAA Preseason Honorable Mention • selected to the 2nd Team All-CAA • Caa All-Tournament Team • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Ranked fourth in the CAA with 1.13 blocks and eighth with a .292 hitting percentage • started all 29 matches and appeared in all 113 sets • ranked third on the team with 246 kills (2.18 per set) and led the squad with 128 blocks • slammed a career-high 19 kills at the College of Charleston on Oct. 6 • added 16 kills against just one attack error in the win over Boston College of Sept. 12 • reached double figure kills in 11 matches • made a career-high nine blocks during wins over Central Florida and Penn • named to CAA All-Academic Team • earned the UD Team Sportsmanship Award • selected to UNH Holly Young Invitational All-Tournament Team • named to National College Athlete Honor Society.

Appeared in all 32 matches while making 26 starts during her first season in Newark • ranked second on the Blue Hens with a .258 attack percentage and third with 249 kills (2.13 per set) • led Delaware with 131 blocks, while her 1.12 blocks per set ranked third in the CAA and sixth in a UD single season • reached double figure kills in 10 matches • posted a career-high 16 kills and a .500 hitting percentage vs. South Florida on Sept. 20 • also had 16 kills and a .464 attack percentage in a win over Northeastern on Nov. 2 • recorded 16 kills in the five-set victory over James Madison on Oct. 12 • added 15 kills in her UD debut vs. Albany on Aug. 29 and at Hofstra on Oct. 5 • made a career-high eight blocks at Pitt and James Madison • had at least five blocks in 16 matches.

Appeared in four matches while making one start for the Hokies • totaled seven kills, six blocks and two digs on the year • posted five kills and four blocks in her collegiate debut against St. Francis (Pa.) • recorded two kills, two blocks, a dig and an ace at Maryland.

Sat out the year as a redshirt.

2011 Pennsylvania Volleyball Gatorade Player of the Year • Prep Volleyball National Player of the Year finalist, High School All-American, and second team Academic All-American • led Brandywine Heights to the 2011 State Championship, after the squad was the runner up in 2009 and advanced to the semifinals in 2010 • was named PVCA AA State Championship Most Valuable Player in 2011 after posting 35 kills and six blocks in the championship match • also helped Brandywine Heights win Berks County Division II and District 3 Championships in 2009 and 2010 • selected PVCA AA All-State and All-Tournament Team as a junior and senior • first team All-District 3 pick in 2010 and 2011 • named first team All-Berks County and Berks County Player of the Year during her final two years • participated in District 3 and Berks County Senior All-Star Games • finished her career with 2,101 kills, 676 blocks, and a .343 hitting percentage • set the Brandywine Heights single season record with 889 kills during her senior year • member of National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, and National Society of High School Scholars • played three years with Synergy Volleyball Club, leading the squad to a third place national club ranking in 2010 and a fourth place ranking in 2011.

Alexa Nicole Swann • born Dec. 3, 1993 • daughter of Myles and Elaina Swann • has a younger sister, Heather, who plays volleyball at Mercer • earned her bachelor's degree in marketing and management in May, 2016, and is currently pursuing a master's degree in business • visited nine European cities over three weeks during the summer.

Kills: 19 at College of Charleston, 10/6/15
Assists: 2 at Northeastern, 10/10/16
Aces: 3 at Hofstra, 11/9/15
Digs: 6, twice, last vs. Northeastern, 11/4/16
Blocks: 11 vs. Hofstra, 11/6/16


Year Sets K E TA Pct. Asst. SA Digs BS BA TB
2014 117 249 96 594 .258 4 0 25 13 118 131
2015 113 246 67 614 .292 6 9 40 28 100 128
2016 123 277 73 658 .310 6 8 69 32 100 132
 TOTALS 353 772 236 1866 .287 16 17 134 73 318 391
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