Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
The Golden Hurricane improves its Conference USA record to 3-0 on the season
The Golden Hurricane will face three 2011 NCAA Tournament squads in Western Michigan, Missouri State and Oklahoma
TulsaHurricane.com takes a look at the middle blockers on the TU Volleyball squad.
Nine letterwinners from last year's squad return looking to build off last season's success
Career at Tulsa: A two-year letterwinner … has played in three career matches.
Junior (2014): Sat out the year.
Sophomore (2013): Played in one match and recorded one dig against East Carolina (10/20).
Freshman (2012): Appeared in two matches and played two sets … played against East Carolina (9/23) … also appeared in the match against Northwestern State (11/23).
High School: Was a four-year letterwinnner and starter in volleyball at Blue Eye High School … became the first Division I volleyball player from her high school, and the second Division I athlete in her high school’s history … was a first-team All-Tri-Lakes and first-team Southwest Conference League selection as a senior … also a Missouri Academic All-State selection as a senior … led her team in kills (292), blocks (71) and services aces (71) as a prep senior … led her team in blocks and kills all four years … totaled 804 kills, 315 blocks and 126 service aces in her career … also played basketball for three years.
Personal: Born Alexis Ann Mitchell on September 21, 1993 in Gordon City, Kan. ... daughter of Brian and Crystal Mitchell ... has three brothers and one sister ... father, Brian, played basketball at Kansas Wesleyan University ... cousin, Bruce Miller, played football at UCF and in the NFL with the 49ers ... her biggest sports thrill was leading her high school team to the conference title for the first time in school history as a junior ... favorite movie is “Tangled” … favorite TV shows are “Pretty Little Liars” and “Say Yes to the Dress” ... favorite book is The Hunger Games ... majoring in psychology.
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