Sand Volleyball

    Alexa Stonish
    Alexa  Stonish


    Stony Brook, N.Y.

    High School:
    Ward Melville HS

    Last College:




    USC's Hines and Stonish to Play in Inaugural Dad Center Founder's Cup

    The Women of Troy are in Hawai'i for dual matches and the Queen of the Beach Challenge this week


    Claes and Hughes Claim USC Pairs Tournament Crown

    The Women of Troy put two pairs into the semifinal round and won the tournament for the third straight year


    No. 3 USC Sand Overwhelms TCU to Claim 5-0 Season-Opening Win

    The Women of Troy won all five matches in straight sets to open the 2015 campaign


    No. 1 Trojans Cruise Past Arizona and Boise State

    The Women of Troy completed the regular season with a 22-1 record and extended their winning streak to 21


    Burnham and Hughes Win Gold Bracket at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    Kelly Claes and Alexa Strange took home the title in the Silver Bracket

    Alexa Stonish enters her senior season with the Women of Troy.

    As a junior, Stonish was 8-3 and appeared in two dual matches where she was 2-0… won four straight matches from March 27-April 12… earned one dual victory with Kelly Claes (April 5) at No. 2 against San Jose State, and the other with Paige Hines (April 26) at Arizona… went 1-2 with Mary Buckingham, 1-0 with Claes, 1-1 with Kati Duddridge, 5-0 with Paige Hines.

    Stonish, who transferred to USC in the fall of 2012 after a season at Stetson’s, played mainly at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions as a sophomore in 2013… had a 12-8 overall record and was 6-2 with Sydney Seau, 3-2 with Brooke Fournier, 1-1 with Eve Ettinger, and 2-3 with Sam Hirschmann.

    Stonish had a 16-14 overall record as a freshman in 2012, she had nine wins with Maren Rygh, four with Claudia Kalin, and three with Julie Bassett… helped Stetson to second place in the inaugural Atlantic Sun Championships by combining with Rygh for Flight 2 title… was twice named as part of the Atlantic Sun Pair of the Week (March 21, April 11)… in the summer of 2012, she worked with the USA Beach National Training Team… played in the 2012 Jose Cuervo Hermosa Beach Open with Katie Lindstrom.

    Stonish was a four-time New York State Scholar-Athlete at Ward Melville HS in East Setauket, N.Y…. made All-County and two-time All-Conference… helped Ward Melville to a Suffolk County championship and a Long Island championship… took first place at USA Junior Beach Championships… won East Coast Open 18s tournament in New York and was runner-up at similar event in Florida.

    Alexa Stonish was born Nov. 17, 1993… sister, Sam, played indoor volleyball at Stetson (2008-09)… her artwork was displayed at the 2013 “Artletics” on-campus exhibit that featured the works of USC student-athletes… majoring in fine arts.