Kelly Claes and Alexa Strange took home the title in the Silver Bracket
2014 Following her transfer from Nebraska, Alexa Strange enters her first season with the Women of Troy.
NEBRASKA (SAND) As a freshman on Nebraska's sand team in 2013, Strange joined Kelsey Robinson on the No. 1 pairs team and went 6-3 in dual matches (7-5 overall).
NEBRASKA (INDOOR) As a freshman outside hitter at Nebraska in the fall of 2012, Strange appeared in 25 matches and hit .309 with 25 kills, 55 digs, 15 assists, seven blocks, and two service aces as the Cornhuskers advanced to the second round of the NCAA tourney.
SAND EXPERIENCE Strange has played internationally on the beach, placing ninth with Jace Pardon at the 2013 FIVB U21 World Championships in Croatia... in 2011, she was 25th at both the FIVB U19 World Championships in Croatia (with Mikayla Tucker) and the Jose Cuervo Manhattan Open (with former Trojan Cinnamon Sary)... teamed with current Trojan Natasa Siljkovic to finish third at the 2013 EVP Huntington Beach Winter Series.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB Strange was a four-year letterwinner as a setter and opposite hitter at San Clemente HS (Calif.)... was a 2011 prep All-American second teamer and Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection as a 2011 senior... twice named to the All-CIF Team... had 321 kills and 307 assists... current Trojans Kirby Burnham and Mary Buckingham also prepped at Newport Harbor... played for the Coast Volleyball Club for five years.
PERSONAL Alexa Chitra Strange was born on June 10, 1994, in Palos Verdes, Calif.... parents are Greg and Tara Strange... both parents attended USC... has two brothers, Andrew and Aaron... lists NFL MVP Tom Brady as her biggest sports hero... majoring in politics, political science, and law (PPL).