Alexa Stonish enters her second season with the Women of Troy as a junior.
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.