Alex Chism

#15 Alex Chism

Pos. DS
Ht. 5'6"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Forest Hills Central [Miami (Ohio)]

2005: Appeared in 34 of 35 matches, seeing the floor in 110 games, fifth on the team ... tallied 19 aces, fourth on the team, while committing only 22 service errors ... one of six Crusaders with at least 200 digs on the season ... member of Academic All-Conference team ... recorded first career kill August 27 at Western Michigan ... also notched the first double-digit dig match (11) of her career against the Broncos ... lone career block came in Valpo's next match, September 2 against Evansville ... racked up 11 digs and three assists in Valpo's September 3 win over Belmont ... dished out a career-high six assists September 10 vs. Eastern Michigan, helping Brown & Gold to five-game win ... totaled a career-high 16 digs in Valpo's September 24 win at Western Illinois ... picked up one kill, three assists and 13 digs in helping Crusaders to win over Loyola (Chicago) on October 25 ... came back two matches later with 12 more digs at IPFW ... racked up eight digs and picked up three assists in Valpo's NCAA Tournament match against California on December 2.

2004: Appeared in 11 matches and 18 games in her first season with the Crusaders ... named to Billiken Invitational All-Tournament team after notching a career-best four aces to go along with seven digs September 18 against North Texas ... matched season-high with seven digs at Oakland on November 12.

2003 [Miami (Ohio)]: Did not play volleyball for Miami.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Rangers ... earned All-Conference honors twice ... named Best Defensive Player ... also named team Most Valuable Player ... earned three additional letters in soccer ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Alex is the daughter of Dave and Margie Chism ... major is nursing ... born June 17, 1985.