Alana Brown

#8 Alana Brown

Pos. DS
Ht. 5-5
Yr. So.
Hometown Napa, Calif.
High School Vintage

2016: Appeared in 47 sets over 19 matches in the back row as a freshman for the Crusaders ... tallied 55 digs, 22 assists and four service aces ... saw increased playing time over the second half of the season, picking up 51 digs in 31 sets over her final 11 appearances ... debuted Sept. 2 against New Mexico State ... recorded five digs at Northern Kentucky Oct. 7 ... handed out four assists three times in the span of four match - Oct. 15 vs. Milwaukee, Oct. 21 vs. Wright State and Oct. 22 vs. Northern Kentucky ... totaled six digs against Milwaukee ... picked up a season-high 12 digs in the match against Wright State as well ... registered a pair of service aces to go with seven digs and handled 18 serves without a reception error in Oct. 25 win at Fort Wayne ... ended win over Oakland Nov. 9 with nine digs, a season-high eight assists and two service aces.

Prep: Helped the Crushers to a trio of league titles ... also helped lead Vintage H.S. to two regional championship game appearances and a pair of state Sweet 16 berths ... earned All-County honors ... recognized twice as an AVCA Phenom ... earned a spot on PrepVolleyball.com’s Defensive Dandies list in 2015 ... helped various club teams to qualify for the Junior National Championship in six of seven years ... teams have earned top-five finishes at national qualifiers seven times, including a victory at the Southern California qualifier in 2013.

Personal: Daughter of Randy and Carrie Brown ... major is pre-law.