Alana Brown

#8 Alana Brown

Pos. DS
Ht. 5-5
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Napa, Calif.
High School (Prev. School) Vintage

2018: Appeared in 64 sets over 25 matches as a junior ... tallied 32 digs, six service aces and three assists ... set season best with six digs in win over DePaul Aug. 31 ... set career high with three service aces in win at Air Force Sept. 7 ... posted three digs on six occasions over the course of the year, including in MVC play against Bradley Nov. 9.

2017: Appeared in 31 of Valpo's 33 matches, playing in a total of 94 sets ... totaled 107 digs, eight assists and five service aces ... opened season with seven digs at Notre Dame Aug. 25 ... registered 10 digs and two assists against CSU Bakersfield Sept. 1 ... picked up eight digs against St. John's Sept. 8 ... finished with eight digs in a victory over McNeese Sept. 15 ... tallied seven digs at Illinois State Nov. 7 ... set new career high with 15 digs in MVC play at Missouri State Oct. 30.

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’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.