12 Alyssa Naylor
12 Alyssa Naylor
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Scripps Ranch
Position: MH

As a sophomore:
Led the team with 51 blocks, seeing action in 94 of 100 sets the Bobcats played in 2009 ... Finished second on the team in kills (216) ... Racked up a season-high 16 kills at Columbia on Sept. 11 ... Added 15 kills at Central Connecticut on Sept. 23 and 14 each in wins against St. Francis (N.Y.) (Oct. 9) and Holy Cross (Oct. 13) ... Had 11 assists on three occasions, Sept. 20 against St. Francis (N.Y.), Sept. 26 against Central Connecticut, and Nov. 6 at Fairleigh Dickinson ... Totaled 10 kills and a season-high six digs against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Nov. 15 ... Made a season-high five blocks at Saint Francis (Pa.), Oct. 4 ... Totaled four blocks each at Columbia (Sept. 11), against Central Connecticut (Sept. 26) and at St. Francis (N.Y.) (Oct. 9).

As a freshman:
Played in 120 of 123 sets for the Bobcats...was a force in the middle, compiling team-highs in kills (244), hitting percentage (.293) and blocks (71)...also finished sixth in assists...earned spots on the all-tournament team at the Quinnipiac Invitational, the Quinnipiac Bobcat Invitational, the Maine Invitational and the Brown Invitational...had a season-high 13 kills against Providence (10/4), one of eight matches with 10 kills or more...hit a season-high .632 against Kent State...had a season-high seven blocks against LaSalle (11/5)...had six blocks against St. Francis (N.Y.)(11/9)...had five blocks to go along with 10 kills in her collegiate debut against Fordham (8/29)...named to the Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Before Quinnipiac:
Played for the Epic Volleyball Club and Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego ... three-year team captain at Scripps Ranch ... earned First-Team All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) in her final three seasons at Scripps Ranch after being named to the second team as a freshman ... received the 2007 CIF Sportsmanship Award ... named to the Western League First Team as a sophomore and junior and finished with a second-team selection as a senior ... led Scripps Ranch to the 2004 and 2005 Division II CIF Championships and was named team most valuable player in 2006 and 2007 ... served as head coach of the Scripps Ranch freshman boys volleyball team for three years ... achieved in the classroom with a 3.6 grade-point average.

The daughter of Carolyn and Thomas Naylor... has a brother, Ryan, and a sister, Mikaela ... a communications major.