Discover what amazing girls high school volleyball prep Alexa Filley has accomplished by her senior year.
She is one of several inspiring volleyball athletes Dear Volleyball spotlights who has accomplished more in four years of high school than most people do their entire life!
Can you say #girlpower?
Her passion for the game is contagious. Her attitude on the court will fire you up!
Discover a possible new role model and start figuring out what your volleyball goals are going to be for the new year.
1. Gatorade National Player of the Year
2. The 5-foot-9 senior setter led the Rockets to a 36-6 record
3. Won the fourth state championship in a row for the 2013 KHSAA State Championship against Notre Dame with her team Assumption
4. Ranked the No. 5 prep player nationally by PrepVolleyball.com (2013)
5. Filley recorded 1,248 assists, 334 digs, 102 kills, 58 blocks and 41 service aces
6. MVP of the state tournament as a high school junior and senior
7. Two-time First Team All-State selection
8. Leader on the Assumption team ranked first in the country by MaxPreps in the first ever Max Preps Excellent 25 Girls Volleyball Rankings
9. MaxPreps Preseason All American Volleyball Team
10. AAU 18s Open All American, Club Team Asics KIVA 18 Red
11. Four-time AAU All American
12. Filley has maintained a 3.91 GPA in the classroom.
13. Volunteered locally on behalf of the Special Olympics
14. Donated time feeding the hungry and assisting in a second grade classroom
Check out Alexa's comments when she was told she'd never make it as a setter because of her height...
"It's always been a struggle. When I was younger I was even smaller," said Alexa Filley, 2013-14 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year.
"They kept telling me I couldn't be a setter with my height.
"It was a little hard at times, but in the end I realized that size doesn't matter and I can do the same things as we very other setter with a little hard work and determination."
Senior Setter (2013) Alexa Filley interview Assumption High School ranked number one in state of Kentucky and number 2 in the nation
Alexa enters her senior season at Auburn Tigers.
Read about what she says about giving 110% on the court.
Flo Volleyball shows respect for Alexa Filley with this tweet:
"Alexa Filley busted chin and still smacking kills. #respect"
That time when Auburn beat the 16th ranked team North Carolina...
Alexa is raising the bar and the standards at Auburn. She's the first setter to reach 1000 attempts in a season since 2006!
Alexa's the second setter in Auburn history to reach 1000 career digs!
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