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15 Xander Jimenez

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2017
MPSF All-Academic ... Team's Co-Most Improved ... Appeared in 25 matches and 71 sets, with 11 starts at an outside hitter spot while also playing some at libero ... Sixth on team in kills, second in aces and fifth in digs and total points ... One match each in double-figure kills and digs, both at home with 11 ... Made college debut in opener at No. 8 UC Irvine (1/5), entering late in each of first two sets to serve ... Primary libero for final three sets in home opener vs. Grand Canyon (1/7), collecting nine digs and season-high three assists ... Drew first career start as an outside hitter at UC Santa Barbara (1/13) ... Season bests of 11 kills, .444 (11-3-18) hitting and 14.0 points off the bench in home win vs. Hope International (1/30), with six digs, two aces, two blocks and an assist ... Season highs of 11 digs and three aces as starter in four-set victory vs. California Baptist (3/14) ... Season bests of two solo blocks, five block assists and seven total blocks in four-set triumph at USC (2/4), to go along with six kills and an ace for 11.5 points ... Nine kills and seven digs off the bench at Stanford (4/1).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
Redshirted the season.

CLUB
Played for Mountain View Volleyball Club from 2012-15.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Saint Francis High School in Mountain View ... All-Mercury News and All-West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) First Team as a senior ... All-WCAL Second Team as a junior ... Aided Lancers to WCAL and CIF Central Coast Section (CCS) Division I titles in 2015 after runner-up showings in both in 2014 ... Saint Francis also won Northern California regional crown in 2015.

PERSONAL
Born June 28 in San Jose ... Given name is Alexander ... Parents are Ross and Michelle Jimenez ... Has a sister named Ashton ... Aunt, Melissa Ingalls, played volleyball at Penn (1986-89; co-captain in 1989) ... International studies-international business major at Roosevelt College ... Most memorable volleyball moments include winning section and region titles in high school ... Enjoys surfing, golfing and beach volleyball ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers ... Favorite athlete is Laker great Kobe Bryant ... Top movie is Glory Road ... Listens to Iration, Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake and Collie Buddz ... Loves sushi ... Greatest influences are his mother, aunt and grandfather.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2017

MATCH HIGHS
Kills 11 vs. Hope International 1/28/17
Assists 3 vs. Grand Canyon 1/7/17
Aces 3 vs. California Baptist 3/14/17
Digs 11 vs. California Baptist 3/14/17
Blocks 7 at USC 2/4/17
Points 14.0 vs. Hope International 1/28/17
Hitting % (min. 10 TA) .444 vs. Hope International 1/28/17
   
CAREER STATISTICS
Season SP MP MS K E TA Pct. Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB Points
2017 71 25 11 70 47 198 .116 15 16 89 5 26 31 104.0
Totals 71 25 11 70 47 198 .116 15 16 89 5 26 31 104.0
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
City/State: San Jose, CA
High School: Saint Francis HS
College: Roosevelt
Major: International Business
Experience: 1 Letter
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