Student Athlete Profile

Alessandra Arellano - Volleyball - 2022-2023
1 Alessandra Arellano
  • School Year / Term:
    2023 / 2022-2023
  • Sport:
    Volleyball
  • Season:
    Fall
  • Class:
    Sophomore
  • Position:
    L/DS
  • High School:
    Southwest
  • Home Town:
    El Centro, CA
  • Biography:

    2021: Played in 25 matches as a freshman last season, leading the team with 254 digs. Made season debut in a 3-1 win over Southern Nevada (Aug. 26), recording 14 digs and a career-high five assists. Was named ACCAC DI Player of the Week (Defensive) for the week of Aug. 31. Recorded a career-high 16 digs in a 3-0 win at Mesa (Sept. 15). Put together double-digit digs in 15 games last season and did so in seven consecutive matches from Oct. 1-Oct. 22. Earned second ACCAC DI Player of the Week (Defensive) for the week of Oct. 18.

    2020-21: Played in seven matches as a freshman during the COVID season. Made collegiate debut by playing one set in a 3-0 win at Western Texas (Jan. 29). Played a season-high four sets and recorded a season-best 15 digs in a 3-1 win over Vernon (TX) (Jan. 30). Recorded 11 digs in a 3-0 win at Pima (March 15).  

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Southwest High School where she was named the 2019 Southwest High School Athlete of the Year. Helped club team to a silver medal at Juegos Nacionales in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2021. Member of club team that earned second place at the SCVA Pacific Coast Jamboree in San Diego in 2018 and the 2016 state champions at the national tournament in Tijuana, Mexico.

    PERSONAL: Elementary Education Major. Named NJCAA All-Academic in both 2021 and 2022.