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Alessandra Dietz
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Alessandra Dietz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

High School:
Marian

Last College:
Loyola-Marymount

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

01/15/2015

2014 Iowa Volleyball Season in Review

Records fall, Hawkeyes win 6 in B1G action, Shymansky logs 300th win

12/09/2014

Leaving Her Mark

Alessandra Dietz caps her UI volleyball career with successful senior season

11/28/2014

Iowa Falls to Michigan State on Senior Night

Hawkeye seniors were recognized prior to the match

11/26/2014

Iowa Tops Maryland in 5 Set Thriller

Brobst paced the offense, matched her career-high with 23 kills

11/22/2014

Iowa Drops 3-Set Match at Northwestern

Middles Dietz, Gunderson hit above .350 to lead the Hawkeyes

11/15/2014

Iowa vs. Wisconsin

Iowa vs. Wisconsin Nov. 15, 2014 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Photos by Clem Messerli

11/10/2014

Iowa Volleyball vs. #12 Purdue

Iowa Volleyball vs. #12 Purdue Nov. 8, 2014 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Photos by Clem Messerli

10/18/2014

Iowa Volleyball vs Northwestern

Iowa Volleyball vs. Northwestern Oct. 18, 2014 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Photo by Clem Messerli

08/09/2014

2014 Iowa Volleyball First Practice

Practice Facility in Carver-Hawkeye Arena Aug. 9, 2014 Photos by: Jil Price

03/05/2014

Reception for new Head Volleyball coach Bond Shymansky

Reception for new Head Volleyball coach Bond Shymansky

Hawk Items... Broke the eight-year-old Iowa career attack percentage record of .276 previously held by Jen Barcus (2006), closing her career with a .278 attack percentage (627 kills, 193 errors and 1560 total attacks)... became the single match attack percentage record holder at South Dakota State on Sept. 13 when she hit .882 with 15 kills in Iowa's three-set win... ends her career tied for 11th all-time with 274 career blocks (37 BS and 237 BA)... one of three to start every match of the 2014 season, and one of four to appear in every match (31) and set (106).

2014 as a Senior... Started every match (31) of the season and played in every set (106) as a middle blocker... one of three to start every match of the season, and one of four to appear in every match (31) and set (106)... broke the eight-year-old Iowa career attack percentage of .276 held by Jen Barcus (2006), finishing her career with a .278 attack percentage (627 kills, 193 errors and 1560 total attacks)... broke the five-year-old Iowa single match attack percentage of .818 held by Becky Walters (2009) when she compiled an .882 attack percentage and 15 kills at South Dakota State on Sept. 13... closed her career with 274 total blocks (37 BS and 237 BA), which ties her for 11th all-time at Iowa... ended the season ranked eighth in the Big Ten in hitting percentage (.348) and ninth in service aces per set (0.25)... led the Hawkeyes in service aces (27) and service aces per set (0.25)... matched her career-high with seven total blocks against Tulane on Aug. 30... has posted a .400 or above hitting percentage in 14-of-31 matches this season... named to the Residence Inn Challenge all-tournament team after helping Iowa to a 2-1 record at Arizona State... 2014 SDSU Challenge all-tournament team pick after helping Iowa to a 4-0 record... posted a .460 hitting percentage with 37 kills and six service aces in the final tournament of the season... set a new school record with a career-high .882 attack percentage at South Dakota State on Sept. 13... served up three aces at Iowa State to lead the team on Sept. 20... posted a career-high nine blocks against Illinois on Oct. 15... Iowa's most efficient hitter with a .444 attack percentage at Wisconsin on Oct. 22 and at Minnesota on Oct. 25... hit .500 and .529 in Iowa's wins over Maryland on Oct. 31 and Rutgers on Nov. 1, respectively... served up three aces in consecutive matches at Maryland and Rutgers... closed the season with a .421 attack percentage in the team's 3-2 win over Maryland and a .294 attack percentage against Michigan State in the season finale to break the program's career attack percentage record... Academic All-Big Ten... team captain... letterwinner.

2013 as a Junior... Appeared and started 31 matches... led the team in total blocks (120), solo blocks (20), block assists (92), service aces (26), and attack percentage (.262)... posted season-high numbers in nine statistical categories including: sets played (117), kills (220), attack percentage (.262), assists (27), service aces (26), digs (91), solo blocks (20), block assists (92), and total blocks (112)... posted double-digits numbers in kills in seven matches (14 vs. Wofford on Aug. 30; 19 vs. Youngstown State on Aug. 31; 11 vs. Eastern Michigan on Sept. 7; 15 vs. Drake on Sept. 13; 12 vs. UIC on Sept. 14; 16 vs. Minnesota on Oct. 5; 15 vs. Northwestern on Nov. 1)... hit .500 or higher twice (.500 vs. Wofford on Aug. 30; .591 vs. Drake on Sept. 13)... named to the Valpo Popcorn Classic and Chanticleer Invitational all-tournament teams... chosen MVP of the Chanticleer Invitational after helping Iowa win the invitational with a 3-0 mark, posting a team-most 41 kills (2.93 kills per set), and leading the team in blocks with 16... set new career-best numbers in all categories this season: kills (19), total attacks (35), attack percentage (.591), assists (4), service aces (5), digs (8), solo blocks (3), total blocks (7)... letterwinner.

2012 as a Sophomore... Played in all 33 matches... started the last 31 contests... ranked third on team with 198 kills and led team with 25 service aces... hit .357 at Michigan State, tallying six kills and a solo block (11/2)... recorded season-best 13 kills against Pacific (9/14)... tallied 12 kills and five digs in 3-2 win over Syracuse (9/7)... turned in 11 kills and four digs in 3-2 loss at No. 18 Iowa State (9/7)... registered eight kills and three digs at No. 4 Penn State (9/22)... started first career match as a Hawkeye in 3-1 win over Valparaiso, recording six kills (8/25)... recorded three digs and five total blocks in 3-1 win over Toledo (9/1)... turned in nine kills and five digs in win at Indiana (10/5)... posted conference-best 10 kills and a season-high six digs against Wisconsin, tallying a season-best .444 attack percentage (11/16)... letterwinner.

2011 as a Freshman at Loyola-Marymount University... Played at Loyola-Marymount in Los Angeles, Calif... competed in 15 matches... recorded 16 kills and four digs.

High School... Three-year varsity letterwinner... served as team captain as a senior... honorable mention AVCA Under Armour All-American selection as a senior... named All-State as a junior and senior... finished fourth in voting for "Miss Volleyball" in the state of Michigan... guided her team to back-to-back Michigan Class A State Championships as a junior and senior... helped her team to the Catholic League Championship in each of her three varsity seasons... nominated for the 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year award... named honorable mention "Senior Aces" selection for the class of 2011 by PrepVolleyball... posted 649 kills and 98 service aces as a senior... guided her squad to a 69-6-1 overall record and a No. 2 ranking in the state of Michigan as a senior... also competed in lacrosse and basketball in high school.

Personal... Born August 16, 1993... daughter of Alia and Gerald Dietz... has two brothers, Gerald and Parker.

Personal Bests
Kills: 19 vs. Youngstown State, Aug. 31, 2013
TA: 35 vs. Youngstown State, Aug. 31, 2013
Attack %: .882 at South Dakota State, Sept. 13, 2014
Assists: 4 vs. Eastern Michigan, Sept. 7, 2013
Aces: 5 vs. Wisconsin, Oct. 2, 2013
Digs: 8 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013
Solo Blocks: 3, twice, last at Indiana, Nov. 22, 2013
Total Blocks: 9 vs. Illinois, Oct. 15, 2014

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