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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

10/18/2014

Hawkeyes Outlast Northwestern, Post 1st B1G Victory

Brobst, Janota and Dietz recorded double digit kill totals to lead Iowa

10/16/2014

Iowa Loses 5-Set Battle to No. 15 Illinois

Alm recorded a career-high 9 kills, .412 attack percentage off the bench

10/08/2014

Hawkeyes Head to Michigan for B1G Action

UI volleyball set for weekend contests at Michigan, Michigan State

10/04/2014

Iowa Falls to Defending National Champion No. 3 Penn State

Fugarino led the back line with 7 kills in the 3-0

09/24/2014

Hawkeyes Drop B1G Opener to No. 8 Nebraska

Dietz, Lovell led the Iowa offense in Iowa's 1st conference match

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

11/30/2013

Ohio State at Iowa

Ohio State at Iowa Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

11/27/2013

Nebraska at Iowa

Nebraska at Iowa Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Hawk Items... Hawkeye blocking leader as a junior (20 solo blocks, 92 block assists, 120 total) and as a sophomore (9 solo blocks, 72 block assists, 81 total)... junior season was her best in a Hawkeye uniform as she posted season-high numbers in nine categories: 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)... also set career-highs in kills (19), total attacks (39), attack percentage (.591), assists (4), service aces (5), digs (8), solo blocks (3), total blocks (7)... led the team in service aces and attack percentage as a junior.

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).

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 Hawkeye Bests

Kills: 19 vs. Youngstown State, Aug. 31, 2013
TA: 35 vs. Youngstown State, Aug. 31, 2013
Attack %: .591 vs. Drake, Sept. 13, 2013
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: 7 four times, last vs. Ohio State, Nov. 30, 2013


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