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#3 Alexa Ito

Height 5-5
Class Fr.
Hometown Davenport, Iowa
High School Bettendorf

2016 as a Freshman… Appeared in 23 matches and collected 85 digs… racked up 76 digs and six service aces during conference play… amassed a personal-best 15 digs against No. 14 Michigan State on Nov. 26… registered 11 digs against No. 3 Wisconsin on Nov. 23… tallied seven digs against No. 1 Nebraska on Nov. 19… had one service ace in win over Rutgers on Nov. 16… racked up a personal-best two aces at No. 19 Ohio State… amassed eight digs at Maryland on Oct. 14… tallied a career-high nine digs in Iowa’s upset win over No. 17 Purdue… registered four digs against Iowa State.

High School… 2015 first team All-Conference selection out of Bettendorf High School under head coach Diane Lichtenberg… named an Iowa Girls’ Coaches’ Association All-Star and an Iowa vs. Illinois Girls High School All-Star as a senior… helped her team to a state championship in 2013, a state runner-up finish in 2014, and three-straight conference championships from 2013-15… played club for Platform United under head coach Sarah Fetter… guided her club to a fifth-place finish at nationals in New Orleans and a second-place finish at the President’s Day Classic in St. Louis, Missouri… National Honors Society member… three-time academic letter recipient… two-time winner of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Excellence in Academic Achievement award… a MAC All-Academic team honoree in 2014.

Personal… Born May 13, 1998… daughter of Beata and Hideki Ito… has one sister, Nicole.