Blair Named to BIG EAST Volleyball Honor Roll

Senior Alex Blair helped the Musketeers open the 2014 season with a 3-0 record.

Senior Alex Blair helped the Musketeers open the 2014 season with a 3-0 record.
Sept. 1, 2014

BIG EAST Release

NEW YORK - Senior middle blocker Alex Blair was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Monday afternoon after helping the Xavier volleyball team capture the Queen City Invitational with a 3-0 record. She helped the Musketeers jump out to their first 3-0 start since 2008.

The Dublin, Ohio native had 31 kills on the weekend to go along with 15 digs and nine blocks (one solo). She also posted a team-high .397 hitting percentage.

In the 3-2 win over preseason Atlantic-10 favorite Duquesne, Blair tied her career high in kills with 13 while posting a .440 hitting percentage.

Xavier opened tournament play with a 3-1 win over UC Irvine on Friday night before defeating the Dukes and crosstown-rival Cincinnati on Saturday.

The Musketeers return to action on Sept. 5-6 at the Mizzou Tiger Invitational. Xavier opens tournament play on Friday at 5 p.m. against Oakland.